Intimate Journalism: The Art and Craft of Reporting Everyday Life / Edition 1

Intimate Journalism: The Art and Craft of Reporting Everyday Life / Edition 1

by Walt Harrington
     
 

An exemplary text for courses in feature writing, magazine and literary journalism, Intimate Journalism introduces students to the art of combining human interest stories with incisive journalistic enquiry. Harrington prefaces this outstanding collection of award-winning feature articles with detailed, practical reporting advice, sharing trade secrets from his 15

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An exemplary text for courses in feature writing, magazine and literary journalism, Intimate Journalism introduces students to the art of combining human interest stories with incisive journalistic enquiry. Harrington prefaces this outstanding collection of award-winning feature articles with detailed, practical reporting advice, sharing trade secrets from his 15 years as a staff writer for The Washington Post. The following chapters each contain examples of human interest reporting, followed by an invaluable afterward from each journalist describing how he or she conceptualized, reported and wrote their particular story.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761905875
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
376
Sales rank:
306,100
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue
The Job of Remembering for the Tribe
A Writer's Essay
Seeking the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
The Man Who Couldn't Read - Gary Smith
Shadow of a Nation - Gary Smith
The American Man at Age Ten - Susan Orlean
The Last Housewife in America - David Finkel
TV without Guilt - David Finkel
Mrs Kelly's Monster - Jon Franklin
Missing Alice - Pete Earley
In These Girls, Hope Is a Muscle - Madeleine Blais
Zepp's Last Stand - Madeleine Blais
Each Other's Mirror - Jeanne Marie Laskas
How the World Turns in West Philadelphia - Richard Ben Cramer
Death in Venice - Mike Sager
True Detective - Walt Harrington
When Daddy Comes Home - Walt Harrington
The Shape of Her Dreaming - Walt Harrington

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