News in a New Century: Reporting in An Age of Converging Media / Edition 1

News in a New Century: Reporting in An Age of Converging Media / Edition 1

by Jerry Lanson, Barbara Croll Fought
     
 

This comprehensive book provides a wealth of exercises and assignments for teaching students reporting skills, combining successful, tried and tested techniques with an awareness of new realities and technologies in broadcast and print. The authors take the student through a writing process initiated by ideas rather than concepts of correct writing, covering:

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This comprehensive book provides a wealth of exercises and assignments for teaching students reporting skills, combining successful, tried and tested techniques with an awareness of new realities and technologies in broadcast and print. The authors take the student through a writing process initiated by ideas rather than concepts of correct writing, covering: writing in different media, including the Internet; news beats; sensitivity and the diverse national community; law and ethics; and new research skills, including databases and computer-assisted reporting.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761985068
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/14/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
342
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.76(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Finding and Framing Stories
A Day in the News
Gathering Information
Cultivating Sources
Interviewing
Using Your Senses
Writing in Different Media
Building a Beat
Civic Life
Lifestyles
Learning
Crime and Safety
Justice
Consumers
Working
New Frontiers
Science, Health and the Environment

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