News Writing: Student Study Guide for Writing and Reporting News: A Coaching Method / Edition 2

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Overview

Written by one of the leaders in the writing coach movement, this text introduces the basics of news writing and reporting, emphasizing the importance of writer/reporter as well as the grammar and style of the copy. The text focuses on the verbal and visual style of the modern newspaper, showcasing a greater use of graphics and photos and of alternative, narrative story styles. Exercises are presented throughout the text.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780534522544
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 8/23/1996
  • Series: Mass Communication Ser.
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 352

Meet the Author

Carole Rich is a journalism professor at the University of Alaska Anchorage, where she served as the Atwood professor before accepting a full-time position. She also served as chair of the journalism department at Hofstra University in New York for two years, taught journalism at the University of Kansas for 11 years, and worked for 16 years in the newspaper industry. She was a reporter for the former Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, city editor of the Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and deputy metropolitan editor of the Hartford (Conn.) Courant. Rich has been a visiting writing coach at newspapers throughout the United States and has conducted many writing seminars for journalism organizations, including a seminar for professional journalists in Spain. She is the author of multiple well-regarded media and reporting textbooks.

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Table of Contents

Preface. INTRODUCTION: TIPS FROM AWARD-WINNING JOURNALISTS. PART ONE: UNDERSTANDING NEWS. 1. WRITE FROM THE START: A COACHING METHOD. The Reporting and Writing Process. How To Be Your Own Writing Coach. 2. CHANGING CONCEPTS OF NEWS. The Changing Newsroom Structure. Public Journalism. News 2000. The Need for Change. The Impact of Technology. Hard News and Features. Qualities of News Stories. The Importance of Graphics. 3. THE BASIC NEWS STORY. Conflict and Resolution. Elements of the Basic News Story. Examples of Basic News Stories. Quotes and Attribution. Coaching Tips. 4. STORY IDEAS. Ways To Find Story Ideas. Press Releases. Coaching Tips. Idea Budgets. Anatomy of a College Project. PART TWO. COLLECTING INFORMATION. 5. CURIOSITY AND OBSERVATION. Curiosity. Observation. 6. SOURCES OF INFORMATION. Where To Find Sources. Human Sources. Written Sources. Electronic Sources. Other Public Records. The Freedom of Information Act. 7. LISTENING AND NOTE-TAKING SKILLS. The Pros and Cons of Tape Recorders. Listening Tips. Note-taking Tips. 8. INTERVIEWING TECHNIQUES. Sensitivity. Tips for Interviewers. The GOAL Method of Interviewing. Telephone Interviewing. PART THREE. CONSTRUCTING STORIES. 9. THE WRITING PROCESS. Ways To Approach the Writing Process. How To Revise Stories. Writing Process Tips. 10. LEADS AND NUT GRAPHS. Hard-news Leads, Soft Leads, and Nut Graphs. Hard-news Leads. Soft Leads. Coaching Tips. How To Find Your Lead. 11. BODY BUILDING. Middles of Stories. Endings. Body Building from Start to Finish. Body-Building Checklist. 12. STORY STRUCTURES. Inverted Pyramid. Wall Street Journal Formula. Hourglass Structure. List Technique. Pyramid Structure. Section Technique. 13. STORYTELLING AND FEATURE TECHNIQUES. Storytelling Concepts. Reporting Tools. Writing Tools. Storytelling Structure. Applications. 14. PUBLIC RELATIONS WRITING. Media Resistance. MediaUs Needs. Writing Skills for Press Releases. Corporate Publications. Press Release Checklist. 15. BROADCAST WRITING. Planning a Newscast. Writing for Broadcast. Using Broadcast Terms. Writing a Package. PART FOUR. UNDERSTANDING MEDIA ISSUES. 16. ACCURACY AND LIBEL. The Importance of Accuracy. Libel. Invasion of Privacy. A Guideline for Avoiding Lawsuits. 17. MEDIA ETHICS. Ethical Dilemmas. Moral Reasoning. Codes of Ethics. 18. MULTICULTURAL SENSITIVITY. The Language of Multiculturalism. Minorities in the News. The Ethnic Beat. Gender Differences. Guidelines for Writing About Special Groups. PART FIVE. APPLYING THE TECHNIQUES. 19. BEAT REPORTING. Developing Story Ideas. Cultivating and Keeping Sources. Checking Records and Human Sources. Beginning a Beat. Covering Specialty Beats. 20. OBITUARIES. The Importance of Facts. Bare Essentials. Basic Obituary Examples. Feature Obituaries. 21. SPEECHES, PRESS CONFERENCES, AND MEETINGS. Media Manipulation. Preparation. Stories About Speeches. Stories About Press Conferences. Stories About Meetings. 22. GOVERNMENT AND STATISTICAL STORIES. Reporting Tips. Graphics. Writing Tips. Statistical Stories. Weather Stories. Budget Stories. 23. CRIME AND PUNISHMENT. Crime Stories. Court Stories. 24. DISASTERS AND TRAGEDY. Reporting Techniques. Airplane Crashes. Natural Disasters. Personal Tragedy. 25. PROFILES. Writing Profiles. Finding Profile Sources. Organizing the Profile. Putting It All Together. Writing Snapshot Profiles. 26. COMPUTER-ASSISTED JOURNALISM. Computer Skills. Electronic Mail. The Internet. Data Bases. Glossary. 27. MEDIA JOBS AND INTERNSHIPS. Job Application Skills. Cover Letters. Resumes. Interviews. APPENDIX A. ON-LINE SOURCES FOR JOURNALISTS. Disaster Sites. Government-Related Sites. The Internet: Basic Resources. Job-Related Sites. Journalism-Related Sites. Broadcast Journalism Sites. Journalism Bulletin Boards (Listservs). Journalism Usenet Newsgroups. Legal Resources. Software. APPENDIX B. USE OF LEXIS-NEXIS. Credits. Index.

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