Overview

For more than 60 years, Scholastic Journalism has served as an invaluable and comprehensive textbook and guide to the study and practice of journalism for high school students, teachers, and advisors. With ongoing technological advances continuing to reshape and redefine the roles of journalism, the new 12th edition of Scholastic Journalism is fully revised and updated to encompass the full range of cross platform multimedia writing and design at this crucial juncture in media development. Enhancements reflected ...
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Scholastic Journalism

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Overview

For more than 60 years, Scholastic Journalism has served as an invaluable and comprehensive textbook and guide to the study and practice of journalism for high school students, teachers, and advisors. With ongoing technological advances continuing to reshape and redefine the roles of journalism, the new 12th edition of Scholastic Journalism is fully revised and updated to encompass the full range of cross platform multimedia writing and design at this crucial juncture in media development. Enhancements reflected in this new edition include the addition of cross platform multimedia writing and design within each chapter, all aspects of online journalism, blogging and social media, collaborative and multimedia/new media formats and opportunities, and many more. This edition also offers a wealth of new user-friendly features and includes supporting online resources available at www.wiley.com/go/ScholasticJournalism. Thoroughly revised to reflect dynamic changes in traditional media formats brought about by new technologies, the 12th edition of Scholastic Journalism propels a celebrated classic into the convergence age.
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“If you can only use one journalism textbook in your class, this is the once to choose. Scholastic Journalism, 12e is comprehensive, well-organized, and up-to-date and it is sure to meet the needs of any journalism classes, from those dealing with traditional news reporting and feature writing to online journalism and graphic design of newspapers, yearbooks, or multimedia projects.” (The Worlds of R. A. Hortz, 1 September 2013)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118541968
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/9/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 12
  • Pages: 544
  • File size: 25 MB
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Meet the Author

C. Dow Tate is a journalism teacher at Shawnee Mission East High School in Prairie Village, Kansas, and the director of the Gloria Shields All-American Publication Workshop sponsored by Dallas County Schools. In 2011, he was named a Kansas Teacher of the Year finalist. He was inducted into the Scholastic Journalism Hall of Fame at the University of Oklahoma and was named a Texas Legend, as one of the most influential people in the state’s 75-year scholastic journalism history. His students’ publications – the newspaper, yearbook and news website -- have earned the nation’s highest honors, including the National Scholastic Press Association’s National Pacemaker and the Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s Gold Crown. Tate has been named the Dow Jones Newspaper Fund’s National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year as well as the Texas Max R. Haddick Teacher of the Year.

Sherri A. Taylor teaches graphic design in the Multimedia, Photography and Design Department of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. She is also Director of the Empire State School Press Association at Syracuse University, and Director of the School Press Institute, a summer journalism workshop for high school students. As a high school teacher in Irving, Texas, she advised a state and national award-winning yearbook and newspaper. She has been inducted into the Scholastic Journalism Hall of Fame at the University of Oklahoma, was named a Pioneer from the National Scholastic Press Association and received a Gold Key from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. She also received the Max R. Haddick Teacher of the Year award, and named a Texas Legend. She has judged the Society of News Design’s international competition and judged the Katie awards for the Dallas Press Club. She advises a magazine, MPJ, that has won both Associated Collegiate Press Pacemakers and Society of Professional Journalists regional and national Best College Magazine awards.

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Table of Contents

contents vi

About the authors xi

Preface xii

Acknowledgments xiii

Walk through xvi

Timeline xxii

1 Understanding news 3

2 Interviewing and reporting 29

3 News writing 51

4 Writing specialty stories 81

5 Writing feature stories 111

6 Sportswriting 139

7 Opinion writing 165

8 In-depth reporting 189

9 Coaching writers and editing copy 215

10 Writing headlines 245

11 Typography and production 263

12 Newspaper layout and design 291

13 Yearbook design 323

14 Online journalism 347

15 Visual storytelling: pictures, art and graphics 371

16 Advertising in newspapers and yearbooks 405

17 Student press law 427

18 Ethics for student journalists 451

19 Careers in the media 471

Professional and student organizations 485

Glossary 488

Index 498

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