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Young Journalist's Book: How to Write and Produce Your Own Newspaper

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A companion to the well-received Young Author's Do-It-Yourself Book, the Young Producer's Video Guide, and Putting on a Play, this book uses the same step-by-step approach to show what makes a good journalist, what a newspaper should include, tips for writing various types of news stories, as well as how to design, print, and distribute their paper. Examples, trivia, and humor are accompanied by lively illustrations.

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Overview

A companion to the well-received Young Author's Do-It-Yourself Book, the Young Producer's Video Guide, and Putting on a Play, this book uses the same step-by-step approach to show what makes a good journalist, what a newspaper should include, tips for writing various types of news stories, as well as how to design, print, and distribute their paper. Examples, trivia, and humor are accompanied by lively illustrations.

Describes the various functions and elements of a newspaper, giving practical advice on writing, producing, and distributing.

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This easytoread, howto guide would provide just the right amount of information to fledgling publishers who are motivated to put out a newspaper of their own. In chapters with titles like "Seven Steps to Creating a Newspaper," "Three Types of Newspaper Stories," and "Distribution" the book outlines the process of publishing a newspaper from the first step of covering the news to the last step of delivering the published paper. Journalism teachers in a variety of educational settings will be able to make much use of this slim book with its casual, but informative style; readerfriendly graphics, and adept balance between providing the details and painting the big picture. The authors and illustrator have collaborated on a number of other manuals including, The Young Author's DoIt Yourself Book and Putting on a Play. All are useful guides suited for both classroom and individual student use. 1998, The Millbrook Press, Ages 8 to 15, $8.95. Reviewer: Judy Katsh
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761313779
  • Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 4/1/2000
  • Pages: 64
  • Age range: 8 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.29 (w) x 8.92 (h) x 0.19 (d)

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