'As well as guides on how to report courts and councils, Newspaper Journalism offers tips on how to write both news stories and features and how to make and keep contacts. The tips are packed with real life examples from journalists working on provincial newspapers. A worthwhile read - and not just for the latest newshound to join the press pack'
- www.Holdthe Front Page.co.uk
'This is lucid, lean and up-to-date introduction to newspaper journalism and how to do it' - Jane Taylor, The Surrey Institute of Art and Design
A practical introduction to journalism, and the broader context in which journalists operate, Newspaper Journalism covers the key elements and distinctive features that constitute good newspaper journalism. Engagingly written, the book is also a rich resource of real life examples, anecdotes, case studies and exercises.
Susan Pape and Susan Featherstone have drawn on their considerable experience to provide a solid grounding in the principles and practice of newspaper journalism. The resulting book recognises the needs of the profession and those seeking to enter it.
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About the Author
Susan has been a journalist for more than 30 years and has worked for regional and national newspapers and magazines, and in regional television. She has strong links with the regional media and with the National Council for the Training of Journalists – with whom she has worked as an assessor. She is also a former judge of the Yorkshire Press Awards. Susan is Course Leader in Postgraduate Print and Magazine Journalism.
The two books she co-authored are written in a practical, how-to style and designed to appeal to journalism students and trainee journalists.
Susan has acted as External Examiner at Darlington College - part of Teesside University - and has been an external member on programme approval and validation panels for Glasgow Caledonian University and Sheffield Hallam University.
Table of Contents
Opening the Newsroom DoorWhat is News?Writing NewsNews LanguageSpecialist Areas: CourtSpecialist Areas: CouncilMore Specialist AreasFeaturesSources and Contacts BooksInterviewingOnline JournalismThe Journalist in SocietyGlossary of Terms