This guide to all aspects of the reporter's job, has been extensively revised and updated for a third edition. It considers:What is news?How the modern newsroom operatesHow facts are gathered and checkedThe reporter and picture ideasDistrict reportingTechniques of interviewingNews writing and newspaper languageHow to summarizeReporting the courtsPolitical and industrial reportingAspects of sportswritingFeature writing and arts reviewing
The book also includes an important new chapter on the place of local government in newspaper coverage and it examines a newspaper's internal structure and the reporter's daily work in the light of the latest technology.This classic textbook is a must for all journalism and media courses and offers the ideal career introduction for the young journalist.
- Publication Date:
- 13 / 08 / 1997