High School Journalism A Practical Guide
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Description: This handbook for high school journalists and teachers offers practical tips for all elements of school journalism. The author covers the essential components that students must understand: information gathering, writing, standard and alternative coverage and packaging. Students will find valuable information about identifying news, interviewing, research, narrative writing style, editing, visual presentation and layout. The book also covers the legal rights of student journalists, objective vs. opinion writing, staff planning and organization and Web?based journalism. Each chapter includes study guides for practical applications of the concepts discussed.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 3/30/2007
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.46" tall
|Introduction : storytelling for a sophisticated audience|
|Information gathering : what are the stories and how do you find them?|
|Broccoli : what is news?|
|Pepperoni Pizza : where are the stories?|
|Gold coins : what is the role of observation?|
|Interviews : inquisition or conversation?|
|Research : is data more than a four-letter word?|
|Writing : the lifeblood of your publication|
|The fall of the pyramid : the readable narrative style|
|Editing : it's not just proofreading anymore|
|Dissection : how the pieces of writing work together|
|Alternative coverage : presenting your information visually|
|A thousand words : how to reach readers who don't want to read|
|Alternative coverage 101 : a practical guide to visual presentation|
|Packaging : putting the pieces together|
|Design 101 : page creation|
|The total package : combining stories and visuals|
|Potpourri : the rest of the story|
|The law : legal rights of student journalists|
|Everybody's got one : when and where to state your opinion|
|Yadda, Yadda, Yadda : staff planning, organization, the Web and beyond|