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Practical Newspaper Reporting : Music Technology Series - David Spark

Practical Newspaper Reporting

Music Technology Series

Paperback Published: 13th August 1997
ISBN: 9780240515113
Number Of Pages: 272

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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 operates
How facts are gathered and checked
The reporter and picture ideas
District reporting
Techniques of interviewing
News writing and newspaper language
How to summarize
Reporting the courts
Political and industrial reporting
Aspects of sportswriting
Feature 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.
Leading guide to all aspects of a reporter's job
Third edition has been extensively revised and updated
New material on sports writing and ethical journalism and a new chapter on the place of local government in newspaper coverage.

'The book would stand on its own as a style manual - but it goes much further than that... It is very much the journalist's how-to manual.' WRITING MAGAZINE

What is news?
Gathering the news
Picture ideas
District reporting
Interviewing
News writing
Newspaper language
Reporting the courts
Reporting local government
Politics
Business and industry
Reporting religions
Some thoughts on sportswriting
Summarizing
Feature writing
Arts reviewing
Newspaper structure
Looking things up
A note on ethics
Careers in journalism
Appendices
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780240515113
ISBN-10: 0240515110
Series: Music Technology Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 13th August 1997
Publisher: FOCAL PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.6  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: New edition