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An Introduction to News Reporting: A Beginning Journalist's Guide

 
 
 
 
An Introduction to News Reporting: A Beginning Journalist's Guide
Author: Jan Johnson Yopp - Beth A. Haller
ISBN 13: 9780205342181
ISBN 10: 205342183
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
Publication Date: 2004-08-22
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
List Price: $90.00
 
 

This text introduces students to the tools reporters use and methods for using them in different communities. After explaining the basics of reporting, Yopp (U. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) and Haller (Towson U.) describe the beats beginning reporters are most likely to cover, such as local government, education, business and courts. The text supplies examples of the angles and sources used by beat reporters, as well as the resulting articles. Yopp and Haller include tips from experienced reporters, activities to start students reporting and lists of resources. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR