Updated in a new 7th edition, this book helps the reader cultivate vital journalistic skills. It combines clear explanations of each step in the writing process with a wide range of stories from some of the country's best newspaper, magazine and online feature writers.
With detailed coverage on creating and refining article ideas, conducting research and interviews, writing, and navigating legal and ethical question, this bookuses experience-driven advice and compelling articles to show how award-winning journalists achieve excellence and national recognition.
A text for undergraduate feature-writing classes, also useful for freelance writers. Award-winning newspaper and magazine features illustrate writing principles in chapters on getting ideas, differences between the magazine article and the newspaper feature, interviewing, marketing articles, and writing and rewriting. This third edition contains an overview of the profession, and coverage of writing styles, legal and ethical issues, and computerized research. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)