Professional News Reporting

Professional News Reporting

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Because reporting is changing, this volume offers readers a thorough introduction to the rapidly evolving world of gathering information for local news organizations. This easy-to-read text is filled with contemporary examples and solid advice for the beginning reporting student. Designed for students with a foundation in news writing, it provides chapters on such basics as news research, interviewing, and observation skills. It further offers a chapter on the use of personal computers as research and reporting tools. Readers will find useful tips and examples written by award-winning professional journalists that reflect the numerous changes in the art and science of information gathering in the past decade.The fourpart May 1990 series called a€œBlood Sporta€ was aired on the Denver NBC affiliate during the spring sweeps period when ... The air transport company sued the station and the reporter for $150 million in damages plus compensatory damages, arguing that the stories ... A jury, at the end of a 6week trial, decided otherwise (Lester, 1991). ... Each of these cases was appealed, but they illustrate the complicated legal world that influences how reporters can and cannot do their work.

Title:Professional News Reporting
Author:Bruce Garrison
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-11-05


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