Practical Newspaper Reporting (Paperback)
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Practical Newspaper Reporting (Paperback)

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Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 16/11/2010
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Now in its fourth edition, this classic textbook has grown up alongside the newspaper industry. Today, as ever, it provides students of newspaper journalism with a toolkit for gathering news and filling ever-increasing space with first-rate copy for print and online.

Detailed and down-to-earth, this book delivers:

* Guidance on news gathering, from government and business to sport and religion

* Guidance on news writing, drawing on over 300 examples that have appeared in print, discussing why they work or how they could have been better

* Guidance on feature writing, including profiles, comment, leading articles, obituaries and reviews

* Specific chapters on ethical reporting and the possibilities and pitfalls of investigative journalism

* A review of the new financial realities that the internet is imposing on the media.

Informed by over half a century's professional experience and fully revised to give a nuanced account of the skills required in an online environment, this book is an essential companion for your journalism degree and beyond.

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
ISBN: 9781847878977
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 380 g
Dimensions: 242 x 170 x 12 mm
Edition: 4th Revised edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
David Spark's down to earth advice on the essentials of reporting is distilled from a lifetime of experience but as fresh and practical as if he were at your elbow in the newsroom. His newcomers' guide to the web as a tool for reporting is especially useful
Sir Harold Evans
former Editor of The Sunday Times

To those who may think that formal journalism is a dying art this book offers a splendid rejoinder. It is for all those who purport to write that others may read
Sir Simon Jenkins
Guardian columnist and former Editor of The Times

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