Making News at The New York Times
by Nikki Usher
Publisher: University of Michigan Press 2014
Number of pages: 294
This book is the first in-depth portrait of the nation's, if not the world's, premier newspaper in the digital age. It presents a lively chronicle of months spent in the newsroom observing daily conversations, meetings, and journalists at work.
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by Peter Rose - Bookboon
Topics: The mechanics of writing a successful press release; How to ensure that your copy is relevant and newsworthy; How professionals check they have included all of the salient facts; Different types of press release, plus written examples; etc.
by Jonathan Stray - GitBook
This is a book about using data in journalism, but it's not a particularly practical book. Instead it's for the curious, for those who wonder about the deep ideas that hold everything together. There are few equations and no code in this book.
by J. Gray, L. Chambers, L. Bounegru - O'Reilly Media
This collaborative book coordinated by the European Journalism Centre aims to answer questions like: Where can I find data? How can I request data? What tools can I use? How can I find stories in data? How can I make data journalism sustainable?
by Deborah Potter - U.S. Department of State
This handbook covers the ins and outs of what every professional journalist should know: how to research, write, edit a story, write headlines, choose graphics, select quotes, online journalism forms, the skills required in beat reporting.