Handbook of Independent Journalism
by Deborah Potter
Publisher: U.S. Department of State 2006
Number of pages: 68
This handbook covers the ins and outs of what every professional journalist should know -- from how to research, write, and edit a story to how to write headlines, choose graphics, and select quotes and sound bites. Print, radio, TV, and Web-based or online journalism forms are discussed in detail, as well as the skills required in beat reporting.
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