Today's reporters need to understand differences and be able to report on diverse individuals and communities accurately and sensitively. This inexpensive and slim pocketbook is the perfect supplement to help your students achieve these crucial contemporary skills.

Writing and Editing the Diversity Story

Writing and editing the diversity story

Writers say the most difficult part of the writing process is getting started. Once you have interviewed and done the research, you design the story around these facts. How do you begin?

Identifying Story Topic, Purpose and Reader

You should be able to state the topic of the story in one sentence. It is much like the nut graph or angle. It is the point of the story: City budget cuts have forced the administration to limit police officers to one per vehicle on the early morning shift.

The purpose of the story is why you are writing it. Obviously, from the above information, the purpose of this story is to tell citizens that there will not ...

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