'As well as guides on how to report courts and councils, Newspaper Journalism offers tips on how to write both news stories and features and how to make and keep contacts. The tips are packed with real life examples from journalists working on provincial newspapers. A worthwhile read - and not just for the latest newshound to join the press pack' - www.HoldtheFrontPage.co.uk'This is lucid, lean and up-to-date introduction to newspaper journalism and how to do it' - Jane Taylor, The Surrey Institute of Art and DesignA practical introduction to journalism, and the broader context in which journalists operate, Newspaper Journalism covers the key elements and distinctive features that constitute good newspaper journalism. Engagingly written, the book is also a rich resource of real life examples, anecdotes, case studies and exercises.Susan Pape and Susan Featherstone have drawn on their considerable experience to provide a solid grounding in the principles and practice of newspaper journalism. The resulting book recognises the needs of the profession and those seeking to enter it.
- Chapter 1: Opening the Newsroom Door
- Chapter 2: What is News?
- Chapter 3: Writing News
- Chapter 4: News Language
- Chapter 5: Specialist Areas – Court
- Chapter 6: Specialist Areas – Council
- Chapter 7: More Specialist Areas
- Chapter 8: Features
- Chapter 9: Sources and Contacts Books
- Chapter 10: Interviewing
- Chapter 11: Online Journalism
- Chapter 12: The Journalist in Society