A Guide for Newspaper Stringers / Edition 1

A Guide for Newspaper Stringers / Edition 1

by Margaret Davidson
ISBN-10:
0805807659
ISBN-13:
9780805807653
Pub. Date:
08/01/1990
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
ISBN-10:
0805807659
ISBN-13:
9780805807653
Pub. Date:
08/01/1990
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
A Guide for Newspaper Stringers / Edition 1

A Guide for Newspaper Stringers / Edition 1

by Margaret Davidson
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Overview

First Published in 1990. Written by an editor and now Journalism Professor, who when directing stringers in New York state, who was struck by the tremendous desire of those correspondents to learn and grow in their job, despite the paltry pay they received for their efforts. This guide has been prepared to help meet the stringer’s need for constructive criticism. It assumes that all places are interesting and full of newsworthy activities for a professional writer with a good nose for news.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780805807653
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/01/1990
Series: Routledge Communication Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jennings Bryant, Margaret Davidson University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Ready to Write; Chapter 2 Keeping an Eye out for News; Chapter 3 Journalistic Style; Chapter 4 The Lead is Half the Battle; Chapter 5 And Now the Rest of the Story; Chapter 6 Effective Interviewing; Chapter 7 Working on Deadline; Chapter 8 Covering Speeches; Chapter 9 Meetings; Chapter 10 Police, Court, and Fire News; Chapter 11 Using Press Releases, Reports, Surveys; Chapter 12 News Conferences; Chapter 13 Obituaries; Chapter 14 Feature Attractions; Chapter 15 Style and Pacing; Chapter 16 Technical Problems; Chapter 17 Legal and Ethical Concerns; Chapter 18 Should You Buy a Computer?; Chapter 19 The Life of a Stringer; Chapter 20 Stringers at Work;
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