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News Writing and Reporting: A Strategic Approach to Storytelling
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News Writing and Reporting: A Strategic Approach to Storytelling


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September 2024 | 456 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
With a focus on how the modern newsroom runs and operates, News Writing and Reporting: A Strategic Approach to Storytelling, First Edition prepares students to become successful journalists in today’s competitive news industry.  Author Chris Vaccaro applies an audience-centered and business-minded approach, discusses emerging media trends, and guides students through strategic thought in multiplatform reporting and storytelling. The book offers practical career tips, interviews with reporters, and full career and product development guides. Lists of strategies and writing exercises at the end of each chapter arm students with the tactics for planning, structuring, and editing content on multiple platforms. 
 
Chapter 1 What is News?
 
Chapter 2 The News Story
 
Chapter 3 Multiplatform Journalism
 
Chapter 4 Subjects, Sourcing, and Records
 
Chapter 5 Interview Skills
 
Chapter 6 Beat Coverage
 
Chapter 7 Writing Strategy and Style
 
Chapter 8 Story Structure, Sentence Construction, and Word Choice
 
Chapter 9 How News Organizations Work Today
 
Chapter 10 Longform and Feature Writing
 
Chapter 11 Journalism Jobs
 
Chapter 12 Writing for Video and Audio Platforms
 
Chapter 13 Media Law and Ethics

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