Both a self-tutorial and a ready-reference hand-book for classes or
newspaper staff members. Clear guidelines for writing news stories,
features, opinion and news releases. Created by a journalism professor.
Optional online exercises at J-Skills.
Revised and renamed. First published as "The Journalism QuickGuide" in
A Handbook 1
A self-tutorial or a classroom text
News Tasks 2
Story Idea, Attribution, Reader Interest, Work Ethics
Writing News, Sports, PR and Opinion 4
Writing as a Journalist, Issues, Writing with a Viewpoint
Backgrounding, Preparing, Interving
Bias Patrol 14
Spin Doctors, Reporter Intensity, Defamation
[Headline Writing Website]
Self-Editing, Getting Approvals, Copyediting Marks,
Technical Tips 20
Work, Keyboard, Save, Print, Share, Transmit
Legal Brief 22
Censorship, Editorial Judgment, Libel, Plagiarism
Markups, Discounts, Real Estate Taxes
Companion Website 25
[J-skills: Companion Website]
A Modular Collection of Exercises
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Easy Fixes for Common Errors,"
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