Reporting, Researching, and Writing the News (Spring 2013)

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Focus on the basic principles of news reporting with an emphasis on learning by doing. Examine what news is and who defines it, as well as how to write it. Most sessions combine principle with practice and classroom discussion with in-class writing and outside assignments. Topics include determining the focus of the story, covering all the angles, interviewing, researching (including online research), organizing the material, finding and writing the lead, rewriting and editing, working on deadline, coping with controversy, and remaining objective.

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Focus on the basic principles of news reporting with an emphasis on learning by doing. Examine what news is and who defines it, as well as how to write it. Most sessions combine principle with practice and classroom discussion with in-class writing and outside assignments. Topics include determining the focus of the story, covering all the angles, interviewing, researching (including online research), organizing the material, finding and writing the lead, rewriting and editing, working on deadline, coping with controversy, and remaining objective.

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