Newswriting on Deadline

Newswriting on Deadline

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qNewswriting on Deadlineq is filled with real-world newswriting exercises that prepare students for the stories they will cover on the job. Many of the exercises are based on actual events and most are designed to be written on a real deadline - in an hour or less. Each chapter focuses on a particular newspaper beat - police, courts, city hall - and opens with a set of tips for covering that specific beat. This is followed by a series of news writing exercises with a suggested deadline - anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour. Features Newswriting exercises give student the opportunity to write news stories based on actual events on a real deadline. Tips at the beginning of every chapter provide students with practical information on how to cover a specific newspaper beat. Profiles of real reporters give students a chance to hear from a professional journalist about how they cover their beat and write news stories on a tight deadline. Internet exercises allow students to use the Internet to do their own reporting and news writing. qBeyond the Classroomq feature in every chapter gives students examples of real-world stories they can cover.4, 2000: A 77-year-old Newtown Township woman is ... The unloaded truck then veered into the northbound lane of South Eagle Road, driving over a Toyota Camry, ... Truck driver Steven S. Vile Sr., 39, of the 1800 block of Lincoln Street, Bristol Township, was being treated at St. Mary ... The owner of CVA Inc., in Falls, which owns the truck, could not be reached for comment, although police said aanbsp;...

Title:Newswriting on Deadline
Author:Tony Rogers
Publisher:Allyn & Bacon - 2004


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