skip to content
The universal journalist Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The universal journalist

Author: David Randall
Publisher: London ; Sterling Va. : Pluto Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

Fully updated, this handbook provides a basic introduction to all aspects of being a journalist, with new chapters on online journalism and handling statistics. It sets out to empower journalists to  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Randall, David, 1951-
Universal journalist.
London ; Sterling Va. : Pluto Press, 2000
(OCoLC)651962602
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Randall
ISBN: 0745316425 9780745316420 0745316417 9780745316413
OCLC Number: 43481682
Description: ix, 225 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: What Makes A Good Reporter? --
Attitudes --
Character --
A great reporter --
The Limitations of Journalism --
Owners' priorities --
The journalistic culture --
Readers' values --
What Is News? --
News values --
News value factors --
A sliding scale for stories --
Where Do Good Stories Come From? --
The habits of successful reporters --
Non-obvious sources --
Stories that good reporters avoid --
Research --
What you should be looking for --
Where to get it --
Handling Sources, Not Them Handling You --
Guidelines for dealing with any source --
Official sources --
Handling Unauthorised sources --
Unattributable sources --
Getting too close to sources --
Questioning --
Questioning uneasy sources --
Questioning evasive and hostile sources --
Press conferences --
Personality interviews --
Reporting Numbers and Statistics --
Questioning data --
Averages --
Distribution --
Percentages --
Per head --
Surveys --
Opinion polls --
Correlation --
Projections --
Real versus apparent rise --
Online Research --
The Web --
Guides --
Journalism resources --
News sites --
Searching --
Advanced search features --
How to evaluate Web pages --
Other tips for surfers --
Newsgroups --
Message boards --
Lists --
Investigative Reporting --
What is investigative reporting? --
Productive areas to investigate --
Investigative reporting skills --
How to run investigative operations --
How To Cover Major Incidents --
How to make sure your coverage of a disaster doesn't turn into one --
Death tolls --
The death call.
Responsibility: David Randall.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'I like its common-sense practicality, its firm belief in honest reporting, and its commitment to quality... David Randall's fluent style and his superb range of examples make this book a pleasure to Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/43481682>
library:oclcnum"43481682"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:MediaObject
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"2nd ed."
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2000"
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/44383948>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The universal journalist"@en
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
umbel:isLike<http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA0Y8355>
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.