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The universal journalist

Author: David Randall
Publisher: Cape Town : University of Cape Town Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

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...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Randall
ISBN: 191971359X 9781919713595 0745316425 9780745316420
OCLC Number: 44953306
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 225 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Universal journalism; the limitations of journalism; news value; what makes a good reporter; questioning; sources; investigative reporting; new ethics; writing for newspapers; intros; construction and description; comment, intentional and otherwise; news editing; information journalism; fixed features; creating and re-creating newspapers; layout and projection; how to manage staff; technology and the future of journalism; online journalism.
Responsibility: David Randall.


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'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...

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