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Essential Reporting
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Essential Reporting

The NCTJ Guide for Trainee Journalists

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Essential Reporting by Jon Smith

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This is a book for everyone who wants to be a journalist: a practical guide to all you need to know, learn and do to succeed as a trainee reporter in today's newsroom. Although the world of journalism is changing fast, as technology blurs the boundaries between newspapers, radio, television and web-based media, the reporter's core role remains the same: to recognise news, communicate with people, gather information, and create accurate, balanced and readable stories. Essential Reporting, written by an experienced NCTJ examiner, explains how to do this. Contents include: * What makes a good reporter * What is news, and how to find it * How newsrooms work * Day-to-day life as a reporter * Key reporting tasks * Covering courts and councils * Successful interviewing * Writing news stories * Specialist reporting * Handling sound, pictures and the web It also contains a wealth of advice, tips and warnings from working journalists, a guide to NCTJ training and examinations, a glossary and a guide to further reading.It will be invaluable to anyone embarking on a career in journalism and is the NCTJ's recommended introductory text for all students on college and university courses preparing them to become successful reporters.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781412947510
ISBN-10: 1412947510
Format: Paperback
(232mm x 186mm x 17mm)
Pages: 280
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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