A New Introduction to Journalism

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Juta and Company Ltd, 1998 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 240 pages
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Introducing styles of writing other than the inverted pyramid and Wall Street Journal methods, and including chapters on trade unions and the future of journalism in South Africa, this introduction offers South African perspectives to those for whom English is the first or second language.
 

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Contents

Ethics and the Code of Conduct
15
avoiding bias
21
Princ
27
What is news?
29
Sources of news
45
Collecting the news
61
Learning about arguments
73
The skill of interviewing
81
Different styles of writing
119
Editing getting it right
137
The beat different areas of reporting
149
Investigative journalism digging in dark places
163
Development journalism
175
Different types of newspapers
183
Design layout getting it to look right
195
Trade unions the freedom to associate
215

Newspaper language
95
Suggested Reading
105
News writing
107
The future where to from here?
225
Endnotes
231
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