The Student Newspaper Survival Guide

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 7, 2011 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 320 pages
The Student Newspaper Survival Guide has been extensively updated to cover recent developments in online publishing, social media, mobile journalism, and multimedia storytelling; at the same time, it continues to serve as an essential reference on all aspects of producing a student publication.

  • Updated and expanded to discuss many of the changes in the field of journalism and in college newspapers, with two new chapters to enhance the focus on online journalism and technology
  • Emphasis on Web-first publishing and covering breaking news as it happens, including a new section on mobile journalism
  • Guides student journalists through the intricate, multi-step process of producing a student newspaper including the challenges of reporting, writing, editing, designing, and publishing campus newspapers and websites
  • Chapters include discussion questions, exercises, sample projects, checklists, tips from professionals, sample forms, story ideas, and scenarios for discussion
  • Fresh, new, full color examples from award winning college newspapers around North America
  • Essential reading for student reporters, editors, page designers, photographers, webmasters, and advertising sales representatives
 

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Contents

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COVERING A CAMPUS
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REPORTING
NEWS WRITING
THE LIFESTYLE PAGES
CHAPTER CONTENTS
SPORTS WRITING
ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT WRITING
OPINION PAGES
EDITING
INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING
PHOTOJOURNALISM
LEGAL ISSUES
ETHICAL ISSUES
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Rachele Kanigel is an Associate Professor of Journalism at San Francisco State University, where she advises Golden Gate [X]press, the award-winning student newspaper, and teaches reporting, writing and new media courses. She has directed summer multimedia study-abroad programs in Italy and France with the Institute for Education in International Media (ieiMedia). Professor Kanigel was a newspaper reporter for 15 years for daily newspapers, including The Oakland Tribune and The News & Observer of Raleigh, NC, and was a freelance correspondent for TIME magazine. In 2006 she was named Journalism Educator of the Year, Four-Year Division, by the California Journalism Education Coalition.

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