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What Are the Best Paying Jobs in Journalism?
Journalism Salaries - Salaries in Journalism Jobs
Controversy at the Cable News Networks
Cable News Networks - News and Developments on the Cable News Networks - CNN, MSNBC and Fox News
Website Profile: Politico.com
Politico - A Profile of Politico.com
Learning Basic AP Style
The Basics of Associated Press Style
The Era of Free News Websites Is Ending
Web Content - The Era of Free News On the Web Is Ending
British Celebrities Declare Their Support for...
Danny Boyle. Michael Palin. Tom Stoppard. David Attenborough. J.K. Rowling. Stephen Fry. Bob Geldof. Ian McEwan. John Cleese. All are among the some 200 British
Want to Get a Great Journalism Education? Do...
Want to Get a Great Journalism Education? Do the obvious.
What Are the Different Kinds of Feature Stories?
Feature Stories - Different Kinds of Feature Stories
8 Ways You Can Tell if a Website is Trustworthy
Reliable Websites - How to Tell if a Website is Reliable
What Do Newspaper Editors Do?
This first page shows how newspapers have a hierarchy of editors responsible for various aspects of the operation. Right below the publisher is editor in chief.
Should You Get a Journalism Degree?
Should You Get a Journalism Degree? The Pros and Cons of Majoring in Journalism
10 Steps for Producing the Perfect News Story
Building The Perfect News Story
Six Tips To Improve Your Newswriting
newswriting, ledes, story structure
What is a Feature Story in Journalism?
Feature stories can be about anything from news to business to sports.They are distinguished not by subject matter but by the way they are written.
What Makes Something Newsworthy?
What Makes Something Newsworthy?
How Journalists Should Structure News Stories
How to Structure News Stories. Journalism.
How to Write the Most Important Sentence of a...
How to write the lede of a news story
How to Get Your Start in Sports Journalism
Getting Started in Sports Journalism
What Is the Difference between Broadsheet...
Newspapers - Broadsheets vs. Tabloids - What are Broadsheets and Tabloids
How to Write Copy for News Broadcasts
How to Write Broadcast News Copy
10 Newswriting Exercises For Journalism Students
Looking for a way to hone your newswriting skills? Try the exercises listed below. Each exercise presents a scenario and a set of facts; it's up to you to create a news story from those basic materials. To get the maximum benefit, do these on a tight deadline (each exerciseshas a suggested time limit.)
Editing Exercises
Copy Editing - Editing Exercises
Different Kinds of Sports Stories
Sports Stories - The Different Kinds of Sports Stories
How to Write a Good Lede For a Feature Story
Writing Feature Ledes, How to Write a Feature Lede
Different Kinds of Stories You Can Write for...
Different Kinds of Stories You Can Write for Your Student Newspaper
Deadline
Deadline - Definition of Deadline - Journalism Terms
How to Do a News Interview
The Basics of Conducting Interviews for News Stories.
J-school Students Must Prepare for Fast Pace...
J-school Students Must Prepare for Fast Pace and Heavy Workload of Pro Newsrooms
Is Al Jazeera anti-Semitic and anti-American?
Al Jazeera - Is Al Jazeera anti-Semitic and anti-American?
7 Journalism Tips for Writing Great Reviews
Know your subject, whether that's films or books or theater or restaurants or newspapers or websites. Know your audience. Offer context. Read other critics.
Guide to Writing a Short Game Story in Sports
Sports - Writing Game Stories - Sportswriting
5 Key Components of a Good Feature Story
Feature stories convey facts, but they also tell the stories of people's lives. Here are five components necessary for any feature story.
The First Amendment and Press Freedom
The First Amendment - Press Freedom - Reporter's Rights
What Is Citizen Journalism?
Citizen Journalism - What Is Citizen Journalism?
In the Newsroom, Writing Fast is as Important...
Newswriting - Writing Fast - How to Write News Stories Quickly
Five Steps To Writing a Great Lede
How To Write a Great Lede, Newswriting, ledes
How to Become a Sportswriter
Sports and Sportswriting - Everything You Need to Know to Become a Sportswriter
Which Kinds of Journalism Students are the Ones...
Which Kinds of Journalism Students are the Ones Who Succeed?
The Newswriting Format in a Nutshell
Newswriting,ledes,inverted pyramid - The Newswriting Format in a Nutshell
Five Tips for Producing Great News Features
news feature articles - five tips for producing great news feature articles
Your Introduction to Libel Law
Libel Basics - The Basics of Libel and Libel Law
How to Use Attribution in a News Story
Attribution - How To Use Attribution in a News Story
How to Find Ideas for News Articles
Here are some places you can dig up ideas for news articles. Once you’re written your article, see if you can get it published.
Want to Learn to Write News Stories? Just...
Journalism, Newswriting Format, Learning the Newswriting Format
Guide to Writing an Effective Headline
Headline Writing - Writing Great Headlines
Working Journalist: Corky Siemaszko
New York Daily News Rewriteman Corky Siemaszko
Journalism 101: 7 Ways to Produce an Effective...
Take the time to get to know the person. Watch the person in action. Talk to supporters and critics. Don't pile on the chronology. Make a point.
How to Conduct a Good News Interview
The basic techniques, the tools you'll need (notebook vs. recorder), adjusting your approach, taking great notes, choosing the best quotes.
How to Cover a Beat Effectively
Covering a News Beat - How to Cover a Beat Effectively
10 Terms Every Journalist Should Know
Journalism Terms - 10 Terms Every Journalist Should Know
Why Newspapers Are Still Important
Why are newspapers still important? And what will be lost if they disappear? Quite a lot, as you'll see in the articles featured here.
How to Avoid Burying the Lede of Your News Story
How to Avoid Burying the Lede of Your News Story
Car Crash
Newswriting Exercise - Car Crash - Newswriting Exercise
Editing Exercise: Fire
Copy Editing - Editing Exercise - Fire
Objectivity and Fairness
You hear it all the time – reporters should be objective and fair. But what is objectivity, and what does it mean to be fair and balanced?
Jon Stewart Blasts Sensationalism in the News...
Sensationalism, Journalism, the News Media and Jon Stewart - Is Sensationalism in the News Media Bad?
You Want to Get a Job in Journalism? Read the...
You Want to Get a Job in Journalism? Read the News
Everything You Need to Know About Writing...
Learn about the important aspects of feature writing and various ways to make your story and your writing relevant and readable.
Newswriting: Keep it Short And To The Point
Writing Tight - Newswriting - Writing Tight
The 3 Best Places to Start Your Journalism Career
The Three Best Places to Start Your Journalism Career
Preparing For a Journalism Career, From High...
From High School to College Graduation, Here's What You Need To Do To Prepare For a Career in Journalism
Breaking News
Breaking News - Definition of Breaking News - Journalism Terms
Build an Impressive Clip Portfolio That Will...
Newspaper Clips - Create a Portfolio of Newspaper Clips to Get a Job
Fifteen Newswriting Rules for Journalism Students
Fifteen Newswriting Rules for Journalism Students
Getting "Good" Quotes For News Stories
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Writing Obituaries
Writing Obituaries - Obit Writing
Do You Need a Bachelor's Degree to be a...
Do you need a bachelor's degree to be a journalist?
Are Newspapers Dying or Thriving?
Dying Newspapers - Why Are Newspapers Disappearing?
Find Great Photos for Your Newspaper or Website...
It may be tempting to want to grab high-quality photographs from websites for your own publication, but that would violate copyright. Here are better ideas.
The Basics of Associated Press Style
Associated Press Style - The Basics of AP Style
Newswriting: Use Verbs & Adjectives Wisely
Using Verbs & Adjectives Wisely - Newswriting - Using Verbs & Adjectives
Writing Court Stories
Writing Court Stories - Court Reporting - Court Stories
Finding and Developing Ideas for News Stories...
Story Ideas - Finding and Developing Ideas for News Stories and Articles
How to Work With Anonymous Sources
Sometimes sources have important reasons for not wanting to speak on the record. When are anonymous sources used? How should you work with them?
Great News Web Widgets to Jazz Up Your Blog or...
Web Widgets - Great News Web Widgets to Jazz Up Your Blog or Website
5 Jobs You Can Do in Journalism
Different Kinds of Journalism Jobs - Journalism Careers
Covering the Cops
covering the police beat. Journalism.
Soccer Game
Newswriting Exercise: Soccer Game
What is the Difference Between Public Relations...
What is the difference between public relations and journalism?
Tips for Taking Good Notes
Taking Good Notes - Tips for Reporters on Taking Good Notes
Covering Speeches
Covering speeches, lectures and forums – any live event that basically involves people talking - might seem easy at first.
Five Reasons Why You Should Write For Your...
Five Reasons Why You Should Write For Your Student Newspaper
Reporting On The Courts
Covering The Courts - Journalism - Court Reporting
Editing Exercise: School Board Meeting
News Story Editing - Editing Exercise - School Board Meeting
Write A Killer Cover Letter
A good cover letter is an important part of a job application in any field, but in journalism - where great writing skills are essential - it's critical.
Looking For a Global Perspective on the News?...
Looking For a Global Perspective on the News? Check Out BBC Radio.
Top Five Tips for Journalism Students
Top Five Tips for Journalism Students
Journalism Groups Accuse Obama of Hindering...
Journalism Groups, in Letter to President Obama, Say They Want Greater Transparency From the White House
Want to Avoid Writing Something Embarrassing?...
How You Can Improve Your Articles by Focusing on Doing More Thorough Reporting
Sunshine Laws
Sunshine Laws - Definition of Sunshine Laws
Working At The Associated Press
Journalism Careers Associated Press
Enterprise Reporting
Enterprise reporting goes beyond merely covering events. It explores the forces shaping those events.
Former Staffers Claim that Al-Jazeera has...
Former Staffers Claim that Al-Jazeera has Become a Propaganda Mouthpiece
Covering Different Kinds of Live Events
News coverage, journalism, reporting, covering events.
Fasting for 20 Days? Steve Hendricks Did it,...
Steve Hendricks writes about his 20-day fast in Harper's Magazine - and about the history and benefits of fasting.
Writing Ledes - What To Put In And What To...
Writings Ledes - What To Put In And Leave Out - Writing Ledes
Getting the Facts Right on Breaking News Stories
News Reporting and Newswriting - Getting the Facts Right on Breaking News Stories
Website Profile: The Drudge Report
The Drudge Report - A Profile of the Drudge Report
How Can Newspapers Remain Profitable in the...
The digital media pundits think all news should not only be online but also free, and that newsprint is as dead as the dinosaurs.
Free and Easy-to-Use Video Editing Software...
Video Editing Software - Free and Easy to Use Video Editing Software Programs
Is Press Freedom Coming to China? Not Likely.
Is Press Freedom Coming to China? Not Likely.
Thorough Reporting
Thorough Reporting, journalism, news reporting
Choosing The Right Journalism School
Journalism Schools - Choosing the Right Journalism School
Avoid the Common Mistakes That Beginning...
Avoid the Common Mistakes That Beginning Reporters Make
Six Tips For Covering Press Conferences
Covering Press Conferences - Newswriting - Press Conferences
Angle
Angle - The Definition of the Angle.
Six Tips for Writing About Live Events
Newswriting, Journalism - Tips for Writing Live Events
Writing Follow-up Stories
Writing Follow-up Stories. Journalism.
AP Style Quiz 2
AP Style Quiz - Associated Press Style Quiz
Working at Mid-Sized Daily Newspapers
Mid-Sized Daily Newspapers - Working at Daily Papers
An Editor's Checklist: Micro and Macro Editing
Editing - Newswriting Checklist - A Checklist for Editors
Interviewing: Notebooks vs. Recorders
Interviewing: Notebooks vs. Recorders
Covering Accidents & Disasters
Covering Disasters for news stories
When Writing News Stories, Forget About...
When Writing News Stories, Forget About Chronology
Five Things That Are Lost When Newspapers Close
Closing Newspapers - print journalism - newspaper business
Associated Press Style Quiz 1
AP Style Quiz - Associated Press Style Quiz
John Oliver was Absolutely Right About Native...
Will John Oliver's Attack on Native Advertising in the News Make Any Difference?
Writing for the Web
Writing for the Web - Ways of Writing News Stories for the Web
Should Journalists Be Objective or Tell the...
'Truth Vigilante' Remark by New York Times Public Editor Sparks Debate
Newspapers Aren't Dead - Not Yet
How Long Will Newspapers Survive?
Why Don't Young People Read the News?
Author Mark Bauerlein Says Tools of the Digital Age Distract Young People From Reading the News
Politico Reporter Rips Washington Post Story on...
A Politico Reporter Who Criticized the Washington Post's Coverage of a Panel Discussion at the Heritage Foundation Didn't Actually Attend the Event
Tips for Covering Meetings as News Stories
Covering Meetings - Tips for Covering Meetings as News Stories
Tips for Learning AP Style
Associated Press Style - Tips for Learning AP Style
Six Steps to Creating an Online Article Portfolio
Online Article Portfolio - Create an Online Article or Clip Portfolio
Beginning Journalism Students Should Focus on...
Beginning Journalism Students Should Focus on Thorough Reporting
The Top 10 Sports Cliches To Avoid (At All Costs)
The Top 10 Sports Cliches To Avoid (At All Costs)
Does Anyone Really Care Whether CNN Covers...
Does Anyone Really Care Whether CNN Covers World News Anymore?
Are Newspapers Dying? Yes Or No?
Are Newspapers Dying? A Look at Whether Newspapers Are Dying
Five Feature Stories You Can Do in Your Hometown
Feature Stories - Five Feature Stories You Can Do in Your Hometown
Is it Wrong to Question Glenn Greenwald?
Should Journalists be Concerned About NSA Revelations in a Post-9/11 World?
Arianna Huffington and The Huffington Post
Arianna Huffington and The Huffington Post
How My Kids and I Learned Lessons About Life...
How My Kids and I Learned Lessons About Life From 'Harry Potter'
Writing About Accidents & Disasters
Writing About Disasters, newswriting
Thinking About Why We Still Need Newspapers
Thinking About Why Newspapers are Still Important
Why Don't Young People Follow the News More...
Young People and News Consumption - The Technology of Journalism Improves, But Young People Still Ignore the News
FOX News, MSNBC and Journalistic Objectivity
FOX News, MSNBC and Objectivity - Objectivity in Cable News
Developing Ideas For Follow-up Stories
Developing Ideas For Follow-up Stories
Tips for Producing Great Trend Stories
Trend Stories - Tips for Producing Great Trend Stories
Is Citizen Journalism Thriving or Dying?
Eight Questions (and Answers) About the State of Citizen Journalism
Why Paywalls Are a Good Thing for Newspapers
Why Paywalls Are a Good Thing for Newspapers
A Code of Conduct For Reporters
A Code of Conduct For Reporters. Journalism.
Avoiding Plagiarism in Journalism
Avoiding Plagiarism in Journalism
Blog Profile: Huffington Post
Huffington Post - A Profile of Huffington Post
Journalists Use Facebook to Find Sources and...
Journalists Using Facebook - How Journalists Use Facebook
Are Newspapers too Slow to Adapt to Digital...
Two recent reports says news outlets are too slow to adapt to the age of digital journalism. But are there good reasons for this? Read more... Reports
Graduating from Journalism School? Tips for...
Graduating from Journalism School - Tips for Getting Your Career Started
Find The Local Angle
Localizing News Stories - News Reporting - Localizing National News
Can Newspapers Survive Online?
Can Newspapers Survive Online? A Look at Whether Newspapers Can Survive Online
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