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What Are the Best Paying Jobs in Journalism?
Journalism Salaries - Salaries in Journalism Jobs
Learning Basic AP Style
The Basics of Associated Press Style
Want to Get a Great Journalism Education? Do...
Want to Get a Great Journalism Education? Do the obvious.
Should You Get a Journalism Degree?
Should You Get a Journalism Degree? The Pros and Cons of Majoring in Journalism
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
10 Steps for Producing the Perfect News Story
Building The Perfect News Story
Is Al Jazeera anti-Semitic and anti-American?
Al Jazeera - Is Al Jazeera anti-Semitic and anti-American?
Six Tips To Improve Your Newswriting
newswriting, ledes, story structure
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
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.
How Journalists Should Structure News Stories
How to Structure News Stories. Journalism.
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.
Guide to Writing a Short Game Story in Sports
Sports - Writing Game Stories - Sportswriting
How to Write the Most Important Sentence of a...
How to write the lede of a news story
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.)
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.
How to Write a Good Lede For a Feature Story
Writing Feature Ledes, How to Write a Feature Lede
Different Kinds of Sports Stories
Sports Stories - The Different Kinds of Sports Stories
How to Use Attribution in a News Story
Attribution - How To Use Attribution in a News Story
Five Tips for Producing Great News Features
news feature articles - five tips for producing great news feature articles
How to Do a News Interview
The Basics of Conducting Interviews for News Stories.
Editing Exercises
Copy Editing - Editing Exercises
What Is Citizen Journalism?
Citizen Journalism - What Is Citizen Journalism?
How to Become a Sportswriter
Sports and Sportswriting - Everything You Need to Know to Become a Sportswriter
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.
What Makes Something Newsworthy?
What Makes Something Newsworthy?
Your Introduction to Libel Law
Libel Basics - The Basics of Libel and Libel Law
Guide to Writing an Effective Headline
Headline Writing - Writing Great Headlines
The First Amendment and Press Freedom
The First Amendment - Press Freedom - Reporter's Rights
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?
The 3 Best Places to Start Your Journalism Career
The Three Best Places to Start Your Journalism Career
A Timeline of Newspaper Closings & Calamities
Newspaper Closings - Bankruptcies - Downsizing
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.
10 Terms Every Journalist Should Know
Journalism Terms - 10 Terms Every Journalist Should Know
Jon Stewart Blasts Sensationalism in the News...
Sensationalism, Journalism, the News Media and Jon Stewart - Is Sensationalism in the News Media Bad?
How to Get Your Start in Sports Journalism
Getting Started in Sports Journalism
Does Anyone Really Care Whether CNN Covers...
Does Anyone Really Care Whether CNN Covers World News Anymore?
How to Cover a Beat Effectively
Covering a News Beat - How to Cover a Beat Effectively
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.
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.
Writing Obituaries
Writing Obituaries - Obit Writing
Five Steps To Writing a Great Lede
How To Write a Great Lede, Newswriting, ledes
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.
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.
Arianna Huffington and The Huffington Post
Arianna Huffington and The Huffington Post
Build an Impressive Clip Portfolio That Will...
Newspaper Clips - Create a Portfolio of Newspaper Clips to Get a Job
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.
Different Kinds of Stories You Can Write for...
Different Kinds of Stories You Can Write for Your Student Newspaper
Writing Court Stories
Writing Court Stories - Court Reporting - Court Stories
Want to Learn to Write News Stories? Just...
Journalism, Newswriting Format, Learning the Newswriting Format
Getting "Good" Quotes For News Stories
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Reporting On The Courts
Covering The Courts - Journalism - Court Reporting
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
Great News Web Widgets to Jazz Up Your Blog or...
Web Widgets - Great News Web Widgets to Jazz Up Your Blog or Website
Top Five Tips for Journalism Students
Top Five Tips for Journalism Students
Covering the Cops
covering the police beat. Journalism.
5 Jobs You Can Do in Journalism
Different Kinds of Journalism Jobs - Journalism Careers
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?
Newswriting: Use Verbs & Adjectives Wisely
Using Verbs & Adjectives Wisely - Newswriting - Using Verbs & Adjectives
Are Newspapers Dying or Thriving?
Dying Newspapers - Why Are Newspapers Disappearing?
Do You Need a Bachelor's Degree to be a...
Do you need a bachelor's degree to be a journalist?
Avoid the Common Mistakes That Beginning...
Avoid the Common Mistakes That Beginning Reporters Make
Controversy at the Cable News Networks
Cable News Networks - News and Developments on the Cable News Networks - CNN, MSNBC and Fox News
Enterprise Reporting
Enterprise reporting goes beyond merely covering events. It explores the forces shaping those events.
Fifteen Newswriting Rules for Journalism Students
Fifteen Newswriting Rules for Journalism Students
J-school Students Must Prepare for Fast Pace...
J-school Students Must Prepare for Fast Pace and Heavy Workload of Pro Newsrooms
Tips for Taking Good Notes
Taking Good Notes - Tips for Reporters on Taking Good Notes
Are Newspapers Dying? Yes Or No?
Are Newspapers Dying? A Look at Whether Newspapers Are Dying
Soccer Game
Newswriting Exercise: Soccer Game
The Basics of Associated Press Style
Associated Press Style - The Basics of AP Style
Blog Profile: Huffington Post
Huffington Post - A Profile of Huffington Post
Covering Speeches
Covering speeches, lectures and forums – any live event that basically involves people talking - might seem easy at first.
Writing Follow-up Stories
Writing Follow-up Stories. Journalism.
The Newswriting Format in a Nutshell
Newswriting,ledes,inverted pyramid - The Newswriting Format in a Nutshell
What is the Difference Between Public Relations...
What is the difference between public relations and journalism?
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.
Getting the Facts Right on Breaking News Stories
News Reporting and Newswriting - Getting the Facts Right on Breaking News Stories
What is Hyperlocal Journalism?
Hyperlocal Journalism - What is Hyperlocal Journalism?
Newswriting: Keep it Short And To The Point
Writing Tight - Newswriting - Writing Tight
Finding and Developing Ideas for News Stories...
Story Ideas - Finding and Developing Ideas for News Stories and Articles
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.
New Website is for Anyone Interested in Media...
A Look at a New Website That Offers a Fresh Take on Journalism Ethics
How to Avoid Burying the Lede of Your News Story
How to Avoid Burying the Lede of Your News Story
Tips for Covering Meetings as News Stories
Covering Meetings - Tips for Covering Meetings as News Stories
Seven Steps To Help You Get a Journalism Job in...
journalism, careers, jobs, resumes, cover letters, clips
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
Why Don't Young People Read the News?
Author Mark Bauerlein Says Tools of the Digital Age Distract Young People From Reading the News
Angle
Angle - The Definition of the Angle.
Writing About Accidents & Disasters
Writing About Disasters, newswriting
Avoiding Plagiarism in Journalism
Avoiding Plagiarism in Journalism
Working At The Associated Press
Journalism Careers Associated Press
Is it Wrong to Question Glenn Greenwald?
Should Journalists be Concerned About NSA Revelations in a Post-9/11 World?
Writing Ledes - What To Put In And What To...
Writings Ledes - What To Put In And Leave Out - Writing Ledes
Should Journalists Be Objective or Tell the...
'Truth Vigilante' Remark by New York Times Public Editor Sparks Debate
Plagiarism, Journalism's Cardinal Sin
Plagiarism, Avoiding Plagiarism in Journalism
Working at Mid-Sized Daily Newspapers
Mid-Sized Daily Newspapers - Working at Daily Papers
Writing for the Web
Writing for the Web - Ways of Writing News Stories for the Web
FOX News, MSNBC and Journalistic Objectivity
FOX News, MSNBC and Objectivity - Objectivity in Cable News
Website Profile: The Drudge Report
The Drudge Report - A Profile of the Drudge Report
Sunshine Laws
Sunshine Laws - Definition of Sunshine Laws
I Really Like Jon Stewart, but Here's What...
I Really Like Jon Stewart, but Here's What Bothers me About him
When Should Graphic Photos be Published?
Should news organizations publish graphic images, or be cautious and withhold them? What should aspiring journalists know about making such calls?
In the Newsroom, Writing Fast is as Important...
Newswriting - Writing Fast - How to Write News Stories Quickly
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.
Six Tips for Writing About Live Events
Newswriting, Journalism - Tips for Writing Live Events
You Can't Learn to be a Journalist Just By...
A Look at Why Students Must Acquire Practical Skills if They Want to Work in Journalism
Editing Exercise: School Board Meeting
News Story Editing - Editing Exercise - School Board Meeting
Which Kinds of Journalism Students are the Ones...
Which Kinds of Journalism Students are the Ones Who Succeed?
Six Tips For Covering Press Conferences
Covering Press Conferences - Newswriting - Press Conferences
Six Steps to Creating an Online Article Portfolio
Online Article Portfolio - Create an Online Article or Clip Portfolio
Interviewing: Notebooks vs. Recorders
Interviewing: Notebooks vs. Recorders
Add Drama to Your Feature Stories by Using...
Newswriting, Short Sentences and Paragraphs - Add Drama to Your News Stories by Using Short Sentences and Paragraphs
Cheap and Easy Ways to Establish Your Presence...
ways journalists can create an online presence for themselves
Both Fox News and CNN Made Mistakes in Tea...
How Both Fox News and CNN Made Mistakes in Tea Party Protest Coverage
Free and Easy-to-Use Video Editing Software...
Video Editing Software - Free and Easy to Use Video Editing Software Programs
Seven Keys to a Successful Blog
Blogging - Seven Keys to a Successful Blog
Looking For a Global Perspective on the News?...
Looking For a Global Perspective on the News? Check Out BBC Radio.
Five Feature Stories You Can Do in Your Hometown
Feature Stories - Five Feature Stories You Can Do in Your Hometown
Five Reasons Why You Should Write For Your...
Five Reasons Why You Should Write For Your Student Newspaper
The Structure of the State Court System
The Structure of the Courts - State and Federal Court System - Court Structure
Tired of Sensationalist News Coverage? There...
news coverage, sensationalism, jon stewart, cable news
An Editor's Checklist: Micro and Macro Editing
Editing - Newswriting Checklist - A Checklist for Editors
The Top 10 Sports Cliches To Avoid (At All Costs)
The Top 10 Sports Cliches To Avoid (At All Costs)
Covering Accidents & Disasters
Covering Disasters for news stories
Covering Different Kinds of Live Events
News coverage, journalism, reporting, covering events.
AP Style Quiz 2
AP Style Quiz - Associated Press Style Quiz
Car Crash
Newswriting Exercise - Car Crash - Newswriting Exercise
When Writing News Stories, Forget About...
When Writing News Stories, Forget About Chronology
Developing Ideas For Follow-up Stories
Developing Ideas For Follow-up Stories
Tips For Writing Spot Feature Stories
Spot Features - Writing Spot-News Feature Stories
Newspapers Aren't Dead - Not Yet
How Long Will Newspapers Survive?
The Era of Free News Websites Is Ending
Web Content - The Era of Free News On the Web Is Ending
More Reporters Are Creating Their Own Websites
Journalist Websites - How Journalists Are Creating Their Own Websites
Nut Graph
Nut Graph - Definition of Nut Graph - journalism terms
Associated Press Style Quiz 1
AP Style Quiz - Associated Press Style Quiz
Groups Demand Release of Al-Jazeera Journalists...
A look at protests against the prison sentences given to three Al-Jazeera journalists in Egypt.
Jon Stewart, Media Critic
Jon Stewart, Media Critic
Get Journalism Work Experience - and Great...
Get Journalism Work Experience - and Great Clips - Over the Summer
The Battle Between News Publishers and...
Aggregators and Online News Sites - The Conflict Between Aggregators and Online News Sites
Can Newspapers Survive Online?
Can Newspapers Survive Online? A Look at Whether Newspapers Can Survive Online
Thinking About Why We Still Need Newspapers
Thinking About Why Newspapers are Still Important
Inverted Pyramid
Inverted Pyramid. Journalism.
Working at Weekly Community Newspapers
Working at Community Weeklies. Journalism.
Byline
Byline. Journalism.
Is Press Freedom Coming to China? Not Likely.
Is Press Freedom Coming to China? Not Likely.
Mainbars and Sidebars - What's the Difference
Mainbars and Sidebars. Journalism.
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