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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
Is Al Jazeera anti-Semitic and anti-American?
Al Jazeera - Is Al Jazeera anti-Semitic and anti-American?
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
How to Write Copy for News Broadcasts
How to Write Broadcast News Copy
How Journalists Should Structure News Stories
How to Structure News Stories. Journalism.
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
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 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 to Write the Most Important Sentence of a...
How to write the lede of a news story
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.
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.)
Guide to Writing a Short Game Story in Sports
Sports - Writing Game Stories - Sportswriting
How to Write a Good Lede For a Feature Story
Writing Feature Ledes, How to Write a Feature Lede
How to Become a Sportswriter
Sports and Sportswriting - Everything You Need to Know to Become a Sportswriter
How to Use Attribution in a News Story
Attribution - How To Use Attribution in a News Story
How to Do a News Interview
The Basics of Conducting Interviews for News Stories.
What Is Citizen Journalism?
Citizen Journalism - What Is Citizen Journalism?
Editing Exercises
Copy Editing - Editing Exercises
Different Kinds of Sports Stories
Sports Stories - The Different Kinds of Sports Stories
Five Tips for Producing Great News Features
news feature articles - five tips for producing great news feature articles
What Makes Something Newsworthy?
What Makes Something Newsworthy?
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.
The First Amendment and Press Freedom
The First Amendment - Press Freedom - Reporter's Rights
Your Introduction to Libel Law
Libel Basics - The Basics of Libel and Libel Law
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?
Guide to Writing an Effective Headline
Headline Writing - Writing Great Headlines
Does Anyone Really Care Whether CNN Covers...
Does Anyone Really Care Whether CNN Covers World News Anymore?
The 3 Best Places to Start Your Journalism Career
The Three Best Places to Start Your Journalism Career
How to Get Your Start in Sports Journalism
Getting Started in Sports Journalism
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Website is for Anyone Interested in Media...
A Look at a New Website That Offers a Fresh Take on Journalism Ethics
Five Steps To Writing a Great Lede
How To Write a Great Lede, Newswriting, ledes
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
How to Cover a Beat Effectively
Covering a News Beat - How to Cover a Beat Effectively
Want to Learn to Write News Stories? Just...
Journalism, Newswriting Format, Learning the Newswriting Format
10 Terms Every Journalist Should Know
Journalism Terms - 10 Terms Every Journalist Should Know
Reporting On The Courts
Covering The Courts - Journalism - Court Reporting
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.
Breaking News
Breaking News - Definition of Breaking News - Journalism Terms
Writing Obituaries
Writing Obituaries - Obit Writing
Writing Court Stories
Writing Court Stories - Court Reporting - Court Stories
Jon Stewart Blasts Sensationalism in the News...
Sensationalism, Journalism, the News Media and Jon Stewart - Is Sensationalism in the News Media Bad?
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
Tips for Taking Good Notes
Taking Good Notes - Tips for Reporters on Taking Good Notes
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.
Getting "Good" Quotes For News Stories
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Different Kinds of Stories You Can Write for...
Different Kinds of Stories You Can Write for Your Student Newspaper
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
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?
Covering the Cops
covering the police beat. Journalism.
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?
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?
Top Five Tips for Journalism Students
Top Five Tips for Journalism Students
Finding and Developing Ideas for News Stories...
Story Ideas - Finding and Developing Ideas for News Stories and Articles
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.
Avoid the Common Mistakes That Beginning...
Avoid the Common Mistakes That Beginning Reporters Make
Newswriting: Use Verbs & Adjectives Wisely
Using Verbs & Adjectives Wisely - Newswriting - Using Verbs & Adjectives
Are Newspapers Dying? Yes Or No?
Are Newspapers Dying? A Look at Whether Newspapers Are Dying
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.
The Basics of Associated Press Style
Associated Press Style - The Basics of AP Style
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.
What is the Difference Between Public Relations...
What is the difference between public relations and journalism?
What is Hyperlocal Journalism?
Hyperlocal Journalism - What is Hyperlocal Journalism?
Angle
Angle - The Definition of the Angle.
Six Steps to Creating an Online Article Portfolio
Online Article Portfolio - Create an Online Article or Clip Portfolio
The Newswriting Format in a Nutshell
Newswriting,ledes,inverted pyramid - The Newswriting Format in a Nutshell
Working At The Associated Press
Journalism Careers Associated Press
J-school Students Must Prepare for Fast Pace...
J-school Students Must Prepare for Fast Pace and Heavy Workload of Pro Newsrooms
Tips For Writing Spot Feature Stories
Spot Features - Writing Spot-News Feature Stories
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.
Fifteen Newswriting Rules for Journalism Students
Fifteen Newswriting Rules for Journalism Students
Should Journalists Be Objective or Tell the...
'Truth Vigilante' Remark by New York Times Public Editor Sparks Debate
Writing Follow-up Stories
Writing Follow-up Stories. Journalism.
Soccer Game
Newswriting Exercise: Soccer Game
Getting the Facts Right on Breaking News Stories
News Reporting and Newswriting - Getting the Facts Right on Breaking News Stories
Why Don't Young People Read the News?
Author Mark Bauerlein Says Tools of the Digital Age Distract Young People From Reading the News
Is it Wrong to Question Glenn Greenwald?
Should Journalists be Concerned About NSA Revelations in a Post-9/11 World?
Plagiarism, Journalism's Cardinal Sin
Plagiarism, Avoiding Plagiarism in Journalism
FOX News, MSNBC and Journalistic Objectivity
FOX News, MSNBC and Objectivity - Objectivity in Cable News
Writing About Accidents & Disasters
Writing About Disasters, newswriting
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.
Tips for Covering Meetings as News Stories
Covering Meetings - Tips for Covering Meetings as News Stories
Looking For a Global Perspective on the News?...
Looking For a Global Perspective on the News? Check Out BBC Radio.
Newswriting: Keep it Short And To The Point
Writing Tight - Newswriting - Writing Tight
Website Profile: The Drudge Report
The Drudge Report - A Profile of the Drudge Report
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
I Really Like Jon Stewart, but Here's What...
I Really Like Jon Stewart, but Here's What Bothers me About him
Which Kinds of Journalism Students are the Ones...
Which Kinds of Journalism Students are the Ones Who Succeed?
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
Writing for the Web
Writing for the Web - Ways of Writing News Stories for the Web
In the Newsroom, Writing Fast is as Important...
Newswriting - Writing Fast - How to Write News Stories Quickly
Covering Different Kinds of Live Events
News coverage, journalism, reporting, covering events.
Six Tips For Covering Press Conferences
Covering Press Conferences - Newswriting - Press Conferences
How to Avoid Burying the Lede of Your News Story
How to Avoid Burying the Lede of Your News Story
Newspapers Aren't Dead - Not Yet
How Long Will Newspapers Survive?
Avoiding Plagiarism in Journalism
Avoiding Plagiarism in Journalism
Seven Steps To Help You Get a Journalism Job in...
journalism, careers, jobs, resumes, cover letters, clips
Journalism Groups Accuse Obama of Hindering...
Journalism Groups, in Letter to President Obama, Say They Want Greater Transparency From the White House
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
Writing Ledes - What To Put In And What To...
Writings Ledes - What To Put In And Leave Out - Writing Ledes
The Structure of the State Court System
The Structure of the Courts - State and Federal Court System - Court Structure
Sunshine Laws
Sunshine Laws - Definition of Sunshine Laws
Nut Graph
Nut Graph - Definition of Nut Graph - journalism terms
Working at Mid-Sized Daily Newspapers
Mid-Sized Daily Newspapers - Working at Daily Papers
Six Tips for Writing About Live Events
Newswriting, Journalism - Tips for Writing Live Events
More Reporters Are Creating Their Own Websites
Journalist Websites - How Journalists Are Creating Their Own Websites
Seven Keys to a Successful Blog
Blogging - Seven Keys to a Successful Blog
Covering Accidents & Disasters
Covering Disasters for news stories
Cheap and Easy Ways to Establish Your Presence...
ways journalists can create an online presence for themselves
Developing Ideas For Follow-up Stories
Developing Ideas For Follow-up Stories
Car Crash
Newswriting Exercise - Car Crash - Newswriting Exercise
Why Paywalls Are a Good Thing for Newspapers
Why Paywalls Are a Good Thing for Newspapers
Free and Easy-to-Use Video Editing Software...
Video Editing Software - Free and Easy to Use Video Editing Software Programs
Tired of Sensationalist News Coverage? There...
news coverage, sensationalism, jon stewart, cable news
Five Feature Stories You Can Do in Your Hometown
Feature Stories - Five Feature Stories You Can Do in Your Hometown
Tips for Producing Great Trend Stories
Trend Stories - Tips for Producing Great Trend Stories
Feature Stories: What You Should Use, and What...
Feature Stories - What to Use and What to Leave Out From Feature Stories
The Top 10 Sports Cliches To Avoid (At All Costs)
The Top 10 Sports Cliches To Avoid (At All Costs)
Editing Exercise: School Board Meeting
News Story Editing - Editing Exercise - School Board Meeting
Thorough Reporting
Thorough Reporting, journalism, news reporting
Associated Press Style Quiz 1
AP Style Quiz - Associated Press Style Quiz
An Editor's Checklist: Micro and Macro Editing
Editing - Newswriting Checklist - A Checklist for Editors
Former Staffers Claim that Al-Jazeera has...
Former Staffers Claim that Al-Jazeera has Become a Propaganda Mouthpiece
Choosing The Right Journalism School
Journalism Schools - Choosing the Right Journalism School
Beat
Beat. Journalism.
Tips for Editing News Stories Quickly
Tips for Editing News Stories Quickly
AP Style Quiz 2
AP Style Quiz - Associated Press Style Quiz
The Battle Between News Publishers and...
Aggregators and Online News Sites - The Conflict Between Aggregators and Online News Sites
Editing Exercise: Fire
Copy Editing - Editing Exercise - Fire
Find The Local Angle
Localizing News Stories - News Reporting - Localizing National News
A Copy Editor's Checklist
Copy Editing - A Copy Editor's Checklist
School Board
Newswriting exercise, school board meeting
Can Web Journalism Replace Print Media?
Web Journalism - Print Media - Online Journalism
Both Fox News and CNN Made Mistakes in Tea...
How Both Fox News and CNN Made Mistakes in Tea Party Protest Coverage
The Era of Free News Websites Is Ending
Web Content - The Era of Free News On the Web Is Ending
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