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8 Ways You Can Tell if a Website is Trustworthy
Reliable Websites - How to Tell if a Website is Reliable
Learning Basic AP Style
The Basics of Associated Press Style
What Are the Best Paying Jobs in Journalism?
Journalism Salaries - Salaries in Journalism Jobs
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
Controversy at the Cable News Networks
Cable News Networks - News and Developments on the Cable News Networks - CNN, MSNBC and Fox News
The Era of Free News Websites Is Ending
Web Content - The Era of Free News On the Web Is Ending
What Are the Different Kinds of Feature Stories?
Feature Stories - Different Kinds of Feature Stories
Want to Get a Great Journalism Education? Do...
Want to Get a Great Journalism Education? Do the obvious.
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.
How to Write a Good Lede For a Feature Story
Writing Feature Ledes, How to Write a Feature Lede
Should You Get a Journalism Degree?
Should You Get a Journalism Degree? The Pros and Cons of Majoring in Journalism
How Journalists Should Structure News Stories
How to Structure News Stories. Journalism.
Different Kinds of Stories You Can Write for...
Different Kinds of Stories You Can Write for Your Student Newspaper
Website Profile: Politico.com
Politico - A Profile of Politico.com
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.
10 Steps for Producing the Perfect News Story
Building The Perfect News Story
Different Kinds of Sports Stories
Sports Stories - The Different Kinds of Sports Stories
How to Write the Most Important Sentence of a...
How to write the lede of a news story
What Is the Difference between Broadsheet...
Newspapers - Broadsheets vs. Tabloids - What are Broadsheets and Tabloids
Editing Exercises
Copy Editing - Editing Exercises
Six Tips To Improve Your Newswriting
newswriting, ledes, story structure
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.)
How to Do a News Interview
The Basics of Conducting Interviews for News Stories.
What Is Citizen Journalism?
Citizen Journalism - What Is Citizen Journalism?
Getting "Good" Quotes For News Stories
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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.
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
How to Use Attribution in a News Story
Attribution - How To Use Attribution in a News Story
What Makes Something Newsworthy?
What Makes Something Newsworthy?
When Journalism is Overrun by Public Relations,...
When Journalism is Overrun by Public Relations, Democracy Takes a Hit
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?
Your Introduction to Libel Law
Libel Basics - The Basics of Libel and Libel Law
Want to Learn to Write News Stories? Just...
Journalism, Newswriting Format, Learning the Newswriting Format
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 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.
Guide to Writing an Effective Headline
Headline Writing - Writing Great Headlines
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?
Five Steps To Writing a Great Lede
How To Write a Great Lede, Newswriting, ledes
How to Cover a Beat Effectively
Covering a News Beat - How to Cover a Beat Effectively
Car Crash
Newswriting Exercise - Car Crash - Newswriting Exercise
When Should Journalists Help Those in Need at...
Journalists and Disasters - When Should Journalists Help Those in Need at Disaster Scenes?
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.
Is Al Jazeera anti-Semitic and anti-American?
Al Jazeera - Is Al Jazeera anti-Semitic and anti-American?
10 Terms Every Journalist Should Know
Journalism Terms - 10 Terms Every Journalist Should Know
Five Tips for Producing Great News Features
news feature articles - five tips for producing great news feature articles
Could Other Journalists Face the Same Fate as...
Journalism groups are concerned that other reporters held by Islamic State May Face the Same Fate as James Foley
The Newswriting Format in a Nutshell
Newswriting,ledes,inverted pyramid - The Newswriting Format in a Nutshell
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.
Enterprise Reporting
Enterprise reporting goes beyond merely covering events. It explores the forces shaping those events.
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
Jon Stewart Blasts Sensationalism in the News...
Sensationalism, Journalism, the News Media and Jon Stewart - Is Sensationalism in the News Media Bad?
Breaking News
Breaking News - Definition of Breaking News - Journalism Terms
The First Amendment and Press Freedom
The First Amendment - Press Freedom - Reporter's Rights
Do You Need a Bachelor's Degree to be a...
Do you need a bachelor's degree to be a journalist?
How to Get Your Start in Sports Journalism
Getting Started in Sports Journalism
5 Jobs You Can Do in Journalism
Different Kinds of Journalism Jobs - Journalism Careers
Talking to My Students About the Dangers of...
A look at reporters who cover some of the most dangerous places on the planet.
Writing Obituaries
Writing Obituaries - Obit Writing
Tips for Taking Good Notes
Taking Good Notes - Tips for Reporters on Taking Good Notes
Editing Exercise: Fire
Copy Editing - Editing Exercise - Fire
Reporting On The Courts
Covering The Courts - Journalism - Court Reporting
Build an Impressive Clip Portfolio That Will...
Newspaper Clips - Create a Portfolio of Newspaper Clips to Get a Job
The 3 Best Places to Start Your Journalism Career
The Three Best Places to Start Your Journalism Career
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.
Newswriting: Use Verbs & Adjectives Wisely
Using Verbs & Adjectives Wisely - Newswriting - Using Verbs & Adjectives
Six Steps to Creating an Online Article Portfolio
Online Article Portfolio - Create an Online Article or Clip Portfolio
The Basics of Associated Press Style
Associated Press Style - The Basics of AP Style
Fifteen Newswriting Rules for Journalism Students
Fifteen Newswriting Rules for Journalism Students
You Want to Get a Job in Journalism? Read the...
You Want to Get a Job in Journalism? Read the News
What Happens When the Government Pressures...
A Look at Why it's Important for Reporters to Have Anonymous Sources
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
Writing Ledes - What To Put In And What To...
Writings Ledes - What To Put In And Leave Out - Writing Ledes
Avoid the Common Mistakes That Beginning...
Avoid the Common Mistakes That Beginning Reporters Make
Associated Press Style Quiz 1
AP Style Quiz - Associated Press Style Quiz
Newswriting: Keep it Short And To The Point
Writing Tight - Newswriting - Writing Tight
Are Newspapers Dying or Thriving?
Dying Newspapers - Why Are Newspapers Disappearing?
Covering the Cops
covering the police beat. Journalism.
Great News Web Widgets to Jazz Up Your Blog or...
Web Widgets - Great News Web Widgets to Jazz Up Your Blog or Website
Soccer Game
Newswriting Exercise: Soccer Game
Covering Speeches
Covering speeches, lectures and forums – any live event that basically involves people talking - might seem easy at first.
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.
A Teacher From the Old School Worries About the...
Journalism Education - Melvin Mencher - Melvin Mencher, Mentor to Several Generations of Journalism Students, Says He Fears for the Future of J-Schools
Free and Easy-to-Use Video Editing Software...
Video Editing Software - Free and Easy to Use Video Editing Software Programs
Writing Follow-up Stories
Writing Follow-up Stories. Journalism.
Looking For a Global Perspective on the News?...
Looking For a Global Perspective on the News? Check Out BBC Radio.
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.
Avoiding Plagiarism in Journalism
Avoiding Plagiarism in Journalism
I Really Like Jon Stewart, but Here's What...
I Really Like Jon Stewart, but Here's What Bothers me About him
Top Five Tips for Journalism Students
Top Five Tips for Journalism Students
Five Reasons Why You Should Write For Your...
Five Reasons Why You Should Write For Your Student Newspaper
Writing for the Web
Writing for the Web - Ways of Writing News Stories for the Web
Five Feature Stories You Can Do in Your Hometown
Feature Stories - Five Feature Stories You Can Do in Your Hometown
Angle
Angle - The Definition of the Angle.
What is the Difference Between Public Relations...
What is the difference between public relations and journalism?
Newspapers Aren't Dead - Not Yet
How Long Will Newspapers Survive?
How To Create Great Content For Your Blog
Blog Content – How To Create Great Content For Your Blog
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?
Writing About Accidents & Disasters
Writing About Disasters, newswriting
Wikileaks, the Afghanistan War Documents and...
Wikileaks, Afghanistan War Documents, Journalism Ethics - How Do Journalists decide When to Publish Classified Documents?
Broadsheet - Definition of Broadsheet
Broadsheet - Definition of Broadsheet
Tips For Writing Spot Feature Stories
Spot Features - Writing Spot-News Feature Stories
Interviewing: Notebooks vs. Recorders
Interviewing: Notebooks vs. Recorders
Editing Exercise: School Board Meeting
News Story Editing - Editing Exercise - School Board Meeting
So You Want to Write an Editorial? A Review? Do...
A look at why it's important for editorials and reviews to be based on knowledge and real information
Tips for Covering Meetings as News Stories
Covering Meetings - Tips for Covering Meetings as News Stories
Bloggers Upset Over 'No Angel' Should Get Out...
Bloggers who complain about Times profile of Michael Brown should instead do some of their own reporting on inner-city communities.
Six Tips For Covering Press Conferences
Covering Press Conferences - Newswriting - Press Conferences
AP Style Quiz 2
AP Style Quiz - Associated Press Style Quiz
School Board
Newswriting exercise, school board meeting
Six Tips for Writing About Live Events
Newswriting, Journalism - Tips for Writing Live Events
Tabloid - Definition of a Tabloid
Tabloid - Definition of a Tabloid
Covering Different Kinds of Live Events
News coverage, journalism, reporting, covering events.
Do You Miss the Sound of a Typewriter?
Actor Tom Hanks has created an app that recreates the sound of a typewriter on the iPad.
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.
The Structure of the State Court System
The Structure of the Courts - State and Federal Court System - Court Structure
Working at Mid-Sized Daily Newspapers
Mid-Sized Daily Newspapers - Working at Daily Papers
Tips for Learning AP Style
Associated Press Style - Tips for Learning AP Style
Developing Ideas For Follow-up Stories
Developing Ideas For Follow-up Stories
Nut Graph
Nut Graph - Definition of Nut Graph - journalism terms
The Top 10 Sports Cliches To Avoid (At All Costs)
The Top 10 Sports Cliches To Avoid (At All Costs)
More Reporters Are Creating Their Own Websites
Journalist Websites - How Journalists Are Creating Their Own Websites
Getting the Facts Right on Breaking News Stories
News Reporting and Newswriting - Getting the Facts Right on Breaking News Stories
How to Avoid Burying the Lede of Your News Story
How to Avoid Burying the Lede of Your News Story
Graduating from Journalism School? Tips for...
Graduating from Journalism School - Tips for Getting Your Career Started
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
Eight Things You Learned in English Class That...
Forget What You Learned in English Class - Stuff to Leave Out When Writing the News
Are Newspapers Dying? Yes Or No?
Are Newspapers Dying? A Look at Whether Newspapers Are Dying
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.
Thorough Reporting
Thorough Reporting, journalism, news reporting
Blog Profile: Huffington Post
Huffington Post - A Profile of Huffington Post
Website Profile: The Drudge Report
The Drudge Report - A Profile of the Drudge Report
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?
Mainbars and Sidebars - What's the Difference
Mainbars and Sidebars. Journalism.
When Writing News Stories, Forget About...
When Writing News Stories, Forget About Chronology
FOX News, MSNBC and Journalistic Objectivity
FOX News, MSNBC and Objectivity - Objectivity in Cable News
Working At The Associated Press
Journalism Careers Associated Press
How to Succeed in Journalism? It's Easy.
How to Succeed in Journalism? It's Easy.
Beginning Journalism Students Should Focus on...
Beginning Journalism Students Should Focus on Thorough Reporting
Beat
Beat. Journalism.
Should Journalists Be Objective or Tell the...
'Truth Vigilante' Remark by New York Times Public Editor Sparks Debate
Can Bloggers Replace Professional Journalists?
Bloggers - journalists - can bloggers replace journalists
Can Newspapers Survive Online?
Can Newspapers Survive Online? A Look at Whether Newspapers Can Survive Online
Seven Steps To Help You Get a Journalism Job in...
journalism, careers, jobs, resumes, cover letters, clips
Feature Stories: What You Should Use, and What...
Feature Stories - What to Use and What to Leave Out From Feature Stories
In the Newsroom, Writing Fast is as Important...
Newswriting - Writing Fast - How to Write News Stories Quickly
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