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1. Understanding News.
2. Gathering News.
3. Writing News Leads.
4. Writing the News Story.
5. Writing Specialty Stories.
6. Writing Feature Stories.
8. Writing Editorials and Opinion Columns.
9. In-depth Reporting.
10. Covering Entertainment.
11. Yearbook Reporting and Writing.
12. Using Journalism Style.
13. Editing Copy: Coaching Writers.
14. Writing Headlines.
15. Understanding Typography and Production.
16. Newspaper Design and Layout.
17. Yearbook Page Layout.
18. Newsmagazines, Special Sections, Inserts and Supplements.
19. Online Journalism.
20. Visual Storytellling: Pictures, Art and Graphics.
21. Advertising in Newspapers and Yearbooks.
22. Ethics for Journalists.
23. Student Press Law.
24. Careers in Media.
Professional and Student Organizations.
- Has served as a comprehensive textbook and guide for high school journalism students, teachers, and advisors for more than 50 years
- Educates students on the basic skills of collecting, interviewing, reporting and writing in journalism
- Explores the ever-increasing concern with dissemination of information, and how new forms of media and media technology expand the potential for informing, entertaining and persuading audiences
- Eleventh edition features enhanced chapters on online writing and reporting, technology and new media, and broadcasting and its connections with traditional print journalism
- Extends the textbook’s tradition of introducing students to the basics of good journalism and blends it with the methods and demands of contemporary media.