9780205484669

Feature Writing for Newspapers and Magazines The Pursuit of Excellence

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205484669

  • ISBN10:

    0205484662

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/19/2007
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Using experience-driven advice and compelling articles from scores of newspaper and magazine writers,Feature Writing for Newspapers and Magazinesshows how award-winning journalists achieve excellence and national recognition. This bookhelps the reader cultivate vital journalistic skills with a thorough discussion about creating and refining article ideas, conducting research and interviews, writing, and navigating legal and ethical questions. It includes advice and examples from award-winning writers28 of whom have won the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing. World-class writing examples, extensive updates and timely tips from some of America's best feature and magazine writers have made this the premier book in its field for more than two decades.

Table of Contents

Preface
The Newspaper Feature Story
The Feature: Helen's Story
Newspaper Feature Story Types: News and Timeless Features
Newspaper Feature Writers: The Right Stuff
The Anatomy of a Newspaper Feature Story
""Mrs. Kelly's Monster"" by Jon Franklin of the Baltimore
Evening Sun - A Pulitzer Prize Winner
The Future: Trends in Newspaper Feature Writing
The Newspaper Feature Story Idea
What Newspaper Readers Want to Read
How to Get Ideas
Focusing Ideas
Ideas That Didn't Work
Ideas That Worked
""Life on the Land
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