ERIC Number: ED227491
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Grassroots Journalism in the City: Cleveland's Neighborhood Newspapers. Monograph No. 6.
Jeffres, Leo W.; And Others
The first section of this monograph on community newspapers describes the patterns and trends of "grassroots journalism" in the Cleveland, Ohio, area. Based on interviews with 37 newspaper editors, the following topics are covered: origins and history, goals, organization and structure, method of production, advertising, content, audience, and problems. The second section includes synopses of each newspaper and an example of the front page of each. Included is a brief history of each paper, plus a description of its goals, organization, production, advertising, content, audience, and problems. The third section discusses several topics and problems that community journalists must face. Topics include defining the news, organization and news gathering, the interview and other tools for collecting information, writing the news story, editing, writing headlines, newspaper graphics and design, advertising, and circulation and distribution. (HOD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Cleveland State Univ., OH.
Authoring Institution: Cleveland State Univ., OH. Communication Research Center.
Identifiers: Community Newspapers; Ohio (Cleveland)