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ERIC Number: ED120090
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Pages: 212
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You and Aunt Arie: A Guide to Cultural Journalism Based on "Foxfire" and Its Descendants.
Wood, Pamela
This guide, which is based on the Foxfire project (see SO 009 021 for project description), is full of practical suggestions to help secondary school students put together a magazine using stories from their own communities. Contents include the following: choosing a name for the magazine; how to organize staff; story ideas to choose from; sample questions to use in interviews with senior citizens; the camera as a journalist's tool, describing how to load the camera, shutter speeds, aperture, and the use of light meters; photocopying techniques; how to use a tape recorder in interviews; filing systems for interview records and how to cross-index; sample of written agreement covering gift of tapes and records for historic preservation; step-by-step instructions and illustrations showing how to develop black-and-white film and make prints; technical advice about transcribing; how to write the story, with samples of stories written by high school students for other Foxfire magazines; how to edit; layout techniques and graphic art; proofreading signs; how to sell the magazine; and printing costs. (Author/RM)
Institutional Development and Economic Affairs Service, 1785 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 ($5.50)
Publication Type: Books
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