ERIC Number: ED255924
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
The Newsroom. A Manual of Journalism for Working Journalists: Reporting, News Editing, Sub Editing, Feature Writing, Picture Editing.
Intended for journalists in developing countries, this manual gives a detailed account of the functions carried out in the newsroom. The first section deals with aspects of the reporter's job, including news writing and stylistics, interviewing, and press law. The second section discusses the duties of the news editor, including maintaining perennial sources, thinking ahead, following up on hard news items, promoting creative angles to news stories, and cultivating news from rural areas. The third section covers components of subediting, such as design and layout, typography, headline and caption writing, and elements of style. The fourth section explores developing ideas for feature writing, while the last section outlines principles of photo editing. (HTH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Inst. for Journalism, Berlin (West Germany).; Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Bonn (West Germany).