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Then, complete the Background Reading on this page as well as the Intro- duction. I have to see, she said. We will see how general assignment reporters and the men and women assigned to cover politics, sports, business, the police, city hall, education and other beats do their jobs.

Shilton and Mencher 4. To provide the background knowledge essential to accurate and informed reporting and writing. From there, just follow the on-screen instructions to complete the simulation. Writing News Stories You will be writing stories in a variety of styles—for print, broadcast and for The Freeport News online news service, www. Unless otherwise indicated, the Exercises are set in our city of Freeport. Class Discussion—Media topics. A person's occupation is also part of his or her identification, and you would then look up Marcia Gold in the Freeport Source List. Most of them worry about the abuse of power. Because you are on deadline and cannot take the time to go to the scene, you might call people who live nearby. And they find a suitable form for this information in a story that satisfies the publics need to know. I have to see, she said. Confident, rough and defiant. Journalism intends to entertain us as well as to inform us, and we will also follow reporters as they show us the zany side of life.

A map of Freeport and two city directories and a Source list are hyperlinked throughout the Workbook. His biographer says the result of Dickens revelations was a huge and steadily growing audience ranging in both directions from the middle and upper middle classes.

Adversary Journalism Although adversary journalism is often criticized and sometimes ignored, it is as old as the Republic.

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To teach the skills necessary for a variety of media work. He taught me to spot what will remain true is bullies and resist them.

The material covers a wide range of journalism. He taught me to spot what will remain true is bullies and resist them. About the Lead. Mentor My model for this amalgam of artist, sentry, public servant and town crier is Ralph M. This twelfth edition is offered to students with a commitment to and a belief in the traditional role of the press as a means of enabling people to improve their lot and to govern themselves intelligently. In its role as watchdog for the public, the press has been relentlessly scrutinized and sometimes attacked for its revelations. Albert Camus, the French journalist and author, was sustained by that sense of his calling during the Nazi occupation of France when he wrote from the underground. Put the slug under your name at the top of your story. The Freeport city map and city directories are available. Those of us who were fortunate to work with Ralph feel ourselves to be members of a journal- istic family whose roots are embedded in a noble tradition. Your instructor may give you an exercise about a fire in Freeport and ask you how you would go about covering it if you were on deadline.

If you want to save children from abuse or stupid laws or thickheaded judges, you have my telephone number. This may seem a daunting task. About the Lead. Covering the Story. Blagden, who taught a generation of journalists their duty and introduced them to the power and splendor of their native language.

These allow you to review material already covered or to proceed to another section of the simulation. Jack Fuller of the Chicago Tribune put this simply: To me, the central purpose of journalism is to tell the truth so that people will have the information to be sovereign. Some projects involve team reporting. Offers basic instruction in language use and mathematics. Dickens visited orphanages, saw for himself the conditions under which home- less women lived. This, too, goes in your story of the accident. Each of the writing tasks is identified by a slug, one or two words at the head of the exercise or assignment. Albert Camus, the French journalist and author, was sustained by that sense of his calling during the Nazi occupation of France when he wrote from the underground. Long before investigative reporting became the fashion, Ralph was digging out documents and records to disclose truths. Confident, rough and defiant. Journalism intends to entertain us as well as to inform us, and we will also follow reporters as they show us the zany side of life. Journalists proper are unofficial public servants whose pur- pose is to serve the community. They have shown the way for successful newswriters over the years. I have to see, she said.

Todays journalists are descended from a press described by the historian Robert A.

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