Writing the News: A Guide for Print Journalists

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The third edition of Writing the News continues the tradition of its predecessors by providing journalists with a clear and concise introduction to the craft of newswriting. In addition to updating and adding to the number of examples from the contemporary press, this new edition includes a section on the increasingly popular narrative form of the news feature and an expanded chapter on news style.

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Writing the News covers the following areas:

  • Evolution of newspaper style
  • Writing effective leads
  • Story development
  • Stylistic considerations
  • Handling direct quotes
  • Varieties of the basic structure
  • "Featurizing" the news
  • Writing the feature story

About the Author:

Walter Fox has more than four decades of experience as a professional journalist, editor, communications specialist and journalism professor.

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