Writing & Editing School News
Basic principles of journalism
This text guides students through the entire production of a school newspaper. Examples from exemplary school publications across the United States serve as models. Targeted for beginning students, chapter features and activities also include more advanced material for experienced student journalists. Practices in journalism resulting from the use of technology and the Internet are addressed.
- A thorough coverage of journalistic skills includes
- reporting for the school newspaper—gathering and reporting the news, copy editing, and photography.
- the process of publications—page layout, advertising, and organizing a staff.
- alternative news outlets—yearbook, school magazine, broadcast news, and school publicity.
- Each chapter introduction includes objectives and new terms.
- Sidebars throughout the text offer advice and activities for beginning and advanced students.
- End-of-chapter features give students research sources and relevant assignments.
- suggestions for adapting the text to a one- or two-semester course
- chapter quizzes and answer keys