Feature Writing for Journalism and Media Students by Dan RoweFeature Writing for Journalism and Media Students by Dan Rowe

Feature Writing for Journalism and Media Students

byDan Rowe

Paperback | January 20, 2016

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Feature Writing for Journalism and Media Students provides readers with an engaging introduction to the vibrant world of journalistic feature writing. Drawing on his own expertise as well as his one-on-one interviews with the talented journalists behind the articles, veteran writer andeducator Dan Rowe provides insightful commentary that helps students see - from an insider's perspective - exactly what makes each feature story in this collection so exceptional. Brimming with practical advice on the processes that journalists use to research and craft their stories, FeatureWriting for Journalism and Media Students will help readers appreciate outstanding feature writing and learn effective approaches to creating their own original and compelling stories.
Dan Rowe is professor of Journalism at Humber College and coordinator of Humber's four-year Bachelor of Journalism program. He has previously taught journalism and media studies at Ryerson, Wilfrid Laurier-Brantford, and Syracuse University. In his work as a practicing journalist he has contributed articles to The Globe and Mail, the N...
Title:Feature Writing for Journalism and Media StudentsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.4 inPublished:January 20, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199013322

ISBN - 13:9780199013326

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Table of Contents

PrefaceAcknowledgments1. Structuring a Feature Story2. Deadline DrivenArticle: Bruce Arthur, "Penn State Scandal a Crisis of Faith in Happy Valley," National Post (2011)3. Short ProfileArticle: Danielle Groen, "Thirteen Ways of Looking at Russell Oliver," The Grid (2013)4. InternationalArticle: Stephanie Nolen, "If India Is Booming, Why Are Its Children Still Starving?" The Globe and Mail (2009)5. LifestyleArticle: Katrina Onstad, "Baby Wars," Toronto Life (2008)6. SportsArticle: Brett Popplewell, "Fall of the Boogeyman," Sportsnet (2011)7. ArtsArticle: Jody Rosen, "Platinum Underdog: Why Taylor Swift Is the Biggest Pop Star in the World," New York (2013)8. InvestigativeArticle: Greg McArthur and Colin Freeze, "Colonel Russell Williams: The Making of a Mystery Man," The Globe and Mail (2010)9. First PersonArticle: Scaachi Koul, "Face of the New West," Maisonneuve (2015)10. Long ProfileArticle: Jana G. Pruden. "Street Fighter: Mark Cherrington Wages Unconventional Battles for His Vulnerable Teen Clients," Edmonton Journal (2014)11. ImmersionArticle: Mac McClelland, "I Was a Warehouse Wage Slave," Mother Jones (2012)12. NarrativeArticle: Chris Jones, "The Things That Carried Him," Esquire (2008)Online Chapter - Multimedia FeaturesArticle: John Branch, "Snowfall," The New York Times (2012)

Editorial Reviews

``I like the practical aspect of this book. I also like the discussion with/about the writer of each article, which helps readers understand how the piece came together and how the writer approached it." --Christopher Clark, Western University