Shop Talk And War Stories: Journalists Examine Their Profession

Paperback | February 14, 2003

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How do you get sensitive information from an uncooperative interview subject? Why not ask Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein. What is it like to report from a war zone? Jim Wooten, who has broadcast from some of the most dangerous places on Earth, could tell you. Shop Talk and War Stories brings your students into contact with first-class journalists discussing the trials, pitfalls and triumphs of their careers in journalism.

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How do you get sensitive information from an uncooperative interview subject? Why not ask Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein. What is it like to report from a war zone? Jim Wooten, who has broadcast from some of the most dangerous places on Earth, could tell you. Shop Talk and War Stories brings your students into contact with first-cla...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:274 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.61 inPublished:February 14, 2003Publisher:Bedford/St. Martin'sLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0312401051

ISBN - 13:9780312401054

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Table of Contents

1. Starting Off in Journalism
    Lelyveld, Columbia University Commencement Speech
    Bragg, Chicken Killers and Alligator Hunters
    Utley, Initiation
    Brzezinski, Renaissance
    
  2. Reporting
    Woodward, Reporting Power Tools
    Mathews, Just Checking
    Klinkenberg, Reporting the Fifth W. Where
    
  3. Interviewing
    Hart, The Art of the Interview
    Dreifus, Interview
    Bernstein and Woodward, Always Accept the Cup of Coffee
    
  4. Writing
    Fuson, What Would Yogi Do?
    Scanlan, Storytelling on Deadline
    Hersey, The Legend on the License
    Murray, What I Need from My Editor
    
  5. Beats
    Downey Jr., Fat Man in the Middle Seat
    Buchanan, Fire!
    Sugg, Turn the Beat Around
    
  6. Investigative Reporting
    Lovelady, Twenty-five Words or Less
    Downey Jr., The New Muckrakers
    Weiner, Raising Hell
    Houston, The Light That Never Goes Out
    
  7. Literary Journalism and Specialized Story Types
    Kidder, The Fourth Genre
    Shepard, The Paper's Paper
    Singer, Writing About People
    Allen, The Personal Column
    
  8. Broadcast Journalism
    Greenfield, Election Night
    Krulwich, Sticky Storytelling
    Ewalt, This Is Fake
    
  9. The Internet and Computer Assisted Reporting
    Okrent, The Death of Print?
    Dube, Writing News Online
    Bowden, Narrative Journalism Goes Multimedia
    Berens, The Myth of the Machine
    
  10. Ethical Journalism
    Bradlee, Janet Cooke
    Clark, The Unoriginal Sin
    Lundstrom, Geographical Bias
    Brock, "The Real Anita Hill"
    
  11. Journalists and Their Community
    Kovach and Rosenthal, Who Journalists Work For
    Goldberg, Identity Politics
    Manque, Volunteer Slavery