Dynamics of News Reporting and Writing

Foundational Skills for a Digital Age

Vincent F. Filak,

Dynamics of News Reporting and Writing: Foundational Skills for a Digital Age
 
 

"This book is an exceptional introduction into the world of journalistic writing and editing. The author turns the material into a discussion, allowing students to better grasp the concepts at hand."  
Dante Mozie, South Carolina State University

Journalists in today’s media environment require a skill set that can be adapted to a variety of media. Dynamics of News Reporting and Writing: Foundational Skills for a Digital Age teaches students the foundational skills they need to successfully report and write the news in an evolving digital landscape. Author Vince F. Filak offers guidance on the essential skills of the industry while weaving in the "how-to’s" of writing digital news. Recognizing that well-crafted stories are founded on sharp prose, this new text covers the foundational elements of newswriting, such as lead writing, structure, and storytelling while also teaching students how to think critically and determine what matters most to their readers.

Visit the author’s blog at www.dynamicsofwriting.com to get tips for teaching the course, industry related news, sample exercises & assignments, & more! 

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