Feature Writing for Journalists

Feature Writing for Journalists

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Feature Writing for Journalists examines the specific skills and challenges in writing engaging, exploratory and illuminating features for publication across a range of media. Exploring the whole craft of feature writing, from developing an idea to different methods of publication, the book examines a range of feature types, including personal features, long form news-based stories and different types of review. The new edition features a brand new chapter on creating engaging online and interactive features and highlighting the specific skills and challenges in writing for digital platforms. Examples are updated and new interviews with staff and freelance writers are featured throughout.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 159 x 235mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • 10 Halftones, black and white
  • 1138945846
  • 9781138945845

About Sharon Wheeler

Sharon Wheeler is a freelance journalist and visiting lecturer in journalism at several UK universities. She is co-editor of The Journalistic Imagination (with Richard Keeble, 2007), and has contributed to Print Journalism: A Critical Introduction (2005) and Questions of Identity in Detective Fiction (2007). She is a regular book reviewer for Times Higher Education, and is co-editor of Crime Review (www.crimereview.co.uk).
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Table of contents

1. Setting out your Features Stall 2. Developing an Idea 3. How to Write Features: Getting Personal 4. How to Write Features: Digging for News 5. How to Write Features: Developing an Ego 6. Writing reviews 7. Packing a Punch - The Role of Features in the Print Media 8. Online and Interactive Features Glossary Bibliography and Further Reading
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