Community journalism : relentlessly local /

No matter how ambitious they may be, most novice journalists don't get their start at the New York Times . They get their first jobs at smaller local community newspapers that require a different style of reporting than the detached, impersonal approach expected of major international publicati...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Lauterer, Jock.
Format: eBook
Published:Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2006.
Edition:3rd ed.
Series:H. Eugene and Lillian Youngs Lehman series.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • the community newspaper : an essential institutional / Jerry Brown. The state of community journalism
  • With apologies to Nike, but why just do it?
  • What am I doing here?
  • Whose paper is it anyway?
  • About that little old lady from Dubuque
  • About the community in community journalism
  • News: 9/11 was local news everywhere
  • Features : pay attention to the signs
  • Editorials : the rapier, not the sledgehammer
  • Interviewing and editing
  • It used to be called the women's page
  • Community sports : it's only a game, right?
  • Graphics, design and the community paper
  • Photojournalism : put that camera down and dance, boy!
  • Technology and community newspapers
  • Ethics and community newspapers : a different way of looking at things
  • We mean business, too
  • Newsroom management : the personnel approach
  • [actual symbol not reproducible] Habiamos Español? : (do we speak Spanish?)
  • The great good paper
  • The evolution of a community newspaper
  • A Johnny Appleseed community journalism roadshow
  • Two case studies of community newspaper start-ups : one home run, one sacrifice fly
  • Speedbumps and troubleshooting.