Kelly Sans Culotte

Journalism: What is it good for?
Journalism plays a variety of roles, including — "helping define community, creating common language and common knowledge, identifying a community's goals, heroes and villains, and pushing people beyond complacency. [Journalism also fulfills other needs] such as being entertaining, serving as watchdog and offering voice to the voiceless." Complete statement

The Project for Excellence in Journalism and the Committee of Concerned Journalists

Resources
The Project for Excellence in Journalism
FAIR: Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting

Journalism 101
Print stories usually fall into three categories: news articles about events that have just taken place; feature articles offering detailed reports on people, issues, or events; analysis; and editorial/opinion pieces that offer opinions on a variety of issues.
News Articles
What Is News?
How to Write News
Using Quotes
Writing Leads

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