News Writing and Reporting For Today's Media


News Writing and Reporting For Today's Media


Co-editors: Bruce D. Itule, Douglas Anderson

Contributing author: James Simon


Document Type

Book Contribution


James Simon is a contributing author, "Chapter 12: By the Numbers."

Book description: News Writing and Reporting takes students on the beat, into the press box, council chambers, and courthouse, and to a speech and press conference. It introduces them to current issues such as cultural sensitivity, multimedia journalism, and legal and ethical considerations that journalists face every day. Throughout the text, reporters and editors offer their down-to-earth advice, and, whenever possible, professional journalists covering actual stories are used as instructional models. Students are exposed to the work of professionals while gathering the tools to follow in their footsteps.



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Simon, James. "Chapter 12: By the Numbers." in Bruce D. Itule and Douglas Anderson, News Writing and Reporting For Today's Media. 7th ed., McGraw-Hill, 2006.


Copyright 2006 McGraw-Hill