Summary: 40 ASNE award-winning stories from 38 world-class journalists, including Peter Rinearson on designing the Boeing 757, Cynthia Gorney's close-up of Dr. Seuss, Mitch Albom on sports and violence in Detroit, and Bryan Gruley on the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.
Ten classic stories that every journalism student should read, including Richard Wright on racial issues in 1935 Chicago, Dorothy Thompson on Orson Welles' War of the Worlds radio br ...show moreoadcast, and Ernie Pyle's "The Death of Captain Henry Waskow."
Models that exemplify the best kind of local reporting. The stories are organized into chapters that represent the kind of reporting most students will do when they first enter the profession -- beats, obituaries, crime, business, and deadlines.
Edited by teachers at the prestigious Poynter Institute. Roy Peter Clark and Christopher Scanlan are working journalists and teachers at the Poynter Institute, a world-renowned journalism school that gives seminars to thousands of media professionals each year. Both helped to develop the annual ASNE Distinguished Writing Awards. ...show less