- ISBN 9780073511993 / 0073511994
- Title Melvin Mencher’s News Reporting and Writing
- Author Melvin Mencher
- Category Journalistic Style Guides
- Format Paperback
- Year 2010
- Pages 640
- Publisher Mcgraw-hill Education - Europe
- Imprint McGraw Hill Higher Education
- Edition 12th
- Language English
- Dimensions 228mm x 185mm x 25mm
More than a quarter of a million students have learned the craft and ethics of journalism from Melvin Mencher's News Reporting and Writing. This classic text shows students the fundamentals of reporting and writing and examines the values that direct and underline the practice of journalism. The new edition features current developments in all areas of reporting, discusses the use of stark photos, provides dozens of new Internet sources and demonstrates how journalists use them. Also included in the eleventh edition are guides for campaign and election coverage, reporting tips from Pulitzer Prize winners, and an examination of recent libel cases.
More than a quarter of a million students have learned the craft and ethics of journalism from Melvin Mencher's “News Reporting and Writing.” This classic text shows students the fundamentals of reporting and writing and examines the values that direct and underlie the practice of journalism. The changing nature of electronic media today may make this a scary time for journalism students, but it also presents an opportunity for young journalists to shape the direction of new media.
Melvin Mencher is an experienced journalist who became a journalism instructor. He was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard, has written extensively for many publications and taught at the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University for 28 years.