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Reporting Public Affairs: Problems and Solutions Ronald P. Lovell

Reporting Public Affairs: Problems and Solutions

Ronald P. Lovell

Published January 28th 1992
ISBN : 9780881336962
Paperback
506 pages
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 About the Book 

Never before has the role of the public affairs reporter been more important. This up-to-date book shows readers how to cover a speciality beat and write informative pieces for a mass audience. The book gives thorough treatment to each beat,MoreNever before has the role of the public affairs reporter been more important. This up-to-date book shows readers how to cover a speciality beat and write informative pieces for a mass audience. The book gives thorough treatment to each beat, including the history of coverage, practical suggestions for covering the beat logistically, and tips on writing the stories. Moreover, it explains the special circumstances and problems of covering each beat and offers solutions. The discussion draws examples from headlines about such issues as the 1992 presidential campaign and the Los Angeles riots.