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Weird Ways of News

Weird Ways of News

Weird Ways of News: A user's guide to news values. Most of us who consume products of journalists--that is, nearly everybody--seldom consider how news is made. But news is a manufactured product. This book aims to help you understand and digest that product. More than that, it aims to help you understand how to make your own news. And it aims to help you understand why so much of our news reaches beyond our verbal literacy, our ability to analyze words and their meanings. That's because so much of our news is visual. And we're generally not visually literate. This book may complement a basic journalism text. But it also presumes everybody will become part of the news manufacturing process sometime in their lives. Most people who take a class, hold a job, lead a club, pursue some hobbies or... Show More


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Ross F. Collins
Ross F. Collins (Faculty)
6 years ago

This is written as a secondary textbook for writing and editing students, as well as the public interested in what journalists do, and why they do it.

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