The New York Times Reader
Arts and CulturePaperback - 2011
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Whether it is the arts or science, medicine or business, you'll find stories that inspire while providing readers an insider's look into the rewards, challenges and everyday routines of beat reporting. The carefully selected pieces in each Reader cover the spectrum from news to features to analysis to blogs and other online innovations. Each volume also features these elements:
-Conversations with Times writers take readers behind the scenes to learn about their goals for the beat and how they got their jobs, as well as practical nuts-and-bolts information on how they report and write for a global audience in the multimedia age.
-Story Scan disassembles stories into their component parts, labeling and analyzing the elements that make good beat stories work.
-Making Connections questions and assignments sharpen thinking and prepare students to go out on the beat to start finding their own great stories.