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  • Social Issues: Covering Human Rights, Education & Health - English

    We designed this manual to help journalists to better cover these kinds of issues, to elevate the beats that revolve around daily life to the same level of the politics, crime or entertainment beats. We have chosen to call these social issues because they deal with the way people in society interact with each other. Besides being neglected at many news organizations around the world, social issues involve special reporting challenges. Many of the issues are controversial or sensitive topics that some people would rather not discuss. They often require interviewing people who—unlike...

  • Social Issues: Covering Human Rights, Education & Health - Azeri

    We designed this manual to help journalists to better cover these kinds of issues, to elevate the beats that revolve around daily life to the same level of the politics, crime or entertainment beats. We have chosen to call these social issues because they deal with the way people in society interact with each other. Besides being neglected at many news organizations around the world, social issues involve special reporting challenges. Many of the issues are controversial or sensitive topics that some people would rather not discuss. They often require interviewing people who—unlike...

  • Social Issues: Covering Human Rights, Education & Health - Arabic

    We designed this manual to help journalists to better cover these kinds of issues, to elevate the beats that revolve around daily life to the same level of the politics, crime or entertainment beats. We have chosen to call these social issues because they deal with the way people in society interact with each other. Besides being neglected at many news organizations around the world, social issues involve special reporting challenges. Many of the issues are controversial or sensitive topics that some people would rather not discuss. They often require interviewing people who—unlike...

  • Training Foreign Journalists - Arabic

    This is a manual for overseas journalism trainers. If you are new to this business, perhaps you have some reservations, some fears about it. Do I have a right to train anybody? What do I really know? And, even if I do know quite a lot about journalism, do I know how to teach it? And even if I know how to teach it, will I make a fool of myself in front of a bunch of foreigners? And, anyway, how do I know that my kind of journalism has any relevance where I'm going? Or, you might be coming to the subject from an entirely different perspective. You might be saying to yourself: This is...

  • Dig Deep & Aim High

    Teaching investigative reporting is primarily a lesson in attitudinal adjustment, always delivering the message: Think big; in corporate enterprise stories along with the routine news stories; never assume that documents are unavailable;develop relationships with sources and experts who can help you;interview many people with various points of views; make the extra phone call.

  • Basic Journalism: Reporting, Writing and Editing Materials - Russian

    This manual is a guide for journalists working in the republics of the former Soviet Union and is a practical textbook focusing on reporting, writing and editing for independent newspapers. The manual may also serve other professionals seeking to perfect their own practical basics of fundamental journalism.

  • Basic Journalism: Reporting, Writing and Editing Materials - Kyrgyz

    This manual is a guide for journalists working in the republics of the former Soviet Union and is a practical textbook focusing on reporting, writing and editing for independent newspapers. The manual may also serve other professionals seeking to perfect their own practical basics of fundamental journalism.

  • Basic Journalism: Reporting, Writing and Editing Materials - Kazakh

    This manual is a guide for journalists working in the republics of the former Soviet Union and is a practical textbook focusing on reporting, writing and editing for independent newspapers. The manual may also serve other professionals seeking to perfect their own practical basics of fundamental journalism.

  • Personnel and Profits: A Guide to Successful Newspaper Management

    This is a basic guide for creating and operating a successful newspaper business. This booklet is intended to be useful for newspaper entrepreneurs in developing countries, and in countries with newly emergent press freedoms or market economies. Most newspapers begin with an idea, a mission or an inspiration. Few newspapers are started in developing societies primarily as a vehicle to make money for their owners. Because most newspaper entrepreneurs get started for non-business reasons, they need a basic guide to the business of running a newspaper.