Presentation on theme: "MODULE 9: REPORTING. 12 3 Reporting Good reporters have to be on the scene to OBSERVE firsthand. GOOD REPORTERS LOOK AND LISTEN FOR THEIR READERS. EVERYONE."— Presentation transcript:
MODULE 9: REPORTING
12 3 Reporting Good reporters have to be on the scene to OBSERVE firsthand. GOOD REPORTERS LOOK AND LISTEN FOR THEIR READERS. EVERYONE AT AN ACTIVITY OR EVENT IS A POTENTIAL SOURCE. SOME SOURCES OFFER BETTER INSIGHTS THAN OTHERS. INFORMATION GATHERING STARTS WITH THE FIVE WS AND H.
12 3 Reporting RESEARCH adds depth and details to the story. RESEARCH HELPS REPORTERS UNDERSTAND THEIR STORIES. PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED MATERIAL IS A PLACE TO START RESEARCHING A STORY. PRIMARY SOURCES PROVIDE BACKGROUND AND MATERIAL THAT MAY BECOME PART OF A STORY.
1 3 2 Reporting Thoughtful INTERVIEWS works result in stories with substance. THE BETTER THE QUESTION, THE BETTER THE ANSWERS. ACTIVE LISTENING PRODUCES THE BEST RESULTS. GOOD NOTES CONTAIN DIRECT QUOTES AND FACTS.