Contents: Preface. 1. Reportage of news. 2. Reporting techniques. 3. The reporter. 4. News gathering tactics. 5. Technical reporting. 6. The multifarious skills of the reporter. 7. Principles of editing. 8. Components of editing. 9. Sub-editing. 10. Copy editing.
"The present publication brings together a comprehensive view of news editing and reporting. The phenomenal growth of concepts, attitudes and perceptions in the area of news gathering and reporting, analysis and interpretation is reflected in the following carefully compiled material that would assist the aspiring newsperson in his professional growth and career development. This book is offered with the hope that it will be a constant companion for students of journalism as well as for practicing journalists and newspersons." (jacket)