New PDF release: Everyman News: The Changing American Front Page

By Michele Weldon

ISBN-10: 082621777X

ISBN-13: 9780826217776

Front pages of newspapers display a shift during the last few years: tales are extra own, extra inclusive, much less far-off from readers event. Journalist Michele Weldon takes a clean examine how newspapers have carved out a story area of interest that displays society s fascination with own tales and readers calls for for variety in content material. evaluating one hundred sixty entrance pages in twenty American newspapers for 8 dates in 2001 and 2004, she indicates a shift towards gains over not easy information, besides a rise in anecdotal or humanistic methods to all tales. Forces similar to blogs, citizen journalism, newsroom range, and different components have converged to remake front web page, and Weldon unveils the content material of everyman information as commodity except the mode of supply. She additionally comprises greater than fifty interviews with humans attached to journalism approximately what those adjustments suggest.

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One editor at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette said the choice of this date shifted results, but news happens every day of the week, and even if staff writers were not available to cover the hard news events, wire stories could be used and placed on page one. Random significant dates in history demonstrate how breaking news happens every day of the week. C. in terrorist attacks * Wednesday, January 4, 2006: 12 die in Sago, West Virginia, mine collapse, erroneously reported at first to be found alive * Thursday, March 11, 2004: 191 killed in Madrid, Spain, bomb blasts * Friday, November 22, 1963: President John F.

020 Weldon Text (16-164) 11/13/07 9:24 AM Page 30 C hapte r 2 T he Re sults A n A n ecd o tal Co m p a n i o n t o Hi s t o ry He had learned further that each such story is a step in a zigzag march that takes on a discoverable direction only later, when men look back and see it as history. —Theodore H. White, In Search of History: A Personal Adventure a The front page is the lobby of your newspaper, your first impression, a space that welcomes you and invites you to visit offices and apartments on different floors inside.

Tone. The writing was daring, a snazzy, show-off kind of risky business where these writers knew they were breaking rules but were more concerned about expressing themselves with a dazzling story well-told than about pleasing the audience. The new narrative masters are more interested in conveying universal truths than showing off. ”48 020 Weldon Text (16-164) 26 11/13/07 9:24 AM Page 26 E v ery man N e w s : T h e C ha nging A me ric a n Front Pa ge Julia Keller won the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing in 2005 for her series of stories from Utica, Illinois, a small Illinois town destroyed by a tornado in the spring of 2004.

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