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The Resource America's best newspaper writing : a collection of ASNE prizewinners, [compiled by] Roy Peter Clark, Christopher Scanlan

America's best newspaper writing : a collection of ASNE prizewinners, [compiled by] Roy Peter Clark, Christopher Scanlan

Label
America's best newspaper writing : a collection of ASNE prizewinners
Title
America's best newspaper writing
Title remainder
a collection of ASNE prizewinners
Statement of responsibility
[compiled by] Roy Peter Clark, Christopher Scanlan
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
081
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN4726
LC item number
.A485 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Clark, Roy Peter
  • Scanlan, Christopher
  • American Society of Newspaper Editors
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Journalism
Label
America's best newspaper writing : a collection of ASNE prizewinners, [compiled by] Roy Peter Clark, Christopher Scanlan
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
A selection of award winners from the last 25 years
Bibliography note
Includes journalism web resources (p. [iii] of cover
Contents
  • 1. Deadline Writing. Report from the Mideast: Shiva for a child slain in a Palestinian raid / Richard Ben Cramer -- Jury sends Santa Claus Killer to electric chair / Leonora Bohen LaPeter -- Men of steel are melting with age / David Von Drehle -- In Belfast, death, too, is diminished by death / Francis X. Clines -- 2. Local reporting and beats. All she has, $150,000, is going to a university / Rich Bragg -- Losing it: careers fall like autumn leaves / Thomas Boswell -- It fluttered and became Bruce Murray's heart / Jonathan Bor -- Mackenzie football star another gunplay victim / Mitch Albom -- Even for trees, age could have its privileges; Domino's bites back at tax / Russell Eshleman -- Caught up in the crossfire / Dan Neil -- 3. Obituaries and funerals. Ray Bolger, the immortal scarecrow / Tom Shales -- Edward E. 'Ace' Clark, ice and coal dealer; Tastykake retiree Marie Byrne / Jim Nicholson -- 4. Crime and courts. Caught in the web: evil at the door / Cathy Frye -- Humanity on trial / Linnet Myers -- Metal to bone: Day 1: click / Anne Hull -- 5. Business reporting and explanatory journalism. The life of a cowboy: drudgery and danger / William E. Blundell -- Making it fly: designing the 757 / Peter Rinearson -- Property tax exemptions: legal but terribly unfair / Michael Gartner -- 6. Opinion and persuasion. Woman burned while police had their danish / Murray Kempton -- Tugs at the curtain but the wizard's lips remain frozen / Richard Aregood -- A one-word assault on women / Donna Britt -- The two Alabamas / Bailey Thomson -- Abernathy allies: Kings defend rogue who sullied famed name / Cynthia Tucker -- A thesaurist leaves, exits / Andrew H. Malcolm -- Second thoughts following NY verdict / Leonard Pitts --
  • 7. The profile and feature story. Dr. Seuss: Wild orchestrator of plausible nonsense for kids / Cynthia Gorney -- Koch grabs big apple and shakes it / Saul Pett -- Havana Journal: A sentimental journey to La Casa of childhood / Mirta Ojito -- For Lerro, skyway nightmare never ends / David Finkel -- A beautiful find / Tommy Tomlinson -- Life, death, and corruption on an African mainstream / Blaine Harden -- Ah, What a day! / Ken Fuson -- 8. Terrorism, war, and disasters. Nation stands in disbelief and horror / Bryan Gruley -- Amid the ruins, a separate peace / Steve Lopez -- Only human wreckage is left in Karubamba / Mark Fritz -- A boy who was like a flower / Anthony Shadid -- 1,200 feet of St. Helens tossed to the wind / Richard Zahler -- Fighting for life 50 floors up, with one tool and ingenuity / Jim Dwyer -- 9. The classics. Prisoners with midnight in their hearts / Harold A. Littledale -- Mary White / William Allen White -- Iowa village waits all night for glimpse at fleeting train / Lorena A. Hickok -- Joe Louis uncovers dynamite / Richard Wright -- Mr. Welles and mass delusion / Dorothy Thompson -- The death of Captain Henry Waskow / Ernie Pyle -- From the Bronx slave market / Marvel Cooke -- Miracle of Coogan's Bluff / Red Smith -- About New York / Meyer Berger -- A flower for the graves / Gene Patterson -- 10. The craft of writing great stories. The building blocks of the story -- The language of journalism -- Writing to inform, writing to engage -- Making hard facts easy reading -- 11. The ethics of non-fiction writing
Control code
ocm64199539
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xxvi, 324 p.
Isbn
9780312443672
Lccn
2005928578
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o64199539
  • (OCoLC)64199539
Label
America's best newspaper writing : a collection of ASNE prizewinners, [compiled by] Roy Peter Clark, Christopher Scanlan
Link
Publication
Note
A selection of award winners from the last 25 years
Bibliography note
Includes journalism web resources (p. [iii] of cover
Contents
  • 1. Deadline Writing. Report from the Mideast: Shiva for a child slain in a Palestinian raid / Richard Ben Cramer -- Jury sends Santa Claus Killer to electric chair / Leonora Bohen LaPeter -- Men of steel are melting with age / David Von Drehle -- In Belfast, death, too, is diminished by death / Francis X. Clines -- 2. Local reporting and beats. All she has, $150,000, is going to a university / Rich Bragg -- Losing it: careers fall like autumn leaves / Thomas Boswell -- It fluttered and became Bruce Murray's heart / Jonathan Bor -- Mackenzie football star another gunplay victim / Mitch Albom -- Even for trees, age could have its privileges; Domino's bites back at tax / Russell Eshleman -- Caught up in the crossfire / Dan Neil -- 3. Obituaries and funerals. Ray Bolger, the immortal scarecrow / Tom Shales -- Edward E. 'Ace' Clark, ice and coal dealer; Tastykake retiree Marie Byrne / Jim Nicholson -- 4. Crime and courts. Caught in the web: evil at the door / Cathy Frye -- Humanity on trial / Linnet Myers -- Metal to bone: Day 1: click / Anne Hull -- 5. Business reporting and explanatory journalism. The life of a cowboy: drudgery and danger / William E. Blundell -- Making it fly: designing the 757 / Peter Rinearson -- Property tax exemptions: legal but terribly unfair / Michael Gartner -- 6. Opinion and persuasion. Woman burned while police had their danish / Murray Kempton -- Tugs at the curtain but the wizard's lips remain frozen / Richard Aregood -- A one-word assault on women / Donna Britt -- The two Alabamas / Bailey Thomson -- Abernathy allies: Kings defend rogue who sullied famed name / Cynthia Tucker -- A thesaurist leaves, exits / Andrew H. Malcolm -- Second thoughts following NY verdict / Leonard Pitts --
  • 7. The profile and feature story. Dr. Seuss: Wild orchestrator of plausible nonsense for kids / Cynthia Gorney -- Koch grabs big apple and shakes it / Saul Pett -- Havana Journal: A sentimental journey to La Casa of childhood / Mirta Ojito -- For Lerro, skyway nightmare never ends / David Finkel -- A beautiful find / Tommy Tomlinson -- Life, death, and corruption on an African mainstream / Blaine Harden -- Ah, What a day! / Ken Fuson -- 8. Terrorism, war, and disasters. Nation stands in disbelief and horror / Bryan Gruley -- Amid the ruins, a separate peace / Steve Lopez -- Only human wreckage is left in Karubamba / Mark Fritz -- A boy who was like a flower / Anthony Shadid -- 1,200 feet of St. Helens tossed to the wind / Richard Zahler -- Fighting for life 50 floors up, with one tool and ingenuity / Jim Dwyer -- 9. The classics. Prisoners with midnight in their hearts / Harold A. Littledale -- Mary White / William Allen White -- Iowa village waits all night for glimpse at fleeting train / Lorena A. Hickok -- Joe Louis uncovers dynamite / Richard Wright -- Mr. Welles and mass delusion / Dorothy Thompson -- The death of Captain Henry Waskow / Ernie Pyle -- From the Bronx slave market / Marvel Cooke -- Miracle of Coogan's Bluff / Red Smith -- About New York / Meyer Berger -- A flower for the graves / Gene Patterson -- 10. The craft of writing great stories. The building blocks of the story -- The language of journalism -- Writing to inform, writing to engage -- Making hard facts easy reading -- 11. The ethics of non-fiction writing
Control code
ocm64199539
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xxvi, 324 p.
Isbn
9780312443672
Lccn
2005928578
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o64199539
  • (OCoLC)64199539

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