A NewsHound's Guide to Student Journalism

· McFarland

About this ebook

Covering the basics of media arts values and practice, this graphic textbook offers cub reporters a primer on the drama, adventure and ethical conundrums that make journalism rewarding and fun. Using ripped-from-the-headlines examples, the authors challenge students to engage with the big issues. The stories revolve around a diverse newspaper staff at an urban high school who find themselves in a series of teachable moments. Packed with reporting exercises and fundamentals of the craft, woven into engaging narratives, each comic also gives readers a look at the real-life event that inspired the tale.

About the author

Katina Paron, MJE, a Brooklyn-based journalism educator, has created byline opportunities for teens worldwide for more than 25 years. She directs the NYC High School Journalism Collaborative at Baruch College. Javier Güelfi is an Argentine-born and -based cartoonist, illustrator, and graphic designer. He has worked for such companies and NGOs as BuzzFeed, Univision, Unicef, The Women’s Building, and many local and international media outlets.

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