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Introduction to Narrative Journalism

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Benjamin Wielechowski, University of Michigan-Dearborn

Copyright Year: 2021

Publisher: UM-Dearborn Open Education

Language: English

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Reviewed by Timm Pilcher, Assistant Director of Professional and Career Development, Drake University on 11/21/22

The text is comprehensive and includes extensive details on the elements of narrative journalism, which are the same as elements of fiction (plot, them, mood, character, setting). Each chapter contains one element and delves into the intricacies... read more

Table of Contents

  • . Main Body
    • 1. Ethics
    • 2. Research
    • 3. The Five Elements of Fiction
    • 4. Theme
    • 5. Character
    • 6. Setting
    • 7. Plot
    • 8. Point of View
    • 9. Digital Storytelling

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  • About the Book

    This textbook was created for beginning narrative journalists exploring the craft. It is inspired by the Narrative Journalism course (JASS/COMP/ENGL 310) at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, and it is intended to be used as a guide and handbook. It is structured around the five elements of fiction, and provides both instruction and student examples of various narrative journalism projects.

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