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Indepth Reporting

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Assignment

Indepth Assignment Spring 2013

 

 

Seven Characteristics of Indepth and/or Investigative Reporting

 

1. Statistical information and hard facts found through research

2. Corrects public misperceptions about topic

3. Several reputable sources on all sides of the issue

4. Evidence of background research

5. Objectivity and lack of bias

6. Examples of the problem through sources

7. Affects/makes an impact on the community

 

Will your story include all seven of these characteristics? If not, then re-work your topic and angle.

 

 

 

Story Examples

 

Teen Sexuality

Heroin in High School

Gay in UA: Breaking down barriers

Addicted to A's: Pills for Perfection

 

 

A breath on his own

USA Today: Why do we speed?

 

Story Example with Outline

A season torn apart

 

Packet: Conducting a Survey

Survey Overview

 

Packet: Computer-Assisted Reporting

Investigative Reporting and Technology

 

 

 

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