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Jokes & Comedians: how old?, tysha, allexperts
tysha, allexperts, comedians: Tysha, Absolutely not. It s just about the perfect age...in most cases. But there s also a factor I call your mental age . I ve discussed this in a previous answer. Here s a link: http://en.allexperts.com/q/Jokes-Comedians-1535/25-OLD-BREAK-COMEDY.htm...

Jokes & Comedians: More oppurtunities in bigger cities?, open mics, comedy listings
open mics, comedy listings, cincy: Alex, Wow, you re in Columbus? I live in Westerville. What improv troupe are you working with? What open mics or clubs have you been to? I m just curious – makes me feel like I m still part of the scene. Columbus has never been great for moving forward...

Jokes & Comedians: Performances, ronald reagan building, dc trip
ronald reagan building, dc trip, ronald reagan: Hi, Deena -- There s a lot of information at http://www.capsteps.com, the Steps official website. They even have a listing of their bookings around the country, many of which are public, so you might get lucky and not even need to wait until your next...

Jokes & Comedians: Please Help, comedy routine, writer friends
comedy routine, writer friends, second thought: Be happy to give you my opinion. I will not steal any part of your routine. If you wish, with your permission,I could also ask the opinion of some of my writer friends. They are talented but not as ethical. They justify their behavior by saying that they need...

Jokes & Comedians: Poetry for an irish friend, michael jackson jokes, tree fellers
michael jackson jokes, tree fellers, offensive jokes: Hiya Rachel! I ll see what I can do for you about Irish jokes but as far as Michael Jackson jokes go...It s difficult to find one that isnt offensive. Sorry to say. Irsish Jokes 1. What s Irish and stays out all night? Paddy 0 Furniture 2. Paddy...

Jokes & Comedians: Popeye, anniversary event, splendid job
anniversary event, splendid job, old film: Sorry for the lateness of this reply Eric. I believe its because the movie didn t do very well and it was one of his first movies. Also it could be due to the fact that there were some issues with his family life going on during that time. Hope that...

Jokes & Comedians: How to Prepare for the First Time on Stage, open mic nights, open mics
open mic nights, open mics, comedy venues: Alan, Here you go. As I said, this is a canned response that I have compiled in regard to some of the most common questions I get, so it s long and involves a lot of background material - hope you find it helpful. --- First, pick a date and open...

Jokes & Comedians: Preparing For Your First Time On Stage, message answer, appriciated
message answer, appriciated, waiting in line: Lee, I don t know what s going on. I tried to post answers to your follow-ups, but they re not appearing, and when I try to re-post them, it shows them already there. Maybe it ll work this time. -- ANSWER TO FOLLOW-UP QUESTIONS: Lee, All...

Jokes & Comedians: President Bush, funniest joke, funny jokes
funniest joke, funny jokes, president bush: Reg -- Well, there have been many funny jokes. I can tell you the one that s my recent favorite, though it may not be the funniest of all time: Somebody observed to the President that he didn t seem to be swayed by the prevailing opinions of the public....

Jokes & Comedians: Prop comedian, groucho glasses, feature alot
groucho glasses, feature alot, parody songs: Harley, Well, you ve asked a purely subjective question, so my answer will have to be purely subjective as well. I pride myself on honesty, so I m going to be brutally honest here: I loathe prop comedy. I think doing parody songs is OK to some extent,...

Jokes & Comedians: Stand Up at Pub, open mic night, comedy routine
open mic night, comedy routine, university pub: Monika -- My experience is somewhat different than yours, but I can identify with the situation of having a goal, having some good ideas, having a reputation as funny (in a good way), but...not really being sure how to take the next step. I have not...

Jokes & Comedians: political satire comedians, political satire, own entertainment
political satire, own entertainment, song samples: Ryan -- I hope your March conference worked out OK. I came across info about farm comedian Mylo Hatzenbuhler today and thought you might be interested, perhaps for future reference or just for your own entertainment: http://www.picklehead.com/mini/hatzen.html...

Jokes & Comedians: popular poem, show me the way to go home, way to go home
show me the way to go home, way to go home, google: Jesse -- The information you seek appears to be pretty easily available on the Internet. I ll explain to you how to find it, because searching for popular texts or lyrics is a really useful thing to know how to do. Go to your favorite search engine (I...

Jokes & Comedians: poverty, economic classes, arrogance
economic classes, arrogance, homeless: Not homeless, but 1. Property Challenged 2. Between residences 3. Indeterminate Campers Actually this subject is dear to me. I believe that people of most economic classes view the homeless as in the way or invisible. There is an arrogance in a free...

Jokes & Comedians: president bush, elder bush, alker
elder bush, alker, dubya: Mary Jane -- I ve thought this over and I m not sure that I can really put my finger on the answer. Dubya has, through usage, become well-known as a mocking nickname for the President, and so it s now kind of difficult to say what was originally funny...

Jokes & Comedians: Stand-up Q& A, comedy cd, stand up comedy
comedy cd, stand up comedy, legal category: Dwayne, This is quite a bit outside my realm of expertise, so for a real answer, I d consult an attorney or someone in the legal category here on AllExperts. However, I can give you a little bit of information because all comics worry about this....

Jokes & Comedians: Another question about prop comedy, self help books, authoritative sources
self help books, authoritative sources, tv commercials: Francis, Thanks for asking. This is an interesting question. I guess my opinion comes down to: I don t know. I d really want to see how and why you used the supportive “props” in your act to convince myself as to whether they were truly necessary or...

Jokes & Comedians: Radio/TV skits, minute skit, internet jokes
minute skit, internet jokes, funny commercials: Good luck to ya. You re right. There is nothing new or funny anymore on the net. In fact I dont think there ever was anything funny on the internet. But since I get roughly 3000 chain letter jokes a week clogging up my e-mail, I stopped reading internet...

Jokes & Comedians: reference book, joke books, business humor
joke books, business humor, one liner jokes: Neil, Sorry for the delay in this response. The short answer is no. I generally steer clear of humor books and the only ones I have personally used or looked at involve humor writing techniqes, not angles from which subjects can be approached. ...

Jokes & Comedians: Sir i want to ask question..., humor on, joks
humor on, joks, rhf: Naveed -- One of my favorite sites is http://www.netfunny.com/rhf/ , but you can find many more by going to your favorite search engine and searching for humor or for jokes . There seems to be an endless supply of humor on the Web -- I hope you find...

Jokes & Comedians: Skit material, minute skit, typical radio
minute skit, typical radio, club presentation: Larry -- This sounds like an interesting project -- and you re actually getting started far enough ahead to get a good result! I would suggest that your best bet would be to write your own material following the pattern of something that you think is...

Jokes & Comedians: Standup Comedy, comedy workshops, stand up comedy
comedy workshops, stand up comedy, standup comedy: Laura, Thanks for the question. OK, first of all, you ve asked how to turn ideas into jokes. So I ll start by attaching my standard overview of how to progress from the basic idea, to a joke to actually performing. Much of this may cover stuff you...

Jokes & Comedians: Getting Started, stand up comedians, friendship circle
stand up comedians, friendship circle, rest thanks: Kristin, Knowing whether or not you should try stand-up comes down to you. Most of my friends told me I d never be able to do it, but I was reasonably successful. On the other hand, I have seen literally dozens, maybe hundreds, of people wash out almost...

Jokes & Comedians: Stealing Jokes, alcoholic woman, mike time
alcoholic woman, mike time, putting on a show: Don t worry. You will only be accused of stealing someone s material if you re funny. Actually that happened to me recently. I was at an event where there were guest comics putting on a show to support a charity. One of the comics used a line that I have...

Jokes & Comedians: Success Rate, open mic night, stand up comedians
open mic night, stand up comedians, comedy bookers: Shawn, What an interesting question. As you ve already pointed out, it really comes down to how one defines success. All of what you re about to read is 100% based on conjecture and guessing from my own personal experience so I don’t know how much...

Jokes & Comedians: Sup, morning radio, radio spots
morning radio, radio spots, comfortable place: Isiah, Thanks for the questions. what do you love about your job There are a lot of things I liked about it, but not the things many people think of. Obviously, it s very cool to only have to work for an hour or two a day. Writing time,...

Jokes & Comedians: salaries, open mic nights, stand up comics
open mic nights, stand up comics, open microphone: Stand-up comics generally do not get paid at all when they first start. Usually, you will get started by performing at open microphone nights (also called amateur nights ). In this, you are given a few minutes, usually five to seven, to perform in front of...

Jokes & Comedians: The setting that makes it funny, loose narrative, comedy club
loose narrative, comedy club, no doubt: Bryan, There s no doubt that the venue contributes to the success or failure of a comic. Some rooms just don t have comedy feng shui going for them, and some do. There was a room here in my hometown called The Lobby that did comedy for years, and nobody...

Jokes & Comedians: song title, hootie and the blowfish, quotation marks
hootie and the blowfish, quotation marks, repeated several times: Grif -- This is a little out of my area of expertise, but I ll give it a shot. I searched ( every time I look at you lyrics) -- drop the parentheses but do include the quotation marks -- and got a number of possibilities, including Il Divo, Kiss, George...

Jokes & Comedians: standup, blackout period, undying passion
blackout period, undying passion, allexperts: Matt, Did I ever send you an answer to this question? I don t remember it at all. For a while (Most of June and July) I wasn t getting anything from AllExperts. This has apparently been corrected and I was just looking at my profile and realized your message...

Jokes & Comedians: getting started, performance slots, stand up comedy
performance slots, stand up comedy, provocative material: Jared, Here s my catch-all Everything You Wanted To Know About Amateur Stand-Up Comedy answer. DEFINING THE TERMS I ll be using some terms later on that deal with different performance slots and types of performance venues, so it s important to...

Jokes & Comedians: getting started, open mic night, dealing with stage fright
open mic night, dealing with stage fright, first timers: Rick, Thanks for the question. I think the best thing I can do is direct you to a past answer, which probably has most of what you re looking for: how to start writing, how to start preparing and dealing with stage fright. It s here: http://en.allexperts.com/q/Jokes-Comedians-1535/started.htm...

Jokes & Comedians: getting started, dealing with stage fright, comedy class
dealing with stage fright, comedy class, buddy hackett: Jason, I think the best thing I can do is direct you to a past answer, which probably has most of what you re looking for: how to start writing, how to start preparing and dealing with stage fright. It s here: http://en.allexperts.com/q/Jokes-Comedians-1535/started.htm...

Jokes & Comedians: getting started in stand up comedy, comedy audiences, stand up comedy
comedy audiences, stand up comedy, comedy night: My advice to you is don t do it the way you described. Here s why. You do the show, a handful of people show up - the club owner goes, we didn t make enough money so we can t give you any. OR a ton of people show up and a screwy club owner goes, we still didn...

Jokes & Comedians: Getting started in improv., national forensic league, paycheck to paycheck
national forensic league, paycheck to paycheck, citizens discount: Paul, You re right that it s generally easier to get started in stand-up or improv if you re young. You ll often have to stay up and out later, and once you get into the 9-5 thing, that gets hard. So younger people with some flexibility to their schedule...

Jokes & Comedians: Getting started/where to perform, funny bone on the levee, stand up comedy
funny bone on the levee, stand up comedy, writing comedy: Will, I know I would need to write jokes that are for older people and not younger people like teenagers. No. No. No. A thousand time no. Write YOUR material, not someone else s. Everybody else s expectations of what you should write, or what jokes...

Jokes & Comedians: getting started, becoming a comedian, tape recorders
becoming a comedian, tape recorders, waiting in line: Mark, As to whether you re too old, I got almost the same question just a little while back, and the answer applies equally to you as well. Here s the answer I gave: http://experts.about.com/q/Jokes-Comedians-1535/25-OLD-BREAK-COMEDY.htm In a nutshell:...

Jokes & Comedians: starting off, dealing with stage fright, allexperts
dealing with stage fright, allexperts, rufus: Hi Rufus, I got almost the same question a while back and the transcript of my response is available here http://en.allexperts.com/q/Jokes-Comedians-1535/Comedy-2.htm It has links to stuff I ve written about how to get started writing, dealing with...

Jokes & Comedians: How to structure an act, transitions, everyday life experiences, sam kinison
everyday life experiences, sam kinison, open mic night: Paul, RE: TYING MATERIAL TOGETHER In a certain way, you need to be careful – to some extent, you re putting the cart before the horse. In my opinion – and this in some ways will conflict with books and other people you might talk to, but it s my opinion...

Jokes & Comedians: stupid jokes, best jokes, little bit of water
best jokes, little bit of water, stupid jokes: Hey Melissa, I’m trying to define, “Stupid Jokes”. Some jokes are just silly and some are smart. Some jokes are lighthearted while some dark and at times hurtful. My humor leans towards the latter, I love dark, twisted absurdity. The best, “Jokes” are...

Jokes & Comedians: I suck..., coke machine, good jokes
coke machine, good jokes, standup comedy: Hey Eric, Wow, that s a lot of stuff. The only thing I can tell is try to relax. When you re hanging out with you re friends don t try to force humor, just let it occur naturally. There are some ways to feel more comfortable with humor. You might...

Jokes & Comedians: Taking a Beginner's Improv Class ... Do you have to already be funny?, improv works, improv classes
improv works, improv classes, improv class: Hi Mem, Can you tell me a little about how beginning improv classes are? All improv classes are different in terms of style, content and value. What I would tell you is to do your homework - see if you can find a workshop that s taught by someone with...

Jokes & Comedians: Thea Vidale, thea vidale, comedy clubs
thea vidale, comedy clubs, ave nyc: Dear Sari: GOD KNOWS I VE TRIED!!!!!!!!!!!!! The closest thing I get (so far) is the fact that Thea was at Caroline s on Broadway in NYC in December and that they have not booked her for 2001 as yet. She has no web page (that I ve found), no schedules...

Jokes & Comedians: Tutorials on making jokes and being humorous, jerry seinfield, dennis miller
jerry seinfield, dennis miller, inflection: To be completely honest, the only way to get good at it is do it. Just get on a stage and do it. In my opinion, comedy can t be taught or read or studied. It can only be figured out by doing it. In the beginning I read books, I watched a lot of comics, but...

Jokes & Comedians: What do you think?, short jokes, child pornography
short jokes, child pornography, son jeremy: It takes a lot to offend me, and some of my jokes are just as raunchy, so these didn t bother me at all. I definitely see some potential in these. I would imagine that a book would be better than performing them on stage, as these seem to be for a limited...

Jokes & Comedians: trick question.., allexpert, mucel
allexpert, mucel, admission procedure: Hello IN REAL FORM I think they do that to for mucel development to improve their body structure at night to wake them up. IN JOKE FORM! They get to stressed with fighting in computer games that they develope a viurs and try to relax so much and don t...

Jokes & Comedians: trouble with jokes, dave chappelle, good jokes
dave chappelle, good jokes, standup comedy: Samuel, I don t understand the basis of your question. Are you already involved in stand-up and having trouble figuring out how to write? If so, you might want to take a look at this past answer I gave, which deals in depth how I personally develop...

Jokes & Comedians: under 21 clubs?, open mic night, sara sara
open mic night, sara sara, weekly newspapers: Sara -- This is a tough one because I m not anywhere near Chicago and don t know any specifics for your area. I have a couple of ideas, though. In my area, there are some free weekly newspapers that focus on entertainment topics. There are many ads for...

Jokes & Comedians: I've always thought about comedy, stand up comedy, comedy performers
stand up comedy, comedy performers, open mic: Carl, Sorry for the delay, I ve been working away from my computer this week. In addition to what I ll post below, AllExperts archives all past questions and you can review any/all of those (although much of what s in this message is compiled from...

Jokes & Comedians: ventriloquism, open mic nights, jot notes
open mic nights, jot notes, stand up comedy: Hi Adam, I must admit I know nothing about ventriloquism. I did however find a great link for beginners: http://www.brownielocks.com/ventriloquism.html Comedy on the other hand, we can discuss. You stated that you have some material (stuff you’ve jotted...

Jokes & Comedians: Wanna Start, topical humor, reading newspapers
topical humor, reading newspapers, stand ups: Regarding stand-up comedy, that is something that I will be getting into soon. So I don t have a ton of first hand knowledge yet, but here are a few things. Stand-up is all about you, your material and your delivery. Reading newspapers, magazines and current...

Jokes & Comedians: Well...., comedy trio, australian comedy
comedy trio, australian comedy, political humor: uncomfortable rashes in areas that you would never tell your mother about. I also seem to have found that I have a tendency to work for managers that are greatly lacking in humor. Its like they expect their cash register to balance ALL THE TIME. (Some people...

Jokes & Comedians: Witty Comments, jon macks, barnes and noble
jon macks, barnes and noble, standup comedian: Autif, Comedy is not defined by precise guidelines and, in my opinion, cannot be learned from the ground up. A person can develop their innate sense of humor and sharpen it, but I personally do not believe a sense of humor, at a base level, can be developed...

Jokes & Comedians: Writing jokes, john smiley, writing jokes
john smiley, writing jokes, e mc2: John, I think you ve accidentally stumbled on one of the “hidden” reasons I steer clear of joke-writing books. When you think there s a formula for a joke, that makes comedy akin to math, and in math there is a right way to “solve” a formula and a wrong...

Jokes & Comedians: Writing/Selling Comedy Material, other talk show hosts, talk show hosts
other talk show hosts, talk show hosts, sketch ideas: Donna, Thanks for your question. This is difficult to answer with any accuracy. One thing I can say is that if you ever got paid for your jokes, it’d be a flat one-time fee for the joke. So you’d be selling the complete rights, in perpetuity, for a...

Jokes & Comedians: WW II Slap stick, ww ii, world war ii
ww ii, world war ii, school authorities: Brison -- Thanks for the clarification. I m still taking a guess about what you mean by in trouble with the public in general. Sure, some people would be offended and some of these might express disapproval of such an activity -- so in that sense, he...

Jokes & Comedians: A wanna be comedian, negative stigma, stand up comedy
negative stigma, stand up comedy, rodney dangerfield: Michael, Thank you for the question. Do comedians write their own jokes or does someone else write their material for them. Most comics today write their own material. Back in the early days of stand-up comedy - from the 1910 s up to about 1965...

Jokes & Comedians: I was wondering about the..., open mics, weeks per year
open mics, weeks per year, travel requirements: Justin, As far as educational requirements, there are none. Stand-up comedy works somewhat like an apprenticeship where you learn by doing and studying how others with more experience do it. The travel requirements are extensive. At the very beginning...

Jokes & Comedians: How to write material and become a comedian., john moyer, wheel bike
john moyer, wheel bike, comedy club: Sean, One of the things I always say is I can t tell people how to be funny or how to write jokes. It s something they have to figure out for themselves. I know there are books, and comics give work shops and such, but I really think that the only person...

Jokes & Comedians: Money and amount of material, middle act, hotel expenses
middle act, hotel expenses, food expenses: 1)PAY ISSUES Pay issues are very dicey because there are a lot of factors in play. For example, are you performing in an A, B or C room? Obviously, A and B rooms tend to pay more than the so-called one-nighters (C rooms). And of course, you make more money...

Jokes & Comedians: writing, other talk show hosts, talk show hosts
other talk show hosts, talk show hosts, sitcom writers: Jackson, Thanks for the questions. Do most comedians write their own stuff? Yes, for the most part. Joke trading and outright sale of jokes between comics is not unheard of, but it is nowhere near as prevalent as it used to be. In my experience,...

Jokes & Comedians: stand up, open mic nights, open mic night
open mic nights, open mic night, open mics: Matt, Sorry about the two month delay in getting back to you. AllExperts seems to have some sort of problem getting notices to me and every now and again a question just never shows up in my mailbox. I only saw your question because I got another one today...

Jokes & Comedians: Who is . . ., cheese sandwich, allexpert
cheese sandwich, allexpert, catch phrases: To Stuart Cooper made an art form of getting magic tricks wrong. He is considered by many to be one of the most inventive and funny British comedians since Charlie Chaplin. It should be noted, however, that despite his purported inability to perform conjuring...

Jokes & Comedians: How can I be like you?, question thanks, auto response
question thanks, auto response, ely: Ely, What category are you an Expert in? I previously sent an auto-response decline to answer the question because I thought the question was meant to be sarcastic, but now I m not so sure. So if you point me to your category, I ll answer the question....

Jokes & Comedians: where to go?, shy person, that would make sense
shy person, that would make sense, punchline: Rich, Tough questions. I am, by nature, a shy person Most comics are, to some extent or another. Very few are the gregarious, outgoing life-of-the-party types. how can i present my jokes to an audience in a way that would make sense, and...

Jokes & Comedians: who are they, comedy duo, pool game
comedy duo, pool game, hi mary: Hi Mary, I m taking a stab at the answer (as no one has yet to try). I believe the Comedy Duo to be Wheeler & Woolsey, they are two men, but they often worked with a woman. This is not a definitive answer to your question…but it’s at least a start. Let...

Jokes & Comedians: stand up, open poetry reading, comedy performers
open poetry reading, comedy performers, stage opportunities: Ian, Hello. First of all, I don t know anything about the stand-up scene in Australia. I have no idea how it works there, if it s completely different from how things work here in the US or what. Since you ve written a very broad question, I m just...

Jokes & Comedians: yo mama, mama joke, free bread
mama joke, free bread, sting: Well there are plenty of Yo Mama jokes circulating on the net. As far as ones that sting go? I don t know how bad a your mama joke can sting. Unless you use the truth like Yo Mama a drunk! But other than that I can t think of ones that sting. Nevertheless...

Jokes & Comedians: Am I too young for comedy?, famous comedians, open mics
famous comedians, open mics, writing comedy: Hi Erica, Eddie Murphy was younger than you when he started doing stand-up. In fact, there are a good many now famous comedians that started young. I feel you should follow your heart and dreams of being a comedian. Have you ever performed? Even in front...

Jones, Tommy Lee: Song in this movie, morgan freeman, seven
morgan freeman, seven, bach: Hey Sterling. I think the piece you are looking for is J. S. Bach s Air on a G String from his 3rd orchestral suite in D Major. I believe you can download a piano arrangement here; http://www.musanim.com/pdf/AirOnAShoeString.pdf Best wishes Debbie Ironmonger...

Jones, Tommy Lee: Movies, information technology class, fan mail
information technology class, fan mail, great actor: Hi and thank you for posting. Am I correct in assuming that this question is directed at Mr. Jones personally? I m afraid I have no contact with Mr. Jones and am merely an expert on him. You could conceviably contact Mr. Jones although he is renowned for not...

Joomla CMS: Joomla -Installation & hosting, joomla web hosting, cheap web hosting joomla
joomla web hosting, cheap web hosting joomla: All the software you mentioned will come included in the server setup with the web hosting. Other than getting some inexpensive hosting for the site all the software you need ot create a great site is free. All you have to do is install the Joomla to the...

Joomla CMS: User Upload, web developer, website development company
Joomla CMS: User Upload, web developer, website development company

Joomla CMS: User Upload, philadelphia web design, joomla membership sites
philadelphia web design, joomla membership sites: Hello, Yes you can do what you are seeking in Joomla but it is not necessarily easy, at least for a beginner of Joomla. You basically need a web application that extends Joomla to be a property management application as well as ecommerce. The simplest way...

Joomla CMS: CMS, Joomla, Philadelphia web design
Joomla, Philadelphia web design: Joomla is a php-based web application. All data for the system is stored in a MySQL database. A cMS is useful for a company that has a lot of content that is wants to present to its web visitors. Joomla has a built in web based editor and allows various users...

Joomla CMS: joomla template, joomla templates, joomla web design
joomla templates, joomla web design: Hello, This is kind of a catch-22 question. The initial answer is yes you can make your own templates. A joomla template though is a little more than most web templates as it must contain the Joomla code for module placement. content within a joomla website...

Joomla CMS: Upload Folder, Philadelphia Web Design, Moving Joomla installation moving joomla site
Philadelphia Web Design, Moving Joomla installation moving joomla site: Hello, It depends on where you installed the Joomla. I assume all your Joomla files are in the Jooml15 directory. Here is what you will need to do. This is the easiest. 1) Download JoomPack. It is a Joomla component that allows you to backup your site...

Joomla CMS: Joomla URL, joomla, redirect
joomla, redirect, domain: Hi, I need to confirm a couple of assumptions: - This is Joomla 1.5/1.6/1.7? - You actually want to change the domain name only of the website, is that correct? In this case you shouldn t have any problems just moving the website onto a different domain,...

Joomla CMS: Arabic to english numbers, mainframe application, character translation
mainframe application, character translation, english numbers: Hi Mohammed, interesting question. I have a couple of questions, but I can give some generic advice independent of these answers. - is this Joomla 1,5, 1.6 or 1.7? - Do you use any translation features, such as of 1.7 or Joomfish? - Is this content stored...

Joomla CMS: I can only see source code of web template, php interpreter, forefox
php interpreter, forefox, graphical content: Hi Mohamed, thanks for your question. It looks like the PHP interpreter is not correctly configured in WAMP server. You can create a simpler test by creating a file called phpinfo.php with the content ?php phpinfo(); in your web space. This...

Joomla CMS: intergration between FB and joomla!, kevin lam, valid authorization
kevin lam, valid authorization, experiense: Hi Kevin, thanks for getting back quickly. You are right, there could be Joomla parameter filtering, which may stop some data flow coming from Facebook. However I m sure this could be somehow adjusted. In terms of debugging, can you put var_dump($_POST);var_dump($_GET);...

Joomla CMS: Joomla SSL Contact Form, website move, absolute link
website move, absolute link, absolute urls: Hi, sorry for the delay in answering this question. Normally, you can expect the links in the CMS all to be relative, that is if the website does not link to files or images on other websites and if the template has been built to a proper standard. ...

Joomla CMS: Using Joomla to publish simple DB on Website, mysql
mysql: Hi Chuck, many thanks for the question. I have some ideas how you can solve this problem, however I need some time to look up some things and am also buried in some emergency items here. Can I please get back to you within the next 3 days? Kind Regards,...

Joplin, Janis: "Don't compromise yourself...", janis joplin, big brother
janis joplin, big brother, bits and pieces: First let me say that I apologize for taking so long to answer your question! I was away on vacation and just got back last night. Yes, Janis actually did say Don t compromise yourself, it s all you have Unfortunately, because she said it so often,...

Joplin, Janis: "Don't compromise yourself...", eloquence, compromise
Joplin, Janis: "Don't compromise yourself...", eloquence, compromise, merve griffith

Joplin, Janis: A possible collaboration with JIm morrison and Jimi Hendrix, syd barrett, doors fan
Joplin, Janis: A possible collaboration with JIm morrison and Jimi Hendrix, syd barrett, doors fan, jimi hendrix

Joplin, Janis: a song she sung, bob rivers, magee
Joplin, Janis: a song she sung, bob rivers, magee, parody

Joplin, Janis: Hair colour, natural hair colour, out of the blue
natural hair colour, out of the blue, brown hair: Janis had mousey brown hair. Most of the colors you see in later pictures are not her actual hair-- just fur boas IN her hair. Although pictures of her show the mousey brown to sometimes be darker (brown) or lighter (dirty blond)... I think it was just the...

Joplin, Janis: introduce me, please!, monterey pop festival, big mama thornton
monterey pop festival, big mama thornton, laura brown: I suggest Janis Joplin--18 Essential Songs to begin with. There are many anthologies made of Janis, but this one by far is the most complete. It starts you off with Trouble in Mind-- A recording Janis made before she even became famous, and ends you with...

Joplin, Janis: Janis Joplin, full tilt boogie, full tilt boogie band
full tilt boogie, full tilt boogie band, monterey pop festival: I d love to know more about what you d like to know about Janis. She was born in Port Arthur, TX in 1943... She was influenced by a lot of New Orleans, LA jazz and blues, especially Leadbelly and Odetta. She had been planning to be an artist, but came out...

Joplin, Janis: Did Joplin write/perform folk music?, new orleans jazz, hesitation blues
new orleans jazz, hesitation blues, laura joplin: Yes, Janis did what could be considered folk music Before she became famous, she travelled with just her guitar and her voice, playing at bars, etc. I think that the majority of the folk music could also be considered bluegrass though. If you re interested...

Joplin, Janis: janis and love, starring renee zellweger, renee zellweger
starring renee zellweger, renee zellweger, roll edge: Okay -- I ll break down your question into two parts 1) Bette Midler in The Rose ...okay, understand that The Rose was *based* on Janis life, but by no means a biography or non-fiction. They took aspects of Janis persona and Hollywood-ized it. Janis...

Joplin, Janis: A possible collaboration with JIm morrison and Jimi Hendrix, son of a preacher man, napster server
son of a preacher man, napster server, son of a preacher: On your queue, I downloaded the song from Napster myself and I can only imagine that since there is only one singer, and that it is in NO way any three of them that it is a tribute song to them. I m listening to the lyrics and I m thinking that is the answer....

Joplin, Janis: a song she sung, mr magoo, rare album
mr magoo, rare album, janis joplin: I would make sure that this song was, in fact, sung by Janis. Lots of people have sung songs in the style of Janis but they are not actually sung by Janis herself. I own every rare album -- almost every bootleg, and I have never even heard of this track....

Journal Writing: Journal Writing, free software tools, journaling software
free software tools, journaling software, freedownloadmanager: Well, you start off by saying, I read enough about keeping a daily journal. If you had, you would have found the answers to your questions. Only you can answer how journal writing helps in your life, and only you can decide what to keep in your journal....

Journal Writing: Questions, gain happiness, personal method
gain happiness, personal method, life experiences: Journalism is the practice of the media collecting and disseminating information to the public through newspapers, magazines and television. Is your question actually about journalism, or are you actually asking about keeping a journal as a personal method...

Journal Writing: journal how to keep writing in it, jot down, journaling tips
jot down, journaling tips, life relationships: For a lot of journaling tips and prompts to help you write, visit my old newsletter group at: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/writingforlife/ in the meantime, carry a little notebook with you all the time, one that fits in your pocket. jot little things...

Journal Writing: Journal, character sketches, face height
character sketches, face height, writing a journal: Benefits of keeping a journal: http://www.trans4mind.com/counterpoint/clement.shtml http://www.toolswithheart.com/healthbenefits/index.html Methods of Journaling: Springboards, or prompts, can be anything -- a quote, a memory, a suggestion. You...

Journal Writing: use of foreign dialect, nonfiction literature, literature experience
nonfiction literature, literature experience, singlish: Your question really doesn t have anything to do with journaling. I would suggest you talk to someone who has nonfiction literature experience. However, in my opinion, what you would need to do is include a dictionary as an appendix to your memoir where you...

Journal Writing: advice, focus state, definite time
focus state, definite time, time limit: First and foremost, you should establish a goal for your writing. What is that goal? Then, take steps to guide yourself to accomplishing that goal. If you want to write about daily events, make sure that you set aside an hour in the evening to write about...

Journal Writing: Journaling Fears, what is creativity, character worksheet
what is creativity, character worksheet, novel writing: I think you have provided your own answers for why you feel this way. It can be one, or a combination of them. You may be afraid there is some deep dark secret that journaling will make known to you and you won t know how to deal with it. That probably...

Journal Writing: advice on journaling, filler words, inflection
filler words, inflection, mannerisms: I would recommend that before you start writing your narrative you make an outline of what happened and what you want to remember. As you think through what happened to make the outline, it will help you remember other details. Once you feel confident that...

Journal Writing: effects of green, journal writer, favorite color
journal writer, favorite color, graphite: ink tends to write more smoothly than graphite, so writing with a pen rather than a pencil may help you write faster. i don t know what effect color might have, other than using your favorite color to write in may cause you to be more inclined to sit down...

Journal Writing: sketchy journal entries, keeping a journal, memoir
keeping a journal, memoir, journal entries: NO! you will not remember details later. i have had this happen to me. i wrote sketchy entries in my journals in high school, thinking that the details were so vivid that i would remember them when i read the entries years later, and i don t!! i would give...

Journal Writing: writing skills, poor grammar, springboards
poor grammar, springboards, self exploration: Journal writing is not necessarily intended to help you with grammar. It is intended as a method of self-exploration or a way of recording your life for those who come after you. To help your grammar I would suggest taking some classes on grammar and creative...

Journal Writing: narrative skill, natalie goldberg, writing down the bones
natalie goldberg, writing down the bones, grammar punctuation: since i don t know how you currently right in your journal i can t really address that question, especially since i don t know specifically which websites and acclaimed authors you have read and exactly what they have said. HOWEVER, the mere act of writing...

Journal Writing: Journal writing questions, lifejournal, journaler
lifejournal, journaler, specific place: the journaler has to find those answers for herself, but here are some ideas: http://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/keeping-a-journal-to-enhance-your-life-the-world/ http://blog.lifejournal.com/journal-writing-benefit/ http://www.thechangeblog.com/keeping-journal/...

Journal Writing: Direct quotes and Paraphrasing, quotation marks, writing a journal
quotation marks, writing a journal, foul mood: Dear Robin: You have raised some interesting questions which I believe will be of interest to many writers. Here are the rules for quotes: 1. Original material from yourself does not use quotes. 2. Someone else s original material quoted verbatim...

Journal Writing: An embarrassment of subjects, ring binder, jot
ring binder, jot, dividers: Hi! One thing I would recommend is making a three ring binder and using dividers for each topic you are interested in, or even putting together a notebook for each topic if you have that much stuff for each topic. Getting organized is important to try to...

Journal Writing: Journaling, thin wood, kitchen cabinet
Journal Writing: Journaling, thin wood, kitchen cabinet, drape

Journal Writing: Journal History Project, southwest asia, quotation marks
southwest asia, quotation marks, journal history: Dear Lisa: I am not sure I understand what you mean by citations, but if you are planning to include in your paper direct quotes from any source, you should cite them, yes, that is, give credit by some means to the person who actually said the words....

Journal Writing: Journal publishing, dear linda, profile description
dear linda, profile description, journal publishing: Dear Melanie, Thank you for your question. I appreciate your thoughtfulness and desire to share your idea with the world. I m still honing my own set of journaling tools. My intention was to be farther along than I am at this point. Life s intention put...

Journal Writing: Journal storage, alison strickland, susan wittig albert
alison strickland, susan wittig albert, tristine rainer: Hi! Yes, I do have a couple of ideas. I recommend getting a book called Harvesting Your Journals by Rosalie DeerHeart and Alison Strickland. I think this book is out of print, so you may have to hunt for used copies at Amazon, Barnes and Noble or Half.com....

Journal Writing: Journal Writing, journal assignment, english assignment
journal assignment, english assignment, journal writing: Hi Steve, I ll be glad to give you some tips for your journal assignment. 1. If you have a choice in heroes, take your time and pick carefully. As you watch the movie take notes about your hero. 2. Ask yourself what is it that I like about this person?...

Journal Writing: Journaling about college, college dormitory, college memories
college dormitory, college memories, journal jar: Hi Kara, Memories of pivotal life experiences such as college are well worth savoring. It sounds as though your college experience was one in a million. You will have lots of fun putting your scrapbook together, I m sure. You re right about the process...

Journal Writing: Journaling, underwear drawer, boring title
underwear drawer, boring title, grandfather clock: Wow, without knowing much about where you live, it s hard to say. You want to try to think outside the box, somewhere where no one would think of looking. Some hiding places have been lose rocks in fireplaces, lose floorboards in houses. Growing up, I had...

Journal Writing: journal Writing, cure depression, sadness and depression
cure depression, sadness and depression, laundry room: I have been thinking of starting a journal. Does journal writing help with sadness and depression? ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Journaling cannot CURE depression, however it is a helpful adjunct to talk therapy and/or antidepressants. Often one will discover (through...

Journal Writing: journal writing, whole heart publications, eldonna bouton
whole heart publications, eldonna bouton, miss phillips: Journaling taps into the creative well within. By quieting your body and putting the pen to the page (or the fingers to the keyboard) you are forcing yourself to slow down, thereby allowing the creative thoughts to rise to the surface. As you become more...

Journal Writing: On journal writing., frequent intervals, journal keeper
frequent intervals, journal keeper, personal reflections: Androscz Ferenc asked: I have always wondered what the difference is between a journal and a diary. I want to start an online journal. Should I just write down what happened to me during the day? Or should a journal simply just show one s thoughts and...

Journal Writing: journal writing, whole heart publications, mataphors
whole heart publications, mataphors, brainstorm ideas: Dear Amber: Journaling taps into the creative well within. By quieting your body and putting the pen to the page (or the fingers to the keyboard) you are forcing yourself to slow down, thereby allowing the creative thoughts to rise to the surface. ...

Journal Writing: journals, natalie goldberg, writing down the bones
natalie goldberg, writing down the bones, julia cameron: Hi Marcy! The wonderful thing about journaling is that there is no right or wrong way to start or keep one. A journal is a highly individualized art. First, you have to ask yourself why you want to keep a journal. What do you hope to get out of keeping...

Journal Writing: how to keep to it, creative writing ideas, momentoes
creative writing ideas, momentoes, journaler: The key is finding something that works for you. I would suggest using prompts. This is an outside idea spark to get you writing. One way of doing this is thinking up 30 different topics that you want to explore in your life, such as hobbies, relationships,...

Journal Writing: keeping a journal, loose leaf binders, whole heart publications
loose leaf binders, whole heart publications, eldonna bouton: Journaling taps into the creative well within. By quieting your body and putting the pen to the page (or the fingers to the keyboard) you are forcing yourself to slow down, thereby allowing the creative thoughts to rise to the surface. As you become more...

Journal Writing: On-line journalling, writer moves, journal writer
writer moves, journal writer, journalling: There is an important issue being raised by your question here -- the concerns about privacy. Ultimately, it rests upon you, the one who writes the journal, on whether you want other people to read what you are writing or not (always bear in mind that almost...

Journal Writing: looking for help in writing a memior, memior, living in the city
memior, living in the city, boyfriends: Dear Toniann: What a lovely name you have! As for your question, it was a little hard for me to figure out just what it was due to sketchy punctuation - ...my character has two sets of parents and lots of boyfriends, you see how do I devide everything...

Journal Writing: suggestions for witing in atravel journal for adolescent, adolescent son, travel souvenir
adolescent son, travel souvenir, travelwithkids: Hi! Here are some helpful webpages I found: Travel Journal Tips http://www.geocities.com/caseallen/travel/souvenir.html http://www.activitiesforkids.com%2Ftravel%2Ftravel_hints.htm http://www.nomadjournals.com/travel.cfm#travelfront http://travelwithkids.about.com/cs/accessibility/ht/keepmemories.htm?terms=making+a+travel+journal...

Journal Writing: Travel journal, amusing anecdote, planning a road trip
amusing anecdote, planning a road trip, applachian trail: Hi! Wow, this question is a bit outside my normal sphere of expertise, so I ve been trying to come up with ideas. But I love your plan! It sounds so interesting and exciting. My first instinct is that while you are roaming you could do some geocaching...

Journal Writing: Using colored pens for different subjects, different colored pens, meditation exercise
different colored pens, meditation exercise, ring binder: Hi Lynda, Great question! Journaling is a fun tool and like all tools, it can become work and cease to be fun. Many times one topic can flow into another and it can become cumbersome to remember to change pens. The way I deal with different topics is to write...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): 11 year old son, creative writing classes, journalism classes
creative writing classes, journalism classes, sports journalism: Hi TC, Well since your son writes well already, that is a start. If the middle school has a yearbook or newspaper, I would encourage your son to get involved. They probably have journalism classes; my son is in the eighth grade and has one. Keep encouraging...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): articles and content, journalism articles, free permission
journalism articles, free permission, investigative journalism: Raymond: Look at www.propublica.org. Pro Publica is a new venture funded by foundation grants that offers investigative journalism articles free to newspapers and magazines. It s just starting up this week, and I am not sure exactly what they will offer....

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Book review writing, uncorrected proofs, publicity agent
uncorrected proofs, publicity agent, store shelves: Hi Demetrius, Are you working for the magazine? If so, you can write to the publisher to request a review copy of the book (some companies even send advance copies). It depends on the company. If you don t work for them, then you can ask someone at the...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): early 1900 new york times book review publications and early 1900 national geographic magazines, national geographic magazines, david sumner
national geographic magazines, david sumner, ebay: Jeana: Unfortunately they re not worth as much as you might hope. Any individual copy will be worth less than $10 and more probably less than $5. You can peruse the prices at www.rarenewspapers.com and Ebay/colletibles/paper/newspapers. 20th century newspapers...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Interviewing CEO's and HR directors, interview sources, bahm
interview sources, bahm, hr directors: Hi, Michele, I d be glad to help you think of some questions to ask. But I need to know a little more from you first: - Are you interviewing these people for a one-time article, or for an ongoing series? - (most important question) What s the subject/purpose...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): initial issue of Sports Illustrated, ebay, ball state university
ebay, ball state university, collectible magazine: Dear Kurt: The short answer is that it s probably worth a maximum of $50. I have a book of collectible magazine values published in 1985 and it says that issue is worth a maximum of $40 if it s in mint condition. Figure in inflation, it s probably worth...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): a leg up, henry luce foundation, student submissions
henry luce foundation, student submissions, lifestyle events: Sam: I have great sympathy for your cause, but I also have no answers. I have spent quite a bit of time looking for magazine publishing grants in past years and there just aren t any. I think foundations view ongoing periodicals as a dark hole with a result...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): teenage magazine 1966, petula clark, library indexes
petula clark, library indexes, guide to periodical literature: Linda: If you knew the title of the magazine and the month of the magazine, you could look through various library indexes and get it through inter-library loan. If you don t know either, I really can t help you. I would suggest looking through the 1967...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): writng book reviews, magazine prints, david sumner
magazine prints, david sumner, case situation: Demetrius: Magazines have different policies about book reviews. Most magazines receive free books directly from publishers and have a supply of freelance writers to whom the book review editor assigns reviews and then sends them the book. Some magazines...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): courses needed for college, journalism school, journalism schools
journalism school, journalism schools, david sumner: Dale: I think you have to check the guidelines for each college you plan to apply to. Some colleges may require languages and others may not. However, I don t know of any journalism schools that have a specific language requirement. I didn t even have...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Is it what you expected?, twenty eight years, dream field
twenty eight years, dream field, bigger city: Hi Emili, I will try to answer you questions. First, I have no strong dislikes about journalism. I worked as a journalist for twenty eight years and while there were little disagreements with colleagues, as there are in any career, my memories are all...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): letters to the editor, tacher, list news
tacher, list news, tbo: Hi Linda, Here is a link for The Tampa Tribune: http://www2.tbo.com/content/list/news/opinion/letters/ However, if you have your daily newspaper at your house (or at your store) you can find more localized letters there. It will be next to the editorial...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): promotions, editorial background, david sumner
editorial background, david sumner, top notch: Danielle: I think it s possible, but I haven t heard of it happening. You would have to have considerable experience with writing and editing in addition to art direction. The combination of art and editorial abilities will definitely make you a top-notch...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): salary, book publishing company, recent college graduates
book publishing company, recent college graduates, entry level salaries: Danielle; I am not sure but I think senior editors at book publishers will make more. There are thousands of magazines published but probably less than 100 major book publishers and they also have smaller staffs. An assistant editor is generally a higher...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Am I fooling myself?, budget cutbacks, internet competition
budget cutbacks, internet competition, david sumner: Ellie: In a normal economy, you might have a chance. But in today s economy, newspapers are suffering from Internet competition and a bad economy. They are cutting staffs and making budget cutbacks left and right. Magazines are doing much better than newspapers...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Magazine, freelance, freelance magazine writer, writersdigest
freelance magazine writer, writersdigest, david sumner: Bo: I get asked this question very often and there is no short or simple answer. The quickest way to understand the magazine publishing process is to buy or find a library copy of 2009 Writer s Market which most libraries will probably have (www.writersmarket.com)....

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): magazine ad sales, sales declines, david sumner
sales declines, david sumner, staff cutbacks: Danielle: I think it s temporary because of the economy but nobody really knows, not even insiders in the magazine industry. I didn t start hearing a lot and reading a lot of news about ad sales declines and staff cutbacks until a couple of months ago after...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): old magazines, old magazines
old magazines: The short answer is no. Go to Ebay.com and look under Collectibles for magazines and browse the offerings. You will find that old magazines are rarely worth more than $5 and then only if they have celebrities or historic events on the cover. Dr....

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): School Newspaper advice?, high school kids, dozen kids
high school kids, dozen kids, journalism as a career: Hi Chelsea, This might work for you: Many years ago when I was a reporter at the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, our city editor came up to me one day and asked me if I would like to talk to some high school kids who wanted to start a newspaper. Sure,...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): yearbook copy, drama clubs, memorable line
drama clubs, memorable line, interview session: Hi Erin, One approach might be to go to the Thespians sponsor and get an idea of the plays they are producing for your school year. Sometimes, drama clubs follow a theme during a school year when they perform plays. It might be Shakespeare, or comedy, or...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): advice about writing, advice about writing, writing tips
advice about writing, writing tips, how to write: Great question - and I m impressed that you re starting young! (Though you re never too old to start anything :-) ). The best way to make your writing interesting, is NOT to try to impress your readers. Don t use fancy words, long sentences, flowery...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Getting a column, ghost writing, game works
ghost writing, game works, nibbles: Dear Samantha, The best way is to write to the editor of the newspaper you wish your column to appear in and tell him exactly what you just told me -- with specifics. Also tell him what the column is about, and give him three or four samples of the column...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): death certificate, bureau of vital statistics, county court house
bureau of vital statistics, county court house, medical reasons: Normally the cause of death is public information. In most counties in the United States such records are kept in the county courthouse. WHen a person is pronounced dead the attending physician is required to report it to the County Court House, usually to...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): what is an editor's note?, editor's note, magazine writing
editor's note, magazine writing: Thanks for your question. An editor s note is usually found in the first several pages of a magazine, and can contain anything from the editor s most recent experiences to his/her opinion on the contents of the magazine. Editor s notes can also contain...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Readers Digest, Volume 1, Edition 1, 1922, readers digest canada, e bay
Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Readers Digest, Volume 1, Edition 1, 1922, readers digest canada, e bay, ooo

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Masters in Journalism after Engineering??, masters in journalism, asking the right question
masters in journalism, asking the right question, degree scholarships: Amith: In American universities you can usually get admitted to a master s program in journalism with any undergraduate major. You may have to take up to 15 hours of writing skills courses without credit. Non resident tuition at most state supported universities...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): what should i major in, college, career
college, career: Dear Abigail, I do not think it s weird to think about college and your career at 12, I think it s very smart, and if you were able to survey all the 12-year-olds in the country you might discover many of them are thinking exactly like you are thinking....

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Readers Digest, Volume 1, Edition 1, 1922, old magazines
old magazines: Bill: I think DeWitt Wallace printed 3,000 copies of the first edition. I get a lot of questions about the value of old magazines and most aren t worth more than $5. The only way I have any idea is through browsing the old magazine collection in Ebay (search...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): My story on wolves, writing and selling magazine articles, niche magazines
writing and selling magazine articles, niche magazines, holly miller: Jerry: I recommend that you buy two books that will tell you how to get started. I can t tell you in an e-mail. First is Writer s Mark 2008 or the 2009 edition which I think is already out. It gives you details on about 3,000 magazines that publish freelance...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism?, journalism studies, employment possibilities
journalism studies, employment possibilities, postgrad student: Having options is never a bad thing. It is difficult deciding what you will do for the rest of you life while your a teenager. I also decided to study journalism at the end of high school. I chose journalism simply because my English teacher said I would...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalist ID, david sumner, ball state university
david sumner, ball state university, habib: Habib: You will have to check the rules and regulations of your own country. The United States does not require or issue IDs for journalists. There are some big events (like sporting events) that require a press pass, but those are issued by the company...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Landing that First Job, collegiate journalism, journalism experience
collegiate journalism, journalism experience, career possibilities: Newspapers prize employees who are imaginative and inventive. If you can demonstrate to the editor that you are both imaginative and inventive, and assertive enough to get in to see him, you stand a good chance of getting the interview. Once you get the...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Magazine Contract Exclusivity (?), david sumner, exclusivity clause
david sumner, exclusivity clause, industry thanks: Susan: I don t think that is the norm; I have never heard of that kind of exclusivity clause. You cannot copyright an idea for an article; you can only copyright the exact words with which it is written. The only thing similar I have heard is that women...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Magazines/Newspapers, homework question, christianity history
homework question, christianity history, international audience: The simple answer is that newspaper contain news articles and magazines contain feature articles. But the U.S. has 18,000 magazines and about 4,000 newspapers. And both contain some of both. The main difference is in audience. Newspapers focus on a broad...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): news magazine trends, celebrity lifestyle, david sumner
celebrity lifestyle, david sumner, stateofthenewsmedia: Jaroslav: For an in-depth analysis of the big three newsweeklies, please visit the magazine section at www.stateofthenewsmedia.org. All three are struggling for readers and ad revenue against the many forms of online competition. I am not a fan of either...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): submitting articles to magazines, parenting magazines, blackwell publishing
parenting magazines, blackwell publishing, david sumner: Julie: That question requires an extremely long answer, and I teach a semester-long course on the subject. The answer can be found in Writer s Market 2008, which you can find at most libraries or large bookstores. The front section of the book has about...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Getting an article published, type share, trade journals
type share, trade journals, monumental task: You ve taken on a monumental task. If you interview 50 to 100 business owners and write in depth about the business each one owns, you could be setting yourself up for months and months of work, if you do it right. To write meaningfully you d have to develop...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Newspaper Equipment, national weather service, kansas city missouri
national weather service, kansas city missouri, scrap value: Will: Every state has its own press association to which most daily and weekly newspapers belong. I suggest contacting the Missouri State Press Association. Here is the contact for the Hoosier State Press Association, with which I am familiar. The Hoosier...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): My new magazine, journalism professors, recent college graduates
journalism professors, recent college graduates, target audience: Lawrence: Congratulations on your ambition and initiative. Time magazine was launch in 1923 by two recent college graduates so you re never too young to start. However, your question can t be answered in an email, which is why you need to find and buy this...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): newspaper reprint, times picayune, lake charles
times picayune, lake charles, microfilm: Hi, The two major newspapers in La. are the Times-Picayune in New Orleans and the paper in Baton Rouge. There might be papers in Lake Charles and Shreveport as well. You can call the Times-Picayune and ask for the back issues dept. or check with a...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): newspaper reprint, state historian, state librarian
state historian, state librarian, important date: That date, the day Louisiana seceded from the United States of America and declared they were no longer part of the USA, was obviously an important date in Louisiana s history, and I would expect that somewhere you d find a copy of a newspaper for that date....

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Aspiring Sports Journalist, ohio wesleyan university, entry level positions
ohio wesleyan university, entry level positions, liberal arts school: Hi Lance, I will try to answer for you. You certainly are not wasting my time. I am wondering if you have researched any scholarships for aspiring journalists. Since Kent is a good sized school, its journalism program might have scholarships available....

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): FEE, compensation structure, sense advice
compensation structure, sense advice, absolute minimum: This is a little beyond my experience, but I could offer you some common sense advice. First of all, he responded, which means he wants such a page. Just how much he wants it and how much he s willing to pay, is still unknown. If I were you, I d contact...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): First test copy of Life Magazine, henry luce, mint condition
henry luce, mint condition, jamie scott: Hi Jamie, I honestly would not know the value, but I would suspect it would command a good price, particularly given the status Life magazine has enjoyed in this country. Check with a high-end antique store in your town, they might at least have a guide...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Aspiring Sports Journalist, good luck, journalist
Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Aspiring Sports Journalist, good luck, journalist, 21k

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Photographs in print media, david sumner, weekly newspapers
david sumner, weekly newspapers, prof ken: Joshua: I don t think there is a person in the world who knows the answer to your question. There is no way of knowing and no one tracks this information. There are 18,000 magazines in the U.S. published at least quarterly (and most monthly), 1,500 daily...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): public domain, newspapers, photo reproductions, sonny bono
photo reproductions, sonny bono, david sumner: Sharon: I can t really answer your question without knowing how you are using the sourcebook. Do you plan to publish it? Sell it? Give it away? There might be a problem if you are planning to publish it and sell copies to the general public, but this is...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): travel journalism, travel journalism, tv journalists
travel journalism, tv journalists, new horizons: As a lifelong print journalist, my bias should be obvious to you. Most of the writers and editors in newspapers across the country consider TV journalists to be little more than actors, and not real journalists at all. You will learn this when you find you...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Art Director, david sumner, editorial material
david sumner, editorial material, director works: Danielle: The art director works with the editor in chief to choose and coordinate all the photographs, cover design, page spreads, and layout for a magazine. The purpose of the art director s job is to enhance the visual appeal of the editorial material....

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): inquiry: How to sell articles to magazines, harbrace college, writing of articles
harbrace college, writing of articles, class writer: I cannot give you specific answers to all of your questions, but I can tell you where to find answers. Go to a good library, a public library or a school library, and ask the librarian for books on the writing of articles. Show the librarian the same list...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): journalism, magazine journalists, magazine journalism
magazine journalists, magazine journalism, magazine journalist: Hi Raeanna, Best thing I can tell you to do is to read voraciously, write whenever you get the chance. If you plan to go to college, I would suggest majoring (or at the very least) minoring in journalism. There are specialized classes dealing with magazine...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Newspaper Protocol, fats in food, trans fats
fats in food, trans fats, evangelical christians: Hi Brandi, I suggest you call your local newspaper and tell whoever answers the telephone that you have information they might be interested in as news. Simple as that. In the newspapers I worked for, your call would likely be transferred to the City...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Reprinting letters to newspapers, david sumner, letter writer
david sumner, letter writer, commercial venture: Rob: You need to get permission from each individual letter writer. The copyright usually belongs to the original author; the magazine or newspaper can only copyright the collection and arrangement of its material. The risk you run without permission...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): A Wall of Silence, uncivilized behavior, wall of silence
uncivilized behavior, wall of silence, david sumner: Joe: This sounds more like a human relations problem than a magazine problem, but have you tried using the telephone instead of e-mail or letters? If they re within driving distance, just show up at the office and start asking questions. Magazine editors...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Is an AA in journalism worth it?, journalism course, journalism career
journalism course, journalism career, career in journalism: I started in the newspaper business in 1967 with a BA in English and course work in Poli Sci, History, and a broad background in the Liberal Arts. I didn t know any of the conventions of writing for a newspaper. My first employer knew this and patiently worked...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Is an AA in journalism worth it?, journalism style, aa degrees
Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Is an AA in journalism worth it?, journalism style, aa degrees, journalism program

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): JFK magazines, president john f kennedy, frame sequence
president john f kennedy, frame sequence, zapruder film: Is the Life magazine the one dated Nov. 29, 1963, which has a portrait-like picture of JFK? If it is in great condition, then that is the first Life magazine published after the assassination, and certainly has some historical value. How much, I honestly don...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Who Magazine, Hitler expose, August 1941, picture of adolph hitler, adolph hitler
picture of adolph hitler, adolph hitler, old magazines: Michael: I get at least one question a month about the value of old magazines and they generally are not worth as much as people hope. For this one, I would say at best $25. I base it on these three factors: Who is not a well-known magazine; at least...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): SPELLING ERRORS, malicious virus, copy editors
malicious virus, copy editors, david sumner: There is a human error somewhere along the line, regardless of whatever explanation they have given. The only other answer is a malicious virus in the software changes correctly spelled words to incorrect. But still a human being had to do that. Without...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): tense, tense question, high school teachers
tense question, high school teachers, inverted pyramid: Mike, I would stay traditional and formal when dealing with newspapers, especially large-size ones. Traditional does not have to be dry and boring, though. Active verbs and an active voice help tremendously. Flowery adjectives do not; as an editor, adjectives...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): help on a feature, jeddah saudi arabia, clash of cultures
jeddah saudi arabia, clash of cultures, guiding principle: I would try to interview everybody, including the shop keepers, the Indian and Pakistani shoppers, and the Saudi and western shoppers. Try to get everyone s point of view, including their cultural approach to shopping. Try to treat everyone with respect and...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism jobs, e mail address, krishna prasad
e mail address, krishna prasad, full time job: Tirna: I don t feel like the best person to answer this question because I haven t worked full-time in the newspaper business in many years. But I will give it a try. It s certainly a possibility for a U.S. newspaper to hire you, but it would be difficult...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Magazine Journalism, journalism majors, receptionist job
journalism majors, receptionist job, full time job: Hi Ashley: It s hard for me to answer this question for someone in the UK because our educational systems are a little different. here we have about 300 universities offering journalism majors and about 18 universities offering majors in magazine journalism....

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): old magazines, magazine prices
magazine prices: Sorry to tell you but they really aren t worth much, probably not more than the price printed on the cover. Some Life magazines and others before 1960 are worth around $5 and some Life, Time or Sports Illustrated pre-1960 with celebrities on the cover may...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Press Club, sigma delta chi, pencil club
sigma delta chi, pencil club, liquor license: I don t believe any two press clubs do the same things. The National Press club in Washington has banquets, where various politicians are invited to speak and or perform. The idea is that the press and politicians are in a contentious situation as part of...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Help, deathrow inmates, poor grammar
deathrow inmates, poor grammar, writersdigest: Jessie: I suggest that you start first by trying to write and publish some magazine articles. I haven t heard of anyone ever writing a book without first having significant experience publishing many articles (usually dozens). The best advice I can give...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): People Magazine August 20, 1973 Issue, old magazines, david sumner
old magazines, david sumner, test issue: Bill: I think it s worth keeping. There are no magazines that are worth a whole lot of money. I get a lot of AllExperts questions about the value of old magazines and most people are disappointed in my answers, I think. Look on E-bay for collectibles...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Publication time for Ladies Home Journal in 1901, frank lloyd wright, river forest illinois
frank lloyd wright, river forest illinois, architecture degree: Paul: Congratulations on your honor and great to hear from a BSU alumnus. I am not sure I understand your question. Most magazines were published monthly in 1901 just like today and so it usually averaged a month to write and publish each issue. However,...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Searching history, wars vfw, masonic lodge
wars vfw, masonic lodge, social species: The first place I d go would be to the county courthouse. There you will find marriage records, birth records, death records, property deeds, etc. Depending on how sophisticated their record keeping is, it could go really easy, or on the other hand you might...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Starting a magazine, david sumner, simple e
david sumner, simple e, university of mississippi: Joy: A friend of mine who teaches at the University of Mississippi operates a website and answers this question at this link: http://www.mrmagazine.com/faq.html He has also written a book on how to start a magazine and you can order his book for an inexpensive...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): writers and editors, entry level position, assistant editors
entry level position, assistant editors, david sumner: Danielle: No it isn t necessary. There are some different skills required to be a successful editor than to be a successful writer. Of course, there is some overlap. But many people have fine editing skills that aren t necessary great writers. Most entry-level...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Advice on travel journalism, broadcast journalism, travel journalism
broadcast journalism, travel journalism, pretty faces: Sanat: I don t know of any books about travel journalism. It s a highly competitive field. Because of its glamor, every writer and reporter wants to get into it, and only the very best make it. There s also no rule about years in print before going into...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): AP Format, hillsborough county commissioners, inverted pyramid style
hillsborough county commissioners, inverted pyramid style, campus bookstores: Hi, AP format is The Associated Press style. There are AP stylebooks available in most campus bookstores and even stores like Barnes & Nobles and Borders. I would venture to say that the newspaper also has a copy. That is for style. As for format,...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): deadlines, magazine deadlines, freelance writing
magazine deadlines, freelance writing: Danielle: I assume you mean the deadline for freelance writers and contributors. As an example, the September issue of a monthly magazine will usually go to a printer in early August and go on sale in late August. The deadline for content will usually be...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): When someone dies, is it mandatory to have some kind of public obituary?, county courthouses, obitutary
county courthouses, obitutary, marriage certificates: You are making a common mistake. There is a difference between obituaries, which are considered News and Death Notices, which are Legal Notices and must be accurate, within reason. For obituaries, there are no legal requirements. Obituaries are considered...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): longevity in publishing, circulation magazines, unanimous consensus
circulation magazines, unanimous consensus, print magazines: Danielle: I think there is a unanimous consensus among magazine editors and publishers I have heard, read, or talked to that the Internet is helping the magazine business more than it is hurting it. Magazines are using their websites to attract new advertisers,...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Career related question, freelance writing career
freelance writing career: Funny you should ask this question, Jeff -- because just today I wrote an article called How to Tell if Freelance Writing is Right for You ! Very weird coincidence. To read this article, copy and paste the following link int your browser: http://theadventurouswriter.com/blogwriting/quipsandtipsfreelancing/143...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Future Travel Journalist, career exploration, travel writing
career exploration, travel writing, journalism: Brooke, What an exciting career choice to explore! One of the things I would recommend right off the bat is that you visit your local library and do some research on becoming a travel writer. There are so many options open to you. You can choose to freelance,...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): God's name., ap stylebook, direct quotation
Journalism (newspapers/magazines): God's name., ap stylebook, direct quotation, gatekeeper role

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): God's name., poem god, mass circulation
poem god, mass circulation, typical readers: Hi Arlene, You don t give me enough information. When you say secular. do you mean just any old newspaper, mass circulation, without a religious point of view? Or do you mean a newspaper published by a self-consciously secular organization like the...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): God's name taken in vain., editing newspapers, freedom of speech
editing newspapers, freedom of speech, newspaper writing: Thanks for your question - it s a great one! Your personal opinions should not affect what is published in the newspaper, because that s censorship. If it s your own private newspaper, magazine, blog, website, newsletter or what have you, then absolutely,...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): God's name., poem god, ap style
poem god, ap style, obscenities: As the editor, you have the right to make the call whether to run or not run the poem. If you find it offensive, you can refuse to run it. After all, the editor is the person in charge of what content gets into the paper, and not the writer. Besides, current...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism, journalism degrees, writers
journalism degrees, writers, nonfiction writing: Hi Elle, Thanks for your question -- and now s the perfect time to start thinking about your career! Journalism is reporting the news or events in print, over the radio, or even on television. Now, journalism includes blogging and other social media...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): getting started writing, beginning an article, writing an article
beginning an article, writing an article, writing leads: Hi Danielle, The best way to begin to write an article is by researching your topic. This can include finding sources who have experienced the topic (for example, if the article is about surprising new fitness tips, then you might want to find real people...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): submissions, magazine writing
magazine writing: Go ahead and rewrite it with the local slant for the local newsmagazine and send it to them. You probably have a much better chance of publishing it there anyway. I don t see any problem with copyright if you adapt it for the newsmagazine. Good luck. Dr....

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Writing questions, writing advice, journalism
writing advice, journalism, freelance writing: Angela, thanks for your question - but it s not really a writing or freelancing topic. You ll need to contact a resume writing expert for the best possible advice -- he or she would know how to help you far better than I could! Good luck with it, Lauri...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Aspiring J-School student., school sophmore, berkeley florida
school sophmore, berkeley florida, journalism programs: Greetings Marilyn, This is a tough question, and there s no simple way to answer it. My suggestion is to continue your research online, call some of the universities and ask questions about their journalism programs, and if possible, take a couple of summer...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Career in journalism, spanish american war, one hundred years
spanish american war, one hundred years, danger of extinction: Dear Ms. Morkin, My assessment isn t nearly as glum as yours. While it is true that the 20th Century brand of journalism that I spend my career in between 1968 and 1998 is changing, I don t believe journalism as an institution is in danger of extinction....

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Career in journalism, news casters, fair and balanced news
Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Career in journalism, news casters, fair and balanced news, fox news

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): investigative reporter, woodward and bernstein, philadelphia bulletin
woodward and bernstein, philadelphia bulletin, dogged pursuit: The situation as you describe it would probably work. But I cannot answer your other question because to do so I d have to write a book on investigative reporting. All reporters are essentially investigative reporters, what distinguished the true investigative...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Looking for Career Advice, columbia journalism review, columbia university school of journalism
columbia journalism review, columbia university school of journalism, columbia university school: Hi Chris, Yes, plenty. If possible, work on your school s newspaper. Not every school has one, and many times all the slots are taken, but do what you can. Any experience is good experience. Also, visit your school s guidance counselor, tell him...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): old newspaper value, successful writers, marilyn monroe
successful writers, marilyn monroe, books magazines: Hi Dave, That newspaper sounds fabulous -- and I think you re right that her 50th anniversary would be a great time to sell it -- but I have no idea how much it would be worth. A person who deals in antique or well-preserved books and magazines should be...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): writing for syndication, writers tips, article or column syndicated
writers tips, article or column syndicated, syndication: Hi Sue, Thanks for the clarification -- my apologies for misunderstanding you! I don t have personal/professional experience with syndication, but I found a wonderful article on syndicating your work. I can t post the link here (live links not permitted),...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): online vs print publication, online verses print
online verses print: Greetings Demetrius, I wish I had a straight forward answer to give you. Regardless of whether a publication is in print or online, one thing that will remain constant is the respect, circulation and popularity of that publication. For example, if...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Brand names in an article, brushing my teeth, brand name products
brushing my teeth, brand name products, crest: I don t think you necessarily have to put the (R) there, as long as it is apparent that you are writing about a brand. I mean, if I write I am brushing my teeth with Crest, it is pretty clear what you are talking about it. As long as you capitalize, should...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Using Blog to Become Sportswriter, boston red sox, bill simmons
boston red sox, bill simmons, sportswriter: Hi Chris, First off, check out this Web site, which is dedicated to everything Red Sox. It will certainly give you some ideas. http://www.sonsofsamhorn.net/. If you re not a member, I d advise you to join; it s free. The biggest benefit of a blog is...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Aspiring Journalist, aspiring journalist, free lance writing
aspiring journalist, free lance writing, aspiring writers: Absolutely, if you are interested, then pursue it. The technological advances actually help, and not hinder, the aspiring journalist. The internet can be a useful source for information (but document what you use, of course), there are more public records...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): freelance writing, rough guide, freelancer
Journalism (newspapers/magazines): freelance writing, rough guide, freelancer, freelance writer

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): freelance writing, freelance writing, query letters
freelance writing, query letters, editors: Hi Danielle, No, you don t need a college degree or even a journalism degree to be a freelance writer. An editor once told me that you can learn more by writing for magazines than going to journalism school. Not that taking a journalism degree is bad -...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Help, I need to know some advice., print journalist careers, options for teens
print journalist careers, options for teens, career choices: Greetings Josh, These are my thoughts on the subject based on my experiences. As you inquire of others, expect different takes on this topic. I have enjoyed my career as a print journalist. My interest and excitement began in middle school. I was in...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): internship, work experience placement, journalism experience
work experience placement, journalism experience, literature classes: I cannot give you a crash course in beginning Journalism, although I would like to. I suggest you go to your school s library and try to get the textbook for the first year course in newspaper writing. You will find, if you re lucky, the basic fundamentals...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): On the Job Journalism Resources, courthouse school, journalism resources
courthouse school, journalism resources, difficult concepts: The internet and access to research is important, but the most important thing a journalist needs is an innate sense of curiosity and an ability to grasp sometimes difficult concepts and transform them into writing that the general public can understand. ...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism and Theater, writing pitches, query letters
writing pitches, query letters, freelance writers: Hi Roxanne, What an interesting field to venture into! Sounds great. Breaking into a Broadway/theater-centric publication would be the same as breaking into any magazine: you need to familiarize yourself with several back issues of the publication, note...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): magazine writing, magazine writers, magazine editors
magazine writers, magazine editors, pay rates: Greetings Danielle, This is a difficult question to answer. So my response will not provide much help. You should know, however, that the pay rates of magazine writers and magazine editors can vary greatly depending on the type of magazine, the region the...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Technical Journalism, medical reporter, technical journalism
medical reporter, technical journalism, journalism schools: Hi Vinay, That s okay to be confused -- it can take years to figure out what you really want to do with your career! And, many people change careers or specialties every few years, which takes the pressure off having to choose the exact right career. ...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): collection, healthy eating habits, couple recipes
healthy eating habits, couple recipes, health care provider: Greetings AL, Just changing a few words doesn t necessarily change the ownership of the recipe. I would suggest writing the publisher, and requesting the use of the recipe(s) legally. It s better to cover all of your bases than to take chances. Another...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): copyright, healthy eating habits, couple recipes
healthy eating habits, couple recipes, copyright infringement: I honestly don t know the right answer here. Seems to me that as long as you credit where you got the recipe from, you should be OK as far as avoiding copyright infringement. Perhaps you could contact the publisher of the book that the recipe appeared in,...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): copyrights and recipes, recipe copyright, web writing
recipe copyright, web writing, writing tips: Good question! The directions, full recipes, and tips are under the writer s copyright if they re in a book, website, pamphlet, newsletter, etc. A list of ingredients isn t under copyright. However, you can t change the recipe name, directions, and a couple...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): legal notices, copy paste, google
copy paste, google, findlaw: I Googled the phrase, Newspapers of General Circulation, and got many answers. Rather than copy/paste the Google answers, I ll let you do it for yourself. Google search engines were not around when I got into the newspaper business 40 years ago. They...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): How does one get published on the Huffington Post?, writing articles, op-ed pieces
writing articles, op-ed pieces, Huffington Post: Hi Joe, Good question! The best way to getting an article or op-ed piece published on the Huffington Post - or any newspaper or magazine - is to go directly to the source. That is, explore the website or print publication to find their writers submission...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): richard nixon, san francisco examiner, richard nixon
san francisco examiner, richard nixon, mint condition: It might, but I am not sure how much. Collectors prefer items in near mint to mint condition, and this copy is kind of tattered. Check with a local antique shop person, they might be able to give a more accurate reading. The value of the edition is that it...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): sources and attribution, medium size city, city council meetings
medium size city, city council meetings, academic researcher: This has never been a problem in my 28 years in the newspaper business. If there is a printed source for material in your article, you merely attribute the paragraphs, or facts obtained from that source to the source. For example, if you cite a report by...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Ask experts about journalism, police administration building, police reporter
police administration building, police reporter, column inches: Amy, This is a question that would require a long and complicated answer if I were to answer it completely. In my 28 years as a reporter I wrote thousands of stories, some days one story, other days as many as five or six. (in the business we call them...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Ask experts about journalism, journalism, writing career
journalism, writing career, print newspapers: Matilda, This is a question that many journalists, journalism professors, and media experts are debating -- and I don t know if there are any solid answers! Predicting what ll happen to print newspapers isn t easy. Here s a great article about web versus...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): how to become an interviewer, type of journalism, interviewing
type of journalism, interviewing, celebrity journalists: Hi Jenny, Thanks for your question! Unfortunately, I don t know anything about being a celebrity interviewer. However, if you want to be a celebrity journalist, you could either go to journalism school or learn on the job. But I think that s different...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Ethics and the use of unnamed sources, journalism student, orlando sentinel
journalism student, orlando sentinel, unnamed sources: Hi, You can paraphrase me on the ethics stuff, since I was paraphrasing the Tampa and Orlando policies. You can quote me on the Selena stuff if you wish. I have been a sports copy editor at The Tampa Tribune since 1988. I edited some of Selena s writing...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Hi Laurie, magazines, editors
magazines, editors, magazine advertisements: Hi Nwogu, Thanks for your question - but I m afraid it s out of my area of expertise. Poster sizes for magazines are determined by editors and other magazine staff, such as the people who work in images and advertising departments. To determine...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Sports Writing, business angles, sports journalism
business angles, sports journalism, interview area: It has made us aware of the money angle that is prevalent in today s sports, particularly pro football (the NFL) and even soccer. Television revenues are massive, and the networks can dictate what games are played, and when. I just think the commericalization...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Blurb requests/Press Releases, filling space, column inches
filling space, column inches, column format: Rich, I ll give you an explanation of how newspapers regard press releases and how they are used. A newspaper uses press releases mainly to fill up space. Your daily newspaper has a certain amount of space to fill every day in what is known as the...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Publishing, query letters, simultaneous submissions
query letters, simultaneous submissions, magazine writing: This is a GREAT question, Sandy! I wouldn t recommend sending the exact same query letter to different magazines. The chances that more than one magazine accepts your article are small - but it could happen. Instead of pitching the same article idea,...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): procedures for publishing an article., renowned journal, theresa johnson
renowned journal, theresa johnson, formal steps: Greetings Shawn, I don t know if there is really a formal process per se, but here is my initial comments on your question. As a first step, I would suggest finding a magazine that publishes the kind of articles you are interested in writing and review...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): publishing an article., magazine writing, query letters
magazine writing, query letters, freelance writers: Hi Shawn, Great question -- and it has a long, complicated answer! In fact, whole books have been written on this subject alone. You need to write a query letter, which describes the focus of and experts in your article. I can t explain the details of...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): replies, rejection letters, writing
rejection letters, writing, journalism: Thanks for your questions, Demetrius! I wouldn t respond to a rejection -- though it says alot about their view of your writing! A personalized rejection shows that the editor or publisher (or both) valued your idea, but just couldn t run with it. I d definitely...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): writing work, weekly news magazine, news magazines
weekly news magazine, news magazines, finding resources: Richard, It looks to me like you are taking on a lot of work and you have to hit the ground running. I would compare it to landing a healthcare beat on a large weekly news magazine. So the first thing I would do is buy the large weekly news magazines,...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): writing work, reputable publications, theresa johnson
reputable publications, theresa johnson, health arena: Greetings Richard, The best advice I can give you is to begin subscribing to relevant, reputable publications in your field; join professional associations or groups; follow some of the leading television shows, broadcasts or publications that document/discuss...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): writing work, new writing ideas, freelance writing
new writing ideas, freelance writing, articles: Hi Richard, Coming up with new, fresh ideas on a continual basis is the bane of the freelance writer s existence! The good news is that the beginning is often the most difficult. Once you start writing your articles, you ll find more ideas. It s like...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Freelance editing rates, editorial freelancers association, free lancers
editorial freelancers association, free lancers, professional editorial: Dear Ms Magoo (have we met?) The answer to your question is there is no answer to your question. It s a free market out there for free-lancers, the much touted Reaganesque free, unregulated market. Unless you ve got some special skill that nobody...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Frustrated with reporter on campus newspaper, project management team, theresa johnson
project management team, theresa johnson, student reporter: Greeting Michelle, Dealing with difficult reporters is always tough. I would suggest being as up front and open as possible in answering the question. Your reply could be a simple one. You could simply say, The university has experienced a number of delays....

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Post graduation in journalism, poli sci degree, political science courses
poli sci degree, political science courses, graduate record examination: In my opinion, it would. However, to be accepted by most graduate schools you must also take the Graduate Record Examination, and maintain at least a 3.0 average as an undergraduate. You must also find out what particular courses as an undergraduate you...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Publishing / Magazine, magazine job positions, writing for print magazines
magazine job positions, writing for print magazines, editors: Thanks for your question, mico! Here s a fabulous description from a website called Desk to Press (copy and paste this url into your browser to go there directly: http://www.six.com.au/info/dictionary/magazine_staff.shtml) Standard job descriptions...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): RE: Column Writing, blogging, writing a column
blogging, writing a column, quips tips successful writers: Hi Elana, Ah, a column....a writer s dream come true! Your first step is to get experience writing articles for magazines, websites, or blogs. You don t necessarily need a journalism or any degree to be a columnist, but you ll likely need experience...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): value of antique magazine, Readers Digest, antique magazines
Readers Digest, antique magazines: Good question, Joshua -- but I don t know the answer, sorry. :-) The value depends on the condition it s in (I know you said excellent , but I think antique dealers have specific criteria that determine the excellence of something). I suggest taking...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): sports, high school football, sports reporters
high school football, sports reporters, accurate answer: 1. In general, a bachelor s degree in journalism is most useful, but to be honest, degrees in English or any other kind of degree would work. But those two are the keys. 2. Hours a sportswriter works varies with the market in which he/she works. 3. I...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): sports, theresa johnson, sports reporter
theresa johnson, sports reporter, journalists: Not necessarily. This will hinge on who you work for, perhaps your location and your experience level. Many of the highest salaried journalists have paid a great price for their success. There is really no yes or no answer to this question. Theresa Johnso...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): sports, english internships, sport connections
english internships, sport connections, home greetings: Greetings James, 1. You can take several different educational routes to get into sports reporting. I would, however, strongly suggest focusing on Journalism if you are really serious about your craft. Another option is the study of Mass Communications...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): sports, college football game, demeco ryan
college football game, demeco ryan, weeks game: Greetings Banel, For your first time, you are off to a pretty good start. By this, you have a good command of the sports language. One of the first things that caught my eye was you lead -- the first sentence of our story. This first line should be concise...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): sports, palm beach post, high school football
palm beach post, high school football, sports reporters: Not necessarily. Salaries, from what I ve seen over the years, are primarily based on experience and skill. Promotion is still a relevant practice. Even though a person is a sports reporter, he or she could be called upon to write in any of these areas if...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): sports, bachlors degree, best journalism school
bachlors degree, best journalism school, community colleges in florida: Either way would work. It depends on what you can afford, to be honest. The University of Florida has the best journalism school in the state (and the South). The University of South Florida and Central Florida also have decent journalism programs. I...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): sports, palm beach post, metro paper
palm beach post, metro paper, sun sentinel: Greetings Banel, I am not familiar with the newspapers in your area. You can check the circulation of the newspaper on one of the inside pages to find out how many they distribute. Generally, a newspaper will watch all the teams in the area in which they...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): sports, sports columnist, theresa johnson
sports columnist, theresa johnson, sports reporters: Greetings Banel, Quite honestly, the sports reporters that I have known also served as sports columnists on issues at their newspapers or mags where I ve worked. In the magazine business there may be a difference but I am not sure. For the most part, you...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): sports, college writer, sports reporter
college writer, sports reporter, salaries: Sportswriters are generally paid in terms of experience. There are some longtime prep writers who might make more money than a college writer. But as a rule, the college and pro beats are the more lucrative jobs and will attract those writers who command higher...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): sports reporter, newspaper sports reporting, high school journalists
newspaper sports reporting, high school journalists, writing for newspapers: Hi James, This is an interesting time for newspaper journalists, because print journalism is undergoing massive changes (because of the saggy economy and proliferation of bloggers, online newspapers and e-zines). I m not sure any newspaper has its own...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): sports reporters, sports journalism, newspaper reporters
sports journalism, newspaper reporters, print newspaper writing: Hi James, Those are fantastic questions -- and a current sports reporter would be the best person to ask. To locate a sports reporter in your city, simply look up the website of a local newspaper and visit the Contact section. Email or call the journalist,...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): sports, high school football, soccer games
high school football, soccer games, upcom: Hi, A prep writer s role varies from paper to paper. At a small paper, it is much more hands on because you are dealing with fewer schools. You can work anywhere from 40 to 60 hours depending on your diligence. If you work at a morning paper, you would...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): subject-complement agreement, subject complements, subject complement
subject complements, subject complement, grammar text: My position in example one is that the first sentence (singular subject)is clearer -- I don t think a reader would infer that multiple boys shared one arm, but that both of them broke an arm. Having said that, I believe that in the second example, the plural...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): the use of the dash, texas forts trail, high school reunion
texas forts trail, high school reunion, hang ups: Hi Jean, Regarding the first question, no hyphen is needed. It is a collective noun. You would not, for example, write high school reunion as high-school reunion. (or at least, you shouldn t). I certainly would not capitalize it unless it is a formal...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Citing studies & sources for health articles, health articles, magazine writing
health articles, magazine writing, newspaper articles: Hi Lydia, If I m using a quote from a researcher, I ll cite that person. Sometimes I don t cite anyone at all, such as this example: Research from Indiana University reveals that over-the-counter drugs, such as pain killers and sleep aids, can cause...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): good journalist need, suggestion area, tenacity
suggestion area, tenacity, readership: A good journalist needs inquisitiveness, to take a subject and ask questions that can help the reader understand the story better. Fairness is needed, to be able to write about a subject without bias or prejudice. Honesty is needed, so a journalist can represent...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): magazine writing, magazine articles, freelance writers
magazine articles, freelance writers, editors: Hi Danielle, Whether a writer is assigned a topic or chooses a topic depends on his/her position with the magazine or newspaper. For instance, freelance writers often pitch ideas to editors; if the editor thinks the article is a good fit, then it gets...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): main features, suggestion area, television personalities
suggestion area, television personalities, theresa johnson: They are basically asking you to tell them what topics you would include in the magazine. You can easily pick up a Teen Magazine in any bookstore to get a feel for what you need. It s an issue of: What are teens interested in? Articles on their favorite...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): sports, broadcast journalism, theresa johnson
broadcast journalism, theresa johnson, internship: If you are interested in broadcast journalism, this is an excellent opportunity to pursue. It would be a good idea to begin looking at the criteria for these types of internships now. Of course, any internship with a major network will give you an edge in...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): sports, preseason football game, maxpreps
preseason football game, maxpreps, weeks game: I think you need to reread your copy before you send it. There is capitalization missing. You misspelled Santaluces. The field is called G.L. Homes Stadium (note the capitalization). You made Cobras a possessive at least twice, but the wrong kind (should...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): sports, preseason football game, maxpreps
preseason football game, maxpreps, weeks game: Greetings Banel, It s good to try to keep your lead-in down to 25 words or less. It should also be as simple as possible. It looks like you have the basics here, but you need to work on cutting it down to one sentence that says exactly what took place....

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): sports, gut instinct, cross country team
gut instinct, cross country team, theresa johnson: Greetings Banel, Congrats on your internship. I am unable to answer your questions specifically because of the multiple variables that come in to play. I will tell you this: One of the most valuable lessons a reporter of any kind can learn is how to follow...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): sports, preconceived notion, cross country team
preconceived notion, cross country team, coaching record: You won t know what lines to start the story with until you do the interview. Never go into an interview with a preconceived notion. There might be a direction you might want to take in the story, but never go into an interview with your lead already written....

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): sports, game greetings, internship supervisor
game greetings, internship supervisor, theresa johnson: Greetings Banel, In my opinion (and this may vary with others), the best thing you can do is write an accurate, error free, well balanced article and be sure to meet your deadlines consistently. An edge would be to accomplish all of those things, and then...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): how to write a profile article, how to write a newspaper article, incomplete sentences
how to write a newspaper article, incomplete sentences, theresa johnson: Greetings Huda, Here s a link to some very, very basic information that I thought might help you: http://www.galaxy.bedfordshire.gov.uk/webingres/bedfordshire/vlib/0.children_teenagers/vhc_how_newspaper.htm Here s another link that might provide some...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): writing, theresa johnson, article focus
theresa johnson, article focus, quarterfinal game: Greetings James, The focus of this article is not clear. You have three statements that could be developed into three different articles. It seems like you are writing a feature of some kind. Perhaps the story could flow along these lines if this is...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): writing assignments, whisky bottles, newspaper editors
whisky bottles, newspaper editors, mid 1970s: Hi Danielle, It happens both ways. On all four newspapers I worked for during my 28 year career most reporters were given assignments by an editor who was given the responsibility of supervising the reporters. However, in many cases the reporter was actually...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): writing positions, writing jobs, magazine editors
writing jobs, magazine editors, pitching query letters: Hi Danielle, I don t know that there s a usual or normal path, but here are three different ways to land a job at a magazine... One way is to be an intern at a magazine -- that can lead to a writing position at that magazine. Even if a position doesn...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): High School Courses, journalism program, Indiana University
journalism program, Indiana University: Hmmm...sorry, Kaleb, I don t know about that journalism program. Try Googling for information about Indiana University s journalism program; I bet you ll find the answers you need! Also, try other search engines just to see what turns up there. Best of...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): magazine writers, web writing, print magazines
web writing, print magazines, successful writers: Hi Danielle, What a great question; and you re right, I can t answer that. Some magazine writers say the print magazine industry is dead or soon to be dead. Others are still working for print magazines, but it is much more competitive right now. One...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Should I translate my articles into English?, translating articles English, successful writers
translating articles English, successful writers, setting up website: Hi, Yes, I think it is worthwhile to translate your articles into English and put them on your website or blog -- especially if you want to get English writing assignments. This shows editors and publishers what you re capable of, and offers a tidy record...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): writing, harbrace college handbook, how to improve your writing skills
harbrace college handbook, how to improve your writing skills, paragraph construction: I can t give you a direct answer because I am unfamiliar with the college freshman writing books available. But since your problem would be covered by most remedial writing courses in college freshman English, I recommend that you go to your nearest college...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Advice, best journalism school, aspiring journalist
best journalism school, aspiring journalist, entertainment journalist: Hi Ashlae, I am not sure where you live. I am not certain that going to college in New York or Los Angeles would offer you any more of a distinct advantage than if you went to Missouri, Florida or other schools noted for having great journalism programs....

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Advice, columbia journalism review, rupert murdoch
columbia journalism review, rupert murdoch, broadcast journalism: Hi Ashlae. I have only the perspective of an easterner. I grew up in Philadelphia, went to the University of Pennsylvania, lived in New York for several years, and worked for a Philadelphia paper and a Newark NJ paper. So my orientation, as you can see,...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Circulation Numbers of Newspapers and Magazines, web subscribers, circulation numbers
web subscribers, circulation numbers, india today: Greetings Guhamba, Circulations numbers are usually public, especially for well known magazines and newspapers regardless of their country or location. There should not be any fees associated with obtaining them. In the past, I ve simply searched for these...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): column, relationship advice column, furloughs
relationship advice column, furloughs, economic situation: Hi David, The answer may lie more in the economic situation right now than with your qualifications. Many newspapers have been cutting back staff and issuing furloughs for those who remain. It has not been a good year for the business. More and more papers...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): column, relationship advice column, dear abby
relationship advice column, dear abby, ann landers: David, I have never been in the position of hiring someone to do what you want to do, so to answer your question, I ll have to wing it by telling you in general terms how I d do it. First, I d find out who makes the decision. Is it the features editor?...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Future of Sports Writing, high school sophomore, chris ricciardi
high school sophomore, chris ricciardi, viable career: Chris, I keep hearing and reading that this or that kind of journalism is a dead career. I don t believe it. As long as people want news, whether it s sports news, business news, crime news, or political news, there will be a need for people to gather...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Improving the way I write., functional specification documents, district health board
functional specification documents, district health board, auckland district health board: Jane, Better, a lot better. I would tweak it a little more, for example, rather than say writing of test plans, I would say, I wrote test plans, etc. Also, be sure that every sentence has a subject and a verb, and that the sentence reads properly....

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Quoting other newspapers, journalism practice, web reporters
journalism practice, web reporters, personal ethics: Greetings Charles, The absolutely best option is to always find an original source using your own footwork. If you can find no other options, sometimes you can attribute the info you find to the publisher and the writer who wrote it. You can say something...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Quoting other newspapers, journalism practice, john doe
journalism practice, john doe, new york times: It is best to quote your own sources. However, it is not unusual to quote another newspaper from an article it did, particularly if it is compelling information or a compelling quote -- as long as that newspaper is given credit for the quote. Something like,...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Quoting other newspapers, journalism practice, new york times news
journalism practice, new york times news, new york times news service: Generally it s not done for several reasons. If the reporter for the other newspaper was able to get the information for his story, you should be able to get it for yours. Unless it was information that was from sources that spoke only to him, you should be...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Gensis, cover letter resume, fashion communication
cover letter resume, fashion communication, internship position: Mariana, First question first: in about 1992 when I started using the Internet for recreation as well as for research, I frequented a chat room where the conversation was light and amusing, sometimes irreverent, and often led to friendships in the real...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Preparing for College - Journalism Degree, liberal arts education, latin roots
liberal arts education, latin roots, origins of words: Julie, I am not an educator so my answer is strictly from my own experience, and probably won t answer your question, but I ll offer it anyway. It used to be said that since Latin was the root of most western languages, to one degree or another, we...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Becoming a sports writer, apprenterships, apprentership
apprenterships, apprentership, theresa johnson: Greetings Glenn, I would strongly suggest that you contact a reputable local newspaper or magazine (even online) in your city or nearest county that covers local sports. Take some time to introduce yourself to the sports editor or one of the top writers;...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism ethics, journalism ethics, government spokesperson
journalism ethics, government spokesperson, john ashcroft: I am not totally familiar with this case, but a quick check of Google revealed that the Attorney General of the United States, John Ashcroft, was found to have libeled Hatfill and a judgement of $4.5 million was entered against the US Government to be paid...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism ethics, journalism ethics, richard jewell
journalism ethics, richard jewell, holland knight: Hi Bailey, That is a great question. Unlike suspect and material witness, person of interest has no legal definition. But yes, there is great concern that innocent people can be tainted by such a label. The Hatfill case is a prime example, and...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Legal Sources, legal sources, governmental body
legal sources, governmental body, local district: Charles, It depends what kind of a legal charge, and it depends who brought the charge. If the business was charged with being involved in criminal activity in violation of state laws, then the local District Attorney would normally bring the charges,...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Style rules, college of journalism, faculty title
college of journalism, faculty title, kleins: Hi, If it is a formal title, then yes, capitalize. But if you are saying he is a faculty member, then the f in faculty would be lowercase. I am afraid I am not familiar with faculty as a capitalized noun. Best comparison would be Professor Hannes Kleins...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Writing Round-Ups, space restraints, cross country runner
space restraints, cross country runner, volleyball player: Oh yes, if you have an online site, think about giving more coverage to the other sports. Your photographers can post more photos that way, and you can even get the kids and parents involved. Plus, you get more coverage out of it. Naturally, it would depend...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): news production, interviews, media
interviews, media, print: Greetings Deepika, This article should answer your questions: http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/50564/media_relations_101_how_to_conduct.html In addition, use search terms in Google or Bing that address your specific needs like how to conduct...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Types of Journalism Jobs, journalism jobs, becoming a journalist
journalism jobs, becoming a journalist, types of journalism: There are entertainment writers, but that number in newspapers has dwindled as the business has undergone major cutbacks. Many of these writers began in other areas of news gathering. You can check with your local newspaper, but perhaps a better strategy would...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Credentials, sigma delta chi, first amendment to the us constitution
sigma delta chi, first amendment to the us constitution, society of professional journalists: This is a delicate area. Most newspapers issue a press card to their reporters and photographers which can be used to assure people that the person is who he says he is. Some cities use press cards issued by the police, which not all journalists feel...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): My carreer., carreer, specifics
carreer, specifics, columnist: First of all, Sean, if you are applying for a job as a writer, you must convince those who you want to hire you that you know how to write. You haven t told me how old you are or how far you have gone in your education, so I don t know how to begin to...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Should we have a quota for online producers?, newsroom employees, intelligent approach
newsroom employees, intelligent approach, personal problem: That s a difficult question for me, but I ll try. In my 28 years in the newspaper business I never knew any newspaper that set quotas for it s newsroom employees. By the time a person reached the staff of any newspaper I worked for, they had proved themselves...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): how do i know which field i belong, guidance counselor, good communication skills
guidance counselor, good communication skills, journalism as a career: That s a difficult question to answer if I don t know anything about you. I suggest you go to your school s guidance counselor and ask him or her. The second part of your question is easier. A good journalist must have good communication skills, whether...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Help in High School Journalism, high school journalism, oil slicks
high school journalism, oil slicks, spelling error: If the story that appeared in the newspaper is wrong, or untrue, or if there is a spelling error, then there should be a retraction printed. At The Tampa Tribune, for example, readers are encouraged to call our toll free number to report an error. The information...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism, journalism courses, abilene texas
journalism courses, abilene texas, journalist: Hi, You would need the amount of credits that your high school requires. I would work toward being strong in English and grammar, that will be important when you get to college. But for now, work hard to excel in all subjects. When you get to high school...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Research for Personal Project, editorial staffs, crossword puzzles
editorial staffs, crossword puzzles, magazine editorial: Good morning Justine, I must apologize for the delay in that our power was just returned from this past weekend s storm and my internet was down. Concerning your question, most magazine editorial staffs usually have someone dedicated to crossword puzzles...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): holocaust memoirs, holocaust memoirs, holocaust testimonies
holocaust memoirs, holocaust testimonies, vallentine mitchell: Dear Joan, First, I must apologize for the lengthy delay in responding - you caught me at a very busy time prior to the holidays. However, your question intrigued me no end so I spent some time researching Holocaust memoirs and found what you did - everyone...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): How to Get into Political Journalism, political journalism, unstable state
political journalism, unstable state, government meetings: I d say that getting the experience at your local paper is definitely a plus. The more hands-on experience you have, the better. So keep writing for that paper, it gives you a chance to hone your interviewing and reporting skills. Perhaps you might ask that...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): problems in business, interviewing, case study
interviewing, case study, editor: Greetings Loretta, The very first step is to find out everything you can about the editor s career, passion for journalism and the newspaper BEFORE submitting the questions for review. There are several reasons for this from my person experiences. I ve...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Ethics, lee harvey oswald, disaster photos
lee harvey oswald, disaster photos, dallas jail: The ethical decisions photographers face are no different than those faced by newspaper editors. It has to be a case-by-case thing. Is a photo so compelling that it should run despite its gruesomeness? Or should sensitivity to the families of those depicted...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Mandatory Publications, class action lawsuits, legal organ
class action lawsuits, legal organ, theresa johnson: Unfortunately, I am unable to answer this question fully due to the fact that there are so many different types of media outlets and media focuses. For example, there are government owned and operated media outlets. There are also nonprofit media outlets that...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): hard return, indented paragraphs, theresa johnson
indented paragraphs, theresa johnson, magazine article: Greetings Kim, This simply means to hit the Enter key on your keyboard between paragraphs INSTEAD OF indenting them. So in other words, don t indent your paragraphs. At the end of the paragraph simply hit ENTER. This will create a space between each...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Advice for an aspiring journalist, cal state fullerton, san francisco giants
cal state fullerton, san francisco giants, dominican university of california: Hi, You don t say what town in Southern California you live in. If you are in a small town and it has a newspaper, you could apply at one of those publications. The advantage to that is that you get a lot of hands on experience in the writing, editing and...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Being a newspaper editor, attrition rate, newspaper editor
attrition rate, newspaper editor, graduating high school: It always helps (but is not mandatory) to have a degree in journalism. Certainly, a strong background in English is important. The amount of hours you work really would depend on your definition of small city. What is the circulation? Does the paper print...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism today, political science degree, journalism professors
political science degree, journalism professors, journalism job: Hi Claire, There is no doubt that traditional newspaper journalism has fallen upon hard times. Jobs are being cut, newspapers are cutting back on coverage and advertising has shrunk. That s just the reality we face. However, is it worth it? I ve been in...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Can you trust interviews from magazines and newspapers?, conducting interviews, tape recorder
conducting interviews, tape recorder, discrepancies: I suppose they could, but that is extremely unethical and would severly damage the publication s credibility. Most news organizations (if not all)would not stoop to that. Most reporters conducting interviews now do with a tape recorder in order to safeguard...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Becoming a Good Writer, magazine writer, end game
magazine writer, end game, moments notice: Greetings Brad, This is an expert s question, but I am compelled to respond. Please note that this is only my opinion and it should be regarded as such. First, there s no one answer for your question. What you really have to ask yourself is this: How passionate...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Being pushy as a requirement to succeed in journalism?, television journalists, personal experiences
television journalists, personal experiences, hard news: Greetings Lee, In my personal experiences, I have found this to be true. However, every journalist has to determine what kind of journalist they will be. I made a decision early on to always be mindful of where others are in the midst of controversy or...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Electronic and Print Media., reply thanks, magazines books
reply thanks, magazines books, attention span: Yes, most definitely. The Internet is forcing print media to find ways to capture readers whose attention span is extremely short. Newspapers are putting their stories online and promoting that aspect to keep old readers and find new ones. It definitely has...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Covering High School Sports
Hi Ash, You certainly can contact the coach if you wish. Just be sure to identify yourself and let the coach know who you are stringing for. Honestly, it s been a long time since I covered a track meet, but when I did, I had free reign to walk wherever...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): improving
Don t limit yourself to reading newspaper articles. Read everything you can get your hands on to develop a style of your own. But yes, keep reading news stories to see how they are constructed. Yes, it will help you write news stories better. How long it takes...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): how long will it take?
Not sure what the question is asking. Are you asking how long it would take before a newspaper hired you to work after practicing your writing? If so, then it really depends on the newspapers. But if you are asking how long it would take to write an article,...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): how long does it take a pro to write an article ?
That really depends on how long of an article it is going to be, and what the deadline constraints are. If it is a deadline story, it might have to be done in less than an hour, so speed is imperative. If it is a feature story or an investigative piece (and...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): how long it takes to write a newspaper article
Greetings, This depends solely on the writer and their level of experience. I ve written articles in less than 20 minutes for deadline stories. Other stories would have to be filed by the next day or the next issue s deadline. For scheduled features, it...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): writing articles to pro standard
Greetings, The best way to learn is to go to journalism school. Professional journalists generally receive the training they need to write for newspapers, as well as other media genres. This is the step that I would highly recommend, as it not only encompasses...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Academic degrees, director steven spielberg, writer to writer
director steven spielberg, writer to writer, steven spielberg: Sad to say, there is no uniform rule. It does change from college to college, from writer to writer, and from newspaper to newspaper. Most of the newspapers I have worked at tend not to uppercase as you have shown in running text or in referring to a master...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Accuracy of media, meta search engine, poynter institute
meta search engine, poynter institute, media accuracy: Hi again, Well, I m tucking in for the night after an extended bout of online research on your very interesting topic of media accuracy and credibility. I found a few more diverse sources for you, including some studies on TV and online journalism. I can...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): American Art Review, david sumner, american art
david sumner, american art, dr david: Jake: I doubt if they are worth more than their cover price. Very few magazines have any value of $5 or more unless there is a celebrity on their cover or the cover is about some well-known historical event. I ve never seen any magazine valued at more than...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Anecdotes for articles, 100 best websites, public speakers
100 best websites, public speakers, david sumner: Chesney: The problem we realized in mentioning specific web sites in a print text is that some would go out of business, and anecdotage.com did. I don t know of any other specific sites that are similar. But I would recommend the June 2007 issue of Writer...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): AP style, ap style, accurate answer
ap style, accurate answer, style book: Sorry, Alisa, I am travelling and do not have the AP style book to give you an accurate answer but the NY Times does show usage like The wait was an estimated hour and a quarter, so I would have no problem using hour and a half. Hope this helps. Imran...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): most accurate newspaper(NO SPIN), occasional lapses, national international news
occasional lapses, national international news, conservative cause: Most major newspapers in the US today can be regarded as accurate, they are as sensitive to criticism from other newspaper people as they are to the criticism of the public at large. Leading the list is the New York Times and the Washington Post, allowing...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): no advice just resources, for informational puoposes, libel insurance, necessary oversight
libel insurance, necessary oversight, libel law: Glenn: Again, I cannot be very helpful to you because you have asked a question outside of my expertise. I do not teach courses in media law or ethics and am not familiar with the books or literature in this field. I did not list these areas as a field of...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Baseball Cards - Donruss, diamond kings, diamond king
diamond kings, diamond king, high gloss: Hi Mike, The difference in the 1992 Donruss DK and SDKs is this: the Super Diamond Kings were produced in very limited quantities, and the front and back of the cards had a high gloss finish. It apparently was going to be a prototype for a card that was...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Becoming a weekly newspaper columnist, newspaper columnist, query letter
newspaper columnist, query letter, thinking out of the box: Hi Tony, Yes, I would recommend a cover letter. It does not have to be long, but something personalized to the editor in charge (or the person who will do the accepting or rejecting of column submissions) is appropriate. Try to be friendly in tone, but...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Becomming A Journalist, literature majors, english majors
literature majors, english majors, holy grail: Dear David, It s good to begin planning early, and you re wise to think about how your ultimate goals and your career can mesh. I have a few thoughts that may be helpful to you. As a journalist, you probably want a four-year degree for the greatest...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Biased newspapers at elections, presidential elections, presidential candidates
presidential elections, presidential candidates, endorsements: You must be kidding. Either that or you re from another planet. Practically every newspaper in the United States endorses a candidate for presidential elections, and they always have. It s the rare one that doesn t. Certainly it s legal. Sometimes...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Biased reporting, metropolitan newspapers, teaching of evolution
metropolitan newspapers, teaching of evolution, liberal causes: (A caveat: The views expressed here are those of a middle-age Liberal who worked for big east coast newspapers for many years. I admit my bias in favor of Liberal causes.) Unfortunately, the interpretation of ethical is usually left up to the man who...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Big Stories, time management skills, good time management
time management skills, good time management, work life balance: Hi, Nick, The short version of my answer is, Keep digging. Long version: I d do as much research as my time permitted, considering the fact that one story is only part of my workload. Some factors I d consider are: 1 - Keep my editor informed that...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Bin Laden's capture, short memories, political advisers
short memories, political advisers, media expert: Obviously no one knows the facts accurately unless something is announced - even then what is announced is likely to be what suits Bush and his team in winning re-election. While it may be possible that Bin Laden was captured (or they are close to him)...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Blogs, journalism class, paper reading
journalism class, paper reading, abc news: Hi, Melissa, I started out reading knitters blogs when I picked up knitting again a few years ago. Then I looked for writing blogs. When I would hear an interesting web site or blog mentioned on a topic that intrigued me, I would check to see if they had...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Brochures for Practice, mail addres, google search
mail addres, google search, iridology certification: Hello, Mike. You definitely need to write the content. You re the expert. Then go to a printer that alos offers some inexpensive design work and have the piece(s) laid out. Three brochures could be costly. Is there enough different stuff to have separate...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Brochures for Practice, iridology certification, licensed acupuncturist
iridology certification, licensed acupuncturist, eidson: It s very simple to create your own brochures. A program such as PrintShop can guide you through the process of making a very nice-looking two-fold or three-fold brochure. You probably want to enlist someone locally to help you with the wording and proofreading....

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Brochures for Practice, iridology certification, licensed acupuncturist
iridology certification, licensed acupuncturist, brouchure: Hi Mike, I would go with your second option, simply because you would know better than anyone what content should go into the brochure, and what play it should receive in the brouchure. I would think you would want the ultimate say as to how the brochure...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Brochures for Practice, iridology certification, licensed acupuncturist
iridology certification, licensed acupuncturist, stock paper: Hi, Mike, My apologies for the delay in my response. I ve been out for minor surgery and forgot to turn my AllExperts.com setting to off temporarily. My answer for you would depend on several factors. Are you wanting to print large quantities of the...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Brochures for Practice, iridology certification, bill watson
iridology certification, bill watson, licensed acupuncturist: Hello Mike, I would recommend: 1. Consult with an advertising specialist or at least research via the internet to ensure you re writing copy that sells your service properly. Too often I see advertising that is more like a laundry list of services,...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Brochures for Practice, iridology certification, licensed acupuncturist
iridology certification, licensed acupuncturist, hi mike: Hi Mike, Brochures aren t my area of expertise, but I know people who ve created them in the past. I think to be honest you re the best person to write the content of the brochures - you know the subjects inside-out and can be sure all the facts will be...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): what is a better college major?, teaching political science, aspiring novelist
teaching political science, aspiring novelist, journalism career: Hi, Debra, It s a hard choice, isn t it? In order to prepare her for a journalism career, I believe she should seek a journalism degree with am emphasis in magazine editing. She would be more marketable if she had a secondary knowledge base in some specialized...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): breaking into publishing, fashion section, journalism jobs
fashion section, journalism jobs, work ethics: Hi, Nicole, You re right -- getting started is tough. My first job out of college, with a four-year degree in journalism, was as a clerk at JCPenney. Two years later, I finally got a newspaper job *whew*. (Took that long because I didn t have much time...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): business project/career, mail interview, motivation factors
mail interview, motivation factors, magazine journalism: Hi JD: Do you want to do a telephone interview? I think I would prefer that to doing an e-mail interview. You can call me on my cellphone at (765) 617-3890. Generally the best times are between 11:00 and 2:00 Mon-Friday. If I am not available, just tell...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Career advice for an undergraduate, liberal arts education, journalism programs
liberal arts education, journalism programs, career in journalism: Hi, Janine, It does sound like a contradiction, doesn t it? But journalism is about more than simply having a superior command of the English language and excellent analytical and research skills, although those are very important. A journalist gets training...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Career Information, journalism program, yearly salary
journalism program, yearly salary, retirement options: I sent this once and am not sure if it got through. Here are the high points again: I became interested while in high school. I chose journalism because I enjoyed the writing and editing part of the business. Most beneficial classes were public affairs...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Career information, tv radio production, broadcast journalism
tv radio production, broadcast journalism, journalism classes: Hi, Stephanie, Although your query breaks my usual rule of accepting only one question per posting (to help me manage my time), I ll try to give you short answers since the questions seem pretty straightforward: 1 - I began my interest in journalism...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Career in journalism, career in journalism, medicine business
career in journalism, medicine business, sky is the limit: I believe a career in journalism is the best and most fulfilling way to spend one s life. A journalist can witness practically every other lifestyle and culture on the face of the earth, and can bring understanding of other people and their lives to millions....

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Career in journalism, poli sci, journalism classes
poli sci, journalism classes, english journalism: Hi, David, You sound like you have a great plan for your future. The clips question is easy. Offer to write for your community newspaper (even one of the free shopper publications), the alumni association magazine, a law review publication, or any other...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Career of Reporting, imran, st1
imran, st1, rcm: Ashley, you have asked questions that one would have to read several books to answer. The following links are some of the best books on this topic and I strongly encourage to get one or more to get the best insight. Thanks. (Copy paste the link into your...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): MY CHILD WRONGFULLY TAKEN, psychological father, alaska anchorage
psychological father, alaska anchorage, anchorage alaska: Dear Tonya, I cannot even imagine the stress you are under. I am not an attorney or even a practicing journalist anymore -- I just give advice to aspiring journalists online from my past years of experience in the world of newspapers and magazines. So I...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Class title, aerospace propulsion, black and white photography
aerospace propulsion, black and white photography, writing a feature story: The way you are phrasing the sentence, I would keep the class names lowercase. However, if you wrote something like: I took classes such as Black and White Photography and Chemistry of Aerospace Propulsion, then capitalize. The stumbling block word was ...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Club Magazines, dj interviews, club magazines
dj interviews, club magazines, freelance journalist: Hi, You re right - there are a loads of clubbing mags published in Europe, although to be honest, many of them have folded recently, as the clubbing scene has changed a lot here since the Nineties. I m afraid I don t know of any American clubbing magazines....

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): College Degree, diploma in journalism, customer magazines
diploma in journalism, customer magazines, postgraduate diploma: Hi, That s quite a difficult question to answer, as I assume you re in the USA? I don t know the American system, or what you re studying at community college, so all I can give is some pointers on what I found useful during my years postgraduate diploma...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): College newspaper, english journalism, school cheerleader
english journalism, school cheerleader, representative sampling: Hello, Maram, It s not just college newspapers that are facing this dilemma in an increasingly digital age. Having fresh, interesting local content that no one else is providing is an obvious draw. So is a strong online presence to stimulate interest...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): College Sophomore, journalism field, internship applications
journalism field, internship applications, city editors: Hi Janine, It kinda really doesn t matter. The old fashioned way was to paste clips onto sheets of 8 1/2 by 11 inch paper and present them with your letter of application and resume. Nowadays, I don t know that the conventions are, but the important thing...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Column Publishing, journalism ethics, school editors
journalism ethics, school editors, ethics law: Hi, Nick, If you re above the legal age to work in your state, then, technically, age doesn t matter except when it comes to the ability to enter into a legal contract. I believe that if you re underage and are asked to sign a contract to write your column,...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Column Publishing, professional journalist, competent adult
professional journalist, competent adult, ed columns: Nick: You have a lot of potential to become a professional journalist and I encourage you to keep at it. I am impressed with your blog. Most newspapers publish op-ed columns from readers. Check with your local newspaper about its guidelines; find out...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Contacting Famous Personalities, screen actors guild, famous personalities
screen actors guild, famous personalities, celebrity search: Hi, Dan, I haven t done this before either (most of the celebrities I ve interviewed have been touring through my city and expected a newspaper interview), but I would bet you can find the information with a little bit of digging. I d start with the Screen...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Copy Editing, strunk and white, college sophomore
strunk and white, college sophomore, grammar punctuation: Hi Tiffany, Books you can start with are The Elements of Style by Strunk and White, and the latest Associated Press stylebook. Those two books are indispensible as far as grammar, punctuation and style go. Best advice for an aspiring copy editor is to...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Copy editing as a springboard. . ., attrition rate, golden smile
attrition rate, golden smile, copy editors: Hi Donovan, Making the transition from copy editor to reporter is not difficult; actually, I believe that writers who were copy editors first have an advantage, as opposed to those people who are just writers. Copy editors know they have to process stories...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Copyright costs. in the USA, quation, google
quation, google, middle man: David, If you do a search for copyrights on Google, you ll find your answers. I don t know what they would be off hand, and I d have to search as well. You re better off taking the middle man out of the quation so you can find exactly what you want right...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Copyright issues, u s copyright office, monetary damages
u s copyright office, monetary damages, david sumner: Dear Josh: That s tough and I sympathize with you. First, anything you write on the web is copyrighted as long as your name on it. But second, you can t bring litigation unless you have registered the copyright on your work with the U.S. Copyright Office....

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Courses to Take, melvin mencher, conferences and seminars
melvin mencher, conferences and seminars, journalistic skills: Hi Karlene. It depends on your goals. Most staff writers at magazines and newspapers do have some schooling. If that s your goal taking some classes at a community college would go a long way toward helping you secure your goal. Freelancers don t necessarily...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Credibility of Tabloids, checkbook journalism, nicole kidman
checkbook journalism, nicole kidman, michael jordan: At best, you re seeing evidence of checkbook journalism. The tabs pay informants for information. Some may be accurate. Some may not. It s not unusual for them to exaggerate in any case. The libel issue is a muddy one in that celebrities -- unlike...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): college degree, grammatical sentences, thomas kane
grammatical sentences, thomas kane, inverted pyramid: The most useful advice I can give someone in your position is to develop your writing skills. I don t mean just learning the classic inverted pyramid, or the basics of good grammatical sentences. I mean become a Writer, master the language, read good writers...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): college degree, fact checker, speller
fact checker, speller, college degree: Trevor, Quite honestly, I m a bit removed from the school scene. I don t think your place of ecuation makes much a difference, unless its going to be Ivy League. And I would think just about everyone offers journalism. You can do a search on the web for...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): college and field, rewarding field, technical writing
rewarding field, technical writing, journalism: Hi Trevor, My advice to you would be to make sure you have a strong background in English and writing, but journalism is unique in that you can tailor it to a field that you like. For example, if you enjoy computers, you can pursue technical writing. If...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): I have contacted you before..., bed upstairs, mama and papa
bed upstairs, mama and papa, three bears: Hi, Ivana. Welcome back. A lot of the same advice I ve already given you will work if you re writing a newspaper article about the events of the book. I can t do your work for you -- but I ll give you a brief example from a book you probably know well. ...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): copyright, akc gazette, personal recollections
akc gazette, personal recollections, old timers: As long as this is an original interview with your friend, I do not see this as a copyright problem. He may give you the same information and may come close to the same quotes, but if you are doing a different interview and are not lifting material verbatim...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): creation of magazine, small business administration, bahm
small business administration, bahm, managing a business: Hi again, Amr, You are not bothering me at all. Your question is a familiar one, however. As a first step, let me share with you some information I have given to others in the past. If what I wrote for them does not answer your questions, please feel free...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): A curiously confused student, career paper, time constraints
career paper, time constraints, akeelah and the bee: Hi, Akilah, I ve been thinking about your question. Journalism is a great career -- exciting, creative, flexible, and challenging. You get a chance to do good in this world, to highlight the heroes and shine a spotlight on the bad guys, to tell stories...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Dance Magazines in the UK, magazine shelves, dance magazines
magazine shelves, dance magazines, moving to london: Hi Kyle, Sadly, in recent years, a lot of clubbing mags have closed here too - including the ones I freelanced for. Just two national ones remain: DJ and Mixmag. However, while the clubbing scene has changed here too, and evolved, there s still lots...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Dateline, morbid fascination, outspoken advocate
morbid fascination, outspoken advocate, cancer doctor: I had not heard about this, but my primary news-watching and news-reading interests nowadays are the very local news and news about our soldiers in Iraq; stories like this just make me grimace and turn to something else. I have mixed feelings. I personally...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Dateline, 15 year old boys, internet predators
15 year old boys, internet predators, teen chat rooms: Hi, D, I would be less concerned about fairness than about ethics. Fair? Sure. The reporter is stating what happened and who are the suspects involved. If it s factual *and* if it s an even-handed accounting of the event, it s fair. The even-handed part...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Day to Day and what I can expect..., broadcast journalist, journalist friend
broadcast journalist, journalist friend, career in journalism: Dear Dahlia: I was in exactly your situation many years ago. I had been out of college for seven years and all I had accomplished was a series of low-paying menial jobs. So I did go back to school and get a master s degree that started me on the road to...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Decision-Making?, compound word, chicago manual
compound word, chicago manual, group decision: Hi, Alisa, According to one website I found, it s not hyphenated. The article also contains a good reference to the Chicago Manual of Style s guidelines on achieving clarity through appropriate use of hyphenation: http://www.getitwriteonline.com/archive/042703.htm...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Demise of SPY magazine, animated cartoon character, mr magoo
animated cartoon character, mr magoo, spy magazine: Like you, I enjoyed Gerald McBoingBoing. I was dismayed that his career was so brief. But take heart, McBoingBoing fans! I heard on NPR recently that someone has found the old Gerald McBoingBoing tapes and is reviving them. There might also be some new...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Double standards, pesticide levels, birth rates
pesticide levels, birth rates, birth rate: Why do Asian countries permit such companies to do business then? Why do the people not beat up their bureaucrats when they do not impose penalties on companies that break the law? What would a US Company s CEO care if Indians have high birth rates?...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): doctors magazines, medical doctors, waiting room
medical doctors, waiting room, medical journal: I m afraid I do not know what publication that may be - especially because I am not certain what angle you are looking at. For example, Newsweek and Time are often in every doctor s waiting room, but you may be looking for a MEDICAL JOURNAL s name rather...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Editing reply time, reply time, word maximum
reply time, word maximum, travel magazines: Hello,Mary, First, I wanted to let you know it s been a super-busy week at my job, which is why I ve taken a couple of days to respond. Sorry about that. Unfortunately, it sounds like you ve had to get used to waiting, eh? It can be frustrating. Looking...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Editorial Content, detroit business, news outlet
detroit business, news outlet, management class: This kind of assignment is apparently designed to get you to think about who one publication differs from another. I would first ask myself these questions: 1. What is the Crain s Detroit Business newspaper about? Obviously from the name I would assume...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Entry level pay, 401k retirement plan, jobs in journalism
401k retirement plan, jobs in journalism, best of luck: Hi, Depending on the area you live in, there should be entry level jobs in journalism. I know that nowadays many employers are looking for that degree, but a person that has a lot of clips and shows a lot of energy and initiative also can be hired. My...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): editor, journalism courses, copy desk
journalism courses, copy desk, term careers: Hi Paula, Since I have been a copy editor for 25 years, I can say that there are definitely long term opportunities for those who want to be editors (smile). No need to specialize right now, unless she has a particular field she likes, i.e., sports....

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): An error, feminism and pornography, incorrect assumption
feminism and pornography, incorrect assumption, legal recourse: Hi, Lisa, I recommend two courses of action: Research and notification. First, notify the magazine s editor who worked with you that you have discovered an error not originally uncovered in your initial research. I would think carefully how you word this...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): An error, feminism and pornography, place newspapers
feminism and pornography, place newspapers, sole problem: Writers make mistakes all the time. It doesn t make you a bad writer. The responsible thing to do would be to notify the magazine. Explain your problem, and ask them if they would consider publishing a clarification. This is not unusual for publications. If...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Fashion Spreads, fashion stylist, picture editors
fashion stylist, picture editors, fashion photos: Hi Hillary, You don t say if you re based in the USA or UK, but in the UK, it sounds like the job you re after is a Picture Editor. Picture Editors/Researchers are responsible for sourcing, researching, choosing and organising most of the photos in...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Finding a Newspaper Job, political science courses, english creative writing
political science courses, english creative writing, rich culture: Are you moving to Birmingham because you want to work for Birmingham s newspaper or are you moving there for other reasons and just hoping the local newspaper has openings? I ask because a beginner in the newspaper business usually has to take a job where...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Fortune Magazine Email address, lee clifford, fortune magazine
lee clifford, fortune magazine, bahm: Hi, Ofelia, I surfed over to Fortune s website and found an answer for you. Unfortunately, it s probably not the answer you wanted. It looks like the editors do not want to receive e-mail queries. Their site says: How do I contact an editor or writer?...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Freelance local interest articles, auto repair industry, elvis fan
auto repair industry, elvis fan, anniversary dates: Hi, Glenn, My apologies for the delay in response; I ve been out for minor surgery and forgot to turn my AllExperts.com setting to off temporarily. My hat is off to you for trying something new like your proposed writing venture -- it can be a tremendous...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Freelance movie reviewing, time staff members, ball state university muncie indiana
time staff members, ball state university muncie indiana, plum assignments: Jake: My hunch that there s little opportunity for a freelance writer to do this. If you did get an assignment, it would probably pay little--maybe $25 US. Full-time staff members usually have the first opportunity for these type of plum assignments that...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Freelance Photography, art editors, picture editors
art editors, picture editors, relevant member: Hi, I work on features, so I m no expert in these matters, but I can tell you as much as I know. You can either try to get work on your own, or through an agency. Obviously, there are benefits to getting taken on by an agency - they do a lot of the legwork,...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Freelance writing, work experience placement, work placements
work experience placement, work placements, job vacancy: Hi Nate, As I m based in the UK, I m afraid I can only give you the advice I d give a British graduate, and not a US one, but hopefully some of it will be useful whichever country you re in. Firstly, if you worked on a student newspaper or magazine,...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Freelancing part-time, publication experience, feature idea
publication experience, feature idea, brilliant ideas: Hi Clare, This is a bit of a catch 22 situation, as usually, features editors like to see examples of previous work (or at least know where you ve been published) before commissioning work from a new writer. However, there are two ways round this... ...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Freelancing, weeklies, dailies
weeklies, dailies, indifference: Hello, Connie. It s certainly possible. Contact some editors (weeklies usually best on Fridays and Mondays; dailies ususally best early) to talk with them and show your work. Ask if they can use you for anything. Ask if you could do an internship (most...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): most accurate newspaper(NO SPIN), ny times, new york times
Journalism (newspapers/magazines): most accurate newspaper(NO SPIN), ny times, new york times, liberal newspapers

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): MY CHILD WRONGFULLY TAKEN, evon, different kinds
Journalism (newspapers/magazines): MY CHILD WRONGFULLY TAKEN, evon, different kinds, alaska

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Copy Editing, copyeditor, ap style
Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Copy Editing, copyeditor, ap style, copyediting

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Decision-Making?, style guides, decision making process
Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Decision-Making?, style guides, decision making process, noun

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): The influence that the media has on people today, perception, attitude
Journalism (newspapers/magazines): The influence that the media has on people today, perception, attitude, media student

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism Career, decent program, peter jennings
Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism Career, decent program, peter jennings, first job

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism careers, career in journalism, journalism internships
Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism careers, career in journalism, journalism internships, career advice

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Kashmir-a burning issue, kashmiri hindus, india pakistan
Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Kashmir-a burning issue, kashmiri hindus, india pakistan, ethnic cleansing

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Magazine Name, name star
Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Magazine Name, name star

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Media Bias, advocacy journalism, eric boehlert
Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Media Bias, advocacy journalism, eric boehlert, bob kohn

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Old magazine value, mint condition, magizines
Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Old magazine value, mint condition, magizines, time life

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): VERY old newspaper, david copeland, prof david
Journalism (newspapers/magazines): VERY old newspaper, david copeland, prof david, taking the time

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Publisher querie?, genii magazine, richard kaufman
Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Publisher querie?, genii magazine, richard kaufman, jerry sadowitz

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Qualities of a good article and a journalist., proper grammer, abbreviations
Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Qualities of a good article and a journalist., proper grammer, abbreviations

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Reporter credentials, alaska state fair, ethical government
Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Reporter credentials, alaska state fair, ethical government, independent reporter

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Travel Journalism, department course offerings, suny plattsburgh
Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Travel Journalism, department course offerings, suny plattsburgh, magazine journalism

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): how to value antique journals, mickey mantle, post cereal
Journalism (newspapers/magazines): how to value antique journals, mickey mantle, post cereal, roger maris

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): field, journalism professors, chicago manual of style
journalism professors, chicago manual of style, strunk white: Congratulations, Trevor -- you are about to enter an exciting field of study! I have a few words of wisdom that may help you: Don t schedule too many time-intensive classes in the same semester. For example, I wouldn t take an advanced reporting class (which...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): the first news paper, stephen lamble, time china
stephen lamble, time china, china china: So where did it all start? Thucydides (Ancient Greece) DOB around 400 BC. Thucydides is the first known journalist and also, the first historian. People before him had reported incidents but Thucydides made an effort to report both sides of the story in...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): freelance journalism, finished piece, local high school
finished piece, local high school, quality work: If you have a finished piece of work, you might first want to have someone evaluate it for you before you submit it. I suggest you take the piece you have written to the local high school and ask if there is an English teacher who would read it for you and...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): freelancing, target publication, story angles
target publication, story angles, hometown boys: Hi, Velma, You have my admiration for tackling a freelancing career! It s challenging to not only write stories but also to find a market for them as well. As a new writer, you will need to push even harder to get publications attention until you establish...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): gender in media, business management positions, bias factor
business management positions, bias factor, gender in media: Hi, Mantina, Interesting set of questions. Let me take them in order. Question #1 about why media culture is largely defined in male terms: If we suppose that I agree with the question s presumption, my answer would be that the media culture usually...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): good questions to ask as a reporter, visible tattoos, neutral place
visible tattoos, neutral place, notice details: Before you interview or write the story, think about your goal -- the type of story you want to write, the space you ll have to tell it in, where it ll be published, and who ll be reading (students or teachers or parents or some combo of the above)? All of...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Hate Crimes, human dignity, lowlife
human dignity, lowlife, responsible person: Hate crimes are evil and wrong, regardless of where they occur. What Pakistani Muslim fanatics do to Christians is as evil as what the US Government did to Afghanis and Iraqis with indiscriminate bombings. But, at least in America, which does have...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Headlines, quick brown fox, punctuation marks
quick brown fox, punctuation marks, fox jumps: No problem. Headlines are usually just one sentence, but there are no hard and fast rules. However, you wouldn t want to split a word over two lines, eg: You would do this: The quick brown fox jumped rather than: The quick bro- wn fox jumped...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Heirarchy structure in a newspaper office, religion reporters, city newspapers
religion reporters, city newspapers, writing a novel: In the newspapers I worked for, an investigative reporter would probably have reported to either the city editor or the managing editor. An investigative reporter is usually on special projects. He (or she) does not have a beat like other reporters do. ...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Hi,I would love to be involved..., professional reporters, local newspapers
professional reporters, local newspapers, what makes a good story: Good question, Neil. One of the most basic, fundamental skills a journalist requires is the skill of conducting the personal interview. Almost everything else a journalist does comes from that. I suggest you go to the local library and get a book...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): more focused questions..., sun sentinel fort lauderdale, david denby
sun sentinel fort lauderdale, david denby, roger ebert: How much do journalists get paid? That depends on where they work. I worked for a New York area Metropolitan daily newspaper (not the NY Times) and my salary at the time I retired was just under $80,000 a year. The NY Times pays a little better. New Yorker...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): help with major, journalism majors, magazine journalism
journalism majors, magazine journalism, journalism programs: Shakia: If you answer a definite yes to these three questions, then I think you should consider a career in magazine or newspaper journalism. 1. Do you love to write? Do you feel fulfilled and happy when you are writing? 2. Do you love to go out and...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Can you help?, political authorities, public citizens
political authorities, public citizens, legal authorities: Hi, Nima, I think you can ask the same questions, but perhaps put more emphasis on her reactions and how it s affecting her family since she can speak directly to that. Finding out the other information about the prisoner would also help you better understand...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): What high school classes should I take?, chicago manual of style, journalism courses
chicago manual of style, journalism courses, magazine journalism: Hi, Brit, At the high school level, the greatest favor you can do for your future journalism career is to have a well-rounded education. When I was in journalism school in college, the professors were more impressed with students who had a basic understanding...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Indian Politics, twinkle twinkle little star, twinkle little star
twinkle twinkle little star, twinkle little star, indian political parties: Politics, in most countries, is boring business. Acting in films, in almost every country, is an exciting business. The relationships (political, romantic, social and even sexual) between politicians and movie stars are the stuff of legend in most countries....

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Indian Politics, religious bigotry, vote bank
religious bigotry, vote bank, squalid conditions: I disagree. Most people are not innocent. Many educated people may abhor violence but in countries like Pakistan and India most people are UN-educated. They are usually frustrated, poor, hungry and living in squalid conditions with no hope for the future....

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Indo-Pak Relations, kashmir problem, money and blood
kashmir problem, money and blood, muslim countries: There are three outcomes to consider. The first one is the status quo, where both countries waste time, energy, money, and blood, for the next 50 years and bring no resolution to the problem. Easiest to happen. The second is a war that goes out of...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Indo-Pak relations, jagjeet singh, cancer specialist
jagjeet singh, cancer specialist, india and pakistan: Naqvi sahib, You have answered your own almost 100-words question with one word - Kashmir. Until and unless a real, fair, equitable and permanent solution is found to this problem everything else is merely a distraction. Putting on make-up can hide...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Interest in editing career, associated press stylebook, chicago manual of style
associated press stylebook, chicago manual of style, strunk and white: Hi Teresa, Perhaps check at one of the colleges or community colleges (on site or online) and see if they have beginning editing and/or journalism classes. The beginning J class is useful just so you understand the concepts of the business. The editing,...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Interesting journalism ideas?, journalism contest, meaningful advice
journalism contest, meaningful advice, topical coverage: Eunice, Sorry for the delay; I ve been out sick with bronchitis. Thanks for the additional info, but I don t think it s enough for me to come up with specific ideas for you. It ll be more meaningful anyway if the topic comes from your own heart. Here are...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Interview for my portfolio.. thanks so much!, fedex services, career aspirations
fedex services, career aspirations, salary range: Hi, Kerry, I ll be happy to answer your questions. Please note, however, that I worked two years as a magazine editor and am not presently in that role. I hope that my answers still help you. (I m currently working for FedEx Services, managing and writing...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Interview techniques, broadcast journalism, t rush
broadcast journalism, t rush, sympathetic manner: Hi, Amber, My ability to advise you depends on whether you re in print or broadcast journalism. My experience is exclusively in print. Let me know and I ll try to write a more detailed answer for you. But in general, here are a few tips to get you started....

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): My Interview, writing skill, staff reporter
writing skill, staff reporter, top of my head: Most editors I know, myself included, would give you a one-day tryout. They would bring you into the newsroom, sit you down at a desk, and give you a variety of different chores to do, including rewriting press releases, interviewing someone over the telephone,...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Interviewing for documentary, documentary filmmakers, broadcast journalism
documentary filmmakers, broadcast journalism, tv documentaries: Hi, Benjamin, I m sorry, but I m not an expert in broadcast journalism or documentary filmmaking. My best advice would be to see what others have done -- check out the work of Michael Moore, etc. or see techniques used on other documentaries on A&E, the...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): The influence that the media has on people today, summit west, magazines tv
summit west, magazines tv, longstanding interest: Hi, Rebecca, I will be happy to help you with these questions. However, You ve sent me essentially 11 questions in one. I set a limit on the number of questions I answer per day in order to manage my personal and professional time so that I don t shortchange...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): information for researching proper journalism, proper journalism, township solicitor
proper journalism, township solicitor, laundry business: Glenn, I m sorry that you ve had such a troubling experience with local journalism. In my experience, most journalistic errors are honest mistakes, most reporters/editors are horrified to find out an error has occurred, and most are eager to correct it...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): what does it take to get an international job in reporting., krishna prasad, indian journalist
krishna prasad, indian journalist, myammar: Prakash: I don t feel qualified to answer this question, but I know someone who is. I recently had the privilege of meeting a visiting Indian journalist who was editor of a daily newspaper in India and managing editor of a newsmagazine. You can e-mail him...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): internship queries, active and passive voice, grammar and punctuation
active and passive voice, grammar and punctuation, journalism classes: Shereen: I expect that most of the test will be an editing test or a test on grammar, punctuation. Many American magazines give applicants a copy editing test. You should know the difference between active and passive voice sentences and be able to rewrite...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Jehad, american tax payer, zionist settlers
american tax payer, zionist settlers, tax payer money: Jihad is basically a struggle. It can include fighting against an oppressor or evil or an enemy in battle. Killing innocent people is not Jihad. There is a difference between Jihad vs. killing innocent people, and also a difference between killing innocent...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Job trends, journalism jobs, publication offices
journalism jobs, publication offices, print journalism: I think there has been a steady growth in journalism jobs outside of the traditional print media of newspapers and magazines. That includes working with online-only websites and publications as well as working in publication offices for private corporations...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Job, career in journalism, daily newspapers
career in journalism, daily newspapers, going places: Hello, Carlos. Sorry for the delay in writing. Have been away for number of days. Journalists are sometimes assigned stories, sometimes they find their own. At daily newspapers, things are faster. It s usually one story a day, plus a Sunday feature....

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journal submissions, colombia south america, journal submissions
colombia south america, journal submissions, david sumner: Hello: It doesn t matter where you live as long as the material in the article is of potential interest to the readers of the journal, whether in the U.S. or worldwide. Editors don t care where authors live. However, the larger issue is whether you have...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism, work experience placements, journalism course
work experience placements, journalism course, work placements: Hi, I m based in the UK, so I m not an expert on American mags, but I can tell you what helped me while I was at Uni. One of the main things I did while still at university was join the university paper. I started on the TV section, and volunteered for...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism, second job, first job
second job, first job, guardian newspaper: Not really sure what you mean. I was very lucky and got my first job when the owner of a new magazine company came to my college and interviewed for a features assistant. Then I got my second job when a magazine I d done work experience for in the past...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism, journalism majors, schools of journalism
journalism majors, schools of journalism, ivy league school: Ally: I don t understand your question. What do you mean science or commerce ? Is there a course in science and one in commerce and you need to know which one to take? Surely there s more to the title of the courses--give me the complete title. And do...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism, professional rewards, definitive style
professional rewards, definitive style, writing styles: Hi, There is news reporting, feature reporting, sports reporting, business reporting and editorial writing. So you see, there is a good cross-section from which to choose. I am not familiar with the schools in Tanzania or Australia, so I can t give...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism, journalism field, freshmen
journalism field, freshmen, new era: Yes, I think it will still be a viable field for many years to come. Journalism is now moving to the online age, so information will be more current and easier to access. There will be a need for people to report and/or edit the content. I personally have...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism books, journalism books, inverted pyramid
journalism books, inverted pyramid, ap style: Hello, Angela. For one, I d make sure you have a copy of the AP Style Guide. For another, make sure you have a copy of Strunk & White. As for specific story writing books, I don t know of any off-hand, but you might want to consider some books that...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism Career, career research project, other additional information
career research project, other additional information, journalism career: Hi Carolyn, Most journalists will tell you that they are not in this business for the awards; in fact, that is merely gravy, secondary to the thrill of breaking good news stories and covering your beat to the best of your ability. Obviously, the top...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism Career, school football games, youth sports tournaments
school football games, youth sports tournaments, journalism programs: Hi, I am not familiar with journalism schools in the New England area or Maine, but one of the best in the country is not far -- Columbia University in New York. In the South, there is the University of Florida, while Missouri in the Midwest also is one...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism as a career, media journalism, reading newspapers
media journalism, reading newspapers, salary increases: Hello, Jess. What traits/skills/qualifications do you ned to be in journalism? 1) You need to write and spell well. 2) You need to be a little bit outgoing. 3) You need to be courageous in order to ask the tough question that someone might not like...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism careers, medill school of journalism, journalism careers
medill school of journalism, journalism careers, special interest groups: You ask a tough question, which makes me feel responsible for the rest of your daughter s life! I think the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern is much more prestigious and would open more doors in journalism than USC. Is there a program in international...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism Dollars, hostile person, journalistic skills
hostile person, journalistic skills, poynter institute: Hi, Tim, Cogratulations on being in a field that interests you and gives you joy. The money is also important for comfort and security in your life, and you re smart to be thinking ahead to how to improve your finances. I m confident that if you plan ahead,...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism and ict, magazine circulation, david sumner
magazine circulation, david sumner, enormous effect: Hello: New technology has had an enormous effect on both the practice of journalism and the teaching of journalism. I probably spend four to five hours every day using the computer or Internet access. The main effect is that it has made it much easier to...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism job outlook, journalism job, print journalism
journalism job, print journalism, paper magazines: Hi, Alicia, I m glad to answer your questions, but in the future, please limit each e-mail to one question (that helps me manage my time at AllExperts.com). Also, if you write with just 1-2 questions at a time, I can address them in more depth and perhaps...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism (newspapers/magazines), graduate diploma course, post graduate diploma
graduate diploma course, post graduate diploma, indian institute of mass communication: Hi, Saurabh, There are many universities with post-graduate journalism degrees in the United States. Your choices likely will be limited by which branch of journalism you choose to pursue and, of course, the cost. Different universities have strengths in...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism schools, high school sophomore, journalism programs
high school sophomore, journalism programs, history majors: Hi, Gwen, I m so impressed that you are starting your search for the right university this early! Good for you. And thank you for your kind comments on one of my previous responses. I m glad to know that it s been helful. Here are some resources and my...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism (sports--Eventually), sports journalism, occasional photo
sports journalism, occasional photo, career project: Hi, Trevor, I m not sure I m the best person to help you. First, I have zero experience in sports journalism other than taking the occasional photo at football games; second, I ve been out of journalism for a while. My role on AllExperts.com is more in...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism work experience, newspapers in london, journalism work
newspapers in london, journalism work, work placements: Hi, It s great you want to get UK experience - I understand it s valued very highly in Australia, and should stand you in good stead when you want to get a job there. The best time to do work experience is when UK students aren t on holiday (we get most...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalism, national magazines, bella chat
national magazines, bella chat, senior citizen: Hi Melissa, I suppose the best advice is to go to a large newsagent (Borders or a big branch of WHSmiths) and browse the shelves for magazines that you d like to write for. I m not really sure what you mean about essays, but weeklies like Take a Break,...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalist, internet journalism, print journalism
internet journalism, print journalism, broadcast radio: It s a journalist s job to be aware of current and historical events, find reputable sources, ask intelligent questions, and put together concise, interesting, timely and useful articles based on these facts. That s the high-level version, of course; a...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalist, international journalists, universal freedom
international journalists, universal freedom, jounalist: Unfortunately there are none with any power. The freedom of the press and freedom for journalists to report the news is not a universal freedom. In many countries when a dictator or a tyrant takes over the first thing he does is get control of the newspapers....

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalist, friends and neighbors, bahm
friends and neighbors, bahm, time health: Hi, Katrina, This is such a broad question that I m unsure how to answer it. A journalist s employer typically offers the same benefits you can expect in other fields -- vacation time, health insurance, sick leave, and other benefits. Or perhaps you...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalist, diploma in journalism, open ended question
diploma in journalism, open ended question, little bit of luck: Again, quite an open-ended question - I can only answer in general terms. Unlike being a doctor or a lawyer, you don t actually need to have any official qualifications to be a writer. In theory, anyone can do it. I know writers with science degrees; writers...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalist, journalism magazines, chicago manual of style
journalism magazines, chicago manual of style, journalism program: Qualifications can vary; what matters most is whether you can write. I ve known career journalists who did nothing more than graduate from high school and work their way up to editor status. I ve also known people with master s degrees and doctoral degrees...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalist, county commission meetings, copy editors
county commission meetings, copy editors, working conditions: That really varies from paper to paper. It also varies in what beat the journalist covers. For example, covering county commission meetings are generally straightforward, while a tour of duty in Iraq could be quite stressful. Reporters are generally mobile...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalist, noise cancelling headphones, quiet surroundings
noise cancelling headphones, quiet surroundings, police scanner: What can I say? This varies tremendously. You typically will have a desk or a cubicle, a computer, a phone, and access to a fax machine. You may work a lot from the office or travel a bit to cover your beat; some reporters work more with the phone than in-person...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalist, employment laws, working conditions
employment laws, working conditions, 6pm: This is very difficult to answer as working conditions vary hugely! It depends what kind of publication or programme you are working for, and of course, in which country of the world you work! The magazine office in London where I work in is lovely as...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalist - followup - contact info for international papers, chicago manual of style, journalism experience
chicago manual of style, journalism experience, grammar style: Hi, Raja, I think I more clearly understand your request now. Below are some websites that will allow you to do online research and find the newspapers that pique your interest. You ll still have to research the appropriate contact information on each paper...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalist, hiring practices, amature
hiring practices, amature, grammar: I don t know what the hiring practices are of most newspapers, but I would assume that most of them would welcome the opportunity to consider someone of your background. I would advise you to send a letter and resume to the newspapers you are intereted in...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalist industry accountability, laundry business, cut backs
laundry business, cut backs, fire equipment: Glenn: I cannot give you legal advice because I am not a lawyer. However, I have some familiarity with the libel laws of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, where I spent most of my 28 year newspaper career. And from the facts that you related to me, it would...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalist, web hope, journal newsletter
web hope, journal newsletter, open ended question: This is a very open-ended question! Basically, a journalist gathers news, and presents it to the public. They either write a story or feature about it, which is then published in a magazine, newspaper, journal, newsletter, or on the Web; or make a programme...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): Journalists status, ace atkins, mystery novelist
ace atkins, mystery novelist, crime reporters: Hi, I can only speak to my newspaper in Tampa. As a sportswriter, I can tell you that position is last among the pecking order of the positions you mentioned (smile). I would have to say that at the Tribune, those with status are the columnists,...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): journalism, iowa writers workshop, missouri school of journalism
iowa writers workshop, missouri school of journalism, mindy mcadams: Hi, Molly, Sorry for the long delay; I ve been working overtime for four weeks now and am rather glad to see an open weekend looming in front of me! Here are some short answers to your questions; hope this helps: Columbia University (Manhattan) is...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): journalism, journalism courses, inverted pyramid
journalism courses, inverted pyramid, intelligent questions: You seem to be on the right track. Political Science is a must, so is American History, and some World History. A good background in economics, the humanities, and most of the Liberal Arts is also useful. Also pay particularly close attention to your English...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): journalism, intrusive legislation, types of grass
intrusive legislation, types of grass, city council members: I definitely would not put something as dry as this set of facts as my second paragraph. If it would not work naturally into the flow of the story, I would pull this info out into a sidebar -- a short (2- to 5-inch) boxed paragraph or two that accompanies...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): journalism, walter cronkite school, journalism career guide
walter cronkite school, journalism career guide, walter cronkite school of journalism: Hi, Charis, Good luck to you in your college search. I don t know if you are interested in print journalism (newspapers or magazines), broadcast journalism (TV/radio) or web journalism. That will influence the school you choose, because different schools...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): journalism, journalism law, journalism school
journalism law, journalism school, investigative journalism: Hi, Keshawn, Like so many journalism questions, the answer is It depends. I have known people with terminal degrees and others with no college degrees at all -- and both types have been excellent journalists. The problem is that the no-degree path...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): journalism city council straight news story, market street subway, district councilman
market street subway, district councilman, subway tunnel: Normally the lead paragraph for a city council meeting would contain the news about the most important issue covered, while also acknowledging that it occured at the regularly scheduled meeting or at a special meeting. Example: City Council last night...

Journalism (newspapers/magazines): journalism as a major in college, masters in journalism, david sumner
masters in journalism, david sumner, freelance articles: You don t need two degrees in journalism. Get your bachelor s in whatever you want to get it in and then get the master s in journalism. And get as much experience as you can as an undergraduate and graduate student working on the student magazine or newspaper....