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Why do we write newspaper articles

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This journalism lecture focuses on the basics of feature writing.

EXAMPLE ARTICLES CITED IN PRESENTATION:

Billboard: “War on Piracy Continues In China” – http://books.google.com/books?id=xQcEAAAAMBAJ&printsec=frontcover&lr=#v=onepage&q&f=false

Billboard: “Gump Soundtrack Does Double Duty” – https://books.google.com/books?id=UggEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA113#v=onepage&q&f=false

EXAMPLES OF STRONG FEATURE ARTICLES:

PERSONALITY PROFILES

Oxford American “Fog Count” – http://www.oxfordamerican.org/magazine/item/466-fog-count

Vanity Fair magazine “Leveraging the Stars” – http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2000/04/dana-giacchetto-hollywood-money-manager

Time magazine “In Search of the Real Bill Gates” – http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1120657,00.html

The Washington Post “What Makes Andy Dick Tick?” – http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/06/AR2006100600242.html

HUMAN INTEREST STORIES

CBS News “Crash Survivor Relives Escape” – http://www.cbsnews.com/news/crash-survivor-relives-escape/

BBC News “The Hitmen Who Stalk Russia” – http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/4801971.stm

TREND STORIES

News.com “Video Site Buying Spree in the Offing?” – http://news.cnet.com/Video-site-buying-spree-in-the-offing/2100-1030_3-6124137.html

ANALYSIS

The Washington Post “Hastert Learned from Wrestling” – http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/06/AR2006100601059.html

The New York Times “In City’s World of Real Estate, Outsiders Get Cold Shoulder” – http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/03/nyregion/03starrett.html
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a short guide on how to find Newspaper articles through the VU library
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