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Covering the Community

Covering the Community
A Diversity Handbook for Media

April 1999 | 192 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Leigh Stephens Aldrich provides a `how-to' manual for identifying and presenting diversity in the media.

The book includes: guidance on interviewing techniques, including working with an interpreter; guidelines for various 'minority' groups including Native Americans, people living with HIV/AIDS, women, lesbian and gay people and older people; a review of various laws and ethics codes which affect reporters; a glossary of terminology to avoid.

Examining Diversity
Preparing for a Diversity Story
Gathering News With a Cultural Spin
Interviewing with Awareness
Writing and Editing the Diversity Story
Catching the Image Through Photography and Graphics
Shaping Broadcast Decisions
Practicing Diversity in Public Relations and Advertising
Going to the Source
Reporters' Resources, Ethics Codes and Laws

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Chapter 9

Chapter 1


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ISBN: 9780761985136

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