Week 9 Writing (19/4): Feature Stories

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BY RUTH BERAN

FIRST: Your news story for Assessment 1 was due in Week 8. Let me know if you need more time.

Assessment 2 is due in Week 14, with drafts of your short feature or human interest story due in Week 13. Let’s take a look at what is involved in the Subject Guide.

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Week 7 Newsroom (22/3): News vs feature writing

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BY RUTH BERAN

We’re going to delve a bit deeper today into news writing vs feature writing style.

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Week 9 (13/10): Brainstorming a feature story

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BY DEB BAUER

One of the toughest things for a new writer is generating story ideas. Often they do not know what to write about and brainstorming a new story idea can be quite overwhelming.

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