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This is a book about the art of writing for newspapers and magazine, but doesnt look at punctuation, spelling, and the stylistic conventions of everyday journalism. Instead, Good Writing For Journalists presents extended examples of writing which are powerful, memorable, colorful, or funny. Each piece is contextualized and analyzed encouraging readers to learn from the best practitioners. This bookinspires those who want to make their writing individual and memorable. Along the way the major elements of non-fiction writingare introduced, in chapters organized by genre profile writing, reportage, news analysis, investigation, sports writing, personal and opinion columns and lifestyle among them.