By JAN GOLDBERG
Careers in Journalism deals all of the details occupation seekers have to discover and select a career after which slender it right down to a task that fits them. The publication offers an outline of journalism, outlines task techniques, and exhibits the way to plan and get ready for a profession.
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Modern Journalism In order to stay afloat in recent times, there has been a trend for a number of newspapers to merge together. The Gannett chain, for instance, consists of more than 100 papers and is best known for USA Today. Although investigative reporting is not a new phenomenon, it has been raised to the status of a fine art. Heading the list of eminent achievements in this area is the uncovering, discovering, and reporting of the Watergate scandal by Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein.
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Editors on small newspapers will perform a greater variety of tasks. They may undertake reporting duties, edit copy, take pictures, and, in addition, operate the areas of circulation, marketing, advertising, and production. For newspapers, particularly small ones, the distinction between editor and writer is often not clearly defined as it usually is for book publishers or large circulation magazines. Page 24 The life of an editor may well be interrupted with late-breaking news; thus, it is not uncommon for editors to work more than 40 hours a week.