Advices for Beginners

Posts for those who strive to know more about the profession.

Handbook to fact-checking Part 2

Write perfectly Don’t create everything — you’re correspondent, and the writer. Look for details and fascinating information. Do not waste power and report on moving info. Information that is create, not estimates. Then don’t concentrate on just how to provide the precise estimate whenever your objective would be to gather info. The precise phrases aren’t […]

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Handbook to fact-checking Part 1

Not to invent a Bicycle, we retell the reminder that it is a well-known journalist and digital Evangelist Steve Batry gives his students. Despite the fact that this memo is written primarily for journalists, Steve encourages you to use it not only in the media, but anyone who deals with public information — and now […]

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Useful apps for recording interviews

An interview is different — in person, phone, Skype, and now even writing. And in most cases the most boring stage of the work is a translation of hex in an interview in readable text. This is especially annoying when the speaker (and you yourself) have not followed the time and now you have to decipher […]

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6 helpful tips about storytelling

About storytelling say each conference, but not all were able to ride this wild filly. Especially when it comes to creating materials for a large Corporation where everything is usually boring and pretty much regulate the dealings with all sides. Where to take breathtaking history, if you are working on the severe Urals production or […]

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How to write about facts and figures Part 2

Speaking of distances. And then we also need a standard, because if a kilometer more or less all present, here’s tens, hundreds and thousands of kilometers is already an abstraction. What about the length of lines of optical fiber, cables, wires, power, Railways, roads and other things? Here are a few points (I am giving approximate […]

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How to write about facts and figures Part 1

When we write texts for readers or speak in public, talking about the company or project, we often have to rely on numbers and cite specific facts. How to do it so that in the mind of the reader or listener to draw clear picture, not a set of abstract signs, which immediately fly out […]

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How to write for digital media

Electronic press that is correspondents shouldn’t just follow the fundamental concepts of writing, including precision and detachment in reporting, examining details, referrals, savvy words without punctuation errors and understanding of the market. Additionally they have to be ready to create within the design that best suits their press. Today folks browse the wording about the […]

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Sources of images for journalists

When creating content for the media, and business (PR, marketing) always need images to illustrate the text. Let’s consider the most accessible sources for legal images for media and PR from the point of view of convenience, cost and pitfalls. First, let’s say a few words about why it is important to the legality of […]

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Seven tips for those who want to learn to write faster

The speed of writing often depends on the journalists from competing media can get sensational news, another blog may be faster to beat the theme from Pokemon GO, the client will choose the more agile of the author. And that’s not to mention the copywriters-freelancers, the speed of which largely depends on earnings. So to […]

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