How a newspaper story is reported

Didn’t go to journalism school? Haven’t worked at a news-gathering organization? Read this article to learn about all the work that goes into a newspaper story. The author, Washington Post reporter Ian Shapira, writes about Gawke r “stealing” a recent story he wrote for The Post . Shapira describes the days of work that went into reporting and writing the 1,500 story—a story that Gawker rewrote in about an hour. Shapira provides a good behind-the-scenes look at newspape…

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