Terrific Gifts for High School Journalists

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On Writing Well, 25th Anniversary: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction
1.  On Writing Well, 25th Anniversary: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction by William K. Zinsser
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  "A highly readable guide to concise, clear and colorful prose. Here is one writing book worth reading and rereading."
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The Careful Writer
2.  The Careful Writer by Theodore Menline Bernstein
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  "Is "hopefully" OK or forbidden? Is it "lay" or "lie" or "laid" or "lain"?  Here is a great guide to correct word usage for any budding writer who likes to browse."
$19.00   Used & New from: $4.18
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Concise Oxford English Dictionary: Thumb Edition
3.  Concise Oxford English Dictionary: Thumb Edition by Judy Pearsall
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  "Reporters should not rely on spellcheck! A dictionary like this is essential for looking up words while writing."
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Newsthinking: The Secret of Great Newswriting
4.  Newsthinking: The Secret of Great Newswriting by Bob Baker
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  "This book dissects the psychology running through a good reporter's brain. For students who are very serious about entering the field."
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One More Time: The Best of Mike Royko
5.  One More Time: The Best of Mike Royko by Mike Royko
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  "Young writers can hone their style by enjoying Royko, one of the wittiest columnists ever to put pen to paper."
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Best Newspaper Writing 2004
6.  Best Newspaper Writing 2004 by Keith Woods
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  "Books such as these educate, entertain and inspire the would-be journalist."
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The Almanac of American Politics, 2004
7.  The Almanac of American Politics, 2004 by Richard E. Cohen
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  "A key reference for any newshound of any age. Be sure to buy the newest edition possible."
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The Craft of Interviewing
8.  The Craft of Interviewing by John Joseph Brady
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  "Figuring out the right questions is most of the battle, and it's not always easy."
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Citizen Kane (Two-Disc Special Edition)
9.  Citizen Kane (Two-Disc Special Edition) DVD ~ Orson Welles
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  "A historic film fictionalizing the way journalism was a long time ago, at a newspaper far, far away..."
$50.99   Used & New from: $3.31
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All the President's Men
10.  All the President's Men by Bob Woodward
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  "After 30 years, the amazing saga of writers Woodward and Bernstein is still inspiring and exciting."
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All the President's Men
11.  All the President's Men DVD ~ Dustin Hoffman
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  "The movie is enjoyable and fascinating, too (but do read the book)."
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A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures
12.  A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures by Benjamin C. Bradlee
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  "Sit back and listen to this tape as Ben Bradlee--Woodward and Bernstein's editor--reflects on how his career and our national history intertwined."
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The Writer's Almanac: 2005 Engagement Calendar
13.  The Writer's Almanac: 2005 Engagement Calendar by Garrison Keillor
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  "Keep track of school assignments and important deadlines as college grows near--in style."
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Attack of the Political Cartoonists
14.  Attack of the Political Cartoonists by James Trostle
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  "An exceptional cartoon CAN be worth 1,000 words."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

By-Line Ernest Hemingway: Selected Articles and Dispatches of Four Decades
15.  By-Line Ernest Hemingway: Selected Articles and Dispatches of Four Decades by Ernest Hemingway
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  "A glimpse of how one of America's greatest authors wrote, back when he was a newspaperman."
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Opportunities in Journalism Careers
16.  Opportunities in Journalism Careers by Jim Patten
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  "To further pique the interest of those smitten by the writing bug."
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News Flash: Journalism, Infotainment and the Bottom-Line Business of Broadcast News
17.  News Flash: Journalism, Infotainment and the Bottom-Line Business of Broadcast News by Bonnie Anderson
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  "This just in: Young reporters thinking of being TV news stars should first read about the big-business mentality of American media."
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Columbia Journalism Review
18.  Columbia Journalism Review Magazine Subscription Columbia Journalism Review
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  "An excellent monthly magazine about the news business. Easy to read, highly informative--plus funny, wacky, real-life headlines (a la Leno) in each issue."
$10.00
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Mastering the Basics of Photography
19.  Mastering the Basics of Photography by Susan McCartney
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  "Writers who can shoot pictures have one more job skill they can eventually market."
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HTML For Dummies
20.  HTML For Dummies by Ed Tittel
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  "Would-be journalists should know about Web design if they want to get jobs tomorrow."
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Encyclopedia Britannica 2005 Deluxe Edition
21.  Encyclopedia Britannica 2005 Deluxe Edition by Avanquest
The list author says:
  "Who'd have thought this much reference material could fit in your hand--or your CD-ROM drive? An amazing value for any reporter."
$27.99   Used & New from: $5.00
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Corel WordPerfect Office 12 Student and Teachers Edition [OLD VERSION]
22.  Corel WordPerfect Office 12 Student and Teachers Edition [OLD VERSION] by Corel
The list author says:
  "Great writing starts with a useful, powerful, fun-to-use writing tool. And to think I hunt-and-pecked on a manual Smith-Corona!"
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Bartlett's Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature (17th Edition)
23.  Bartlett's Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature (17th Edition) by John Bartlett
The list author says:
  "Learn the power of words by reading the best things ever said."
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The Complete Works of Shakespeare
24.  The Complete Works of Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
The list author says:
  "To enjoy the greatest author of Western civilization or not--that is the question.  The answer is obvious. This is a great gift for any writer."
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Panasonic RQ-L31 Portable Cassette Recorder with Slide Microphone
25.  Panasonic RQ-L31 Portable Cassette Recorder with Slide Microphone by Panasonic
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  "Reporters should not over-rely on tape recording (polish those note-taking skills). But a machine like this does come in handy for interviews, now and then."
$199.99   Used & New from: $58.85
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

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