Book release: “How to Become A Good Journalist” hits market

By news desk,

New Delhi: Becoming a good journalist is the dream of a large number of students, who want to make a mark in this field. Catering the requirements of budding journalists a quality book How to Become A Good Journalist has recently hit the market across the country.

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Written in simple language by Raza Elahi, a journalist having spent more than a decade in numerous newspapers including, Khaleej Times, The Economic Times and The Pioneer, the book covers all the aspects of making of a newspaper/magazine whether it is news selection, news writing, reporting, editing, page-making or deadline pressure.

Besides discussing art of interviewing, nuances of feature writing and importance of 5Ws and IH of a news copy, Raza Elahi has selected around 200 words/expressions and listed their correct usages. The author has also picked up raw copies of reporters and edited them in the chapter ABC of Editing.

The chapter Headline Hunter will take the students through interesting aspects of headlines.

According to Elahi, this book, published by Delhi-based Atlantic Publishers & Distributors (P) Ltd, will be immensely helpful to the students in enhancing their editing, reporting and writing skills. It will also refresh the skill-set of those already in the profession. The book also tells a lot about news selection, common errors and feature writing and freelance journalism.

A young journalist, having spent more than a decade in print journalism, Raza Elahi has worked with Khaleej Times (Dubai), The Financial Express and The Pioneer (Delhi) in various capacities. He has also been associated with The Times of India and The Hindustan Times (Patna) and The Homepages (Hisar). Presently he is working with The Economic Times (Delhi).

Through a network of around 250 distributors in India, Atlantic Publishers has made the How to Become A Good Journalist available in almost all the part of the country. It can also be ordered online [email protected].