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A Dictionary of Journalism

Tony Harcup

Journalistic material included more for purposes of description, atmosphere, emotion, or entertainment than because the factual content is essential for a story to be understood. Colour may be incorporated as an incidental element of a longer story, may accompany a story as a separate-but-linked item, or may be a stand-alone piece the purpose of which is to provide contrast with other unrelated material. ... ...

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