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Beginning Reporting: Harvesting the News

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Learn what makes a good news reporter, and what separates a good reporter from a great one. This site divides news harvesting into three levels, and explains what you need to do to advance to the third level of gathering information. Mediocre reporting (or even bad reporting) is based on just what you are told. You need to do your own research, check the facts, and add some background to what you are reporting. Find out how stepping up to level three can make a huge difference in the quality of your reporting.

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