Chip on Your Shoulder


Storytelling on Deadline: A Bookbag for Reporters and Editors

    STORYTELLING THE NEWS: A Bookbag for Reporters and Editors Suggested by Chip Scanlan, The Poynter Institute   Books   "Aim for the Heart: A Guide for TV Producers/Reporters," by Al Tompkins. Bonus Books, 2002.   "The Art and Craft of Feature Writing: Based on the Wall Street Journal," by William E. Blundell. New … Read More

Diagramming Palin's Sentences

An author and copy editor studies whether the vice-presidential candidate's sentences stand up to a grammarian Read More

The Smell of War

Use the most-overlooked sense to bring your readers to the scene. Read More