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I would be careful about saying most style guides. For instance, here's what The Chicago Manual of Style (17th ed.), 10.58, says, referring to its own guidance as well the International Symbol of Units (SI) format: In SI usage as in general usage, a space usually appears between the numeral and any abbreviation or symbol. Contrary to general usage, ...


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There are two parts that impact issues like this. The style guides you link are in use for documents that are frequently displayed and transferred between highly variable devices and services - The presence of characters such as the Degree Symbol are still not completely reliable, and using them may result in unexpected values being displayed. As robust as ...


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Review writing is in fact a type of journalism, and is generally classified as opinion writing. As such there's few hard and fast rules about how to go about it. Success as a reviewer mainly depends on your appeal to your audience, whether it's the quality / insight of your analysis, your sense of humor, or the beauty of your writing that draws people to you....


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I would say the classic story you should be able to write is the news story. Reporting accurately with facts and attribution about an event that is newsworthy (proximity, prominence, impact, human interest, currency, conflict, unexpected) This type of reporting on the most basic level is just lede --> quote --> transition --> quote --> transition ... walkoff ...


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Print publications that are no longer in print are (were) still print publications. You would therefore cite them the same way you would any other newspaper article from a still-extant paper. (Citation format varies by style guide.) However, if you only accessed it via an intermediary, like a compilation (bound volume) or a digital archive, then you ...


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The saying goes: If you don't have samples, create some. This should be applicable to journalism as well as it is to other fields like design, photography, engineering, programming, etc. You have to build a portfolio to prove your skill and/or willingness to do something for your dream instead of just sitting there and proclaming 'I wish I could be this or ...


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Analysis obviously has to include objective news as the subject of the analysis, but it is not necessarily opinion. For example, News might quote the President, or a candidate. Analysis might take that quote and demonstrate, objectively, it is false. Or demonstrate that while true, it is also misleading. An example is a recent story I read on burying (in a ...


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