What Goes Into a Story


There are a lot of different things that go into an article or a story to make it great. There can be just one person working on the piece or many different writers. Mainly, it all depends on how big the story itself is: some stories need to have more than one writer assigned to it. There was a story that required more than one writer in the 1970s: the story about the Watergate scandal. There were two reporters assigned to this case, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein. In the movie “All The President’s Men,” the story is brought to light.  The film goes behind the scenes to give you a real idea of what was going on in the offices, on the streets and in the homes of these two men.
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“A Glimpse of Life: The Pulitzer Prize”

The Pulitzer Prize is one of the biggest awards you can receive in the field of journalism. Many of the photographs and pieces that were awarded The Pulitzer Prize depict images of great tragedies, while others show great victory and great moments in American history. The short film, “A Glimpse of Life: The Pulitzer Prize” does an excellent job of bringing some of these images to light. Good pictures can be taken at any time. You could be walking down the street, and you could see something happen, and as a journalist you would start to take photographs. Sometimes as a journalist you are assigned to go somewhere and document a certain natural disaster or a big event like the olympics. For a photo to be considered for the Pulitzer Prize, there are many things that they would look at to determine whether or not your photograph is worthy. The picture being considered should be able to tell a story, which is what most, if not all, of the photographs in the film portrayed well. Continue reading ““A Glimpse of Life: The Pulitzer Prize””