The Power of Words
Weekly lessons on the craft of (newspaper) writing are available FREE
on-line from the Providence Journal in Providence, Rhode Island. The
Power of Words has been publishing writing tips by the staff of The
Providence Journal almost every week since August 1997. The collection
is indexed, by subject. Here are just a few examples: First person,
Ideas for stories, Interviews and sources, Keeping up with a
continuing story, Profiles, Reporting on budgets and finances, How to
organize a story. Each lesson is a quick read, about one page. It's
free. And no tests!
Media Manual for Activists
This 15-page guide from the American Public Health Association offers
advice on writing news releases, giving interviews, producing media
events and much more. Download the .pdf file from the APHA Newsroom.
http://www.apha.org/news/ Note: they call it the Media Advocacy Manual, although that's not what it is.