America’s Best Newspaper Writing.
By Roy Peter Clark and Christopher Scanlan.
This book includes award-winning examples of every type of newspaper reporting
and writing — beats, obituaries, crime and the courts, business
reporting, opinion and writing. It also includes a great section
of tips on reporting and writing. Also worth checking out are any of the book in
Best Newspaper Writing series, which showcase the winners of the ASNE’s
Distinguished Writing Awards and includes wonderful interviews
with the writers.