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Tips for Editing News Stories Quickly - Journalism - About.com
Students in news editing classes get plenty of homework that involves - you guessed it - editing news stories. But the problem with homework is that it's often not ...
Story Ideas - Finding and Developing Ideas for News Stories and ...
For a reporter, it's not hard to find things to write about when a big news story is breaking. But what about those slow news days when there are no fires, ...
Want to Learn to Write News Stories? Just Follow the ... - Journalism
Learn that format and you'll be able to write news stories, whether you're a naturally talented writer or not. The most important part of any news story is the lede.
How to Structure News Stories Using the Inverted Pyramid
How to Structure News Stories. There are a few basic rules for writing and structuring any news story. If you're accustomed to other types of writing – such as ...
When Writing News Stories, Forget About Chronology - Journalism
Instead, news stories follow the inverted pyramid format, which means the most important information goes at the top of the story, while the least important goes ...
Getting the Facts Right on Breaking News Stories - Journalism
You're covering a breaking news story - a shooting, a fire, a tornado - it could be anything. Lots of media outlets are covering the same thing, so competition to ...
Reporting - Thorough Reporting of News Stories - Journalism
People starting out in journalism tend to worry a lot about getting a handle on newswriting, but experienced reporters will tell you it's more important to be a ...
Enterprise Reporting and News Stories - Journalism - About.com
To a good reporter, many stories are obviously important to cover – a house fire, a homicide, an election, a new state budget. But what about those slow news ...
Keep Euphemisms Out of Your News Stories - Journalism - About.com
The most important thing a reporter needs to know about euphemisms is that they don't belong in news stories. What's a euphemism? The substitution of an ...
Quotes - Getting Good Quotes For News Stories
So you've done a long interview with a source, you have pages of notes, and you' re ready to write. But chances are you'll only be able to fit a few quotes from ...
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