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Newswriting in the near future

The speed of the Internet and the World Wide Web in disseminating information has forced editors and journalists to rethink the way they present news and the structure of writing.

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Inverted pyramid checklist

When you write an inverted pyramid news story, use the following checklist to make sure that you have done it correctly. Information should be presented in descending order of importance. Leads one sentence 30-35 words maximum lead tells the most important information in the story and gives specific facts Second paragraph expand or develop some […]

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MC 102 Lecture 4: News and newswriting

News is one of the things that holds society together. It is something we all use and share. News is what we have in common. Up to this point in the course, we have tried to emphasize and apply some of the basic tenants of good writing and to discuss what it means to write […]

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