Just the FACTS 5W-H Questions (who, what, when, where, why, how) Organize by importance Don’t use first person pronoun “I” Be objective Don’t be Bias. News Article. Headline—use action verbs and important nouns and adjs. Byline—by your name
Byline—by your name
Lead—first sentence/ paragraph—include 5W-H Qs—put most important first—attract the reader’s attention
Body—explanation, details, info., quotes, facts, etc.
Background information—brief info leading up to or supporting story (this info may be cut from article when printed)Format of News Article
INFORM, EDUCATE, AND PERSUADE—BUT DO NOT ALIENATE