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Lead[ edit ] The lead sometimes spelled lede sentence captures the attention of the reader and sums up the focus of the story.
The lead also establishes the subject, sets the tone and guides reader into the article. In a featured story, the author may choose to open in any number of ways, often using a narrative hookpossibly one of the following: Body or running text[ edit ] For the news story, details and elaboration are evident in the body or running text of the news story and flow smoothly from the lead.
Quotes are used to add interest and support to the story. Most news stories are structured using what is called an inverted pyramid. The angle also called a hook or peg is usually the most newsworthy aspect of the story and is specifically highlighted and elaborated upon.
Structures for featured articles may include, but are not limited to: Make the conclusion attention-grabbing.
Characteristics of well-written news articles[ edit ] The article is usually on a well-defined topic or topics that are related in some way, such as a factual account of a newsworthy event. The writer of a well-written article is seen as objective and showing all sides to an issue. The sources for a news story should be identified and reliable.
The technique of show, don't tell is applied. Authorship[ edit ] Publications obtain articles in a few different ways: Slush pile Other types of articles[ edit ] Academic paper — an article published in an academic journal.
The status of academics is often dependent both on how many articles they have had published and on the number of times that their articles are cited by authors of other articles.
Essay some overlap with academic paper. Scientific paper — an article published in a scientific journal.
Blog — some blog articles are like magazine or newspaper articles; others are written more like entries in a personal journal. Encyclopedia article — in an encyclopedia or other reference work, an article is a primary division of content.
Marketing article — an often thin piece of content which is designed to draw the reader to a commercial website or product. Usenet article — a message written in the style of e-mail and posted to an open moderated or unmoderated Usenet newsgroup.
Spoken article — an article produced in the form of an audio recordingalso referred to as a podcast. Listicle — an article whose primary content is a list.
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