2_11_08 - 2/11/08 What makes news? Impact/ effect Human...

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2/11/08 What makes news? Impact/ effect Human interest Surprising/ shocking/bizarre Timeliness Money/ Economy/Stock Market Crime Celebrities Weather Sports Obituaries Politics Culture / Arts Proximity- Something nearby is going to be more interesting than something far  away o Television shows the best visuals not the most newsworthy story o Radio will cover the best audio over the most newsworthy story Conflict The Lead: pgs 122-146 It’s basically what the story is going to be about The most important information is in the first sentence
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Summary Lead o Wraps everything up o Hard news lead that gets everything together
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2008 for the course JRNL 001 taught by Professor Allison during the Fall '08 term at Hofstra University.

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