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THE LEAD AND INVERTED PYRAMID EXPLAINED The inverted pyramid is a term journalists and other writers use to illustrate how information should be prioritized and structured in a text (e.g., a news report). Except for feature story assignments, all writing will adhere to the lead structure. It is a common method for writing news stories and has adaptability to other kinds of texts, such as blogs and editorial columns. The lead is a way to communicate the basics about a news report in the initial sentences. It is widely taught to mass communication and journalism students, and is systematically
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