bam 402 essay 3.odt - 2 Analyze the inverted pyramid and its implications The inverted pyramid is defined as a symbol that represents the traditional

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2. Analyze the inverted pyramid and its implications. The inverted pyramid is defined as: a symbol that represents the traditional organization of a news story. Where the pyramid is widest, the information in the story is most important. The narrowing of the pyramid represents the decreasing importance of information as a news story progresses toward its ending. Thus, a traditional news story places the most important information at the beginning, which journalists call “the lead.” In public relations, traditional news releases use the inverted pyramid organization( Guth 302 ). By getting to the point in your writings in the first paragraph you allow the reader to decide if they want to continue reading and get all the details of the story. Most readers want to know the basic concept of what they are reading quickly so they can continue reading or move on to something else in their life. Using the inverted pyramid writing technique used to make editors of newspapers or other traditional medias job easier. They were able to make room on the front page by removing from the bottom up
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