Editorials serve several functions:
To explain a policy, decision, or action.
To persuade readers to take a course of action or respond to a situation.
To answer criticism or a question.
To warn or caution readers to beware of p
Television show review
How to write a television show review
1. Watch the show that you will be reviewing. Be sure to make notes about what happens and how you feel about
what youre watching.
2. Tell your reader the title of the show as we
Directions: Read the three reviews below.
the authors intended audience.
For each review write a summary of the review and write down
Apple's iPad Mini Proves Less Is More (Review)
12:24 PM PST 12/20/2012 by Andy Lewis
The new pint
Other Elements on the Editorial Page
Unlike editorials, which are the voice of the newspaper, these editorial columns, or commentaries,
express the personal viewpoints of individual, identified write
The News Story
Understanding Gathering and Writing News
News involves many variable factors:
News must be factual, yet not all facts are news.
News is not necessarily a report of a recent event, as stated in most dictionaries.
o The full t
Inverted pyramid checklist
When you write an inverted pyramid news story, use the following checklist to make sure
that you have done it correctly.
Information should be presented in descending order of importance.
Getting and Writing Interviews
Preparing for the Interview
A. Be sure you understand exactly the assignment you have received or have given yourself.
1. Select a topic of current interest to your readers.
2. Select a definitive and rather
Before you write:
1. Watch a movie, and during the movie, think about what yo u like and dont like about it; record this information on
a piece of paper.
2. Write all the information down in a format that is readable for others
The Feature Story
To differentiate between a news article and a feature article.
To identify the following 5 types of feature writing: human interest; personality sketch; news feature;
informative feature; personal experie
What is a book review?
A book review is an article that discusses the strengths and weaknesses of a piece of literature.
Book review can be found in literary magazines, major newspapers, and on the Internet.
Why write book revi