Newspaper Terms

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title of the paper

masthead

little section with info about the paper (price, where it's published, etc.)

index

list of what's going to be in the paper

headline

title of the article

byline

author of the article

hard news

major, factual news without opinions

lede

in hard news with info of when, where, who, what

feature

incorporates human aspects, entertainment, analysis, etc. into the story

caption

phrase/sent. describing a picture

editorial

no bylines, articles with opinions of the newspaper

op-ed

with bylines, articles with opinions of the writer

advertisement

companies persuade an audience to buy something

obituary

article about a person that recently died

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