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Journalism Editorial

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Editorial
A newspaper article giving opinions or perspectives
By-Line
Place where writer's name goes
Subjective
biased, writer's opinion
Subjective Writing
Type of writing that expresses point of view and is not concerned with being impartial
Opinion
a personal belief or judgment, cannot be proven
should back up opinions, can be proven
Facts
Types of editorials
Persuade, Explain, Praise, Criticize, Entertain
Facts
Truths; information that can be prooved
News Peg
Editorial that connects to a news story
Introduction
Lays out issue, concern, or problem
Reaction
Newspaper's, personal, and other's _____ to an event or article
Details and Arguments
Writer fully explains the issue and notes both sides of the issue
Conclusion
Restates idea, point of view, and issues a call to action
Persuade
Uses facts or arguments to convince people to think as the newspaper does on a certain issue
Explain
Gives readers insight to a complicated issue
Criticize
Take issues with decisions, reactions, policies, or people
Praise
Praise a person, board, or event
Entertain
Written with humor; hardest to write
"We" Voice
First person, represents opinion of staff
Opinion Columns
Column that is written in the first person, opinion of writer
Letters to the editor
Written by readers; sent in
Editorial Cartoons
Nationally syndictaed, local, drawn
Praise Tip
Don't go over-board