A set of warm-up flash cards on basic journalism terms.
Terms in this set (17)
Criteria by which journalists determine newsworthiness, including proximity, timeliness, prominence, and human interest.
A news value that is about what is happening right now!
A news value that is about location, location, location.
A news value that is about the importance of the people or things involved.
A news value that might make a reader feel happy, nostalgic, sad, angry or sympathetic.
A news value that will have direct consequences for the lives of readers.
A news value that is all about the unusual.
News story structure that puts the most important points first.
The first paragraph in a news story that answers the questions who, what, where, when, and sometimes why or how.
Large type running above or beside a story to summarize its content and grab the attention of readers.
Brief description accompanying a photograph.
The name of the journalist who wrote the article. It appears above the article and below the headline.
A way of writing which quotes actual words spoken between quotation marks.
Indirect speech or Paraphrase
Speech which reports what someone said without quotation marks.
News that deals with serious topics or events.
News articles that may not have the critical importance of hard news, but would appeal to many readers.
The aspect of a story that the journalist chooses to focus on to appeal to readers.