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Journalism - More Terms

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hard news
Coverage of the actions of government or business; or the reporting of an event, such as a crime, an accident or a speech.
soft news
Stories about trends, personalities, or lifestyles.
human-interest story
A piece valued more for its emotional impact or oddity than for its importance.
inverted pyramid
The organization of a news story in which information is arranged in descending order of importance.
layout (n.)
The completed page drawing.
lead
The first paragraph or first several paragraphs of a newspaper story. 2) The story given the best display on page one.