JRN 231 Week 3 Recents Writing Assignment Recent
JRN 231 Week 3 News Writing Assignment Recent
News Writing Assignment. Read the "Press Release from the Office of the Mayor of Los Angeles".
Part I: After reading through the press release, write a direct lead for your news story. Make sure to implement the news writing techniques discussed in the two PowerPoint presentations from Week One and Week Two. Review the inverted pyramid structure and remember to answer as many of the who, what, when, where and why questions as possible in your lead. Try to keep your lead under 35 words.
Part II: Then write a paragraph explaining what additional sources and/or interviews you would need to complete the story before publication.