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Name: _____________________________________ Date: ___________________
What are the 5 W’s and 1H?
The only six questions that a reporter can ask a source
The six facts necessary facts of a summary lead
The paragraphs that are required for a standard news story
The six worst mistakes a reporter can make
What makes a story “newsworthy”?
The story has to be about a topic that appeals to public interest
The story has to be published
The story has to have balanced sources
The story has to be about a celebrity
What is an editorial?
An opinion piece published on a special page
The process when an editor works with unfinished story
A part of the writing process
The job that reporter’s get when they are promoted
Which phrase describes a feature?
A hard news story
Any story that informs the reader
A soft news story
Any short newspaper article
What is a creative lead?
The main idea of a feature story
A piece of information that attracts and keeps the reader interested
A point in the story where the reader loses interest
The angle of a story
What is a soft news?
News that’s based on opinions, not facts
News that’s entertaining or interesting
News that’s circulated on the Internet, not on paper
What is hard news?
News that covers hard to understand topics
News that affects an entire group of people
The only kind of news there is
What do profile stories focus on?
A group’s behavior
Celebrity interviews only
What is meant by balance in a news story?
Getting a lawyer’s opinion before writing an article
Having several authors write a story
Covering all sides of an issue as fairly as possible
Giving the same amo9unt of space to every paragraph
Freedom of the press in the U.S. is _________________________
Limited only for school sponsored journalism
Government by the Associated Press
Guaranteed by the First Amendment of the Constitution