8 - News Report
Throughout this section, you will complete activities designed to help you write a successful news report on the OSSLT.
A news report is an objective and factual report about an event.
A news report also follows a formula that is known as the “Inverted
A news report begins with the most important information:
Who does What...When...Where...Why & How
Then additional (less important) details
are added. These details provide
extra information that could
be deleted from
the story if
Why is it organized this way?
Editors often have to shorten articles at the last minute and it is easiest for them to cut from the bottom without losing any necessary information.
Now let’s take a closer look at what we mean by being objective.
Now go to 8.1 Being Objective