The Anatomy of a Newspaper - Ms. Dombrow's Class

The Anatomy of a Newspaper - Ms. Dombrow's Class

The Anatomy of a Newspape r Learn how to read a newspaper and find the information you want by learning how it is organized The Anatomy of a Newspaper Knowing the organization, layout, and key

features of a newspaper will help you find the information you need in a more timely manner. Sections of a newspaper Features of a story SECTIONS IN A NEWSPAPER Newspaper Sections Newspapers are divided into different sections. Each section contains certain kinds of stories.

Front Page Local Section Business Sports Entertainment Op/Ed Front Page The front page of the newspaper is where the most newsworthy stories (local, national, and international) are placed. Editors decide if a story is

newsworthy based on news determinants. Timeliness Proximity Prominence Impact/Consequence

Human Interest Local Section This is where news about where you live is located. The stories that are more newsworthy will be on the front of this section. Business The Business Section in a newspaper features stories about businesses. If companies are hiring, expanding, or experiencing growth, these

stories go here. The Business Section will also feature information about money, investing, and the stock market. Sports Stories about all sports are included in the Sports Section. This includes high school (also known as prep), semi-professional, and professional stories. Usually there is a stats box for different sports and a calendar for televised sports events.

Entertainment This section features stories about everything entertainment. This includes book, movie, and play reviews, stories about awards shows, and stories about upcoming entertainment events. Movie times are also listed here. Op/Ed This section is called Op/Ed, and it stands for Opinions and Editorials. This is where editors

publish their columns and where people can read Letters to the Editor. Any story that has opinion written into it, meaning it is subjective, will be in the Op/Ed section. In what section would this story be found? A suicide bomber in Kabul kills 57 people and injures hundreds more. The Front Page Section

The Shoreline Sections can vary depending on the publication The Shoreline News Features Student Voice (Op/Ed) Sports Entertainment

In what section would this story be found? The local, professional sports team won their game last night. The Sports Section In what section would this story be found? A letter written to the editor

The Op/Ed Section In what section would this story be found? A 7.8 earthquake hits Hawaii, and California and Japan are currently on a tsunami warning. The Front Page Section In what section would this story be found?

A review of the newest action-adventure movie The Entertainment Section In what section would this story be found? To keep up with the increasing cost of production, the city is raising water and sewer rates. The Local Section

In what section would this story be found? Google buys Facebook in one of the largest technology acquisitions ever. The Front Page Section or The Business Section

If it is providing new news on an older story In what section would this story be found? A top investor is providing free financial advice during an upcoming teleconference. The Business Section In what section would

this story be found? A high school baseball player signs a deal with a local minor league team. The Sports Section FEATURES OF A NEWS STORY News Story Elements

Understanding the elements and layout of a news story will help you understand more about it

Column Headline Sub-headline (sub head) Byline Dateline Section Number (usually represented as a letter)

Page Number Photo Photo Caption Photo Credit The Jump Line Infographic (charts, graph, map, etc.) Pull Quote (large quote made to stand out to readers

Masthead Ear Index The Headlines Headline Largest text on the page Located on the top of a story It grabs the readers attention and states what the story is about

Sub headline Slightly smaller text than the headline Located directly beneath the headline Provides readers with additional information that could not fit in the headline Bylines and Datelines Byline States who wrote the story Dateline

States where the story was physically written Usually written in all capitalized letters On the same line where the story begins All About the Photos Photos Help grab readers attention Help tell the story Photo Caption A statement that tells the audience what is happening in

the picture The caption must provide the reader with more information than the picture can provide by itself Photo Credit Gives credit to the person who took the picture The Jump line Jump line In print media, stories wont always fit in the space that they are placed

Editors will cut off some of the story and add a jump line SEEB 12 The rest of the story continues in Section B on page 12 If a story begins with FROM B3, then that is not the true beginning of a story. You can find the beginning of the story in Section B on page 3 B12 ~~ Newspaper

Local Boy Named Hero ~~ Headline Times Section and Page Number Masthead Fourth grade boy is hailed a hero after rescuing sister By John Smith

Byline YOURTOWN City officials are calling a local fourth grade boy a hero after he rescued his younger sister from a house fire. The fire broke out shortly after 4 p.m. When emergency crews responded to the

scene SEE C8 Sub Head Dateline Photo By Ava Adams This local boy is a hero

Jump Line Photo Credit Photo Caption Assignment Get in a group of 2-3 students Dissect a newspaper as well as a news website Website may not contain all of the sections that a newspaper does

Glue and label on a large piece of construction paper

Recently Viewed Presentations

  • The Importance of Community for Everyone - What is Community?

    The Importance of Community for Everyone - What is Community?

    Community and Disability - What it has Meant. You are only part of a disability community as services control your life and the people you spend time with and the places you spend time in (This is a segregated community...
  • National Indian Health Outreach and Education National Health

    National Indian Health Outreach and Education National Health

    Figure 1: Washington state health insurance status of American Indians and Alaska Natives, American Community Survey, 2008-2010 ... be available for services to non-Indian Medicaid beneficiaries as the state will not receive 100 % FMAP for services to non-Indians.
  • Chapter 9 - A Christian Europe after the Fall of the Roman Empire

    Chapter 9 - A Christian Europe after the Fall of the Roman Empire

    Centralized, ruled by an emperor. Whereas in Western Europe ,the Pope was the ultimate authority, in the Byzantine Empire, the emperor had the ultimate power ... End of Feudalism & the Revival of Europe as a Global Power . By...
  • Simulations of the Charged-Particle Array for Transfer Reactions

    Simulations of the Charged-Particle Array for Transfer Reactions

    Combining TIGRESS with charged-particle detection at ISAC-II Fred Sarazin Matt Porter-Peden Luke Erikson Colorado School of Mines ISAC-II @ TRIUMF ISAC-II @ TRIUMF TIGRESS A compact Si array Charged-particle tagging for Coulex/Transfer Channel selection, either basic or advanced Energy levels...
  • CS176 - ustc.edu.cn

    CS176 - ustc.edu.cn

    The slope of the backoff curve varies greatly from one machine to another, but is invariably better than that of a TTAS lock. Art of Multiprocessor Programming. Backoff: Other Issues ... Bingo! The thread then spins actually spins on a...
  • Ephesians - Precept Windermere

    Ephesians - Precept Windermere

    Ephesians at a Glance. 1 - Blessings and riches in Him/Prayer. 2 - Gentiles in the body by grace. 3 - Paul revealed the mystery/Prayed. 4 - Walk in a manner worthy, no longer as Gentiles
  • The National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics

    The National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics

    The National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics The Common Core State Standards Illustrating the Standards for Mathematical Practice: Problem Solving Across the Grades www.mathedleadership.org * Repost/refer to the implications teachers discussed and charted earlier in this session. See slide 7....
  • Tuberculosis Vaccines: A strategic blueprint for the next

    Tuberculosis Vaccines: A strategic blueprint for the next

    Whole cell saprophytic non-TB mycobacterium [1-3] ... donors and other stakeholders who completed survey questions that helped define the key priorities in TB vaccine development and to those who participated in spirited discussions at the TB blueprint meetings held in...