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The Five W's

     The first thing to do when writing a news article is to always include the five W's and H.
Who? What? When? Where? Why? and How?
     This may seem obvious but without these 6 pieces of information, the article will fall flat.
     Second, is to always use the inverted pyramid style of paragraph organization.  The first sentence should contain enough information to give the reader an overview of the story.

     For this first task investigate an issue, preferably one that sparks your interest and/or pertains to your locale.  The story should be 5 to 7 sentences. Remember the 5 W's 1 H and the inverted pyramid technique and good luck.


Task Discussion

  • MG   Aug. 10, 2012, 8:36 a.m.

    Over time, the financial sector of the ecomony have always changed all over the world. The happenings of the different sector of the economy have a great effect to the financial sector of the economy. Once the International market is affected, it would vehemently affect those of the third world countries. The third world countries are seriously trying hard to meet up with the standard of the develeoped world. With the constant changes in the internationla financial world, it would be difficult to attain such dreams in the nearest future. 

  • arj   June 11, 2012, 1:25 a.m.

    Yes, where are we to post our completed articles??

  • Nadeen   June 4, 2012, 5:33 a.m.

    Shall I post the story here?