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Angle
Point of view from which something is written
Beat
Reporter's specified area for news coverage; a way to gather news
Byline
Author's name printed with the story
Caption
Text decribing photos. First sentence is in present tense. Following sentences are in past tense & provide reader with new information or background
Copyreader
Person who corrects or generally improves material for publication
Deadline
Time copy, photos, infographics must be turned in
Double Spread/Double Truck
Two facing pages laid-out as single unit; generally develops a theme
Editorializing
Inserting a writer's or editor's opinion in a news story
Feature
A story that goes beyond factual news reporting with emphasis on human-interest appeal
Infographic
Any chart, map diagram timeline, etc used to give the reader information or to analyze information in a story
Lead
Opening paragraph of story; usually a summary statement of less than 40 words. Think who, what, when, where, how, & why
Masthead
Statement of the paper's vital statistics (staff names, school address, publication guidelines); usually on the editorial/opinion page
Mug Shot
Small identifying picture cropped to show only the face or head & shoulders of person
Nameplate
Name of the newspaper
News Values (elements)
Qualities that give news importance - timeliness/immediacy, proximity/nearness, consequence or impact, prominence, drama, oddity/unusualness, conflict, progress, emotions
Pull Quote
Quote or short amount of text taken from the body of a story and reinserted, often in a contrasting way, to break up large areas of text or to highlight important info
Style Manual
A list of writing conventions including abbreviations, punctuation, & word selection that guides writers & maintains consistency throughout articles
Teaser
Graphic that often appears above the paper's nameplate on page 1 that promotes inside stories