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Reporter
a person who finds out the facts and then writes a story for a newspaper
columnist
a person who writes a regular column giving a personal opinion or view
deadline
a time at which all material must be turned in
Associated Press (AP)
a wire service which gathers and distributes news.
journalist
a person who collects
scoop
an important news story that one reporter learns about first
news story
write-up or broadcast story that explains the who
media
communications systems which provide information in print or electronic form
ad
the abbreviation for advertisement; notice of something for sale
beat
the area of news regularly covered by a reporter
editorial
article of comment or opinion
feature story
story that analyzes the news
lead
opening elements of a story
headline
title of an article
byline
author’s credit printed with the story
dateline
line at the beginning of an article telling the place of origin for the story
primary source
an eyewitness to an event or the creator of an original work; a first-hand account
secondary source
a person with some knowledge of information
hook
opening line or headline that attracts a reader’s attention
human interest story
feature story that seeks emotional identification of its subject with the reader or a subject’s emotional or entertainment value