Journalism

The principles of good writing for the news

2018-02-27 20:43 #0 by: Leia

Does anyone want to share news you have personally encountered?  This video shares the main principles for good writing through the use of real examples. 

"Make sure you have something to say, choose your language carefully, and write clearly and simply. "

All the best, Leia

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2018-02-28 09:54 #1 by: Niklas

I would add “write in order of importance”. The headline should summarize the article. Then write what’s most important to know about it, then the next most important, and so on. As a reader you don’t want to read more than necessary. In Swedish I think this is called “the waterfall principle”.

Best regards, Niklas

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