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Journalism Unit 1


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copy deck
advance story
objective type story for an upcoming event
advocacy editorial
editorial that interprets explains or persuades
point of view from whihc something is written
anonymous source
source whos name is changed or omitted in story to avoid sensitivity
associated press
cooperative wire news service owned by its member newspapers and radio and television statinos
in writing, refers to the facts in stories being given proper emphasis, putting each fact into its proper relationship to every other fact and establishing its relative importance to teh main idea or focus of the story; in design, refers to the wietght of the page appearing even
one line head that extends across the top of the page
reporter's specified area for regular news coverage; scoop or story obtained before other media can print can air it
body type
type used for main text, as distinguished from headlines
heavier, blacker version of type style
author's credit printed with thie story
lines of the text describing illustrations and photographs
headline for cutline, usually used for between photo and cutline also known as the caption lead lead in
column inch
unit of space 1 inch deep and one column wide; primarily in measuring advertising space: 32 words
commendation editorial
an editorial that praises the actions of a person or group of people
community feature
a feature story that relates the school to parts fo the community with ties to students
protecting the identity of a source becasue of real danger that serious, physical, emotional, or financial harm will come to the source in his or her name is revealed
the process fo tightening and imprvoing writing, checking for accuracy and style
credit line
line giving source of a picture or story
inl letterpress terminology, photoengraving of any kind
line at the beginning of news story telling the point of origin (date is seldom included)
time at which copy must be presented in order to be printed
descriptive lead
a lead that describes the story's settings or gives details leading up to the story itself
usually a scaled-down layout showing format and general appearance of publication
space devoted to information at either side of nameplate
the opinion of the newspaper as it appears on the editorial page; it appears without a byline and represents the viewws of the editorial board
inserting a reporter's or editor's opinion in the news story
story that goes beyond factual news reporting with emphasis on human interest appeal; element in story highlighted in lead; item in newspaper such as cartoon and syndicated material supplied by feature services
first amendment
the part of the constitution that guarantees freedom of the press
nameplate or logo of newspapers
folio line
type of each page giving name, date and page number
follow up story
a story that reports on an event after the story takes place
fourth estate
term for journalism or journalists attributed to Edmund Burke and first used in the House of Commons
space between columns
hard news
important factual informatino about current happenings
headline scheule
collection of headlines iwth unit counts sizes and the like available for publication

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