Journalism Foundations Local Newspapers

Important terminology:

  • Liable: To publish a false statement
  • W.O.B. front page: White on black
  • Wrap around: advert used on the front page

Positions in a newspaper:

  • News Editor
  • Deputy news editor
  • Chief reporter
  • Reporters

Sections of a newspaper:

Editorial- news, features, pictures

Advertising- display

Delayed Drop: When using a delayed drop use a headline, sub heading, and picture to tell the story

Importance of the local council:

The local council can give information on education, transport, welfare, waste management etc. which are all topics for good news stories.