How to Write a Daily News Article

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A daily news is a newspaper that gives a short account of current events locally, nationally and internationally. They are usually written by journalists who may or may not have subject expertise and are aimed at the general public. They are typically shorter and less detailed than scholarly (or academic) sources but can still provide insights into people’s reactions or the prevailing attitudes of the time. News articles are also very useful in providing modern views of a historical topic that might otherwise take a while to be found in scholarly sources.

The New York Daily News is an American newspaper founded in 1919 by Joseph Medill Patterson as the Illustrated Daily News and was the first US daily printed in tabloid format. The paper includes intense city news coverage, celebrity gossip, classified ads, comics and a sports section as well as an opinion page.

If you are writing a news article make sure your language is factual and unbiased. This is particularly important if your article is intended to convey direct information about an event rather than your personal opinions on it. Always check to ensure that your facts are correct, including names and dates. It’s a good idea to have another person read your work before submitting it as they will be able to point out any spelling or grammatical errors that you might not have caught yourself.

Once you have a clear understanding of the topic you are reporting on you should do your research thoroughly. This will help you to write a well-structured article and to include the right amount of detail. You should start by writing down all the main facts that you will be covering. Then you can start to fill in any extra or surrounding information that will help readers understand the story better. This can be anything from contact information to quotes from witnesses or experts.

In conclusion, when writing a news article it is very important that you write your headline clearly and concisely. This will catch your audience’s attention and encourage them to read the rest of your work. You should also try to place your most important points above the fold, so that they are seen when a reader opens the newspaper or a web browser. This will prevent your reader from having to scroll down the page to find the important information they need.

You should also write your body paragraphs in a way that is easy to follow. For example, if you are writing about a football game then you should provide all the relevant information such as the date, teams involved and scores in the first paragraph. Then you should follow this up with any more interesting information such as a quote from a player or coach, or details about the venue and the weather.

There are many online resources available to teach students about the structure of a news article. One of the best is News-O-Matic which features stories for all ages, a search bar and the option to have each article read out loud. The articles are also provided in three reading levels and in multiple languages.