HOW TO IDENTIFY NEWS
                            Adventist News Network
                            www.news.adventist.org...
News is...



                  New (duh)




Thursday, June 25, 2009
News is...



                  About people




Thursday, June 25, 2009
News is...



                  About death




Thursday, June 25, 2009
News is...



                  About issues (controversy)




Thursday, June 25, 2009
A meeting is not news...
                  ...but the reason for the meeting, or issues
                    discussed at t...
Ineffective headlines
                                “City council meets”

                          “Church board meetin...
finding news at a meeting



                    What are the issues?


Thursday, June 25, 2009
A speech by a prominent person could be
                                    news




                          What did th...
Bob
                          Woodward
                          (rockstar status among
                            young ...
poor headline


                    “Watergate reporter Bob
                  Woodward speaks at UC Davis”




Thursday, J...
more effective headlines:

                          Watergate reporter Woodward still
                              won’t...
what to write about:

                          What did they say?




Thursday, June 25, 2009
Great resource:

                          Handbook of Independent Journalism




Thursday, June 25, 2009
adventistnews@gc.adventist.org




Thursday, June 25, 2009
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What is news? How to go beyond meetings and really find news. [photo courtesy Fairfax County Library]

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How To Identify News

  1. 1. HOW TO IDENTIFY NEWS Adventist News Network www.news.adventist.org Thursday, June 25, 2009
  2. 2. News is... New (duh) Thursday, June 25, 2009
  3. 3. News is... About people Thursday, June 25, 2009
  4. 4. News is... About death Thursday, June 25, 2009
  5. 5. News is... About issues (controversy) Thursday, June 25, 2009
  6. 6. A meeting is not news... ...but the reason for the meeting, or issues discussed at the meeting, could be news Thursday, June 25, 2009
  7. 7. Ineffective headlines “City council meets” “Church board meeting a success” Thursday, June 25, 2009
  8. 8. finding news at a meeting What are the issues? Thursday, June 25, 2009
  9. 9. A speech by a prominent person could be news What did they say? Thursday, June 25, 2009
  10. 10. Bob Woodward (rockstar status among young journalists) Thursday, June 25, 2009
  11. 11. poor headline “Watergate reporter Bob Woodward speaks at UC Davis” Thursday, June 25, 2009
  12. 12. more effective headlines: Watergate reporter Woodward still won’t reveal Deep Throat Hillary now difficult to pinpoint in White House race, says Watergate reporter Woodward Thursday, June 25, 2009
  13. 13. what to write about: What did they say? Thursday, June 25, 2009
  14. 14. Great resource: Handbook of Independent Journalism Thursday, June 25, 2009
  15. 15. adventistnews@gc.adventist.org Thursday, June 25, 2009
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