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Critiquing Leads

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A variety of leads from our first news writing exercise to critique.

A variety of leads from our first news writing exercise to critique.

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  • 1. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Writing Straight News Stories Critiquing Leads and Inverted Pyramid Structure FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 2. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Critiquing Leads The leads on the following slides are all possible leads for News Writing Exercise #1, which you completed for today’s class session. Critique each lead pointing out its strengths and weaknesses. FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 3. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism 1. SGA will be sponsoring a free series of classic movies at an alternative to the the movie night at B & B Theatres.. FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 4. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism 2. A free alternative to $2 movie nights will be available on campus starting Tuesday. FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 5. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism 3. There is a new idea for a free alternative to $2 Tuesday movie nights. FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 6. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism 4. Students looking for an alternative $2 Tuesday at B & B Theatres are in the money. FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 7. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism 5. “Hollywood Classics,” a no-cost film series for students, will be hosted on the McPherson College campus starting Oct. 2 with the movie “Moby Dick.” FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 8. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism 6. On Oct. 6 at 9 p.m., SGA will start a free- admission, classical movie night with the movie “Moby Dick” in Melhorn 112. FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 9. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism 7. McPherson College students who cannot afford to see movies downtown are now being offered an alternative. FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 10. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism 8. “Moby Dick,” starring Gregory Peck, will have a free showing in Melhorn at 112 at 9 p.m., Oct. 6 FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 11. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism 9. Students who lack the money or transportation to B & B Theatres on $2 Tuesday movie nights now have an alternative. FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 12. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism 10. Bad movies with issues of inappropriate language and content have led to a proposal for a new campus event at McPherson College. FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 13. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism 11. Concerns about the expense and content of movies at the popular $2 Tuesdays at B & B Theatres have led SGA to approve a “Hollywood Classics” movie series that will show at the same time on campus at no charge. FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR