cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism           Writing Summary Leads                from Online Exercises 3-2.2 to 3-2....
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism          What’s wrong with this lead?FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY                   B RU...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism          What’s wrong with this lead? San Francisco police said yesterday that a 2...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism          What’s wrong with this lead? San Francisco police said yesterday that a 2...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism          What’s wrong with this lead?FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY                   B RU...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism          What’s wrong with this lead? There was a report out Friday that identity ...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism          What’s wrong with this lead? There was a report out Friday that identity ...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism          What’s wrong with this lead?FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY                   B RU...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism          What’s wrong with this lead? Nevada City resident Harriet Swank suffered ...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism          What’s wrong with this lead? Nevada City resident Harriet Swank suffered ...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism          What’s wrong with this lead?FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY                   B RU...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism          What’s wrong with this lead? A state prosecutor was asked by Gov. Jeb Bus...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism          What’s wrong with this lead? A state prosecutor was asked by Gov. Jeb Bus...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism          What’s wrong with this lead?FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY                   B RU...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism          What’s wrong with this lead? In their fourth such action since last month...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism          What’s wrong with this lead? In their fourth such action since last month...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism          What’s wrong with this lead?FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY                   B RU...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism          What’s wrong with this lead? In Kyrgistan on Monday, police battled prote...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism          What’s wrong with this lead? In Kyrgistan on Monday, police battled prote...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism          What’s wrong with this lead?FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY                   B RU...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism          What’s wrong with this lead? Roughly 1,000 U.S. Marines and Iraqi soldier...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism                      BetterFALL 2009B RUCE C LARY                   B RUCE C LARY ...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism                        Better Roughly 1,000 U.S. Marines and Iraqi soldiers backed...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism          What’s wrong with this lead?FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY                   B RU...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism          What’s wrong with this lead? Mount Clemens police arrested a former parki...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism          What’s wrong with this lead? Mount Clemens police arrested a former parki...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism                Which lead is best?FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY                   B RUCE ...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism                   Which lead is best? Investigators are looking into another suspi...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism                   Which lead is best? Investigators are looking into another suspi...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism                   Which lead is best? Investigators are looking into another suspi...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism                Which lead is best?FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY                   B RUCE ...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism                   Which lead is best? A PDQ airliner with 117 passengers and six c...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism                   Which lead is best? A PDQ airliner with 117 passengers and six c...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism                   Which lead is best? A PDQ airliner with 117 passengers and six c...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism                Which lead is best?FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY                   B RUCE ...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism                  Which lead is best? Cypress City Council members will await the a...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism                   Which lead is best? Cypress City Council members will await the ...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism                   Which lead is best? Cypress City Council members will await the ...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism                Which lead is best?FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY                   B RUCE ...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism                  Which lead is best? A parliamentary debate at a Cornelis Banta Sc...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism                  Which lead is best? A parliamentary debate at a Cornelis Banta Sc...
cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism                  Which lead is best? A parliamentary debate at a Cornelis Banta Sc...
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  1. 1. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Writing Summary Leads from Online Exercises 3-2.2 to 3-2.6B RUCE C LARY I NSTRUCTOR
  2. 2. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What’s wrong with this lead?FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  3. 3. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What’s wrong with this lead? San Francisco police said yesterday that a 23-year- old Ohio man bled to death early Friday after a brawl in a Tenderloin bar.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  4. 4. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What’s wrong with this lead? San Francisco police said yesterday that a 23-year- old Ohio man bled to death early Friday after a brawl in a Tenderloin bar. A 23-year-old Ohio man bled to death early Friday after a brawl in a Tenderloin bar, San Francisco police said yesterdayFALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  5. 5. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What’s wrong with this lead?FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  6. 6. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What’s wrong with this lead? There was a report out Friday that identity thieves have stolen more than 40 million credit card accounts in perhaps the single largest case of consumer data theft ever.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  7. 7. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What’s wrong with this lead? There was a report out Friday that identity thieves have stolen more than 40 million credit card accounts in perhaps the single largest case of consumer data theft ever. Identity thieves have stolen more than 40 million credit card accounts in perhaps the single largest case of consumer data theft ever, according to a report released Friday.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  8. 8. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What’s wrong with this lead?FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  9. 9. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What’s wrong with this lead? Nevada City resident Harriet Swank suffered serious injuries Sunday when she triggered a methane explosion by lighting a match in a portable toilet.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  10. 10. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What’s wrong with this lead? Nevada City resident Harriet Swank suffered serious injuries Sunday when she triggered a methane explosion by lighting a match in a portable toilet. A Nevada City resident suffered serious injuries Sunday when she triggered a methane explosion by lighting a match in a portable toilet.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  11. 11. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What’s wrong with this lead?FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  12. 12. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What’s wrong with this lead? A state prosecutor was asked by Gov. Jeb Bush on Friday to explore the circumstance of a dead woman’s collapse 15 years ago.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  13. 13. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What’s wrong with this lead? A state prosecutor was asked by Gov. Jeb Bush on Friday to explore the circumstance of a dead woman’s collapse 15 years ago. Gov. Jeb Bush on Friday asked a state prosecutor to explore the circumstance of a dead woman’s collapse 15 years ago.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  14. 14. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What’s wrong with this lead?FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  15. 15. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What’s wrong with this lead? In their fourth such action since last month’s disappearance of an Alabama teen, Aruban police arrested a party boat disc jockey on Friday.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  16. 16. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What’s wrong with this lead? In their fourth such action since last month’s disappearance of an Alabama teen, Aruban police arrested a party boat disc jockey on Friday. Aruban police arrested a party boat disc jockey on Friday, making him the fourth person taken into custody in connection with last month’s disappearance of an Alabama teen.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  17. 17. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What’s wrong with this lead?FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  18. 18. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What’s wrong with this lead? In Kyrgistan on Monday, police battled protesters who swarmed into government buildings in the nation’s biggest unrest since the ouster of its president in March.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  19. 19. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What’s wrong with this lead? In Kyrgistan on Monday, police battled protesters who swarmed into government buildings in the nation’s biggest unrest since the ouster of its president in March. Kyrgistan police battled protesters who swarmed into government buildings Monday in the nation’s biggest unrest since the ouster of its president in March.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  20. 20. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What’s wrong with this lead?FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  21. 21. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What’s wrong with this lead? Roughly 1,000 U.S. Marines and Iraqi soldiers backed by American fighter jets attacked insurgent strongholds in the western Iraqi town of Karabilah on Friday and pushed along the banks of the Euphrates River valley looking for terrorists and “terrorist-support” systems that have taken advantage of Syria’s porous border.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  22. 22. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism BetterFALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  23. 23. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Better Roughly 1,000 U.S. Marines and Iraqi soldiers backed by American fighter jets attacked insurgent strongholds in the western Iraqi town of Karabilah on Friday. The allied U.S. and Iraqi soldiers pushed along the banks of the Euphrates River valley looking for terrorists and “terrorist-support” systems that have taken advantage of Syria’s porous border.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  24. 24. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What’s wrong with this lead?FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  25. 25. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What’s wrong with this lead? Mount Clemens police arrested a former parking meter attendant last week after finding thousands of dollars in coins in his home.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  26. 26. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What’s wrong with this lead? Mount Clemens police arrested a former parking meter attendant last week after finding thousands of dollars in coins in his home. A former parking meter attendant was arrested in Mount Clemens last week after police found thousands of dollars in coins in his home.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  27. 27. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Which lead is best?FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  28. 28. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Which lead is best? Investigators are looking into another suspicious fire at Oakdale Adult School.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  29. 29. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Which lead is best? Investigators are looking into another suspicious fire at Oakdale Adult School. An arsonist set a predawn fire at the Oakdale Adult School Tuesday, causing about $35,000 damage, Oakdale Police Chief Bryant Tam said. It is the second suspicious fire in two years at the school.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  30. 30. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Which lead is best? Investigators are looking into another suspicious fire at Oakdale Adult School. An arsonist set a predawn fire at the Oakdale Adult School Tuesday, causing about $35,000 damage, Oakdale Police Chief Bryant Tam said. It is the second suspicious fire in two years at the school. Arson appears to be the cause of a fire that broke out Tuesday morning at Oakdale Adult School, Oakdale Police Chief Bryant Tam said.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  31. 31. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Which lead is best?FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  32. 32. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Which lead is best? A PDQ airliner with 117 passengers and six crew members made a successful emergency landing at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday after a landing gear malfunction forced the pilot to abort the flight to Los Angeles.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  33. 33. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Which lead is best? A PDQ airliner with 117 passengers and six crew members made a successful emergency landing at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday after a landing gear malfunction forced the pilot to abort the flight to Los Angeles. The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate the reasons that led to a PDQ airliner with 117 passengers and six crew members making an emergency landing at San Francisco International Airport Saturday evening.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  34. 34. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Which lead is best? A PDQ airliner with 117 passengers and six crew members made a successful emergency landing at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday after a landing gear malfunction forced the pilot to abort the flight to Los Angeles. The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate the reasons that led to a PDQ airliner with 117 passengers and six crew members making an emergency landing at San Francisco International Airport Saturday evening. A planeload of passengers and crew members are counting their blessings after an emergency landing Saturday at San Francisco International Airport.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  35. 35. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Which lead is best?FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  36. 36. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Which lead is best? Cypress City Council members will await the approval of a November ballot measure, which they approved last night at City Hall, that would allow the city to fluoridate its water.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  37. 37. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Which lead is best? Cypress City Council members will await the approval of a November ballot measure, which they approved last night at City Hall, that would allow the city to fluoridate its water. A ballot measure that, if approved, would allow the city to fluoridate its water will appear on the November ballot, thanks to a Cypress City Council vote authorizing it last night.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  38. 38. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Which lead is best? Cypress City Council members will await the approval of a November ballot measure, which they approved last night at City Hall, that would allow the city to fluoridate its water. A ballot measure that, if approved, would allow the city to fluoridate its water will appear on the November ballot, thanks to a Cypress City Council vote authorizing it last night. Cypress City Council members authorized a ballot measure last night that would, if approved in November, allow the city to fluoridate its water.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  39. 39. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Which lead is best?FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  40. 40. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Which lead is best? A parliamentary debate at a Cornelis Banta School Parent-Teacher Association meeting Tuesday in the school’s cafeteria erupted in gunfire after one of the participants shot and killed the association’s president with a small, automatic pistol.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  41. 41. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Which lead is best? A parliamentary debate at a Cornelis Banta School Parent-Teacher Association meeting Tuesday in the school’s cafeteria erupted in gunfire after one of the participants shot and killed the association’s president with a small, automatic pistol. A shooting Tuesday night at a meeting of the Cornelis Banta School’s Parent-Teacher Association left the group’s president dead and one of its members in the county jail.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR
  42. 42. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Which lead is best? A parliamentary debate at a Cornelis Banta School Parent-Teacher Association meeting Tuesday in the school’s cafeteria erupted in gunfire after one of the participants shot and killed the association’s president with a small, automatic pistol. A shooting Tuesday night at a meeting of the Cornelis Banta School’s Parent-Teacher Association left the group’s president dead and one of its members in the county jail. Mrs. Noah ten Floed was shot between the eyes and died during a parliamentary exchange at the Cornelis Banta School Parent- Teacher Association meeting Tuesday in the school’s cafeteria.FALL 2009B RUCE C LARY B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR I NSTRUCTOR

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