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News Elements


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This is a presentation used for my Journalism 1 class.

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News Elements

  1. 1. Journalism News Elements
  2. 2. News Elements proximity timeliness prominence consequence human interest CONFLICT unusual humor
  3. 3. Reading: “News elements” <ul><li>Read Springboard 74-76 “News elements” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Proximity Timeliness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prominence Consequence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Human interest Conflict </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unusual Humor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And two others… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Be ready to explain why each of these elements make something “news” </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>NEWS ELEMENTS </li></ul><ul><li>proximity </li></ul><ul><li>timeliness </li></ul><ul><li>consequence </li></ul><ul><li>human interest </li></ul><ul><li>children </li></ul><ul><li>Credit: Weston Reynolds, Harrisonburg HS </li></ul>
  5. 5. Credit: Cameron Birdsall, Shawnee Mission North HS
  6. 6. Credit: Kelsey Hayashi, Amos Alonzo Stagg HS Kelsey Hayashi, Amos Alonzo Stagg HS
  7. 7. Credit: Amy Gleaves, Francis Howell North HS
  8. 8. Exit slip <ul><li>Which news elements appeal most and least to you as a reader? Why? </li></ul>