Techniques for writing a news article differ from those needed for academic papers. Whether you're interested in writing for a school newspaper, fulfilling a requirement for a class, or seeking a writing job in journalism, you'll need to know the difference. To write like a real reporter, consider this guide for how to write a news article. First, you must decide what to write about. If you get to choose your topic, you might be able to pick a subject related to your personal experience or family history, which would give you a strong framework and a dose of perspective.
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Journalists should only use factual and concise language in news reporting. They should not use words which convey their own opinion or influence their reader to feel a certain way. This lesson focuses on the NewsWise values : truthful and balanced. Whose side are they on? Pupils read the football match report and decide who wrote it, focusing on whether it is biased towards one team or the other. Highlight the key words which indicate that the writer favours one team over another.
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Media bias in the reporting of the news is pervasive — it is present in every form of media and every style of reporting, no matter how non-biased one platform or outlet may claim to be. This is because of agenda-setting: the ability that the news has to tell the consumer which issues are important. Media of all kinds assert their agenda by many means. Every media outlet has methods of agenda-setting that have been meticulously cultivated since the inception of mass media over a century ago. There are many forms of bias that show up in the media, and there are many reasons why these biases happen.
Bias is a huge obstacle for researchers in achieving credibility and accuracy. When allowing their personal beliefs influence their methods to attain a certain outcome, they are missing the first principle of researching: impartiality. But, can researchers avoid working with bias? Do they always have an agenda? The amount of bias we can find depends on how susceptible is the research to personal emotions.