Notes on lesson on News Reporting |

News Reporting

Introduction to reporting, News and its basic ingredients, The News structure and Headlines, Art of Sub-editing or Copy Editing and Rewriting of news, Page making and layout


About News

The News is anything that's interesting, that relates to what's happening in the world. It is related to what's happening in areas of the culture that would be of interest to your audience. The information that is reported in a newspaper, magazine, television news program, etc. is called news. News is someone or something that is exciting.

Art of Sub Editing and Rewriting of News

A person who prepares copy for the press is called Sub-editors. The news may come from reporters, telephone, fax, email, internet, news agency, unexpected sources etc. The sub-editors make it suitable for the publication. A sub-editor must have a special talent and knowledge of different levels. Sub-editing needs clear, brief, accurate, errorless writing and presentation of information. Sub-editors are also called copy-editors.

Page Making And Layout

Pages are one side of a sheet of paper in a collection of sheets bound together.Pages can be organized into pages and sub pages. Page layout is the part of graphic design that deals in the arrangement of visual elements on a page. It involves organizational principles of composition to achieve specific communication objectives.