August 28, 2004
No: ...survived an assasination attempt
Yes: There was an assassination attempt on...
No: managed to win
No: Month of September
(The same is the case with: in the year 2004)
No: India has the most number of XYZ in the world
Yes: India has the most XYZ
(reiterate is when you say the same thing for the third time)
No: I have been playing football for the past 10 years
Yes: I have been playing football for 10 years
No: only two to three
Yes: two to three
No: about ninety-nine persons
Yes: ninety-nine persons
No: gruesome crime/brutally murdered
(NOTE: These rules are not rigid. In some cases, they may not apply. This post was updated on September 6, 2004)
At the top comes
(He may also be designated Editor-in-chief or Executive Editor)
Then come the
(Who may be at the same level as the News Editor, or may report to him, in come cases)
The Business and Sports Departments
generally have Editors
Below them come
Deputy (Business/Sports) Editor
Most Sports and Business sections have Reporters who also edit copy
Designations vary according to the organization you work with and how much your boss likes/hates you.
August 27, 2004
5 Ws, one H
The first thing any journalist must know is the 5 Ws and one H.
Every news report should basically answer those questions.