Writing is the medium through which all journalism is conveyed, print or otherwise. The careful construction of a story is the difference between keeping the reader involved and losing them to other pursuits. In Journalism 11 you will learn how to create informative and interesting news articles.

To learn about writing news, choose a topic on the right.

To be be news a news story has to fit certain values. Included among them are timeliness, proximity, and others.

Take a look at some current news stories, courtesy of the Reuters News Wire

If a story is put together incorrectly, or is missing that special something, it's point will be missed by readers.

To get an idea about how a story's style is important, check out this critique of various wire stories on the Oklahoma City bombing trial by the American Society of Newspaper Editors