Journalism Category

Interviewing: 6 ways to improve your technique

Photographer taking pictures of a journalist during the 1930s

Interviews – whether they are face-to-face or over the phone – are a fantastic way of gathering information. Not only are they handy for journalists, but copywriters, authors and bloggers will find them a gold mine of information. People are fascinating creatures and often have stories to tell that you’d ever expect. But making the […]

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The secret to writing a news story

Drawing of a pyramid

Writing news articles is a useful skill for any blogger or aspiring copywriter to learn. Sadly, I can’t take full credit for this tip – it was given to me by my newswriting lecturer whilst I was studying at university. It’s called the ‘inverted pyramid’. The inverted pyramid Imagine a triangle with its point facing […]

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