Archive For October 26, 2016

Aging Passenger Air fleet Claims More Victims !

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Aging Passenger Air fleet Claims More Victims !

Another passenger plane crashed into a mountain as it came in to land in the vicinity of khorramabad yesterday, killing all 105 passengers and 13 crew members aboard. The President appointed a committee to investi the causes of the crash but, unfortunately, the tragedy and the ensuing inquiry is a repetition of past event. We…

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Obituaries Entertain Iranian Collector!

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Obituaries Entertain Iranian Collector!

TEHRAN – Collecting copies of obituaries has become th exclusive hoppy of Naser Qaderi. he has been collecting them for more than 37 years! Qaderi is 47 and lives in Hashtrud East Azarbaijan with his wife and makes a modest living working at funeral ceremonies. He has collected over 4,000 pieces of obituaries over the…

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Tots Crushed to Death !

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Tots Crushed to Death !

1. A delivery van jumped the curb on a bustling chinatown street yesterday avnd plowed theough a group of preschoolers as they strolled single file holding a walking rope while returning from a library – killing two of the youngsters and critically injuring another. 2. the freak accident occured at around 11:30 a.m., when the…

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Background Information:

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Background Information:

Some of the people who read newspapers are very wel informed. They are familiar with the major stories of the day and have a good understanding of the world situation. Many other pepole , however , are not so well informed. In fact, they may know very little about what is happening in the world….

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What Is a Lead Paragraph ?

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What Is a Lead Paragraph ?

The first( and the most important ) paragraph of the news story is called the lead. the lead paragraph gives the reader the story’s main tapic and the most important facts. It summarizes the key points of the story. As pointed out in unit 1, the news story is developed in a way different from…

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What is a Headline ?

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What is a Headline ?

The headline is the first part of the news story. It can be regarded as the title of the story. It is placed above the news story in large bold typeset to attract pepole’s attention. Conventionally,the haedine serves purposes. First, it summarizes the whole story. This summary may be one of four or five words…

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Euphemism/Derogation

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Euphemism/Derogation

Euphemism is a polite, more socially or politically acceptable, alternative expression for an area considered taboo or inappropriate. In other words, it is disguising whatever is ugly, repulsive, less offensive, or neutral labels. Euphemistic term can be used as a way of being vague and unclear, or to cover up the truth or reality of…

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Hard News Style of Writing :

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Hard News Style of Writing :

As you remember from the previoous unit, the type of lead used for a nwes story is determined by the special emphasis perspective or angle the reporter intends to use to persent the essential facta of the story. The story structure, then, is coupled to and influnced by the lead. That is, information presentation and…

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Newspaper is Purpose:

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Newspaper  is Purpose:

A publication printed and distributed at regular intervals containing news. Opinion , editorials comment columns, entertainment features, and other matter is ordinarily referred to as newspaper. Though the term ,newspaper, leaves the impression that it contains only news, a newspaper , in addition to news, contains other matter which may not be strictlydefined as news….

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