Using a Genre Study to Teach Editorial Writing by David Bearup The genre study represents a new and interesting way for teachers to instruct students in the art of writing. It provides students a new avenue for expressing their concerns and beliefs in a format that can be made accessible to the community.
An ebullient man with snow-white hair and a matching, neatly trimmed beard, Olinto is eager to show off the readership surveys he has commissioned in his 14 years here. He lives with the numbers in these surveys, knows them intimately, and can, within seconds, put his finger on any reference.
Sixty-three percent said yes, they would.
Olinto explains that Register management had wished to start minimizing jumps anyway, but there were objections in the editorial ranks. The Metro front has six stories, three of which do not jump. The average length of all those stories jumpers and nonjumpers alike is not quite 13 column inches. Now he shows me an item in his survey, the most recent one.
And 59 percent said yes. The Register gives them fewer jumps. And now, 59 percent answer the same question the same way, as if nothing happened. These people are fickle. After the paper gave them fewer jumps, they did not read it more, like they said they would; they read it less.
From tothe percentage of adults who read the daily Register at least once a week slid from 75 to 71 percent.
The percentage of its most loyal readers, those who tend to read the paper every day, has dropped even further--from 55 to 50 percent. Olinto shows me another figure. The number of people wanting shorter stories is 39 percent.
How should the newspaper respond to this? Cut stories even more? And jump them even less? It further reinforces streamlining the paper even more.
Olinto looks it up. More complexity in less space? Greater depth with fewer jumps? Measuring the likes and dislikes of newspaper readers was not supposed to be this tricky. In a essay, Andy McMills, then executive editor of the News-Leader in Springfield, Missouri, summarized the newspapering philosophy of his employer, Gannett, by saying: Then give it to them.
After moderating a series of focus groups for the American Society of Newspaper Editors inresearcher Kris McGrath made no bones about the "consistently contradictory" results she was turning up.
They were not unlike the contradictions in the Orange County surveys. They want the important news, but it has to be personally relevant. As she looked at who was saying what, it seemed to be the occasional readers--those not very interested in newspapers to start with--who liked the skim-the-surface prototypes.For the purposes of this study, it is important to distinguish between the newspaper and the editorial.
The newspaper is a large genre that incorporates many smaller, related genres, including the editorial, the feature, and the sports column. The goal of an editorial is not merely to inform readers, but to convince them of the validity of.
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Write a newspaper editorial to convince readers which occupation is the most rewarding and why. Remember to: establish your opinion or position and provide specific facts, details, and examples to support the opinion or position - arrange ideas in an organized manner.
Nov 01, · Write a newspaper editorial to convince readers which occupation is the most rewarding and why. As you write, remember your essay will be scored based on how well you: develop a multi-paragraph response to the assigned topic that clearly communicates your thesis to the audience.
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