After serving as the cornerstone of journalistic writing, the so-called "inverted pyramid", which has been the writing pattern of newspapers, is in the doldrums. Until recently, it prevailed as the predominant structure in newspaper news, just as it had been for dozens of years, its parameter par excellence. Its principle is simple: the information is … Continue reading The pyramid is falling!
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The how and why
In the journalistic tradition, for many years, the so-called "inverted pyramid" served as the essential structure for writing news meant to be published on the newspapers. At present, however, the rigor of this rule or format has become more flexible to allow another model of organization and title of the text since printed newspapers, rather … Continue reading The how and why