How do you come up with news story ideas?

15 Ways to Generate New Article Ideas

  1. Have a niche.
  2. Write an impassioned opinion piece.
  3. Write a self-help column.
  4. Peruse trending topics.
  5. Follow up on a previous story.
  6. Write an explanatory article about a piece of national news.
  7. Write a pop culture roundup.
  8. Seek out personal stories.

What should be included in a newspaper?

Newspaper articles should:

  1. Include facts.
  2. Have a short, snappy and informative headline.
  3. Provide a summary at the start explaining what happened (but not giving everything away!).
  4. Use paragraphs to help the reader clearly understand the information.
  5. Provide quotes to show people’s opinions about the event.

What are the best topics for feature writing?

10 Best Topics for Feature Writing

  1. The profile. This topic of a feature story brings a deep look into some personalities and is the staple of feature writing.
  2. Modern-Day heroes.
  3. Live-in.
  4. Unusual pets.
  5. Unusual jobs.
  6. Travel.
  7. Zoo animals.
  8. Celebrity life.

What are good topics for an article?

Article Writing Topics

  • Article on Advertisement as a Source of Information.
  • Article on Avoid Junk Food and Adhere to Healthy Diet.
  • Article on Awareness of Driving and Road Safety Rules for School Students.
  • Article on Ban on Tobacco.
  • Article on Beautiful Mind, Better than a Fair Complexion.
  • Article on Beggars – A Nuisance.

What are the six major sections of a newspaper?

Most newspapers are divided into sections. Typical sections include: national/international news; local news; sports; entertainment/amusements; classified advertisements; and neighborhood news.

What makes a good high school newspaper idea?

The given information has to be more academically based and intellectual in order to appeal to a student. High school newspaper ideas should focus more on the fact that teenagers of this age start thinking and behaving like adults.

What are some interesting topics to write about school history?

Every school has history. Some of it can be quite interesting. Try writing articles about the founding of the school, the history of the school name and/or mascot, former principals, former accomplishments and more. Write articles about local news.

How to make your school paper more popular?

Photographs: Using good photographs in your school paper is what will attract your readers to it. So, if you have a hot piece of gossip on campus, but don’t have the evidence (photo) to back it up, you can well imagine the dip in the popularity of the paper.

What are some good topics to write on for students?

Solicit students to write opinion articles,letters to the editor, and editorials. Some great topics to write on are: New governmental policies Trending stories – stories that polarize people, cause social upheaval, or that most people are following. Social issues (parenting, divorce, dating, religion, marriage, diversity, racism, etc).