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Journalism as a Profession: Tips for Applicants

Journalism as a Profession

Journalism has been romanticized in the imaginations of many. One person says that he/she wants to be a journalist so they can travel around the world interviewing celebrities, etc. There is another polar view where one may think that he/she will never be a journalist, because he/she can be sent ...



The Pros and Cons of the Media

Pros and cons of mass media

In this article I will make mass media pros and cons overview. For this purpose user's point of view not advertiser's or media company's staff will be used. Newsmaking in general is a kind of sociopolitical creative activity related with gathering, processing and distribution of up to date social information. Modern ...



Creating a Headline for an Article

Creating a Title for an Article

Forms, Specifications and Properties of Good Headline A bad beginning makes a bad ending. I’ve already talked about the importance of headlines for printed media as well as for Internet content in my article, Titles and Headlines of Articles in Media and the Internet. For today’s post, I have put together ...

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Ten Types of Headlines in Media (and a Couple in the Internet)

Ten Types of Titles in Media

There are such types of headlines in media as “heading”, column, supertitle and subtitle, intro, showcase, exclamation. In the Internet there are two main headline types: “title” tag and “h1”…”h6” tags. Types of Headlines 1. Main Headline. The most spread type, introduces the matter content. It can have forms like question, interjection, ...

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Types of Columns in Media and the Internet

Types of Columns in Media

Column is a string situated above the title, selection or separate spread. It doesn’t interpret the text, it mostly points to newspaper topic section or genre. Its presence reflects the sections persistence and attracts attention to them. Three types of columns: regular – points to the position of the most important spread ...

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Titles of Articles in Media and the Internet

Reading newspapers and magazines starts from viewing pages and article titles once-over. The process is just the same while reading RSS feeds, looking through titles in search engine organic results (SERP). The more exact, interesting, informative title is, the more chances your articles gets to be read. As for the Internet, click through rate (CTR) will increase, which in turn influences web ranking as one of behavioral factors.

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