Multiplatform Journalism – Week 9

Great Intros:

Point the way:

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.”

Pride and Prejudice

Shock the reader so they continue:

“It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.”

George Orwell 1984

Reassure the reader so they continue

Leave the reader wanting more

The A-Team intro: Greatest Intro Ever?

Make sure the last paragraph concludes your introduction.

Use quotes to give background area and then explain. (Write back to front)

BE DULL – get the point across and don’t try be too fancy if you feel like you can’t.

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