CBSE Class 8 English Writing Skills Newspaper Report Writing

Newspaper Report Writing

Format

Report for Newspaper:

A report is a brief account of an event that has already taken place. A report helps in recording events of importance that occurs in our day to day life. A report attempts to present the first hand information of an incident or event. A report of an event presents a record of events that took place. A report on an event includes one’s ideas, opinions and impressions on the event.

POINTS TO REMEMBER

  • Mention the place, date, time and other relevant facts about the event.
  • Include information collected from people around or affected by the event.
  • Write the name of the reporter.
  • Provide a suitable title/heading.
  • Write in past tense.
  • Write in reported speech and use passive form of expression.
  • Develop ideas (causes, reasons, consequences, opinions) logically.
  • Write in a less formal and more descriptive manner while writing a report for a school magazine.
  • Present your ideas and impressions to make the report interesting.

 

HEADING (Not more than  eight words)

 

By-line (Writer’s name)

Para1 Introduction : Place line(Where the story begins, date ,place)

Para2 Content: Who? What?  Where?  When?  Why?  How? 

Para 3 Conclusion

 

EXERCISES 

  1. You are Ankit Sharma staff reporter of Hindustan Times.  You were asked to cover a train accident.  Mentioning all relevant details write a report. (100-120 words)
  2. You are PriyaKapoor, the staff reporter of The Times of India. Write a report for your newspaper on a Road Safety Week organized in Delhi recently. (100-120 words)
  3. There was a rally organized by a youth organization against rampant corruption in the society.  As Jay/Jaya Kumar, reporter of “The Hindustan Times” write a report.(100-120 words)

4.    Write a report on a bank robbery in the city. You are Kartik/KeyaGupta,a reporter of The Times of India. (100-120 words)

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