Six Criteria for Newsworthiness Prominence



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Six Criteria for Newsworthiness



  • Prominence—a person, organization or institution in the story is important or well-known.




  • Proximity—nearby; newspapers print stories about people and events in the community or region where their readers live.




  • Timeliness—something happening or important right now; most news stories reflect events in the immediate past or involving an issue that affects readers now.




  • Oddity/uniqueness—out of the ordinary, unusual; some stories are about people or events that are unexpected or special in some way—perhaps an athlete who displays remarkable ability or an unusual celebration.




  • Consequence—effects of a decision or event; newspapers publish stories about issues that affect readers directly or indirectly.








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