Names:

 

Ms. Gokturk

Journalism

 

Editorial Checklist

 

Please check your editorial to make sure it follows the following guidelines. Please print a copy of your editorial and label its parts as we did in class. Then, check the following list and explain how your editorial has fulfilled the criteria.

 

      There is a headline for your editorial:

 

      The editorial is between 350-500 words.

 

      The editorial has a clear introduction that describes the situation briefly proposes a solution. State:

 

 

      The body includes at least 3 paragraphs and each develops the idea further. Cite the examples briefly:

 

 

      The order of examples is logical. Explain logic:

 

 

      The editorial content is worthy of discussion for Schreibers audience. Why?

 

 

      The editorial addresses a situation faced by the majority of students. Explain who might be left out:

 

 

 

      The editorial ends by suggesting a feasible solution:

 

 

 

Other points:

      Argument is clear and concise.

      The editorial doesnt sound like a venting or long-winded speech. It has a clear purpose

      Overall, the editorial avoids excessive emotions.