News is information about events that have recently occurred, mainly reported by newspapers, radio, television and other media.
The most important part of any news article is the lead, which sets out the main points of the story and introduces the reader to the facts. The lead should be interesting enough to hold the attention of the reader and make them want to read more.
New and Unusual Stories
News can include anything that has happened recently – an earthquake in your neighbourhood, the death of an important person, a change in government, a revolution in an important country or a major crime. An earthquake, for example, would be a big news story if it affected many people in your city or town and made the news nationally and internationally.
Interesting and Significant Stories
News will also cover a wide range of subjects, including politics, business, religion, science, education, health and sport. These topics are particularly interesting to people who have an interest in these areas.
The lives of famous people, including those in the public eye and those who have been in power, are always interesting to listen to or read about. They can make or lose money, get involved in scandals and become victims of crimes or a social disaster.
News is a vital part of life and helps us understand how the world works. However, too much exposure to news can have negative effects on our mental health if it is not balanced appropriately.