What is a News Event?

Understanding our formats will save you time when writing, and allow you to post faster. Newslines is not like other news sites. While you can write about any topic all of our posts have to follow defined formats. This is because each post is part of a timeline.

Sample news event, for a movie #

Note the following:

  • The news event is in the present tense
  • The main link to the source is on the main action verb: plays
  • There are several main elements:
    • Date
    • Title
    • Body Text
    • Quote
    • YouTube

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