Sub Editor

Bites Vs Interview

Bites - quick question or two Interview - full fledged

Use quotes, don’t manipulate

<700 words = article; otherwise feature

Pictures only relevant ones, not compulsory; Press Council of India has laws. Crime related will have lesser / no photos

  • Value of news story
  • Authenticity
  • Don’t mislead, misquote or manipulate
  • Byline is important (name of the reporter) | subeditor edits the article but doesn’t get byline credits
  • 5Ws and H; bites, conclusion
  • subeditors translate, fix grammatical errors, proofread, layout, ads, images, and conclusiom

subeditors are the backbone of the newspaper