Code of Conduct

From the Newsroom Raji Chacko An online writer’s code of conduct. While the Internet offers nearly limitless freedom of expression, it might help to fashion a few ethical rules… British MP Stella Creasy is one of many high profile women, including feminist campaigner...

Introduction to an article

From the Newsroom Raji Chacko Make your introduction matter! Ensure your introduction packs a punch, so your readers stick around to read the entire article. I have often been deceived into reading articles on topics I care little for, merely because of a well-crafted...

Spell Check

From the Newsroom Raji Chacko Look (spell check) before you leap (to publishing) A review of your work before you publish it always gives it a professional shine. In the case of spelling mistakes, it’s good to be extra careful and take steps to avoid them –...

Headlines

From the Newsroom Raji Chacko Just how important is a headline to a news article? During the course of my career, I worked for two different newspapers. At the first of these, I was considered a decent editor, but my appraisal always noted that I needed to work on my...