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What do you call an article you build around?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by phillr, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. phillr

    phillr New Member

    Hello. I have a journalism terminology question.

    I've received an information press release on a health topic that I will be expanding on into a series of sports health articles.

    I was just wondering if there's a special term for such articles that are designed to be 'built-off-of'
     
  2. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Centerpiece?
     
  3. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    Focal?
     
  4. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

  5. fossywriter8

    fossywriter8 Active Member

    phillr, you're a reporter. You represent the free media of the world. Never end a sentence with a preposition.
     
  6. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

    Devotion to a stupid, imaginary rule of writing sounds more like a copy editor than a reporter.
     
  7. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    First in a series ...
    Or
    Main bar, with side bars
     
  8. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Not to be the thread cop, but ...

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