Want to write a great headline or a lead? This page is a must-read for you.
- 1 A Tip Sheet for Writing With Tweets
- 2 Multimedia Copyright and Attribution
- 3 Welcome to New Authors
- 4 How to Write for GV
- 5 Contributor Rights and Responsibilities
- 6 Reporting Suicide Responsibly
- 7 Verifying Social Media Content
- 8 Tips for Writing Excerpts
- 9 Tips for Writing Leads
- 10 Tips for Crafting Headlines
- 11 What to write about
- 12 Getting Your Stories Translated
We want every single tweet curated in a post on Global Voices to move the story along with purpose.
Advice on finding images that we are allowed to use in our stories.
This document was co-authored by Global Voices contributors and translated to many languages.
Some suicide deaths may be newsworthy, however, it has been acknowledged that the way media covers suicide can influence behavior negatively by contributing to contagion or positively by encouraging help-seeking….
It is important that we confirm that the user-generated content we use is authentic, original and from a trustworthy source.
Excerpts are featured on the front page of our site and in sharing text across social media sites.
Leads should be no longer than 35 words. Peel your story down to the core, then write the lead.
Headlines are one of the elements that convince readers to click on a story and read.
One of the most important things to keep in mind when writing a story is how it furthers Global Voices’ mission.