Paragraph in a story containing the "meat" details of what the story is all about, often directly following an anecdotal lead.
In journalism, the paragraph that contains the point of the story Go back to top
Also sometimes known as trumpet or billboard graf, it comes right after the catchy lede and clearly lays out the thrust of the article. It's like the thesis statement in a term paper.
the paragraph immediately following the hook which explains what the article will cover.
a journalism term for the paragraph that contains the point of the story.
The paragraph in a story that tells readers what the story is about and why they should care. Some papers have rules about how close this should be to the top of the story.
The paragraph that contains the core information about the story and tells the reader why the story is important.
A paragraph introduced early in the article (2nd or 3rd paragraph) that summarizes what the article is about. It provides the gist or "meat" of the story. Often follows an anecdotal or descriptive lead.
A nut graf (sometimes spelled nut graph and also called a billboard) is one or more paragraphs, particularly in a feature story, that explain the news value of the story.