Banner - A headline in large letters running across the entire width of the page
Beat - Reporter's regular routine for covering news sources.
Byline - The name of the writer printed at the head of the story.
Caption - A title or explanatory note accompanying a picture or illustration.
Copy - All written material prepared for printing
Credit Line - Acknowledges the source of a story or illustration The Gold Tooth picture's credit line is Knight Ridder/ Tribune‡.which means the picture was taken by a Chicago Tribune photographer, and then distributed to all the nation's newspapers by the Knight Ridder company.
Dummy - A diagram or layout of a newspaper page, showing the placement or headlines, pictures and advertisements
Edit - To correct and prepare copy for publication
Five W's and H - The questions answered in a straight lead: who, what, when, where, why, and how
First Amendment - The first article of the Bill of Rights, granting freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition
Flag - Newspaper's name as it appears across the front page of the paper.
Headline - Words in large type at top of a story telling what the story is about.
Inverted Triangle - Forms a news story where the important facts are listed first and additional details follow.
Jump Line - Tells reader where story is continued.
Newsprint - Paper on which newspapers are printed.
Op-Ed - A page opposite the editorial page, where opinions by guest writers are presented.
Tip - An item of information that might lead to a news story.