Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Drill 4: Mar. 5

Barricading the doors of NYU's Kimmel Center from Wednesday night until Friday morning, student protesters from NYU, The New School, Columbia, and Hunter stand baffled and uncertain of their reasons for protest.

I chose this particular lede because it tells who, what, when, where, how, and alludes to why. The most important information is presented.

How to write a lede
Video of protests' final moments
NYTimes journal of protest events

1 comment:

  1. Gina, nice work. Only major comment-- your use of tense. Should probably be "stood baffled and uncertain of their reasons for protest." Also, why do you think you used the verb "stand" here? What does stand mean in this context? That they were all standing up, rather than sitting down? That they were standing up for something? What do you think you mean here?