Beyond the inverted pyramid

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth

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The tyranny of the inverted pyramid in most journalists’ minds right now is one of my recurring bugbears. It’s a product of print, and of the working techniques needed to get words onto paper in a timely fashion. But people can’t seem to move beyond it in the digital era.

This lovely post from Poynter reminds us that many more formats have been used for journalism than we acknowledge.

Journalism format conservatism: just say no. 😉

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Adam is a lecturer, trainer and writer. He's been a blogger for over 20 years, and a journalist for more than 30. He lectures on audience strategy and engagement at City, University of London.