We're surrounded by a wealth of stories everyday. The Information Age is frequently referred to as 'Information Overload,' so how do you decide which story to tell?
News has 3 important criteria:
Deciding the answers to these 3 criteria is determined by your audience. What one group of readers finds important and interesting will differ from another group.
Don't confine yourself to what you know. A good reporter deliberately looks outside of his or her comfort zone.
Find out what's going on, why it matters, and who it matters to. Then interview the opposing side too and get the whole story!