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The Lede

In IDS on October 21, 2010 at 11:53 am

First paragraphs are important. Take a look at these ledes from the IDS today.

“Businesses told to comply with water conservation efforts during drought”

David Fell, owner of B.G. Hoadley Quarries, is praying for rain.

“Students (try t0) fit pet adoption into their college lifestyle”

Twice, Victoria has been adopted and returned in less than 24 hours. She is an American shelter mix and is not the first dog who has been given back to a shelter after finding a home

“MyEdu helps set course load”

Scheduling courses is usually a three tab job — one internet tab to look at distribution requirements, one to register on onCourse and another to organize everything into the correct timetable.

“RPS considers new options for creating 180 bed spaces”

Construction in Briscoe Quad will leave the residence hall short 180 bed spaces for the upcoming fall semester — spaces that will have to be made in other residence halls.

Which ones would make you keep reading? How can we improve them?

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