Inverted pyramid

Journalists use the inverted pyramid method in order to organize and prioritize information that needs to be reported. There are three sections of the pyramid. The first and top section contains the most newsworthy information, commonly including the popular W-Questions. The second section includes related important details that help back up the main topic. Finally, the bottom and final section holds all of the basic background information or general data answered by the middle rung. It is portrayed in an upside down pyramid formation to signify the most significant information being at the top and slowly diminishing to the supporting figures.

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