News Simulation: A Fire Scenario CCNMTL
Introduction Freeport News The Police Beat Covering the Story Lead and Story Structure About the Lead Writing the Story
Background Reading
Journalism Primer
The Police Beat
Fire Coverage
Useful Math for Reporters
Grammar for Journalists
Math and Grammar Quiz
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Welcome to The Freeport News

A morning newspaper with a circulation of 125,000, The Freeport News is one of the last family-owned newspapers in the United States. Because of its long-standing commitment to quality local news coverage, the paper has maintained a strong level of readership in Freeport and the surrounding region. With 100 percent of Freeport households subscribing to the paper, The Freeport News's penetration is among the highest in the nation. Moreover, the paper's pass-along readership is more than three persons a copy, substantially above the national average of 2.2 for weekday readership.

The Freeport News has effectively entered the new media age, with a well-developed online presence, The paper maintains an online editorial team of 12 reporters and four editors, an unusually large number for a newspaper Web site of its market size. The site enjoys substantial revenues to cover costs by combining online classifieds, e-transactions for music, books and other information and entertainment products, and a premium section of the site devoted to coverage of Freeport's advanced high-tech sector, which derives in large part from the local research university.

An award-winning newspaper and online news provider, The Freeport News is committed to excellence in daily journalism both online and off.

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