Wikinews:Who What When Why Where and How
|I keep six honest serving-men:
(They taught me all I knew)
Their names are What and Where and When
And How and Why and Who.
—The Elephant's Child - 1902,
The 5 W and H, as immortalised in Kipling's quote, are one of the cornerstones of journalism. A good news article strives to answer as many of these as possible in the lede, leaving the rest of the article for additional details and context.
|This is an essay on using and contributing to Wikinews. The contents are strongly recommended practices, but not enforced official policy. Links to official policies can be found in the Wikinews introduction.|