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Ms. MAYETTE P.

PAYABAN
Teacher I
Mendez Crossing Elementary School
Tagaytay District

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What is
EDITORIAL?
Expression of FACTS and OPINION
in a CONCISE, LOGICAL pleasing order
Analytical interpretation of significant,
timely & relevant topic or issue
Opinionated news article
Is meant to influence public opinion,
promote critical thinking, & sometimes
cause people to take action on a issue
OBJECTIVES OF AN EDITORIAL
To explain and interpret the news, to put it
in on its proper perspective, to analyze it,
to draw conclusions from that analysis and
To persuade the readers to follow a course
of action that the newspaper believes is for
the public good regardless of party
interests involved
CHARACTERISTICS of EDITORIAL
Must be FACTUAL
Must be INTERESTING
Must have a very CATCHY TITLE
Must have a very STRIKING BEGINNING
Must have a very REMARKABLE ENDING
Must be very TIMELY
Must INFLUENCE THE READERS
Must NOT PREACH NOR MAKE SERMON
PARTS
of
EDITORIAL PAGE
EDITORIAL PROPER
EDITORIAL COLUMN
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
MASTHEAD
EDITORIAL CARTOON
TYPES
of
EDITORIALS
TYPES of EDITORIALS
EDITORIAL of INFORMATION
EDITORIAL of INTERPRETATION
EDITORIAL of ARGUMENTATION
EDITORIAL of CRITICISM
EDITORIAL of PERSUASION
EDITORIAL of COMMENDATION
EDITORIAL of SPECIAL OCCASSION
EDITORIAL of ENTERTAINMENT
PARTS
of
EDITORIALS
1. TITLE
(catchy title)
2. INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT
(usually based on news peg)
3. THE BODY
(discuss opposing points of view,
prove your position with
supporting details)
4. CONCLUSION
provide final appeal for the reader
to agree to your opinion

TIPS
on
WRITING EDITORIALS
Use the WE approach or the 3
rd
person,
since it represents a group opinion
Create the opinion from a NEWSPEG
For controversial issues, presents both sides;
take up the advantages and disadvantages
Use beautiful but formal languages to
influence and catch readers attention
In choosing the topic, make sure it is the
main headline or current issue
Make a further research about the topic and
show data and statistics to prove your side
Put alternative solution to the problem or
issue being criticized.
Use direct approach opinion is given at
the beginning, followed by supporting
evidence and reasoning
Tie up your ending with that of the
beginning paragraph
Both sides of the issue should be deeply
understood before deciding which side to
take and stand for
Always remember your AIM/GOAL is to
effectively convince readers to be with the
side of the news papers principle & opinion
EXPRESS YOURSELF
IN GENERAL, AN EDITORIAL SHOULD BE
ORGANIZED IN 4 STEPS:

1. State the subject and your position on the
subject in the introduction.

2. Discuss opposing points of view.

3. Prove your position with supporting
details.

4. Draw a conclusion.

The end.
THANK YOU
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INDIVIDUAL OUTPUT
*state your opinion about the visit of Pres.
Barrack Obama in the Philippines
INDIVIDUAL OUTPUT
1. Make an editorial of arguments regarding
the issue of Scarborough Shoal between
Philippines and China.
2. Is multi-lingual Education the right solution
to improve the quality of basic education in
the country? (EDITORIAL PROPER)
3. Give your stand/opinion regarding the
cancellation of domestic flights at NAIA due
to air traffic/airport congestion.


4. Is Department of Tourisms More Fun in the
Philippines campaign enough to entice
tourists to the country?
5. Make an editorial of Special Occasion about
the celebration of Labor Day.