Include background most readers will know but some may not, such as related news from last week. The subeditor, or text editor, will soon tell you if you haven't.
Readers have not the time and newspapers have not the space for elaborate reiteration. I thought was false. The Inverted Pyramid Style One commonly employed technique in modern journalism is the inverted pyramid style A journalistic style in which the most important information is placed in the lead paragraph, with additional information appearing in order of importance.
You can assume more knowledge if you are writing for a specialist publication, or a specialist section of a newspaper.
The active tense is faster and more immediate; it also uses fewer words. Stephen King, who has sold more novels than most, reflected on his craft in On Writing, and drew a similar message: "One of the really bad things you can do to your writing is to dress up the vocabulary, looking for long words because you're maybe a little bit ashamed of your short ones.
In a popular tabloid it will consist of one sentence, probably no more than 25 words.