Online Exercise 1

Read a current news event article from a reputable source. Summarize the article (for me) in four or five sentences, starting with a concise topic sentence. Cite your source. From what you have learned in the chapter, analyze the news article (the original) from an intelligence writing perspective by answering the following questions:

1. Is the bottom-line up front?

2. What is the topic covered?

3. Does the article address an issue? If so, what is the issue?

4. Does the article provide evidence for any judgments made?