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nut paragraph : A paragraph that summarizes the key element or elements of the story. Usually found in a story not written in inverted pyramid form. Also called a nut graf. News Reporting & Writing (Eighth Edition) by the Missouri Group. Copyright 2005. Reproduced by permission of Bedford/St. Martins.

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State High School Journalism Groups

There are dozens of state and regional scholastic journalism organizations. We have collected many of them here, but we are always looking for more. Please contact us with new information or to correct what’s already here.

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