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What is a news feature?

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A news feature is a type of feature story written in the style of a news article. It tackles a topic with painstaking detail and requires facts and research to back the story.

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What is a news feature?
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News features are increasingly found in publications, as they are more engaging for readers than hard news. To write a news feature, journalists must focus on a specific topic that can be thoroughly covered within a given word count. The topic must also be important and include firsthand accounts of real people, opinions from experts and facts and evidences to establish the truth and gravity of the issue. Though their topics have a local focus, news features should put everything together and show that there's larger context to the issue.

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