What are the basic rules of journalism?

The basic rules of journalism are below:

  • Ask as many questions as possible to make your research comprehensive and get the essential information
  • Keep digging further to uncover more aspects of the story
  • Read extensively to improve your language skills
  • Be mindful of spelling and grammatical errors
  • Learn about the style of the publication you are pitching to or writing for
  • Network well to advance in your career
  • It may seem tempting to distort the facts to make the story juicy, but stick to the facts
  • Look for as many sources as possible to testify the facts