To inform readers, listeners or viewers about events of the day which are considered newsworthy or important. – Look Ahead 1

Every news should have these 3 elements as the structure.

  1. Newsworthy events
  2. Background events
  3. Sources

Some language features of news item include the information on the use of HEADLINES. Action verbs and saying verbs are common in a news. Passive sentences and adverbs in passive sentences are mainly used in news item.