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Huw Edwards video: Writing news

15 August 2012 Last updated at 14:46 BST

BBC newsreader Huw Edwards explains the essentials of writing news.

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BBC News School Report is a project which gives 11-16 year-old students in the UK the chance to make their own news reports for a real audience.