|News Articles||Editorials & Opinion Pieces|
• information is neutral; facts are verifiable. If opinions are expressed, they are the clearly delineated as opinions of experts or interviewees, not the opinion of the author
• tone and word choice is formal
• generally offers more than one point of view. Some of them may be contrasting
• attempt to advocate, persuade, make recommendations, speculate, analyze
• opinion is that of the author
• tone may be colloquial, angry, praiseworthy, sarcastic...etc.
• offers one point of view
• sometimes labeled as: blog, op-ed, letter to the editor, editorial, commentary
Source: "Distinguishing Fact from Opinion" by Snap Language, is licensed under a Standard YouTube License.