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The Progression of Information

In this follow-up story, the reporter puts the newest information at the very beginning of the story, then goes on to summarize what events led up to the story. The information is ordered by when it was received as well as by relevance. The reporter puts out the new data and then rehashes what has already been covered, so that readers are able to read this follow-up story without having to go back and read the first coverage of the plane crash. The way the reporter has presented the information is very efficient, because it allows readers to get the new information in the first two paragraphs. It also lets readers new to the story get all caught up in the first three paragraphs. The story could have been covered chronologically but I don't think it would have been as efficient.