Take care with the word “today”, it can lead to confusion.

To report that events in other countries have happened “today” will often be wrong, but to say they happened “yesterday”, while technically correct, will make the story sound out of date.

Never use the word “yesterday” in a lead unless it is relevant

If you must use “today” – and sometimes you have to – never put it at the end of the sentence, leaving the listener or viewer in suspense as they wait to find out when something happened.


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