ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IN BOXES AND PHOTOS IN INTERVIEW ARTICLES IN DA NANG NEWSPAPER
An interview article is considered a dialogue between a journalist and an interviewee about an event, a current issue or a figure of public interest. Interview articles consist of key information (topic, interviewee, questions, answers, title, and lead-in) and additional information (data boxes and photos). The additional information is used to support, illustrate, and highlight the key information. In many cases, the additional information has to be "eye-catching" and hold readers’ attention, urging them to explore the article. This paper is aimed to study the current status of using additional information, provided in boxes and photos, in interview articles in printed Da Nang Newspaper during 2017, 2018, and 2019, and then to make recommendations on the use of boxes and photos to improve article quality for readers’ increasing need of information.