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  • "Lede" is journalism-ese for the first paragraph of a story.

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  • Any chance you or the Lede might be able to “coin” the phrase for us?

    Blogtalk: Rendell on Napolitano’s ‘No Life’ - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • The Lede is a blog that remixes national and international news stories, adding information gleaned from the Web or gathered through original reporting to supplement articles in The New York Times and draw readers in to the global conversation about the news taking place online.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The Lede is a blog that remixes national and international news stories, adding information gleaned from the Web or gathered through original reporting to supplement articles in The New York Times and draw readers in to the global conversation about the news taking place online.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The Lede is a blog that remixes national and international news stories, adding information gleaned from the Web or gathered through original reporting to supplement articles in The New York Times and draw readers in to the global conversation about the news taking place online.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The Lede is a blog that remixes national and international news stories, adding information gleaned from the Web or gathered through original reporting to supplement articles in The New York Times and draw readers in to the global conversation about the news taking place online.

    NYT > Home Page

  • This afternoon, on a Times 'blog called The Lede, Robert Mackey put up a post suggesting the events earlier in the day echoed the events of 1947.

    New York Sun - All Articles

  • The Lede is a news blog that remixes the day's top stories, adding information gleaned from Web sites around the world or gathered through original reporting by writers, editors and readers of The New York Times, to provide fresh perspectives on events and to draw readers in to the world-wide conversation about the news taking place online.

    The Lede

  • The Lede is a news blog that remixes the day's top stories, adding information gleaned from Web sites around the world or gathered through original reporting by writers, editors and readers of The New York Times, to provide fresh perspectives on events and to draw readers in to the world-wide conversation about the news taking place online.

    The Lede

  • The Lede is a news blog that remixes the day's top stories, adding information gleaned from Web sites around the world or gathered through original reporting by writers, editors and readers of The New York Times, to provide fresh perspectives on events and to draw readers in to the world-wide conversation about the news taking place online.

    NYT > Home Page

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  • "In the news business, the opening sentences of a story are referred to as its "lede" -- spelled that way, journalism lore has it, to avoid confusion with the lead typesetting that once dominated newspaper printing presses."

    http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2007/05/02/virginia-tech-roundup/

    April 3, 2009