Newspaper reports give you the facts, backed up by quotes and evidence, but it’s the journalist who decides what facts are worth reporting. This report shows a politician presenting at an awards night, but the ‘news’ wasn’t that – it was something they said in their speech.
That shows another part of report writing – journalists assume that people could stop reading at any time, so what’s considered the most important information is put first. So an eye-catching title (headline) and the first couple of sentences (lead) should give the most important details. From there, the writing should give increasing detail.
Have a read.