The lede or lead is the beginning of an article.
In a standard inverted-pyramid story, the lede should concisely summarize the article.
- Cliche ledes, from Bettaknow: a message about ledes,
- Finding Ledes
- Revising Ledes, from Poynter
- Strong from the Start, by Steve Buttry
- Writing Ledes, from Poynter
- See also