3 main points about what news paper blackout is:
Treat the newspaper as a blank canvas.
Glance/scan over the newspaper don't read it.
Transform the raw material of the article into your own.
Transform the article into a different meaning to make a statement.
Circle the words you want to keep.
Don't be specific in the type of article your choosing.
"You're shopping for words."
Don't just summaries the article.