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Electronic News Gathering

STUDY
PLAY
ENG
Electronic news gathering. Refers to the process of reporting events and activites that occur outside of the television studio.
lead-in
The first few sentences of script that establish the setting and events of a news story. Introduces the ENG topic to the viewer.
Rule of Threes
During postproduction, the edited clips are grouped by audio and video into segments of three sentences per style or format.
sound bite
A videotaped segment in which the audio and video portions of the tape must remain in sync. Sound bites are usually three to five seconds in length.
stand-up
Refers to an on-camera shot of a reporter as he or she presents information about the topic
tag
A standard format for the final sentence of script ending an ENG report. Identifies the reporter( by name) and station affiliation

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