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What do the following adjectives make up: Timeliness, proximity, conflict and controversy, human interest, relevance?
What Makes a good news story
When writing a broadcast news story, you'll want to get to the story, explain why its news, and give as many important details as possible. How short should you keep news stories?
What is the term for audio or video field recordings of interviews or events? Portions of these may be used in broadcast news or online multimedia packages.
What is the difference between "push" and "pull"? Description of direction in a media transaction.
"push" is when media pushes content to audience and "pull" audience looks for content
Reporters might be called on to take pictures, shoot video, edit the pictures, shoot video, edit the pictures, and prepare the final story directly for air or Web design for online. What would you call this person?
What are considered primary sources?
experts, eyewitnesses, and people affected by the story
What are considered secondary sources?
Those who are retelling the story
What is the first part of the story, sets the tone, and characterizes the story?
What type of lead gives the most important information immediately? Who, what, when of the story?
What type of lead tells listeners something important is coming up and invites them to continue listening?
What is an interior modifier that tells us more about a noun but usually splits the subject from the verb? Here is an example: THE STORM...WHICH UNTIL YESTERDAY WAS NOTHING MORE THAN A LIGHT DRIZZLE...BROUGHT A HEAVY DOWNPOUR AND THUNDER TO THE KEYSTONE COUNTIES.
What are sentence fragments that have implied but unspoken words or phrases? It could be missing subjects or verbs. Example: IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN...SPRING BREAK. POLICE IN DAYTONA BEACH...WELL...THEY'RE WORRIED.
What is the term for an unexpected event that requires coverage?
Print uses the inverted pyramid. How are broadcast stories presented?
Broadcast stories start slowly and release bits of information in a little at a time, until the story finishes with the future.
What is the cardinal rule of journalism?
DON'T ASSUME ANYTHING
What is a jammed lead? What is the best method of fixing a jammed lead?
Break it up into sentences
What are 3 punctuations that are used as a general rule?
Comma Period and Question mark
Some stations eliminate commas and replace them with?
In broadcast, does a name or title go first?
How should the following be written out for a broadcast script? $9,101.
Over nine thousand dollars
How should the following be written out for a broadcast script? 9.56%
Almost ten percent
Reading your script out loud is important. What could you do to your script for emphasis?
Mark it up
What are elements that scripts need for the body of the story?
Lead Sentence, news story with perspective, scope, proximity, why did this happen, controversy, future
There is a responsibility to provide balance to a story. If the writer can only get one side of the story, what should he or she report?
Attempt to reach the other side
What does a payoff model do? Why should care be taken if this device is used?
Can be sensationalized and lead the audience on
What is the term for a story that is read by an anchor that has no video
What is the term for a reader with video laid over it?
What is the term for a sound-bite or ambient sound?
What is the term for a self-contained story on tape?
What do you have to do to make your story stand out and make it interesting? Hints: what is unique in that story? also lead with what is interesting by...
Finding the Hook
What kind of shots leave the action to show something else, like a CU or the reporter listening, or different angles?
The following are examples of what? Noise of plane landing, Crowd cheering, beep of the cashier scanning a grocery item, roar or a tractors engine.
In motion picture photography, what is the basic unit of expression? It is defined as a single, continuous take of recorded material
When shots, related to each other to convey a single message, are combined, they form a what?
What are the three most basic camera shots?
CU, MS, LS
What is the main job of motion picture?
To record action, and not create it
When panning the camera, which directions does it go?
Left to Right
How long should you at least hold the shot for before and after you pan?
What type of camera shot is called the "pan with a purpose"? When the camera is on a tripod and the subject is moving.
When tilting the camera, which directions does it go?
Up and Down
What is the camera shot called if both the camera and subject are moving?
What is the camera shot called if the subject remain stills and the camera is moving?
What do you see when action goes unnaturally forward or backward in time or when an object unnaturally goes into a new position on the screen?
During an interview, what happens when you become open and take a genuine interest in people?
Building a trust
What is something you can do as a reporter to get the person's mind off why you're there? To make them feel more at ease.
"Show me what you do."
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