Week 3 (22/2): Creating news

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BY RUTH BERAN

Like in the famous newsroom above, with changing technology the pace and urgency of news has only increased.

Editorial meetings

News conferences or editorial meetings are where editorial staff like journalists pitch ideas to editors who determine which stories are going to be published or broadcast in the next edition.

Story ideas

BRAINSTORM and DISCUSS: where do you get your story ideas from?

Create the news:

It’s your turn to produce a story or piece of content in three hours for:

or for our social sites:

This can be a written story, a simple audio story, or a story for social media.

If you’re struggling to think of a good idea, try taking one of the stories you looked at this morning in Exercise 2 and tell it in a different way (e.g. visually, social media) or from a different angle.

Go, create!

Author: veritychambers

Journalist and teacher

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