Week 15 (3/5): Vox popping

“Sir, how do you feel about the easing of COVID restrictions?” Photo: Richard Leeming/CC/flickr

For anyone who hasn’t done our vox pop assessment, today (and tomorrow, and next week) is your chance.

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Week 14 MoJo (27/5): Reconciliation prep

Illustration: The National Reconciliation Week website

Two things today:

  1. Find your MoJo to make something for Reconciliation Week
  2. For homework, prepare a vox pop on any topic. We will do the vox pop as an exercise in class next week.

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Week 14 (25/5): The End

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Sally Adams explains in her book that a feature should offer a satisfying conclusion. She says features often end with statements or quotes; less commonly with anecdotes and descriptions; rarely with questions. My advice: avoid the question ending at all costs – it should be left to experienced writers!

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Week 13 (20/5): Completing your simple video

Illustration © 2015 uneekL4evr. Licensed under CC-BY.

Today we’ll finish off the simple videos we made, or if you have finished yours already, make another one to fit upcoming Friday news conference and radio show themes.

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