Week 10: Making captions sing 🎵

Pictures deserve a caption – not just a CC licensing credit. Photo: dkuropatwa/CC/flickr

BY MARK GATELY

The care taken in writing a caption should reflect the care taken in choosing a photo – and honour the skill of the photographer.

Like a headline, captions should be viewed as a challenge not a chore. You only have a few words so make them count.

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Week 4: The write stuff

Getting the news out in Harry Potter. Photo: Karen Roe/flickr/CC

BY MARK GATELY

Professional story presentation

Submitting a news story for a News Conference assessment is exactly the same as submitting a story for a newspaper or website – only the format will change.

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