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.

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Week 2 (19/2): How the sausage is made

The American press reports on 9/11. Photo: Ann Althouse/flickr/CC

BY MARK GATELY

What is a news conference?

News conferences are meetings to plan a newspaper/magazine/website/TV or radio show’s next edition/broadcast and take place multiple times in the run-up to deadline.

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Week 1 (12/2): Intro to News Conference

Reporters and editors put their heads together. Picture: 13winds/Flickr/CC

BY MARK GATELY

Welcome to News Conference

Journalism is a series of team efforts that results in the reader, listener or viewer being alerted, informed or entertained by a story.

“If you take out the team in teamwork, it’s just work. Now who wants that?” ― fantasy and science fiction novelist Matthew Woodring Stover

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