Week 3 (24/2): Basic news story construction

Cluttered and negative thoughts can cripple writers. Photo: Drew Coffman/flickr/CC

BY MARK GATELY

Today we will be looking at the basic rules and techniques for building a news story.

But first I’d like to take a quick detour and consider the mental approach to writing with particular reference to the sort of technical lesson we are about to do.

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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 1 (12/2): Intro to Fri-yays

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BY NICK BENNETT

  • How Newsroom and On-Air work together
  • Sense of day

What specifically are we aiming to do in Radio Content & On Air?

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