Week 10 (30/4): Camera-first communication

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WATCH: Facebook and your phone camera

The camera is beginning to replace the keyboard as a way of communicating.

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Week 9 (23/4): The write stuff

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


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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Week 5 (10/3): Writing for television news

Al Jazeera English newsroom. Photo: Paul Keller/CC/flickr


Class discussion: How do you interact with TV news?

Elements used in TV news:

  • A script written by the reporter
  • On-location footage featuring the reporter and interviewees
  • Video footage supplied by a cameraman
  • Archival footage
  • Still images and graphic images (tables/charts/cartoons etc)
  • A news anchor/presenter
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