Week 9 (23/4): 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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Week 7 Writing (22/3): Story writing, fact checking, editing

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Photo: “The Detective” by paurian is licensed under CC BY 2.0

BY RUTH BERAN

First another quick news quiz

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Week 12 (13/05): Writing features

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BY CAZ ADAMS

Assessment 3

Research and write a Feature Story – A Human Interest Story of your choice.

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Week 7 (16/9): News story

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You have turned a TV News Report into a Radio News Report

As Radio listeners can’t see any visuals, you must find ways to describe scenes, graphs, incidents, people etc so that the listeners could visualise the report through words.

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Quotes and punctuation

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Protesting the murder of George Floyd. Photo: Ted Eytan/CC/Flickr

BY DEB BAUER

Last week we practised our news writing skills. Each story we write ultimately improves our technique. There are many theories to master in the art of writing. Your job is to practice, practise, practice.

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