Week 7 Newsroom (22/3): News vs feature writing

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Photo: “newspaper” by dweinberger is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

BY RUTH BERAN

We’re going to delve a bit deeper today into news writing vs feature writing style.

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Week 5 (8/3): Create!

“Create” by gfpeck is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0

BY RUTH BERAN

First a news quiz.

DISCUSSION: Assessment 1 – due next week (min. 500 words)

Take some time to familiarise yourself with the Off Campus publishing platforms (offcampus.media, TAFE Radio, and the social media accounts), and the Off Campus Handbook and Style Guide.

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Week 2 (17/2): Writing and formatting an audio story or podcast

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Three little kittens: L-R Setup, Conflict, and Resolution. Photo: pxfuel.com/CC

BY CAZ ADAMS

Recap Week #1

Last week you completed a simple task to find an idea that might be suitable for your Audio Story or Podcast. You then made a list of different things relating to that idea.

So now it’s time to start writing up your story. 

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Week 2 (15/2): Intro to Writing

“Writing Tools” by peteoshea is licensed under CC BY 2.0

BY RUTH BERAN

DISCUSSION:

  • What does a writer look like? What image do you have when you think of a writer?
  • What sort of person are they?
  • Who here wants to be a writer?
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