The Origination of Broadcast Journalism

In 1937 Edward R. Murrow sailed with his wife, Janet, to London where he was to take up the post of chief CBS radio correspondent in Europe.

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Writing Strategies

Active Voice

This is one of the basic commandments of broadcast writing, but one of the most ignored.

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Writing Scripts for Broadcast News

 

We get many questions regarding the creation of news broadcast scripts and the use of teleprompters.

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The Digital Rundown is Different

The modern, computerised rundown program is much more than it seems.

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Fieldwork: Working with your Cameraperson (or not!)

Here are some suggestions and observations on how to establish that relationship.

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Students Network for Election Night Live

Who needs an Electoral College when you have an Electoral High School?

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Scripting the News

When I first heard about scripting news packages, it seemed redundant and time consuming.

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You can be over or under - NOT!

As we saw last month, a good rundown program that calculates back-times can be a useful tool in planning and organizing a television newscast and making sure it runs to time.

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