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Characteristics of News What is News?
Characteristics of News Timeliness Recent events are more newsworthy than events further in the past.
Impact Events that affect a large number of people are more newsworthy that events that affect a few people. Characteristics of News
Prominence Events that affect well-known people are more newsworthy than events that affect people who are less well-known.
Characteristics of News Proximity Events that happen nearby are more newsworthy than events that happen in distant locations.
Characteristics of News Singularity Unusualness Things that are unusual are newsworthy.
Characteristics of News Conflict Conflict Events which feature conflict are more newsworthy than events that do not.
Characteristics of News Do we have video? Do we have video? Events that otherwise would not be very newsworthy may be included in coverage if pictures/video are available
Characteristics of News What makes a story newsworthy?
News Elements. Timeliness If something is happening NOW, it is more newsworthy than if it happened yesterday or last week or two weeks ago. Oftentimes.
What is Newsworthy?. Newsworthy news + worthy News (noun) = newly received information and/or significant information, especially about recent and/or.
News Elements : So What? Not everything that happens is worthy of being reported in the newspaper or TV news. Only certain things are important or interesting.
News. Ramses the Great Gilgamesh Ishtar The Axis.
Information has impact if it affects a lot of people. How does the event impact the audience? Example: A bomb explosion that killed three people in Gaza.
What is news? What is journalism? Week 1: Day 2. SWBAT understand the characteristics of a news story and learn copy editing symbols DO NOW: On your.
Understanding the news elements. General guidelines exist. The following are several characteristics that can make information newsworthy. The more.
3:3 The News Elements. The News Elements Proximity –Events that happen NEARBY, in a LOCAL area are of more interest to those who live in that area –Events.
Introduction to Journalism & the News. What is News? An account of an event, person, or issue that interests people. A presentation of current events.
Elements of news judgment What editors take into account.
WHAT IS “NEWS”? Intro to Journalism. Divide into groups of 3-4 Share your stories—tell what each story is about in 1 sentence As a group, decide why each.
Journalism What is NEWS?!. How would you define news?
What is Newsworthy? By Ken Blake, Ph.D. Middle Tennessee State University.
Elements of News Top ten elements that make a story newsworthy.
The Elements of News What makes a story newsworthy?
What Makes It News? News Writing. Timeliness/ Immediacy News is what is happening NOW. If it happened last month or last year, it’s not news anymore;
News Value How to determine what is (and what isn’t) newsworthy.
Introduction to Journalism Inverted Pyramid & Journalism Vocabulary.
Understanding News. News is difficult to define because it involves many variables.
News Values and Leads. News Values Impact: information has impact if it affects a lot of people – A proposed income tax increase – The accidental killing.
Chapter ?? 8 Employing News Media Tactics C H A P T E R.
What Is News?. Let’s Keep It Simple... News = What’s New.
What is news? Reporting and Writing Journalism and Media Studies Centre The University of Hong Kong Alex Lo.
What makes a story newsworthy? Read the following notes and complete the assignment on Slide 7.
Chapter 4 Writing the News Story. What are some big recent news stories? What makes them newsworthy? Elements of news (Examples of stories that have these.
Elements of News b Reporting and Writing b Journalism and Media Studies Centre b The University of Hong Kong b Kevin Drew.
News Writing News writing is also called journalistic writing.
News Reporting and Writing Lecture 2:Ingredients of News Lecturer:Dr. D. A. Oti Course:MAC201/THA214.
1 News Matakuliah: G0462/English for Broadcasting Tahun: 2005/2006.
Elements of News What is news? Why is it news? Why is it published?
What is News? That which papers print? Hard News: important, of consequence to and affects reader Soft News: interesting, unusual, not crucial.
Elements of News b Reporting and Writing b Journalism and Media Studies Centre b The University of Hong Kong b Kevin Voigt.
Chapter 2. When is the last time you read a newspaper ▪ Why did you look at it ▪ What section did you read.
TELEVISION NEWS VOCABULARY. TELEVISION NEWS VOCABULARY ANCHOR The studio announcer in a news broadcast.
News Story How to Write a News Lead. THE NEWS LEAD The lead of a news story focusses on the following: Who, What, Where, When, Why, and HOW The lead usually.
6 Elements of News What is news? Why is it news? Why is it published?
News Writing An Introduction. Facts are in descending order of importance.
Newsworthiness How to know if it is news or not. Newsworthiness Determining if an idea for a story is newsworthy or not can sometimes be a challenging.
Paul Mundy News values What makes things “news”
Challenging the taboo: reporting suicide effectively September 11, 2008.
Resources Notebook Format. Pg. S8/ C9 Copy everything in the box. If the format is incorrect, there will be a 10 point deduction. Current Event # (Today’s.
Q: What in the world will we be writing about? A: NEWS So … What is News? Ever notice that no matter what happens in one day, it exactly fits in the newspaper?Ever.
NOTES ON MENCHER CHAPTERS 2 & 3 COMM 260W – Fall 2015 Furness.
1.3 How the media cover a current event or issue The New Zealand Herald and the coverage of the February 22 nd, Christchurch earthquake.
“Selecting and Reporting the News” Chapter 5 The Characteristics of News: All news stories possess certain characteristics or news values. Traditionally,
Eight News Values For measuring newsworthiness. IMPACT What is the definition?
Chapter 6 Media Relations: Shaping the News Connection to PR Symbiotic Relationship Uncontrolled Media Resources for Creating News Stories.
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