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Publishing your Passion Sarah Russell www.researchmatters.net
What is your passion? Why do you want to write to newspaper? Correct errors Make new point X Whine
How best to convey message? Opinion piece Letter to Editor 2 liner
Tools to convey message Facts Argument/logic Example/personal experience Humour
The 10 commandments (These are not carved in stone)
Thou shall 1.Know your audience Age Australian Guardian Weekly SunHerald Melbourne Times Northcote leader
Thou shall 2. Have a media hook (e.g. recent newspaper article)
Thou shall 3. Write quickly*, then email *(or have draft waiting for ‘media hook) “Today’s newspaper stories become tomorrow’s fish n chip wrappers”
Thou shall 4. Write a catchy introduction WOW FACTOR (Grab letter editor’s interest)
Thou shall 5. Speak to a general audience No jargon or specialist language No obscure vocabulary Short sharp sentences XBUT Don’t dumb down
Thou shall not Assume that –everyone knows what you are talking about –everyone agrees
Thou shall 6. Respect the word limit AND make every word count (i.e. no padding)
Thou shall 7. Make one point (or two at the most) Common pitfalls: Trying to make too many points Fluffy
Thou shall 8. Play the ball, not the person
Thou Shall 9. Write a strong conclusion Demonstrate: Strength ‘Way forward’ Humour
Thou shall 10. Find a critical proof reader
Thou shall not Press ‘Send’ when: Tired Emotional Drunk
Today’s Agenda 12/18 1.Review Paragraphs 2.Essay Notes 3.Introductions & Conclusions.
Power up! speak up!. Blackfen School Public Speaking Competition A competition for students in Years 7 & 8 Prizes for best 2 speakers in each class, and.
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Competency 3: Produces text for personal and social reasons Mr. Wilson.
Learning objectives: articulate techniques used in writing to persuade
Using media for advocacy Mainstream media. Media Radio Television Newspapers Magazines Internet.
Writing to Argue, Persuade and Advise
What to do when you read the text during reading time.
It is any type of writing that attempts to persuade us to adopt a point of view, agree with an opinion, take an action, form a belief, etc. It is any type.
CHAPTER 11 WORKING WITH THE PRESS. The Print Media Plays A Large Role In Community Perception Of The Schools It Is A Prime Source Of Information For.
Communication challenges and strategies. 2 Policy and planning Key points Good communication needs purpose, preparation and practice. Know your audience.
Seeing Your Newspaper As Your Friend Minnesota School Boards Association August 16, 2008.
Opening statement Give your opinion in the opening statement.
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WRITING A PRESS RELEASE FIRSTLY, IS IT NEWSWORTHY? Imagine the biggest and most frequently used button on a news desk's keyboard... Ask yourself, will.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE WRITING LAYOUTS WJEC specification (doesn’t include review)
Print slide 8,9,10 handouts.
READING PERSUASIVE TEXTS What is persuasion? What is persuasion? Persuasion is the act of influencing someone to believe or consider a certain point.
PR for Charities How to make the most impact with your press releases for your branding and your recruitment.
Quiz Review INTRODUCTION You need to make a ‘first impression’ This makes your readers want to read your paper Open with an attention grabber (hook)
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Traditional Media Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the News Kelley Freeman Communications Associate Secular Student
WALT appreciate what is required by the examiners SS will apply understanding to achieve best possible grades in GCSE Must: comprehend and apply.
Persuasive Writing Top Ten Questions Are You Ready?
English Language Arts The 6+1 Trait Writing Model
Public Relations 101 May 21, Understand how media operates to maximize success Build positive relationships with reporters Understand what’s newsworthy.
Chapter 16: Public Relations Writing
DASA Digital Journalism 1
News Writing News writing is also called journalistic writing.
The different types and how to handle them calmly.
Don't Strike Out: How to Pitch a Story to Your Local Media Jove Oliver RESULTS International Conference.
While you are waiting for the lesson to begin… Look at this advert – who is it aimed at and what is the purpose?
Marketing Your Extension Services and Programs 1 “Marketing for Smarties” 101.
Writing With Your Child. Parents, recall your own school experiences with writing. “ I had to write stories with at least 300 words” “Every year we wrote.
Good Communication Takes Some Work. Subject Line Your subject line must “speak” to the topic Summarize the message contents Subject lines to avoid.
AP Language and Composition: Snell Building Your Own Argument.
Writing. GENERAL WRITING Writing is language in a textual medium Writing is language in a textual medium It is used to preserve thoughts with symbols.
English Section B: Writing MUMMY!!!. English Section B: Writing Keep calm. Breathe steadily. Focus on the task. PLAN.
Weekly Objectives Weekly Objectives Students will demonstrate mastery of argumentative techniques by writing a persuasive piece that expresses their.
On-Demand Success Have a plan of attack! Tips for Writing On- Demand Sometimes it’s hard to write when you’re under pressure and put on the spot. Here.
Objective: I will learn the process of writing a persuasive essay.
Persuasive Writing Aim: How can I write an effective persuasive essay?
Media and non-fiction texts
Mary Dunne Stewart Voices for Virginia’s Children Cate Newbanks FACES of Virginia Families How to be an Advocate…
In this envelope there are five different forms of writing our students at HSD are assessed in. Can you group the writing prompts into each of the 5 forms?
Editorials DASA Digital Journalism 1. The Editorial The editorial states the opinion of the newspaper. Usually on a single editorial page. Newspaper.
1.Write 5 vocab sentences using words 6-10, unit 2. 1 BELLWORK.
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