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Unformatted text preview: 203 Test Final June 8, 1999 1. Identify the news elements in the attached “Scarlet Letter”news story. What makes it relevant, interesting, and newsworthy? 5 pts 2. Identify the basic questions in the attached “Scarlet Letter”news story. 5 pts 3. Write one sentence leads to the following stories: 10 pts each A local group of investors, lead by First Trust Bank president Joe Jamison. Announcement made this morning buying abandoned Lochs Paperrnill plant investor to team up with Textron Corp. to start a machine tool plant refiirbishing the plant will take about a year when machine tool plant is opened it will employ about 200 people B Mustang football team defeats arch-rival Pamona, 3-0 final game of the season only score, field goal, comes with five seconds remaining on the clock breaks three—game losing streak Pamona unbeaten this season until this game 4. Write a two sentence lead to the following stories: A 15 foot boat capsized in rough waters off Point Lookout yesterday evening two men, Ten-y Reston, 23, and Will Bendix, 25 were in the boat the men said offshore winds wave heights and capsized their boat they were picked up bu a Coast Guard boat after an hour in the water both were hospitalized for observation the hospital lists their condition as good today the men say they were hunting sharks about 200 yards ofi shore. B two doctors being sued for malpractice; Barney Olive and Steven Rogers both practice at French Hospital William Hamilton, lawyer for the plaintiff, Bertie McNicholls, 623 Leanto Road Hamilton, beginning final arguments in the case, has heart attack quick work of Olive and Rogers save his life Hamilton, 73, now recovering at French Hospital trial to resume next week 5. The story below is one you have written before. Now you have uncovered new information. You are writing for a morning newspaper. Clayton’s announcement of expansion was made Wednesday morning. It appeared in Thursdays morning edition. Latest information following Sunday. Write it for Monday’s edition. 10 pts Original Story Police Chief Clayton Wheat at press conference this (Wed) morning talks about departments continuing investigation into auto thefi ring says ring responsible for 200-300 auto thefts in city last year says investigation has been expanded into surrounded counties says most cars were disassembled and sold for parts Follow up information ring busted up when car parts sold to undercover cop at a flea market Sunday three people arrested, two still being sought 6. News story. Write a news story from the following information. You have unlimited space. Use quotes. 10 pts San Antonio, Texas experienced a bad snowfall began yesterday and ended last night past record snowfalls in San Antonio: 6.4 inches, 1926‘, 4.7 inches 1949; 4.2 inches 1895 total this storm according to national Weather Service is 13.5 inches City emergency declared by Mayor Henry Cisneros required that all city offices close today and that it be strongly suggested that people stay off streets of city closings included all schools, all banks, all airports and most businesses mayor said last night city not equipped with any snow plows no plans to buy any snowman built by some children in front of Alamo some people skiing on streets with palm trees damage only to a luxury car dealership. Nine cars each valued at more than $3 5, 000, were damaged by roof collapse. Mayor: “We had to jury rig some snow plows. We used road graders and there was some damage to the streets because of that. But as a test of our emergency procedures it was good. Not a single police officer failed to show up.” 7. Rewrite a news story from the following information. You have unlimited space. Use quotes. Alpine story attached. 10 pts 8.Rewrite the following using a combination of direct quotes and paraphrases: see attached PTA and Tire Company stories. 5 pts each 9. Narrative A travel magazine is running a series of short pieces on several cities in California. The series is geared toward college students and is trying to tell them things they would want to know if they visited them. Write about 150 words about the San Luis area. Include basic information about Cal Poly; also tell about places which are popular with students and include something about places in the city which any tourist would want to visit. 10 pts ...
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