L 10 Fall 08 Takeout Slides(2)

L 10 Fall 08 Takeout Slides(2) - .t For” nun-L1: unruly-r...

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Unformatted text preview: .t For” nun-L1: unruly-r Lessons for a Smart News Consumer - Be an Active News Consumer — Pay Attention an Important News Source " ' ButShould Not Be Your Only News Source :'-.i:'|'t:u::- ::-f ..|-::|Irl'.1 IHII'I I -"-.'r'I'I.-'--' I’r"-r II'"-.-' Cons of TV News -It is time constrained - It can lack visual elements to important stories . a. It can sometimesshortchange complexstories -It is a linear experience Pros of TV N ews - It makes you a witnessto important events in real time t genuine a powerful tool forverification \l E. ..r' . i it gives you face-to—face storytelling . - It can sometimes tell complex stories in interesting ways PublicTelevision - National audience Nightly news program - Some local public affairs program?! It '- LocalStations - Focus on local news, sports, weather . |f |t Bleeds, It Leads -Late, Live, and Local Broadcast N etworks - Large NationalAudience - Regularly-scheduled broadcasts \. on set times and days - Limited time forstories and broadcagts 4E r-L'In'r nun 24-HourCable Networks - Must appeal to a national audience - Able to provide coverage requiring lots of time emphasis on tabloid stori " — why Anna Nicole? - Showcases for controversial hosts — Talk is cheap, newsgathering is expensive .. f} .E For” IIEII'JH L”I"l'LI'l-"" Entertainment Bleeds Into the News Techniques Producers Often Can’t Resist - Scary Details; Loaded Words - Dramatic Music - Quick Cuts ' “Transition Sounds - Flashy Graphics it l-‘IL'IN'I' IIIJIJH l.”l"l'|‘.l'l-"'" TV News Can Engage Emotions It combines images, sounds, and face-to—face storytelling I'.-::--:'- ::-f ..|-::.Ir:'.1 |!i|l'l 1' ‘-.r:-.-'.-:-' l "'r ' What Makes TV N ws Different? 6) It must find interesting ways to tell complex stories or not tell them 7) It is a powerful tool foruerifition i“ Jiyee ihgide an entertainment medium It .. 9) i5 cpnsumed in a linearfash ion 10) It isfiercely competitive |'-::--:'- ::-i ..|-I:.|r|'.: IHII'I 1' l I"'r ' +1. What Makes TV N ws Different? 1) You are watchingand listening 2) It makes you a witness to important events in real time 4) it is time-constrained 5) It can lack visual elements for importantstories I' l Item-"3.- What MakesTV News Different? - _' . ‘-'-:|'.-::--:'- :':-f ..|-:::Irl':1 lli n...,'q . The Power of Television ...
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