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1 Developing stories Class 10
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2 Two types of news stories Routine/planned stories -- expected Example: government meetings, conferences, campaign rallies Breaking news -- unexpected
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3 Common terms for the  unexpected story Breaking news : Spot news : Developing news : An event that warrants an interruption of scheduled programming is happening “on the spot” continuously updated
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4 Breaking news typically refers to  disaster stories Workers trapped in Utah mine Minneapolis bridge collapse Virginia Tech University shooting
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5 Initial sources of information … Police (interception of radio communication) A tip to the reporter News wires (often labeled URGENT)
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6 If it is a tip, what is your next step? Initial reports of a fire or accident? ALWAYS verify the information With appropriate agency Call an eyewitness Go there in person
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7 Plane crash at Gainesville Regional  Airport What kind of aircraft? Individually owned or commercial (Which one? Delta, Atlantic Southeast Airlines, U.S. Airlines) How many on board the aircraft? Possible causes of crash? Who has jurisdiction at the airport? Gainesville Police Alachua County Fire/Rescue would be responsible for putting out fire and victim recovery and treatment
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8 Initial phase of breaking news Early details are sketchy Can only tell listeners what happened and where Human sources will mostly be eye witnesses Where would you go for the information?
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