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JOUR 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: News Conference, Permalink, Five Ws


Department
Journalism
Course Code
JOUR 101
Professor
Juli Metzger
Lecture
5

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Bright
o Entertain readers and viewers that arouse emotions and provides relief from
seriousness in the world
Follow-up
o Second day stories
o Focus on a story’s developments and build on what happened earlier
Round-ups
o Summarize several different but related events
Sidebar
o Shorter stories that complement a main story and provides details on a separate,
but related portion of the story
Obituaries
o Describe a person’s life and memorialize their work and contributions
Shovelware
o Not effective
o When a story is produced in print form and put immediately on the web
Web
o T Format
Vital information at the top
Chunks
Video
Photo
Comments
Surveys
Documents
Audio
Timelines
o Blogs
Website where you write stuff on an ongoing basis
Readers can interact
Over 20 years old
Blogs and social media stopped journalistic gatekeeping
Justin Hall became the founding father of personal blogging in 1994
Permalink
Link to a specific post
Blogroll
Collection of links
Broadcast
o Write for the ear not for the eye
o Pyramid or circle style
o 2 or 3 of the 5 W’s in the lead
o Slug
1 or 2 word description of what is going on
o Write in all caps
o Use phonetic spelling if it is difficult
o 6 step process
Initial statement
Repetition statement
Transitional statement
Visualization statement
Satisfaction statement
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