Week 7 – Quiz reflection

This week’s quiz was quite difficult. I had to read the chapter three times before I felt confident enough to attempt it. Even though I went over everything several times, I still got question seven wrong: Before I attempted the quiz again, I went back and read the section about masterful vs. masterly (Hicks 2013,…

Week 7 – Is this thing on?

Practical: Write a very short broadcast audio visual script Journalists must be able to effectively mesh words and pictures when creating broadcast scripts because it is the writing quality, not the sounds and visuals, that attracts and holds viewers’ attentions (Whitaker, Ramsey & Smith, 2012, pp. 228-229). This sounded easy in theory, but I found…

Week 7 – Different strokes

Inquiry: Review Chapter 11 of your Media Writing text This week, we had to¬†review chapter 11 of our Media Writing textbook¬†(Whitaker, Ramsey & Smith 2016, pp. 229-246) and summarise its key points. We also had to outline the key differences between writing for broadcast media and writing for print-based media. I already had some knowledge…