UNIT 3: Writing For Broadcast Media. For the broadcast media news writing, it is focus on:- radio news TV news. 1. Radio News. Radio is the imagination stage (theater of mind). News delivered in the form of voice which stimulate and expand the listener's imagination.
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UNIT 3:Writing For Broadcast Media
For the broadcast media news writing, it is focus on:-
1. Radio News
Radio is the imagination stage (theater of mind). News delivered in the form of voice which stimulate and expand the listener's imagination.
All people listen to the radio for emergency in news and current affairs (Solomon 2012).
Nature of Radio News
Radio broadcast just to be heard and it was only a glimpse
2. Contains Obstacles
3. Closed to listeners
Features of Radio News
1. Using common words.
2. Figures are rounded
821.332.451 821 million
3. Short sentences
KISS – keep it simple and short
Two died from a car accident.
Mention the title, before the name of the person.
Ketua Polis Negara –Dato Sri Afifi— said
5. Use indirect sentences
PM promises to build low-cost housing at here.
6. The use of acronyms
Should be explained in advance means
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
7. Present Tense
Use today's perspective. To use the time element of the words "yesterday", "today", "tomorrow", "tomorrow", not the names of day (Monday).
Students of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) will perform today ...