problem 1: prepare brief definitions or descriptions of the given words with exs or illustrations where suitable:
d) Fade out
i) Reel to reel
problem 2: According to Hudson and Rowlands, “A successful interview – from a journalist’s point of view – is one where you maintain control”. Set out how you would prepare for, structure and undertake a five-minute broadcast interview.
problem 3: The most often asked problem by visitors to a newsroom is ‘Where does news comes from?’ What do you think are the most significant sources of news for a journalist?
problem 4: There’s been an exponential growth in the complexity of electronic graphics in the past few years (Hudson/Rowlands). As a television program producer, outline the main graphic options which are available to you.
problem 5: What are the main features of a rolling television or radio news service, what pressures does this put on the reporters and presenters and what are the main merits and demerits?
problem 6: The television reporter has a range of different shot sizes and camera moves at their disposal. Define and describe the given terms:
b) Two shot/reverse two shot
d) Crossing the line
f) Pans and Tilts
h) POV shots
problem 7: Describe fully the main programming elements at the disposal of the producer of a 15-minute radio news bulletin and propose where they would fit into the running order.
problem 8: The non-linear online package is the closest thing to a new form of journalism since the advent of broadcasting, so say Hudson and Rowlands, but what are the major differences between the traditional linear broadcast package and graphics-based online story telling?