Television Broadcasting Tutorial 25

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WordPress Blogs

So, you want to create a blog. You’ve got an interesting niche subject and you’ve discovered content that will inform and entertain your reader. But what happens next? How will your blog look? Will it have interactive elements, for example? This post outlines some ideas for a WordPress blog:

The video link above contains a series of online tutorials that talk you through the whole process of how set up and maintain a successful blog.

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Television Broadcasting Tutorial 24

HOW TO USE ADOBE PREMIERE PRO 6

5 FINAL TIPS

This is the fifth and final post in a series of tutorials about how to edit with Adobe Premiere Pro 6… and, rather appropriately, it contains five final tips.

Special thanks to www.creativecow.net.

KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS

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Television Broadcasting Tutorial 23

HOW TO USE ADOBE PREMIERE PRO 6

EDITING AUDIO

This is the fourth post in a series of tutorials offering useful advice and tips on how to edit more effectively with Adobe Premiere Pro 6. This post contains 10 video tutorials about editing audio.

Special thanks to www.creativecow.net.

1) AUDIO EDITING BASICS FOR PREMIERE PRO AND SOUNDBOOTH

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Television Broadcasting Tutorial 19

THE 5 STEP GUIDE TO USING THE SONY V1 CAMERA

(plus external hard drive)

Sony v1 1

This post offers 5 simple steps on how to use the Sony V1 camera. Students should also refer to Tutorials 8 and 15 for more information about filming with the camera (pictured above).

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Television Broadcasting Tutorial 18

1)      HOW TO EDIT VIDEO WITH ADOBE PREMIERE PRO 6

2)      HOW TO EDIT AUDIO WITH GARAGEBAND

3)      HOW TO RECORD AUDIO ON MARANTZ PMD620

This tutorial offers tips and advice on how to edit video and audio, and record audio for radio and audio podcasts. It’s a final reminder for students before they start full production, and will hopefully answer any questions that crop up during the production and post-production process.

Premiere Pro 6

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Television Broadcasting Tutorial 17

20 TIPS ON WRITING AND CUTTING OOV (OUT OF VISION) TV NEWS STORIES

This a comprehensive list of tips and advice on how to produce OOV (Out of Vision) news stories, aka underlays. The secret is capturing the essence of the news story in about 35-45 seconds of words and pictures, often including a soundbite quote. Working on three words per second, that means your script is probably a maximum of 90 words, so every single word is precious.

But before we start, here’s a short training video from the BBC about constructing OOVs.

http://195.188.87.10/academy/collegeofjournalism/how-to/how-to-edit/editing-oovs

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Television Broadcasting Tutorial 14

10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM

This tutorial outlines the wide range of skills and knowledge required to be a successful investigative journalist, an area of reporting that is changing. Advances in digital technology offer new ways to gather important information, creating fresh challenges and opportunities for investigative journalists.

Some of the principles discussed below are as old as journalism itself, while others reflect a new digital age of investigative reporting. But before we start, a simple question: What is investigative journalism? Basically, an investigative journalist seeks to uncover the truth, exposing corruption along the way. At its core is the heroic and idealistic notion of good overcoming evil and brave journalists going into battle waving the ‘sword of truth’.

The reality, of course, is much less glamorous and involves painstaking and meticulous research, numerous dead ends and hour upon hour of meeting sources and checking facts. But there is nothing more rewarding than a newspaper report or TV documentary that makes a genuine difference and improves people’s lives. That’s the ultimate aim of an investigative journalist.

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Television Broadcasting Tutorial 13

10 THINGS EVERY SELF-SHOOTING DIRECTOR OR BROADCAST JOURNALIST MUST KNOW

This tutorial looks at technical aspects of camerawork that programme-makers need to understand if they are to successfully record their own professional television content. The technical detail may differ depending on the video camera being used, but the core principles are the same for most situations when filming.

In this case, the detail is specific to students who use a Sony V1 camera and a Manfrotto 501HDV tripod. These pieces of equipment will be referred to directly in this tutorial.

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Television Broadcasting Tutorial 11

10 THINGS EVERY TV BROADCASTER MUST KNOW

And they are… wait for it…

…the 10 Sections of the OFCOM CODE

 (not exactly glamorous, I know… but absolutely vital all the same)

Every broadcast professional – from television news journalist to producer of a sports magazine show – should know about the detail of the Ofcom Code. It’s the set of rules that governs the way commercial broadcasters operate in the UK. When it comes to factual programming for instance, the code states that commercial broadcasters must be impartial when covering politics and social issues, must be accurate, treat people fairly, respect privacy, avoid causing harm and offence and ensure that under-18s are protected from harmful material.

The code also contains guidance that applies to commercial references in television programmes including product placement, sponsorship, advertiser-funded programming and competitions. This information is becoming increasingly important as different business models are used to fund the making of programmes on commercial channels. Broadcasters of these kind of programmes must maintain editorial independence and clearly understand where the boundaries lie.

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Television Broadcasting Tutorial 10

10 THINGS EVERY ONLINE JOURNALIST SHOULD KNOW

This tutorial picks up where the last post about SEO and online video left off and lists essential terms every aspiring online journalist should know about their chosen career.

By definition, an online journalist is multi-skilled and works across video, text, audio and stills simultaneously, so it’s important that he or she is knowledgeable about online journalism as a whole.

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