a "map" used to plan all the pages in the book and what is on each page.
what are dividers?
pages that introduce each section
what should the first sentence of a caption be?
the names and classes of the person or people in the picture and what's happening/doing in the picture.
what should the second sentence be in a yearbook caption?
what happened before and or after the picture was taken
what should the tense of each sentence in a caption be?
first sentence should be present tense; second should be past tense
where should the subjects of the photos face?
toward the middle of the spread
what is the primary purpose of columns?
keep everything neat and in order.
columns across a spread should be...
exactly the same widths.
how many picas are there in an inch?
what should photographers aim for in their photos?
is it ok to spell out names for clarification even if the spelling is incorrect?
where does the attribution go in broadcasting?
before the quote.
what is the rundown?
list of all the elements in a broadcast
what is the A block?
what is the B block?
what is the C block?
what is the D block?
what is a voiceover (VO)?
where the anchor/reporter talks over a pre-prepared package.
what is an SOT?
an interviewee is shown briefly on screen
what is NATS?
a package incorporates the natural sound
what is target audience?
the audience which the station hopes to attract, determined by the station's format and taken into account by the station's advertisers.
what is dead air?
silence between songs, announcements or commercials
what is frequency?
position of a station on the dial
what is call letters?
station's name (in the South, beginning with W)
what is syndicated programming?
programs which are broadcast across the country or across a group of states.
what is the FCC?
Federal Communications Commission which oversees the licensing and broadcasting regulations of radio and television stations.
what should defamation include?
defamatory statement that identifies the plaintiff, be published or broadcasted, result in damages to the plaintiff and/or the plaintiff's reputation and not be privileged under the law.
what is invasion of privacy?
violation of a person's personal affairs.
what is the correct way to identify a football player in a sports story?
class/position on the team/ first and last name.
when writing a sports story you should go to practice to...
watch the team in action, be able to talk to the players, and have a basis for comparison when writing your game story.
who should you get quotes from in a sports story?
coaches, players, spectators, and the opposing team.
what should you focus on when choosing a topic for a feature story?
who, how and why?
most feature stories are....
good personality features contain quotes from...
feature subject him/herself, his/her friends, his/her family, and his/her teachers.
what are 3 parts of the camera that vary from model to model?
shutter, viewfinder, lens.
what is exposure?
amount of light you put into taking a picture
what should you do when preparing for pictures?
be sure people and objects are exactly where you want them, check the focus again, hold the camera steady with with 2 hands and 9 fingers and stand with your feet shoulder width apart with your weight evenly balanced
what is a contact sheet?
in the darkroom you can create a single print that contains a positive image of each of your negatives.
what is an important thing to keep out of the darkroom
what are the functions of a photograph?
capturing attention, providing info, establishing links with readers, and acting as a layout device.
what is the criteria for a photo selection?
content, relevance, position on the page, and shape.
The National Association of Press Photographers has developed a policy regarding.....
digital photo manipulation.
what are profile columns?
like personality features, but the columnist can write about his/her opinions about the subject (person).
what are fashion and fad columns?
contains opinions about the latest trends and styles.
what are entertainment columns?
reviews of plays, concerts, movies, etc.
what are Q & A columns?
include everything from advice to school questions.
if you criticize something in an editorial you should...
an editorial should include....
an introduction the problem and your point of view, a reaction to the problem, details to support your position and a conclusion to sum up your points.
what is a concession?
acknowledgement or consideration of another point of view.
what are the four specific parts of an editorial?
intro, reaction, details, conclusion.
when writing an editorial, it is important to deal with...
issues, not individuals.
what is in an editorial page in addition to editorials?
columns, cartoons, opinion features, and letters to the editor.
Why is the Letters to the Editor section important?
what is a point-counterpoint?
allows individuals with opposing views on a topic to express them in side by side opinion articles.
what is a masthead?
allows the staff a place to publish its editorial policy and policy for the submission, editing and printing of Letters to the Editor.
The masthead should contain...
names of the Editor(s)-in-Chief and staff members, adviser or editorial page editor's names, publisher or principal's name, and an abbreviated editorial policy.
Editorial cartoons are structured with...
one panel, limited or no dialogue, usually black and white/ pen and ink, and often use caricatures.
Editorial Cartoons may NOT...
contain false info
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