Jacqueline Given


October 2016

Week 12: Reflect on your learning journey, review your blog against feedback and a checklist

Inquiry: Reflect on your learning journey and respond to the following questions:   What  I have you learnt this term in media writing: Simplify it all Use the 5W's and 1H more Punctuation is key to getting the message across... Continue Reading →

Week 11: Review/rewrite news article and quiz

Inquiry: Read the article Courier Mail article Problems with this article were: It had a long unnecessary heading, which did not grab enough attention The lead sentence did not state the 5W's and 1H appropriately It came across as repetitive because... Continue Reading →

Week 10: Caption photos to tell a story, write headlines and quiz

Practical 1: Photo Essay Take a series of 10 photos that tell a collective story.  Caption each photo to represent a story to a reader/viewer. We are on the road to Townsville this weekend to watch the two top Queensland... Continue Reading →

Week 9: Review a newsletter and quiz

Inquiry: Review a newsletter  and analysis and reflect on the following: Newsletter CROCODILE SPECIALIST GROUP NEWSLETTER VOLUME 35   No. 2  •  APRIL 2016 - JUNE 2016 Stories in the newsletter are mainly based on the conservation of crocodiles/alligators from around the... Continue Reading →

Week 8: Write a media release and quiz

Practical: Review the scenario and write a media release that incorporates the three key messages as per the example in this week's study guide.   MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2 June 2016 FAKECOMICON INVESTIGATES INCIDENT   FakeComicCon CEO, Casey... Continue Reading →

Week 7: Write a short audio script, Inquiry: Review chapter of your text and quiz

Inquiry: Chapter 11 review Key points: Preparing Broadcast Copy News happens at anytime of the day or night. Radio copy writing is written for the ear. Use a pronunciation guide to ensure no mispronunciation happens. The listener or viewer has... Continue Reading →

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