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Author Phillips, Gail

Title Australian Broadcast Journalism eBook
Edition 3rd ed
Published Melbourne : OUPANZ, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (396 pages)
Contents Intro; Contents; Preface; Guided Tour; Acknowledgments; Part I Radio and Television in Australia; 1 Radio in Australia; A short history; Commercial radio; Community radio; The public broadcasters; Regulating radio; Commercial radio; Community radio; ABC; SBS; Going digital; Radio on the web; Podcasting; Digital radio; 2 Television in Australia; Commercial television; The 1970s; The 1980s; The 1990s; The 2000s; Public broadcasting; Community television; Regulating television in the digital age; Challenges for television; Content: Pay TV and digital television; Delivery: Television online
Part II Radio Skills3 Using the Voice; The mechanics of the voice; Breathing; Posture; Articulation; Using the voice for meaning; Understanding your script; Concentration; Pace; Emphasis; Tone; Pitch; Breathing; Pauses; Talking into the microphone; Keeping your voice in trim; Voice tips; 4 Writing for Radio; The characteristics of a radio script; Style; Content; Format; Structure; Types of radio scripts; Program introduction; Link (lead-in); Story intro; Outro (back announce); Live liner; News copy; Voice links; Voice reports; Commentaries and longer pieces; Promo copy
Writing the radio scriptWriting for yourself; Writing for someone else; Writing tips; 5 Interviewing; What is the interview?; Why do an interview?; Who is the interview for?; The technique of the interview; Interview style; Preparation; Control; Questions; The ethics of interviewing; Interviewing tips; 6 Audio Production; What is sound?; Working with sound; Location; Positioning; Echo and reverb; Intelligibility; Stereo versus mono; Location recording; Getting good location sound; Recording equipment; Location recording checklist; Editing; The edit suite; The editing process
Edit suite checklistThe live broadcast studio; The on-air console; Studio controls; Operational skills; Live studio checklist; Part III Radio Production Formats; 7 The Radio Story; Story planning; Select your story; Select the angle; Write the pitch; Do your research; Select your talent; Select your sound; Make your plan; Collecting story material; Doing the interview; Collecting location sound ('actuality'); Selecting music and sound effects; Assembling the story; Assemble your material; Log your material; Do a rough edit; Do the fine edit; Finalise the script; Mix music and sound effects
Online publication and sharing your storyJournalistic challenges in radio story production; Legal dilemmas; Ethical dilemmas; 8 Radio Ads and Promos; The promo: short-form production; Selecting the story and angle; Selecting the sound; Writing the copy; Preparing your plan; Recording your sound; Assembling your material; Do a rough edit; Do the fine edit; Mix music and sound effects; Technical enhancements; 9 Live Radio; The live radio program; The radio audience; The radio station menu; The radio day; Program ingredients; The strategy of program planning; Programming tactics; Be relevant
Notes Balance light and shade
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Form Electronic book
Author Lindgren, Mia
Bishop, Russell
ISBN 9780195528558