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CLIP 6882

Inauguration news report

Inauguration news report
Key Info
  • Inauguration news report
  • Duration: 04:14
  • The BBC One News team are seen making preparations for the live coverage of Barack Obama's inauguration. Story content and camera positions are being discussed. The team will be the eyes and ears of the people who won't be there and need to make the stories they tell as exciting and as interesting as possible. In America, we see some of the preparation as TV crews set up and people start to arrive. This clip has subtitles available in Flash.
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  • Keywords: television, news, news story, reporters, inauguration, president, Barack Obama, non-fiction, writing, non-fiction writing, subtitled
Ideas for use in class
  • The producer says the news team will have to be the eyes and ears of the people who won't be in America for the event. The report explains the things that are needed to make a news story. Think of an event you've been to recently and use the news team's list to write a report.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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