Technological innovation has defined modern journalism.
In a radio news programme, which of these is an intro?
The presenter’s introduction to the news programme
The reporter’s introduction to their news package
The short piece of music played at the start of the programme
In TV news, what is a contributor?
Another word for a reporter
A non-journalist who contributes to the programme, e.g. an expert or a witness
The newsreader’s assistant
What is a citizen journalist?
A journalist who writes human interest stories
Someone who breaks a story, usually on social media, who is not a professional journalist
An official spokesperson
How has journalism changed in the recent past?
Journalists don’t use shorthand any more
The internet has had a big impact on news gathering and production
Newspapers have all changed from broadsheet to compact form
What would you not expect to find in an online newspaper?
A news package
What does interactivity mean in journalism?
Publishing stories online
Publishing stories that will provoke a strong audience response
Audience participation in stories
What potential problems are there with citizen journalism?
Citizen journalists don’t understand news value
Citizen journalists are not accountable to any organisation or regulator
Journalists will become too lazy to find their own stories
Which of these terms are not used in TV news?
Piece to camera