English Language / Media Studies KS3: Making the News

Tina Daheley explores the various techniques used by the BBC to make the news for different audiences.

This series of short films is suitable for teaching English language and media studies at Key Stage 3 in England, Northern Ireland and Wales and at Level 3 in Scotland.

How to research a news report
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How to write a television news story
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How to present the news online
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How to write a radio news report
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How language is used for television news reports
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How regional news differs from national news
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How stories are adapted for a young audience on CBBC’s Newsround
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How fake news is presented
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