Making the News

Australia, 1990

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Making the news is the most detailed study yet made of how a modern television newsroom operates. This video goes into detail of the technology resources, planning and decision making that makes up the production of a television news bulletin. Follow the role of each key player in the newsroom - the chief of staff, news director, journalists, camera-crews, network executives and graphics department. The video comprises seven segments:- Making the news; The bulletin; The reporter; Technology; Decisions; The presenters; Reflections on telling the news. Introduced by Mary Delahunty. A Teacher’s guide which includes question and stimulus sheets is available to accompany the video.

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