DOs and Don’ts , computer science homework help

Give me about a page or so of your thoughts on the differences between news writing and writing for other purposes. This is your thought and you do not have to cite your sources.

Listed below are some broadcast news writing DOs and Don’ts (taken from the Broadcast News Handbook). Tell me why you would or would not want to do this for your news story. It’s a fairly simple assignment so don’t try to make it anything more than it is. Just take each point and give me a reason.

Dos

Be clear and Concise

Make life easy for the Anchor

Write like people talk

Be careful with pronouns

Attribute

Don’ts

Forget that you know more about the story than your audience

Depend on your computer to catch mistakes

Fail to make corrections on the prompter as well as on hard copy

 
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