Write short explanations of the following words or abbreviations: a) V/O b) Wrap c) Cross fade d) Autocue e) Avid f) FX g) CU h) Reel to reel i) Crawler j) Mug shot

Write short explanations of the following words or abbreviations: a) V/O b) Wrap c) Cross fade d) Autocue e) Avid f) FX g) CU h) Reel to reel i) Crawler j) Mug shot

DIGITAL TV & RADIO JOURNALISM

Instructions to candidates:

a) Time allowed: Three hours (plus an extra ten minutes’ reading time at the start – do not write anything during this time)

b) Answer Question 1, which is compulsory, and then any FOUR of the remaining questions

c) All questions carry equal marks. Marks for each question are shown in [ ]

1. Write short explanations of the following words or abbreviations:

a) V/O

b) Wrap

c) Cross fade

d) Autocue

e) Avid

f) FX

g) CU

h) Reel to reel

i) Crawler

j) Mug shot [2 each]

2. a) You are interviewing a witness to a serious crime on a radio outside broadcast but, unfortunately, his account is littered with unsuitable language. What action should you take?

b) In a TV studio interview with a politician you suddenly realise that he has drunk too much to be fully coherent. What action do you take? [10 each]

3. As the training officer for a TV station you are coaching a group of beginners. Which are the THREE main types of interview they must master and what element is common to all of them? [5 each]

4. The BBC insists on absolute objectivity in its reporting, as do most newspapers. Give FOUR occasions when it is acceptable to break this rule. [5 each]

5. Digital, TV and radio station platforms receive news and then distribute it. Name FIVE roles on the input side, and FIVE on the output. [2 each]

6. Camera angles and shots play a vital role in TV reporting. Define the following:

a) VLS

b) WS

c) LS

d) MLS

e) MS

f) MCU

g) CU

h) BCU

i) GV

j) Aspect ratio [2 each]

7. Craft editors in TV are rather like sub-editors on a newspaper. Which FIVE things does a craft editor need to observe when preparing a feature? [4 each]

                                                                                                                                          Continued overleaf

8. Give SIX guidelines for writing crisp copy and FOUR words to reflect the meaning of the following four phrases:

a) In consequence of

b) Kept observation on

c) Effect a saving

d) The majority of people [2 each]


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