Practice of Journalism
P.161 Ex. 1-4
1. Who-United Jewish Appeal
What-sponsoring its first walk a thon
When- This morning
Why- To raise money for the Soap Kitchen
What-federal regulation law
Why- to require funeral homes provide an itemized list services and materials they offer, along with the cost of each item
3. C- A new disclosure law going into effect today will make it easier for you to determine the cost of the funeral.
A-Your nations funeral home director are required offer you a detailed cost statements starting today, a service they say they are now ready to provide despite nearly a dozen years of debate our the idea.
I think that the 3rd person is better when dealing with most general broad topics. But if it is directly effecting the reader than the 2nd is better (your mayor in New York), however, I think 3rd person is used a lot more.
4. A nuclear weapon with a yield equivalent to 150,000 tons of TNT was detonated on Tuesday. Detonation was 40 miles from a meeting of pacifists and 2000 ft. beneath the surface of Pahute Mesa in the Nevada desert.
When doing this assignment I acutally learned a lot about how the journalist has to choose what they think is important in a story. And how to go about distributing that info to readers. I liked this chapter. I am still a little upset that he didn't collect it because I took the time to type it but that's ok.
Posted by Denishia Salter at September 22, 2003 12:54 PM