NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF MASS COMMUNICATION
JUNE, 2017_1 EXAMINATIONS
COURSE CODE: MAC 442
COURSE TILE: ADVANCED BROADCAST NEWS/PROGRAMME PRODUCTION
INSTRUCTION: ANSWER 4 QUESTIONS
ANSWRE QUESTION ONE AND ANY OTHER THREE
TIME ALLOWED: 3HRS
(a) Give the historical background of broadcast NEWS, stating clearly why its style of writing differs from that of print media news.
(b) State and explain at least five points on how to determine whether a story has NEWS value. 25 marks
In selecting broadcast news, there are certain criteria to consider. List and explain them. 15marks
(a) What is the major difference between radio and television newscast?
(b) Mention and discuss four criteria for writing Television newscast. 15marks
Highlight and discuss the benefits of digital broadcasting. 15marks
(a) What are the general aesthetic effects you need to know in radio production?
(b) What characterizes a good script writer? List and explain at least SEVEN of them. 15marks
(a) List and discuss strategies broadcast stations embark upon in scheduling their programmes
(b) Explain the importance of programming 15marks
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