MAC442 : ADVANCED BROADCAST NEWS/PROGRAMME PRODUCTION (2017)

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

UNIT: 3

 

 

QUESTION 1

(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

QUESTION 2

In selecting broadcast news, there are certain criteria to consider. List and explain them.                                15marks

QUESTION 3

(a)   What is the major difference between radio and television newscast?

(b)   Mention and discuss four criteria for writing Television newscast. 15marks

QUESTION 4

Highlight and discuss the benefits of digital broadcasting.                  15marks

QUESTION 5

(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

 

QUESTION 6

(a)     List and discuss strategies broadcast stations embark upon in scheduling their programmes

(b)   Explain the importance of programming 15marks

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