Journalism #Diploma 

Portfolio – Act Like Journalists – Intro To Portfolio Work

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BE PRO-ACTIVE

NEVER SAY NOTHING IS HAPPENING, NEVER SAY THERE IS NO NEWS

FIND A STORY

WHAT HAPPENED

WHERE DID IT HAPPEN

WHEN DID IT HAPPEN

WITNESSES

QUOTES

WRITE STORY

ALWAYS TAKE PHOTOGRAPHS AND FOOTAGE

GET INTERVIEW

PUBLISH ON WEBSITE

MOBILE FOOTAGE 1 MINUTE

LIVE TWEETS

BUILD A CONTACTS BOOK

Recognize A Story, be able to filter out a story.

To be able to go out and meet people and talk to people, to be able to find and create contacts, find a variety of stories, charities, public interests,

Law – be aware of the legal, regulatory and ethical considerations

Find local MP’s – My Local MP Is Maria Eagle

Constituency. Garston and Halewood. Address as. Maria Eagle … Unit House, Speke Boulevard, Liverpool, L24 9HZ. Tel: 0151 448 1167. Fax: 0151 448 0976

Call MP, find local issues

Find Local Council Issues – Find Local Council Issues, Find Contacts from each party, Tory, Labour, Lib dems, Conservatives,

Local Bands – Find interviews, do gig reviews, new album review, online interview, email interview, face to face, phone interviews, give evidence, Facebook discussion, at least 2 face to face interviews 1 email 1 phone call, add contact details,

Local Sports Go To See Dean At Everton In The Community, Bill Bygroves LFC, using past contacts,

NHS

Get stories from

POLICE

Get in touch with CPO, find out why do they stop gangs forming why do they do it etc,

LOCAL BUSINESS OWNERS

introduce myself to shop keepers, business owners, different sizes, ask how other businesses help even by bringing custom via cross selling. Pubs, pub landlords, ask about food, talk to customers, churches, post offices, schools, sports centers, seasonal, harvest festival, new intake of kids, cross country, football hockey rugby, Christmas, nativity plays, pantos.

SPORT CENTERS,

Clubs, Football, new sponsors for new kits, might have a new potential star player, might need a new wicket keeper, may need to fund an out of season holiday, maybe the sport center has a new sport added to the place example zumba,

COVER SHEETS

LOG IN TO COVER SHEETS

DESCRIPTION & RATIONALE, – ACTING LIKE A JOURNALIST

Where you describe how you got the story, did i overhear a conversation, was it a press release, going to an event fr one story and maybe getting more than stories than you went for, be pro-active

Legal Regulatory & Ethical Considerations

Under Claus 1 – IPSO

I Dressed Smartly

Always state I Was Careful there was no defamation, No contempt of court

Always state I was careful not to reveal my source.

I took photographs, I took video.

Never do a report as a Q & A

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION

Who Did I Speak To

Why Did I Speak To Them

Why Did I want To Find This Info Out

What Is The Story

Did I Use Right Of Apply

 

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