Toni Butcher Journalism


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Unit 1 Portfolio PowerPoint and Video (Greg)

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Unit one tagging and evidence sheet: unit-one-tagging-and-evidence-sheet-greg


Week 7: Poetic devices (Greg)

This week we focused on poetry and the devices used in it to make it effective. Continue reading “Week 7: Poetic devices (Greg)”

Week 6: Craft, Show & Don’t Tell, Syntax & Metaphor and Word Choice (Greg)


This week we looked at the crafting and syntax of our writing. Our main task of this week was to find a piece of our written work that we wish to improve in stages. I chose to draft and improve my setting description piece of writing. Continue reading “Week 6: Craft, Show & Don’t Tell, Syntax & Metaphor and Word Choice (Greg)”

Week 5: Theme, Tone and Genre (Greg)

Theme: the subject of a piece of writing – a topic.

Genre: literary styles or conventions

Tone: the attitude and characteristics of a place, situation, piece of writing etc. Continue reading “Week 5: Theme, Tone and Genre (Greg)”

Week Four – Storytelling (Greg)

This week we focused on storytelling, and we explored to skills of character, plot and setting. Continue reading “Week Four – Storytelling (Greg)”

Week Two – Research (Greg)

Top 25 words:

This week we looked at  researching a story to write an article on, and we were instructed to craft the first 25 words of our story  in a way that would captivate readers and make them want to read on. I based my article on a shooting in America, and my 25 words were:

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Week Three – Journalism (Greg)

This week we focused mainly on the journalistic area of the course and the skills we practiced were word choice, tone, style and voice, effective questions and attention grabbing headlines. Continue reading “Week Three – Journalism (Greg)”

Media Industries Task

The objective of this task was to define each of the media industry sectors and give examples of those forms of media.
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Media industries mind map

The task for this blog post was to identify types of media that I use and to give examples of specific products that I use. I then needed to explain and explore how those different products are accessed and how and where you can access the same information. Next I was asked to explain how digital technology can ease the process of information access and then to provide the pros and cons of digital technology.

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