Toni Butcher Journalism


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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)”

Research Profile Power Point (Leasa)

This is the link to my Research Profile Power Point


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)”

Target Audience (Leasa)

I chose the questions that I chose because I wanted to see what people think about how and why homophobia and sexual orientation discrimination occurs, Continue reading “Target Audience (Leasa)”

Questionnaire Findings (Leasa)


The majority of people who responded to this question said that members of the LGBT+ community aren’t treated fairly. The remaining 6.67% said that they do think members of the LGBT+ community are treated fairly. Continue reading “Questionnaire Findings (Leasa)”

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:

Continue reading “Week Two – Research (Greg)”

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)”

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