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#LectureNotes: Code Of Ethics For Nigerian Journalists

  Journalism entails a high degree of public trust. To earn and maintain this trust, it is morally imperative for every journalist and every news medium to observe the highest professional and ethical standards. In the exercise of these duties, a journalist should always have a healthy regard for the public interest. Truth is the…
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November 19, 2017 0

What Is ‘TALK RADIO’?

  Talk radio stations feature news and conversation, rather than music. They typically announce local, national and international news items along with sports coverage. They also will regularly post traffic updates. Talk radio is a radio format containing discussion about topical issues and consisting entirely or almost entirely of original spoken word content rather than outside music. Radio…
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November 5, 2017 0

Do’s And Don’t Of Radio Broadcasting.

  1. DON’T get off topic. Some off-the-cuff chatter is always entertaining, but you will lose the listener’s interest if it goes on for too long. If you have guests on the show, don’t let them steal the show from you, try to steer the conversation back into familiar territory. 2. DO come prepared. It…
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October 24, 2017 0

#LectureNotes: Basic Rules Of The Show Prep

Show prep is essentially getting yourself ready for your show…it is the piecing together of information, organizing materials and how they go on air. Just Like a general would never go into battle without a plan, as a radio personality, you should never go on air without curating what and how your show is going…
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October 19, 2017 0

The Secrets To Conducting A Great Interview

  A good interview depends on more than just a list of questions. * Make your approach polite and respectful Explain what you’re doing. Be confident. Assume your subject will want to talk to you. The way people respond depends on how you approach them. The trick is to make people realize that your project…
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October 18, 2017 0

What You Need To Know About Making A Radio Demo

  1. Focus. Work out what type of presenter/producer you want to be – always tailor your demo accordingly. Take inspiration from your heroes, but don’t imitate. Remember you can always have more than one demo, like a tailored CV. 2. Always keep a record or your shows. Your demo is a three-four minute collection…
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