In television news they show a lot of archival footage and mute it but
sometimes they subtly make you look at what they want you to focus
In television news they do a lot of interviews with the correspondents
from around the world. Where the presenter asks the reporter about
what is happening.
L CUTS OVER VISUALS/
L cuts are used to make the time productive. An L cut, also known as
a split edit, is an edit transition from one shot to another in film or
Titles are used to tell you the name of people or organisations or
MUSIC AT THE BEGINNING
Every television news channel has a unique rhythm in the beginning.
This is usually serious, strident, forceful and official. This also
differentiates the channel to any other channel. This music goes in
with the general context and differs from channel to channel.
IDENT – WORLD, COLOUR CODING OF BBC, NAMES
Every high budget news channel has got its own Ident which differs
from on to another
For bbc news there Ident is red and
For channel 4 news the Ident is
purple and white
Here are two examples of Ident
MID SHOTS OF ANCHOR BEHIND NEWS DESK
There are many shots of the news reporter behind the news desk
this is something that is very common on radio channels. Being
behind a desk and having a sheet of paper gives off the image
that the reporter knows everything, when in fact there
information can be limited.
SEEING THE NEWSROOM BEHIND/PHOTOS – SLOW
Psychologically when you see all the ‘newsrooms’ behind the anchor or in the
establishing shot you feel as if you are getting all the big headlines from around
the world covered. When you see the correspondent of certain places around the
world you feel connected to the latest news globally. In the beginning of the news
programmes you see slow zooms at the desk from a from a short close up to a
extreme close up.in a lot of channels the news team purposely anonymize faces
of the suspects.