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The Vox-pop<br />MAC 196: Multiplatform Radio & Audio<br />
Vox - Populi<br />From the Latin “Voice of the People” <br />A collection of opinions from members of the public, gathered...
Pick a topic, pick a question<br />What are you trying to prove? Find out? Demonstrate? <br />Will people have an opinion ...
Question<br />Open question that’s easy to understand<br />Think about what the vox is going to do in your podcast, show o...
BBC College of Production<br />
The kit / checks / technique<br />Tascam DR100 or HHB Flashmic. <br />Know how to use them<br />Record / playback<br />Use...
Be stealthy<br />Only briefly tell your interviewees what the topic is, ask your question and record the spontaneous answe...
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Week3

  1. 1. The Vox-pop<br />MAC 196: Multiplatform Radio & Audio<br />
  2. 2. Vox - Populi<br />From the Latin “Voice of the People” <br />A collection of opinions from members of the public, gathered in a public place.<br />“The interviewees are unnamed members of the public giving their answers to the same question” Beaman, 2011 P19<br />
  3. 3. Pick a topic, pick a question<br />What are you trying to prove? Find out? Demonstrate? <br />Will people have an opinion readily available? <br />Find a place where you’ll find the right kind of people<br />Think about the sound. <br />
  4. 4. Question<br />Open question that’s easy to understand<br />Think about what the vox is going to do in your podcast, show or news report<br />It is important that you always ask the same question and that it is short and clear. Don’t change the wording from one person to the next - after all, you want the answers to fit together, but they will not fit if you keep changing your question.DeutcheWelle<br />
  5. 5. BBC College of Production<br />
  6. 6. The kit / checks / technique<br />Tascam DR100 or HHB Flashmic. <br />Know how to use them<br />Record / playback<br />Use headphones<br />
  7. 7. Be stealthy<br />Only briefly tell your interviewees what the topic is, ask your question and record the spontaneous answer”<br />DeutcheWelle<br />

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