Author

Renee Lande

Publication Date

1-1-1986

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

Department

Department of Communication

Abstract

Every type of structured news organization must have certain people responsible for determining what events merit coverage. In broadcast news, assignment editors play this role of evaluating the newsworthiness of stories. In recent years, some television news has come under fire for creating mediated realities. Television news editors must understand modern technology’s effect on certain stories and be aware of circumstances and subjects of the report. Television news assignment editors can make or break a newscast.

Extent

5 unnumbered pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

Media Type

Text

Share

COinS