Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Three Simple Rules of Better Broadcast Writing

August 8, 2011 Tags:, , ,

A friend asked me the other day what makes good broadcast writing. I told him there are only three rules: No sentence should have more than 20 words Write in the active rather than the passive voice Write to the picture I was happy I could reduce a skill it took me an adult lifetimeContinue Reading

A friend asked me the other day what makes good broadcast writing. I told him there are only three rules:...
by Paul Skolnick, read more

Ipadding the News!

August 6, 2011 Tags:, , , , ,

“… a great big fat welcome to my new overgrown IPhone .. my IPad :-)”

"... a great big fat welcome to my new overgrown IPhone .. my IPad :-)" ...
by Hal Eisner, read more

TV: Back to …. the FUTURE!

August 4, 2011

I’m on a mailing list for RTDNA – Radio Television Digital News Assn. (used to be RTNDA – Radio Television News Directors Assn). They have some pretty interesting newsletters. In one they offer a chance to hear a voice of the past talk about the future. October, 1958 Edward R. Murrow speaks to RTNDA conventioneers;Continue Reading

I’m on a mailing list for RTDNA – Radio Television Digital News Assn. (used to be RTNDA – Radio Television...
by Hal Eisner, read more