Difference Between News Writing of Tv, Radio and Newspaper

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Writing a script for a radio news package

Keep it short and simple
Radio journalists need to be able to pick the best newsworthy audio clips and write clear and informative scripts introducing the material they have collected.
The script is what makes sense of the sounds. It is the framework for your story. It brings together the most important elements and helps your audience understand the significance of the points made by the people you have interviewed.
It’s not just about sounds; it’s about words, too.
The script should be written in simple, short sentences. Try to use everyday language and terms your audience will understand. It should not contain any complicated concepts that could confuse and distract.
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Your audience wants information, not clichés. Consider asking your interviewees what’s likely to happen next and summarize their expectations in your last paragraph.
Avoid vague final words and always end the piece with facts
Does it make sense?
Read the script back to yourself. Have you left any gaps? Do you need to do any further research? Check it with a colleague. A second pair of eyes works for radio scripts as well as print. Check your choice of audio too - you might have missed a more important clip.
If your script doesn’t make sense to you it won’t make sense to the audience

Writing for Radio AUTHOR chandra_avinash Radio as a means of communication is very effective. It is a medium where the "theatre of mind" can be created by using sound only. The medium in itself is very powerful and wide-reaching because of the primary reason that the receivers are highly cheap and portable. And with the advent of an inbuilt radio in mobile phones, the public access has become higher. Don't you listen to Radio every morning when you are driving down to work?
The medium is simple and also relatively inexpensive in production terms. It has an imaginative potential for the listener to add his/her own visual interpretation.
Radio as a medium is direct and has a massive, immediate distribution. As a major news source, it is widely heard and accepted. As an entertainment