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Print journalism

Newspaper and magazines

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Broadcast journalism

Radio and TV

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Online journalism

News websites

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Pressure groups

People trying to influence what other people think about a particular issue

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Air their views

Express their opinions

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Press conferences

Meetings to give information to and answer questions from the press

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Press release

Give a formal announcement to the press

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Seeking publicity

Wanting to reach a wider audience

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Soundbite

Short memorable sentence or phrase that will be repeated in news bulletins and articles

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Hunt for

Look for

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Tapping useful sources

Making use of people or organizations which regularly provide news

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Monitoring

Regularly checking

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Airtime

Minutes given to it on radio or TV

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Column inches

Space

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Coverage

Media attention

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Rag

A newspaper or magazine which is considered to be of bad quality

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The gutter press

A type of newspapers which pay more attention to shocking stories about crime and sex than to serious matters

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Go to press

To start to be printed

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Back copy

A newspaper or magazine of an earlier date than the one now on sale

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Scoop

A story or piece of news discovered and published by one newspaper before all the others

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Exclusive

A story which is printed in one newspaper or magazine and no othersc

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Headline

A line of words printed in large letters as the title of a story in a newspaper, or the main points of the news that are broadcast on television or radio

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Libel

A piece of writing which contains bad and false things about a person

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Defame

To damage the reputation of a person or group by saying or writing bad things about them which are not true

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Put their own gloss/ spin on a story

Present it in their own way

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Muck-racking

Collecting scandal

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Triumph

A very great success, achievement or victory, or a feeling of great satisfaction or pleasure caused by this