Getting the local or school angle on a national story is an essential broadcast journalism task.
Hogwarts. Oz. Narnia. Wonderland. Isla de Muerta. Film and literature have afforded us a colorful glimpse of distant places that, in the words of Captain Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean, can only be found by those who already know where they are.
A reporter’s voice affects the meaning of a report. Reporters communicate the story through tone and emphasis of the key facts.
Every day radio and television news reporters scan their morning newspapers and rewrite print news to broadcastnews style.