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STAGING A NEWS BROADCAST

An independent television station art director recalls the first time he designed a newsroom presentation:

Way back then, everyone had just a desk and a background. Then someone came up with the bright idea of making the news seem more authentic by showing the whole staff rushing around and there were many problems with this: noise, confusion, and most of the time, nothing happening in the background because by the time the news was on the air, most of the news staff had finished their work!

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BACKGROUND ON THE NEWS

News broadcasting is a major source of income for most television stations in the United States and receives ...

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