Words and images

The power to transmit moving pictures no longer exclusively sets television apart from its rivals in the business of disseminating news about events of importance and interest. Images available across the web improved in definition and clarity throughout the late 1990s. All media have become fused in a kind of symbiotic wedding. Television, radio, newspapers, magazines and the web don’t always get along, but they do need each other to fuse new commercial technology in the decade beyond 2000.

For our purposes we know that Content is All when it comes to transmitting television news. The skills to write a script that works with moving images in any medium are the same. For the newcomer embarking on the acquisition of basic skills ...

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