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FORMATIVE ASSESSMENTDATE: TERM 3 2020 :: MEDIA STUDIES II CODE: MDS 20ASSTATIONERY:1. Test answer book2.3.ASSESSORS: R MOYO, L MOTHAKEMODERATOR: D M DELPORTINSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMME: Dip-LPMCODE: MDS 20ASINSTRUCTIONS:TIME: TOTAL: 100 1. Answer all questions.2. Write neatly and legibly.THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF _7_ PAGESQUESTION 1: CHAPTER 11 – SOURCES OF NEWS1.1 Discuss the importance for a journalist to be conversant with the following:1.1.1 Read1.1.2 Listen1.1.3 Be friendly1.1.4 Subscribe1.1.5 Be skeptical(10)1.2 Coronavirus/Corvid 19 is a global pandemic that has become a global topic. Conduct research about this topic and write an editorial article for your media organisation on the interesting information you find, citing your references. Compile a complete reference list below your article using the Harvard referencing style. One mark is awarded for each criterion and 1 mark for language. Your article should be based on the following points:1.2.1 Origin1.2.2 Symptoms1.2.3 Comorbidities1.2.4 Infection by age group1.2.5 Precautionary measures(10)TOTAL OF QUESTION 1: [20]______________________________________________________________________QUESTION 2: CHAPTER 12 – INTERVIEWING2.1 Give 6 (six) different forms interviews may take.(6)2.2 List 4 sources of information you can consult in finding a news story, justifying the circumstances in which you will consider each.(8)2.3 Think about interviewing a local politician about the Corvid 19 Personal Protective Equipment corruption scandal under investigation. Which approach would you use: “The pyramid format” or “The inverted pyramid format”? Justify your answer.(4)2.4 Complete the saying by Brooks (1992: 99) “Information is the …………………….”(2)TOTAL OF QUESTION 2 [20]______________________________________________________________________QUESTION 3: CHAPTER 13 – NEWS WRITING3.1 Read the following news story. Identify one statement with each of the given elements of newsworthiness. Write the statement and the element most relevant to it in parenthesis. Justify your selected element for each statement. You are awarded 1 mark for each statement matched with the most relevant element identified; and 1 mark for each justification.-impact-novelty-human interest-timeliness-conflict(10)Coronavirus morning recap: Test swab stuck in woman’s lung, and Covid corruption latestDoctors found a snapped coronavirus test swab inside the lung of a 51-year-old patient; and Hawks to make more arrests this week amid Covid-19 corruption.A 51-year-old patient ended up with a snapped coronavirus test swab inside her lung after it was inserted into a breathing tube in her neck, a BMJ case revealed.The woman was undergoing brain surgery in a UK hospital to remove a fragment of her skull. As part of her treatment, a tracheostomy tube – placed into the windpipe to assist with breathing – was fitted.After the operation, medical staff at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS (National Health Service) Trust sent the patient to undergo a coronavirus test as part of normal protocol before discharging her to a nursing home.Since the patient had been breathing through the hole in her neck and could have potentially become infected with the virus through this airway, medical staff took a swab through her tracheostomy tube.However, a nurse carrying out the test felt the swab snap during the procedure, and part of it ended up in the patient’s windpipe.The test swab is designed to snap into a test tube to be sent to the lab.According to the case report, the patient became -momentarily unsettled- and began breathing more heavily for a while before returning to normal.A CT scan of the woman’s chest was performed, but the images did not reveal any signs of a foreign object. However, it did indicate an unusual swelling in the lower part of her right lung.Adapted from News24 21 October 20203.2 Imagine writing a story for a newspaper publication of your choice. Write a lead summary (one statement) of the story with an angle, and in an inverted pyramid format. The 5W and 1H (Who?, What?, Why?, Where?, When? and How?) model should be evident in the lead. One (1) mark is awarded for each portrayed element as in parenthesis.(6)3.3 Write strictly 3 newsworthy statements from the given paragraph to formulate a lead for a story. Use the immediate identification category of lead. All the information provided should be included and slight modifications can be added to clarify meaning. Write the headline of the story. Change the voice to the third person narrative. One (1) mark is awarded for the headline and 1 mark for each complete statement that is grammatically flawless. No mark is awarded where there is an error/s.Dr Strauss says I shoud rite down what I think and remembir and evrey thing that happins to me from now on. I dont no why but he says its importint so they will see if they can use me. I hope they use me becaus Miss Kinnian says mabye they can make me smart. My name is Charlie Gordon I werk in Dormers bakery where Mr Donner gives me 11 dollers a week and bred or cake if I want. I am 32 yeres old. I tolld dr Strauss and perfesser Nemur I cant rite good but he says it dont matter he says I shud rite just like I talk and like I rite compushishens in Miss Kinnians class at the beekmin collidge center for retarted adults where I go to lern 3 times a week on my time off.Adapted from Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keys Und.(4)TOTAL OF QUESTION 3 [20]______________________________________________________________________QUESTION 4: CHAPTER 14 – NEWSPAPER LANGUAGE4.1 Rewrite the following passage to make a suitable newspaper story by correcting the following and changing the voice to the third person narrative. Come up with strictly eight (8) statements:i. ambiguityii. sentence lengthiii. using the right wordsiv. words and idiomsv. getting the tone rightvi. slang, jargon, foreign wordsvii. correct word orderviii. variety and readabilityI had a test today. I think I faled it and I think mabye now they wont useme. What happind is I went to Prof Nemurs office on my lunch time like theysaid and his secertery took me to a place that said psych dept on the doorwith a long hall and alot of littel rooms with onley a desk and chares. Anda nice man was in one of the rooms and he had some wite cards with ink spilldall over them. He sed sit down Charlie and make yourself cunfortible andrilax. He had a wite coat like a docter but I dont think. he was no docterbecause he dint tell me to opin my mouth and say ah. All he had was thosewite cards. His name is Burt. I fergot his last name because I dont remembirso good.I dint know what he was gonna do and I was holding on tite to the chair likesometimes when I go to a dentist onley Burt aint no dentist neither but hekept telling me to rilax and that gets me skared because it always means itsgonna hert.So Burt sed Charlie what do you see on this card. I saw the spilld ink andI was very skared even tho I got my rabits foot in my pockit because when Iwas a kid I always faled tests in school and I spilld ink to.Adapted from Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keys Und.(16)4.2 Insert relevant and communicative captions for news stories on the following pictures attached:4.2.14.2.24.2.34.2.4(4)TOTAL OF QUESTION 4: [20]______________________________________________________________________QUESTION 5: CHAPTER 15 – FEATURE WRITING5.1 Write a feature lead with each of the following types of lead, and give a suitable headline to your feature:i. statement leadii. anecdotal leadiii. Descriptive leadiv. Question leadv. Quote lead(15)5.2 Identify and attach each of the following types of features from any newspaper:i. the trend featureii. the profile featureiii. the investigative featureiv. the human-interest featurev. the humour feature(5)TOTAL OF QUESTION 5: [20]______________________________________________________________________GRANDTOTAL [100]

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