Vocabulário - jornalismo
Match the words/expressions with their definitions
1 - anchor
2 – assignment
3 – broadsheet
4 - cover story
5 - credit line
6 – cub
7 – deadline
8 - hard news
9 - headline or head
10 - inverted pyramid
11 – newsroom
12 - off the record
13 – orphan
14 – scoop
15 - soft news
16 – subhead
17 – tabloid
18 – widow
( ) A large format newspaper, usually measuring at least 56 cm (22 inches) long. Also used to describe more serious, less sensational styles of newspaper journalism.
( ) Text next to or following a story or picture acknowledging its source.
( ) A person who presents a news bulletin from a television studio, usually on a regular basis.
( ) Immediate and factual accounts of important events or developments.
( ) A job given to a journalist by an editorial supervisor, such as a news editor.
( ) Old-fashioned term for a trainee journalist. Also known as a rookie.
( ) The most important story featured on the front cover of a magazine, often by an illustration.
( ) The time the editor or producer sets by which the reporter must submit a finished story.
( ) A specially equipped office where journalists work producing news.
( ) The most common structure for writing a news story, with the main news at the start and the rest of the detail following in decreasing order of importance.
( ) A word or short phrase in large type at the top of an article designed to either summarise the news or grab the reader’s attention and make them want to read it.
( ) An important or significant news published or broadcast before other competing media know of it.
( ) A single first line of a paragraph left incomplete at the bottom of a column of text, the rest of the paragraph appearing at the top of the next column of text. Normally avoided in typesetting.
( ) (A) Information given to a journalist as background on condition that it will not be used in a story. (B) Information given to a journalist for use in a story on condition that the source will not be identified.
( ) Stories about topics which are interesting and new but which have little or no material effect on people’s lives. Soft news focuses on interesting individuals rather than on major events or developments which impact on lots of people.
( ) The final, short line of a paragraph which has become separated from the paragraph in the previous column and therefore appears at the top of the next column.
( ) A small, compact format newspaper, usually less than 43 cm (17 inches) long. Also used to describe a newspaper style that uses short, simply-written stories and headlines with lots of pictures to illustrate more sensational content.
( ) (A) A small headline below the main headline. (B) A small headline inserted in the body of a story to visually break up a long column of type.