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About thebroadcastdiaries

I am a senior at Bowling Green State University majoring in Broadcast Journalism. I have had experiences in broadcasting starting in high school, continuing on into college and interning at a local radio station in Akron. My goal for this blog is to explain the broadcasting business to the average reader as I continue to study and pursue my broadcasting career.

Broadcast Facilities at BGSU

Apparently when I originally tried to put this slideshow onto an entry, the whole post would not show up on my blog.  Let me see if this works now. Here is a slideshow I put together documenting many of Bowling … Continue reading

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Basic Broadcasting Terminologies

So last Monday I had to take an exam for my Broadcast News class.  Once I completed it, I thought an introduction to some of the vocabulary used in that class (and in the business for that matter) would make … Continue reading

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BG24 News to Start Next Week

Bowling Green State University’s student-run TV news program BG24 News Live at 5:30 will start for the school year this coming Wednesday, October 13 at 5:30 p.m.  If you live in Wood County, Ohio, and subscribe to Time Warner Cable, you … Continue reading

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Sensationalism in TV News: WOIO 19 Action News

If you are a Northeast Ohio native like me, you are probably familiar with the local TV newscast known as 19 Action News, which operates on WOIO CBS 19 in Cleveland.  If that’s the case, you probably also know how … Continue reading

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Fox News Channel Sensationalism Follow-Up

Sorry folks, apparently I cannot embed YouTube videos onto WordPress the way I was thinking I should, so I am going to give this another go here. You can refer to my last post for a more specific explanation and my … Continue reading

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Sensationalism in TV News: Fox News Channel

Sensationalism has been ever present in journalism for years upon years, even in the days before television.  But TV has made it easier for journalists to exaggerate the truth or to try to boost ratings using attention-grabbing stories that often … Continue reading

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Introduction to the Broadcast Diaries Blog

My goal of this blog is to explain the broadcast journalism business to the average reader as I have gone through my experiences in the field and continue my education in it.  The blog entries I plan to post will … Continue reading

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