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Ch. 2: News on local radio

Note taking from Local Journalism and Local Media: Making the Local News by Franklin, Bob (2006); Routledge. p.16 1967 saw the launch of the modern system of local radio in Britain. The technology was of no apparent demand. Wireless telephony seemed useful during wartime but broadcasting? The latter seemed to have no use. Back in …

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Drills: Note taking — II

A simple and effective technique for paraphrasing is to read a paper, or even just the abstract, then look away from the text and write down what you remember: what is the study about? what problem does it address? how did they conduct the research? what were the main findings? why is it important? The …

Drills: taking notes and reading — I

“Why did you walk around with crab apples in your cheeks? Yossarian asked again. “That’s what I asked.” “Because they’ve got a better shape than horse chestnuts,” Orr answered. “I just told you that.” “Why,” swore Yossarian at him approvingly, “you evil-eyed, mechanically-aptituded, disaffiliated son of a bitch, did you walk around with anything in your cheeks?” “I …