scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 4,213
1 Introduction Every day many people tune in to radio news In Britain alone every week over 12 million listen to news bulletins from the British Broadcasting Corporation BBC on five radio networks The language of the news media especially of radio news offers a number of areas which are worth researching and investigating An investigation of the linguistic features of the language in radio news - similar to any other investigation - needs a definition of what is to be studied I will start by providing some background information to the topic radio namely by summing up the most important events in the history of radio After illustrating the most interesting turning points of the development of radio in the past I will talk about radio news in general before I will explain specific details about how to write and read a news text for a radio station The last chapter includes full transcriptions of two radio texts and normal newspaper texts as well as their analyses and comparisons I will have a look at similarities and differences on radio writing and newspaper language 2 The History of Radio You see wire telegraph is a kind of very very long cat You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles Do you understand this And radio operates in the same way You send signals here they receive them there The only difference is that there is no cat - Einstein 21 Samuel Morse The first visible evidence of the history was the invention of an electromagnetic telegraph by Samuel Morse in 1836 Morse born in Charlestown Massachusetts was educated at Yale College and later became interested in chemical and electrical experiments He also invented a code now known as the Morse code for use with his telegraph instrument Samuel Morse tried without success to obtain European patents for his
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA