Week Eight Activities

Practical: Review the scenario on the next page. Write a media release that incorporates the three key messages as per the example in this week’s study guide. Post this media release on your blog. A template is available to guide you with structure, noting that for this exercise you do NOT need to include talking points at the end of the release.
MEDIA RELEASE 2 June
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FAKECOMICCON IVESTIGATES INCIDENT
[Who][What are they doing
][Why][How][When][Where].
The FakeComicCon series is a national event that is run in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, and Perth.
International stars of television and film attend events around Australia and the popularity of the event has grown each year.
In 2015, more than 30,000 people attended the Brisbane event alone.
The average age of attendees is 34, and the events are all age.
The most popular events are the autographed photo signings with international stars.
MEDIA RELEASE 2nd June
FakeComicCon is working with authorities to investigate the brawl which resulted in a stabbing at their recent event held in Brisbane Convention Centre. One of the people involved is an 18 year old male from Brisbane, and one is a 23 year old female from Townsville, seven are still in hospital.FakeComicCon has run for three years in Brisbane without incident, providing a place for players to come and meet like minded people. Casey Smith, CEO FakeComicCon says ‘we are very concerned for those involved and sad that this has happened at our event’. She says One of the aims of the ComicCon series is to give people a safe place to come, play, and meet like-minded people.
In 2015, more than 30,000 people attended the Brisbane event alone.The FakeComicCon series is a national event that is run in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, and Perth. Not only that but, International stars of television and film attend events around Australia and the popularity of the event has grown each year. As result of this Casey Smith is concerned with the safety restrictions  and as to how the culprits arrived at the venue carrying weapons?
The fight lasted 20 minutes approximately. 40 people in total were involved. 12 people injured, 2 critically. 8 were taken to Royal Brisbane Hospital and 2 of these are in intensive care. The average age of attendees is 34, and the events are all age, which tells us most are mature adults.The most popular events are the autographed photo signings with international stars.
Technical: Complete Quiz 8– Figures
a.Read Chapter 11 of Hicks, English for Journalists (Punctuation) to prepare for this quiz.
b.Complete the quiz so that you get 100% correct (you will be able to make numerous attempts).
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c. Reflect on this briefly on your blog– Did you find the
questions difficult? Did you have any problems in specific areas?
No this was relatively easy
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