DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A COMPUTERIZED NEWS EDITING SYSTEM

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CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

1.0 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

The advent of computer Technology has completely changed the way things are done globally . these effects of computer Technology can be fall in all field of study , consequently giving birth to the automation of process of activities in various field of human endeavor. This study will seek to usher in automation of the news editing system . it is believed that the traditional news editing system is grossly in efficient and ineffective . these hare been the reason behind the epileptic news presented on daily basis by journalists to their teaming audience globally. This study will be carried out with the view of designing a new system that will take good care of the ineffectiveness that characterized the existing system and automation of the entire process of news editing.

1.1 INTRODUCTION

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, editor come from the Latin phrase “editus’’ which means “to put forward’’. Therefore, News Editing is the process of preparing language, News, for presentation to the audience, through correction, condensation, organization and other modification. A person who edits, especially professionally or as a hobby, is called an editor. News editing involves reviewing text written on topical issues, and identifying errors related to the we of language in general or adherence to specific style guide. This activity ensures that News are of good quality. In large media houses, experienced function writers are dedicated to the News editing function. News sources includes: official records, publication or broadcasts, official in government or business, organizations or corporations, witnesses of crime, accidents or other events, and people involved with or affected by anew event or issue

DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A COMPUTERIZED NEWS EDITING SYSTEM