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Who's to say that's not a good lead!?

By Pierce Larsen
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 | 9:42 p.m. PDT

Everyone has a different opinion on what should lead a newscast.

Clean Copy is Cool Copy

By Andrew Kallick
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 | 8:48 p.m. PDT

Nobody is perfect, but we should strive to be as close to it as possible when it comes to writing...

This script better be on the money, do you copy?

By Evan Budrovich
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | 9:45 p.m. PDT

No matter what people think, a great story starts with solid writing. 

Seeking Full-Time Copy Editors for Team Tuesday

By Jillian Olivas
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | 9:04 p.m. PDT

Everyone from the assignment desk editors to the producers can copy edit scripts and every extra pair of eyes helps.

The key to copy editing is being curious

By Andrea Edoria
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | 6:38 p.m. PDT

A good broadcast story isn't all about the video.

Every Word Counts

By Hannah Button
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | 4:41 p.m. PDT

All it takes is one awkwardly-phrased sentence to give your anchors the tongue-twist of a lifetime.

Editing the Copy - The "Glue" of Our Show

By Christina Schoellkopf
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | 11:01 a.m. PDT

Last minute editing of the copy is great, but let's continue training our writers to excel the first time around! 

Capture Viewer Attention Early

By McKenna Keil
Thursday, October 9, 2014 | 10:58 p.m. PDT

The lead story seems like such a small part of a 30-minute newscast, but find out why it holds so...

Follow The Leader

By Michelle Nadjar
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 | 10:48 p.m. PDT

First impressions are lasting impressions.

Lead Stories Don't Grow on Trees

By Jillian Olivas
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 | 9:21 p.m. PDT

I'm proud to say that Team Tuesday has had quite a few lead stories that were solid lead stories. They...

Farmworkers Protest in Downtown L.A.

USC Good Neighbors Funds New Literacy Program At Nearby School

Trojan Marching Band Ranked No. 1 in College Football

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Judge in Adrian Peterson Case in Recusal Hearing

By Reid Silverman
10/22/14 | 12:27 p.m. PDT

A hearing on Wednesday will decide whether the judge in NFL star Adrian Peterson's child abuse case will be removed. 

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Bovard Auditorium (ADM)
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Eileen Norris Cinema Theatre/Frank Sinatra Hall
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Town and Gown (TGF)