soundbite

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A small portion (usually one or two sentences) of an audio recording (often an interview) used to illustrate a news story in the words of the interviewee (c.f. a quotation from a politician).

Audio and video glossary. 2014.

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  • Soundbite — (auch Sound bite) ist ein englischer Ausdruck für ein kurzes einprägsames Zitat. In der Fernseh und Radioberichterstattung beschreibt der Ausdruck einen sehr kurzen Wortbeitrag, der aus einem längeren Beitrag herausgenommen wurde. Das Zitat kann… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • soundbite — meaning ‘a short pithy extract from a recorded interview’, is a media word of the 1980s that is still going strong, along with photo opportunity and spin doctor. All three terms arose first in the US, and have spread rapidly to other parts of the …   Modern English usage

  • soundbite — see under ↑sound1 • • • Main Entry: ↑bite soundˈbite or sound bite noun A brief memorable phrase used by someone, esp a politician, when being interviewed on television or radio • • • Main Entry: ↑sound …   Useful english dictionary

  • soundbite —    A short saying, full of concentrated meaning, which consists of a few easily remembered words and yet conveys a particular message. The Reverend Jesse Jackson is a master of ‘soundbitese’. Recognising that he will get perhaps 15 seconds on a… …   Glossary of UK Government and Politics

  • soundbite — [[t]sa͟ʊndbaɪt[/t]] soundbites also sound bite, sound bite N COUNT A soundbite is a short sentence or phrase, usually from a politician s speech, which is broadcast during a news programme. ...a 30 second sound bite on national television …   English dictionary

  • soundbite — sound bite n. A brief statement, as by a politician, taken from an audiotape or videotape and broadcast especially during a news report: “The box has been spitting forth maddening nine second sound bites” (Mary McGrory). * * * …   Universalium

  • Soundbites featured on The Jim Rome Show — Jim Rome has a large archive of soundbites from celebrities and regular people who said or did something embarrassing or unusual within range of a microphone, and he loves to mine this archive for on air ridicule. A clip is usually only played… …   Wikipedia

  • The Tony Kornheiser Show — Infobox Radio Show show name=The Tony Kornheiser Show imagesize= caption= podcast= [http://icestream.bonnint.net/dc/3wt/tony/podcast.php 3WT Podcast] format = Sports Talk runtime = 2 hours starring = Tony Kornheiser country = USA home station =… …   Wikipedia

  • Mark Katz — (born December 28, 1963) is an American humorist, speechwriter, author, and humor consultant to politicians, executives and media personalities. Contents 1 Background 2 Career 3 The Soundbite Institute …   Wikipedia

  • No More Cocoons — Studio album by Jello Biafra Released 1987 …   Wikipedia

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