Examples of Clippings – Since school, we are usually given clipping assignments. The most popular clippings are newspaper clippings. In the process, it also requires knowledge and proper manufacturing procedures so that there will be no difficulty in curating and turning it into clippings.
Usually, clippings are made by cutting certain parts of print media, such as tabloids, books, magazines, newspapers, and others. Then, the pieces are pasted on paper for documentation.
Clippings are usually made with a certain theme. Thus, the information contained will be on the same theme or within the same scope. In simple terms, clippings are made to combine various information, to spread one person’s ideas, thoughts, or experiences to others. Read more about the clipping examples below!
Definition of Clipping
Clipping is becoming one of the most traditional forms of archiving. Someone who does the clipping process will keep track of various articles or news print media. Then, collected in one unit.
In the Big Indonesian Dictionary (KBBI), clipping is defined as cutting or cutting certain parts of newspapers, magazines, etc., which are then arranged according to a certain system.
In line with KBBI, Sri Murtono in the book “Art and Culture Skills” argues that clipping is an activity of collecting objects or pictures, arranging them, and pasting them on paper, books, or other media.
In simple terms, clippings can be interpreted as a product or work containing pieces of articles along with pictures. In a clipping usually arranged with the same theme. For example, in a clipping about mining issues in Wadas, the articles and pictures in it contain news about the issue.
The content in a clipping is usually related to one another. Clippings are usually arranged in a field. Such as cartons, hvs, cards, and others that are worthy of being used as documentation material. Although clipping is very simple and practical, it cannot be done haphazardly.
Procedure for Making Clippings
Clippings can be made easily and practically. In simple terms, clippings are made by cutting news or information in newspapers. Then stick it on a flat surface. For more details, here is the procedure for making clippings which have been summarized from the merdeka.com page.
1. Determine the Theme
Themes are important when creating clippings. Because it will determine the pieces of information that will be pasted on a flat surface. Not only that, the theme must be determined at the beginning of the clipping creation.
The goal is that clippings can focus on the main source that fits the theme. This theme also makes the clippings that are made better, systematic, and coherent. There are no definite rules regarding the theme.
The themes in the clippings are freed, according to their respective scientific fields. Any field can be used as a clipping. For example agriculture, health, technology, industry, journalism, and so forth.
2. Collect Data
Clipping is an activity of cutting certain parts of the printed media. Therefore, in its manufacture required relevant data. The diversity of types of data and materials is also important and is a highlight in making clippings.
Materials or data in question can be searched from various sources. Such as newspapers, books, magazines, tabloids, and other print media. Data can also be searched via the internet. Of course by using the internet, the process of collecting data will be much easier and more practical.
3. Setting up the Clipping Tool
If the materials have been collected, the next step is to prepare the clipping tool. The clipping tool consists of scissors, ruler, and glue. Sinaumed’s, you can also add decorations to attach to clippings. This will make the clipping look much more interesting.
These decorations can be in the form of colorful markers or stickers that match the theme. Sinaumed’s, it is also advisable to prepare HVS or folio paper in advance for clipping media. After that, you can cut or cut the materials that will be used as clippings.
4. Cut and Paste Clipping Material
If the materials, both in the form of information data and clipping tools, are ready. Then the next step is to cut the clipping material. Materials from various articles can be clipped, both article writing and supporting images.
Meanwhile, the cutting technique usually uses manual lines. Sinaumed’s can also cut with a special pattern or according to creativity. After cutting, data or images can be pasted on paper.
The goal is to help improve clipping creations. The result will look nicer and more colorful. Not monotonous, just newspaper attached to HVS paper.
After the pieces of information are posted on the HVS in a systematic and neat manner. It is better if the information or pictures are arranged according to the time of publication to make it easier to trace the chronology or other needs. When the newspaper clippings have been affixed to the HVS, then decorate them with flowers, markers, and other types of decorations. Thus, it looks more attractive.
5. Clipping Cover
The next step in making clippings is to provide a cover. Before making a clipping cover, first make sure that the clippings are neatly attached and really match the desired structure.
The purpose of making a cover is to attract the interest and attention of the reader. In addition, it is also able to increase the reader’s sense of attention. Sinaumed’s must make the cover neat and interesting to read. One of the tips that can be used is to make a cover with a contemporary design so that it will be fresher and more beautiful.
The bibliography is the last step in making clippings. Clipping is an activity of cutting or cutting certain parts of the printed media. Therefore, clipping uses various sources.
These sources must be included in the bibliography. This will help make clippings better and have a high value. This is because the information provided in the clippings can be conveyed and understood properly.
In order not to be monotonous, in the bibliography section, Sinaumed’s can attach stickers, pictures, or decorate with colored pencils or markers. The goal is to make the bibliography look more interesting and not boring to read.
To make it easier for Sinaumed’s and readers to read the clippings, the clippings must be arranged systematically. The following is the clipping arrangement suggested by the masfikr.com page.
1. Clipping Cover
The cover or cover must be in a clipping. The goal is to attract people’s interest when reading. As well as an identifier of the theme in the clipping. Therefore, make clippings as attractive and good as possible. The cover is made in such a way as to be able to describe the contents of the clipping.
2. Foreword Clipping
Clipping also requires an introduction like a scientific work or thesis. However, this preface can be given by Sinaumed’s or not. This is because there are very few clippings that use prefaces.
3. Table of Contents Clippings
The table of contents in the clipping is needed as navigation and makes it easier to find information in the clipping. The table of contents is compiled with information about the pages and themes discussed. Thus, facilitating the process of searching for information.
4. Clipping Contents
The content or discussion of the clipping must be in accordance with the title, theme and cover that has been determined. The goal is to be aligned and not confuse the people who will read it. Not only that, in making clippings, the source of the images and articles should be stated. You can do this by cutting out the names of magazines, newspapers and other media and the date of publication.
5. Conclusions and Suggestions
Information from various sources can be drawn conclusions. Thus, readers will easily understand the contents of the clippings through conclusions.
Even though the sources have been included in the contents, the bibliography remains a concern. Making a bibliography should not be done haphazardly. It must comply with the applicable standard rules.
Clippings have various forms. Following are the various types of clippings reported from the katadata.co.id page.
1. School Clippings
Schools often assign their students to make clippings. The themes also vary, such as sports, art, culture, and so on. Here are the steps that can be followed in making school clippings.
- First, prepare a few sheets of notebook paper
- Then prepare the ingredients. Take for example, if Sinaumed’s could cut out several parts of a photo album document during school.
- After that, Sinaumed’s can make a frame out of colorful paper to decorate it.
- Next, paste the pieces on the notebook paper earlier. Arrange according to Sinaumed’s creativity.
2. Mini Clippings in Books
One easy way to do clipping is by combining mini-sized books with a clipping. You do this by providing an area on blank paper (before sticking other pieces) to add several photo albums that have been made into mini albums.
Next, use stiff paper covers along with other objects according to taste. This will give the mini album a luxurious feel. Then, enter another part of the piece as a complement.
Sinaumed’s can add the desired pieces of news from newspapers, magazines, newspapers, tabloids, or other print media.
3. Clipping Monogram
Monogram clippings are characterized by the use of gray paper. The following are the steps for making monogram clippings.
- Prepare ingredients and cut with scissors. Set the shape according to Sinaumed’s’ wishes.
- Before pasting, start making a Sinaumed’s clipping cover with a layer of cloth.
- Customize with a decorative touch. For example, covering blank pages using patterned paper and adding a metallic monogram to the cover.
- After that, the appearance of Sinaumed’s’ clippings will become more interesting.
After knowing the concepts, types, and procedures for making clippings. The following is an example of a clipping that can be used as a reference for Sinaumed’s when making clippings. The following examples of clippings have been summarized from various pages on the internet.
1. Clippings About the Environment
2. Community News Clippings
3. Digital Clipping
4. Clipping About the News of the Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia
5. Social Clipping