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Final exam review

FINAL Exam Review

May 2, 2014


Today

Today

  • a little review to see how prepared you are a for your final.

  • I’ll give you back your final blog grades after the review

    • Those have your final blog grade and your final grade for the recitation.

      • Your final grade is assuming that you showed up today for the last class.

  • Your Final is on Monday!

    • 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in GOLD A2B70

    • Bring a #2 Pencil


Make sure you look and listen to these things

Make sure you look and listen to these things!

  • Alex Jones’ Losing the News:

    • http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=111985662

  • Pew’s State of the Media 2014 Report Overview:

    • http://www.journalism.org/2014/03/26/state-of-the-news-media-2014-overview/

  • Nonprofit Journalism: A Growing But Fragile Part of the U.S. News System

    • http://www.journalism.org/2013/06/10/nonprofit-journalism/

  • “Snowfall,” NY Times:

    • http://www.nytimes.com/projects/2012/snow-fall/?forceredirect=yes

  • Transmedia Storyteller:

    • http://www.tstoryteller.com/transmedia-storytelling

  • Aatsinki Season:

  • http://arcticcowboys.com/interactive.html


The questions

The Questions

Sheet of paper and Pencil

It’s not for a grade.

It’s only to see where you are at for the final on Monday.


Final exam review

Which person held that democracy was fundamentally flawed because the public, upon whom it depends, is ignorant?

  • Walter Lippman

  • Walter Cronkite

  • Barbara Walters

  • John Dewey


Which of the following is the most accurate description of the theory of the interlocking public

Which of the following is the most accurate description of the theory of the interlocking public?

  • They can vary from subject to subject. Someone who is very involved in one subject, such as politics, may be uninterested in another.

  • Looked at this way, the press does not have as daunting a job of getting at the truth as would otherwise be the case.

  • Both A and B.

  • They make journalism difficult because no one story can appeal to the entire population.


Which of the following statements about freedom of speech in the united states is false

Which of the following statements about freedom of speech in the United States is false?

  • Speech can be limited when it is intended to help overturn official government policies.

  • Speech can be limited when it provokes violence or illegal activity.

  • Speech can be limited when it is defamatory.

  • During war, there may be grounds for limiting speech to protect national security.


The pentagon papers were

The pentagon papers were…

  • False documents given to the New York Times

  • Secret government documents about the Vietnam War

  • Files explaining the Watergate scandal

  • Materials illegally obtained by investigative journalists


Which of the following is true about press freedom

Which of the following is TRUE about press freedom?

  • The federal government limits print journalism and broadcast journalism in the same way.

  • Broadcast journalism is subject to more limitations than print journalism.

  • The federal government can censor print journalism by granting exclusive licenses to some people, but not all.

  • Under the First Amendment, the government cannot limit citizens from using the radio spectrum.


Which of the following best describes defamation of an individual that is done verbally

Which of the following best describes defamation of an individual that is done verbally?

  • Libel

  • Slander

  • Lies

  • Harassment


Which of the following is most likely to be an example of libel

Which of the following is most likely to be an example of libel?

  • An article that mistakenly says a candidate is in favor of abortion rights when in fact she believes it is acceptable in cases of rape and incest.

  • An editorial that vehemently criticizes a politician’s position on gun control.

  • A tabloid newspaper cover featuring photographs of a government official at a strip club.

  • A journalist who writes a story saying a senator is guilty of corruption when he knows it is not be true.


Final exam review

When faced with a decision about what to do in a given situation, if you know that what you are contemplating is wrong (because, for example, you know you’d be universally condemned), that means you’re confronted by an ethical dilemma.

  • True

  • False


When making an ethical choice as a journalist the main goal is to

When making an ethical choice as a journalist, the main goal is to:

  • Find an answer through a logical process that can be justified using ethical principles

  • Find an answer that is absolutely correct

  • Find an answer that is in keeping with past precedent

  • Find an answer that won’t anger your supervisor


In applying utilitarianism you should

In applying utilitarianism, you should…

  • Do unto others as you would have others do unto you.

  • Place yourself behind a veil of ignorance so that you do not consider characteristics of people involved in the situation.

  • Consider your duty to other people.

  • Consider the amount of good that your decision will do for the community as a whole.


How can journalists strive for objectivity in their work

How can journalists strive for objectivity in their work?

  • By using an empirical approach similar to that of science to verify information

  • By always remaining neutral and telling “both sides” of a story

  • By never offering an opinion

  • Objectivity in journalism is impossible because human beings are hopelessly biased.


According to kovach and rosenstiel the essence of journalism is a discipline of

According to Kovach and Rosenstiel, the essence of journalism is a discipline of…

  • Honesty

  • Deontology

  • Ethics

  • Verification


When did radio broadcasting begin

When did radio broadcasting begin?

  • The 1890s

  • The 1920s

  • The 1930s

  • The 1960s


Which of the following is an advantage of broadcast journalism over print

Which of the following is an advantage of broadcast journalism over print?

  • Ability to convey emotion

  • Space

  • Time

  • Complexity


What is the significance of the metaphor of the cannonball used by the author alex jones

What is the significance of the metaphor of the cannonball used by the author Alex Jones?

  • It illustrates the impact that blogs can have on society.

  • It symbolizes how much of modern communication — from blogs to comedy shows and event to television news — depends on the information coming from newspaper journalism.

  • It symbolizes the damage that the “argument culture” is having on society.

  • It symbolizes the failure of newspapers to adapt to the digital revolution.


Where do most americans get their news from

Where do most Americans get their news from?

  • Cable TV News

  • Local TV

  • Newspapers

  • Twitter


What is one of the six current trends of news media

What is one of the six current trends of News Media

  • The use of cool graphics.

  • The public is noticing the effects of newsroom cutbacks.

  • The internet is making getting news slower.

  • The public is flocking to cable news in record numbers.


Final exam review

Being the Watchdog is a role that journalism plays because it starts “barking” at the corruption of power.

  • True

  • False


What does democracy need from the press

What does democracy need from the press?

  • Information dissemination

  • Accountability

  • Representation

  • Deliberation and Conflict Resolution

  • All of the above


All of the following are news elements except for

All of the following are news elements except for …

  • Timeliness

  • Impact

  • Currency

  • Corporate Interest

  • Conflict

  • Novelty / Emotions

  • Prominence

  • Proximity


The golden mean is best described as

The Golden Mean is best described as …

  • Using the best extreme.

  • Treating everyone the same.

  • Finding the middle ground.

  • Ignoring the problem so it will go away.


What is snowfall

What is “Snowfall”?

  • Frozen rain that falls from the sky due to weather conditions.

  • An article published in the Denver Post about skiing that mailed actual snow to subscribers.

  • NY Times, Pulitzer Prize Winning article about the 2012 Tunnel Creek Avalanche in the Cascade Mountains in Washington.

  • A sick new metal band from San Francisco, California, that also does music journalism.


Snowfall and aatsinki season are examples of what

“Snowfall” and “Aatsinki Season” are examples of what?

  • The Internet

  • Abstract art concepts that transcend our normal conceptualization of beauty and space-time.

  • Transmedia story telling.

  • ON-Demand cable service.


The answers

The Answers


Final exam review

Which person held that democracy was fundamentally flawed because the public, upon whom it depends, is ignorant?

  • Walter Lippman

  • Walter Cronkite

  • Barbara Walters

  • John Dewey


Final exam review

Which person held that democracy was fundamentally flawed because the public, upon whom it depends, is ignorant?

  • Walter Lippman


Which of the following is the most accurate description of the theory of the interlocking public1

Which of the following is the most accurate description of the theory of the interlocking public?

  • They can vary from subject to subject. Someone who is very involved in one subject, such as politics, may be uninterested in another.

  • Looked at this way, the press does not have as daunting a job of getting at the truth as would otherwise be the case.

  • Both A and B.

  • They make journalism difficult because no one story can appeal to the entire population.


Which of the following is the most accurate description of the theory of the interlocking public2

Which of the following is the most accurate description of the theory of the interlocking public?

  • Both A and B.


Which of the following statements about freedom of speech in the united states is false1

Which of the following statements about freedom of speech in the United States is false?

  • Speech can be limited when it is intended to help overturn official government policies.

  • Speech can be limited when it provokes violence or illegal activity.

  • Speech can be limited when it is defamatory.

  • During war, there may be grounds for limiting speech to protect national security.


Which of the following statements about freedom of speech in the united states is false2

Which of the following statements about freedom of speech in the United States is false?

  • Speech can be limited when it is intended to help overturn official government policies.


The pentagon papers were1

The pentagon papers were…

  • False documents given to the New York Times

  • Secret government documents about the Vietnam War

  • Files explaining the Watergate scandal

  • Materials illegally obtained by investigative journalists


The pentagon papers were2

The pentagon papers were…

  • Secret government documents about the Vietnam War


Which of the following is true about press freedom1

Which of the following is TRUE about press freedom?

  • The federal government limits print journalism and broadcast journalism in the same way.

  • Broadcast journalism is subject to more limitations than print journalism.

  • The federal government can censor print journalism by granting exclusive licenses to some people, but not all.

  • Under the First Amendment, the government cannot limit citizens from using the radio spectrum.


Which of the following is true about press freedom2

Which of the following is TRUE about press freedom?

  • Broadcast journalism is subject to more limitations than print journalism.


Which of the following best describes defamation of an individual that is done verbally1

Which of the following best describes defamation of an individual that is done verbally?

  • Libel

  • Slander

  • Lies

  • Harassment


Which of the following best describes defamation of an individual that is done verbally2

Which of the following best describes defamation of an individual that is done verbally?

  • Slander


Which of the following is most likely to be an example of libel1

Which of the following is most likely to be an example of libel?

  • An article that mistakenly says a candidate is in favor of abortion rights when in fact she believes it is acceptable in cases of rape and incest.

  • An editorial that vehemently criticizes a politician’s position on gun control.

  • A tabloid newspaper cover featuring photographs of a government official at a strip club.

  • A journalist who writes a story saying a senator is guilty of corruption when he knows it is not be true.


Which of the following is most likely to be an example of libel2

Which of the following is most likely to be an example of libel?

  • A journalist who writes a story saying a senator is guilty of corruption when he knows it is not be true.


Final exam review

When faced with a decision about what to do in a given situation, if you know that what you are contemplating is wrong (because, for example, you know you’d be universally condemned), that means you’re confronted by an ethical dilemma.

  • True

  • False


Final exam review

When faced with a decision about what to do in a given situation, if you know that what you are contemplating is wrong (because, for example, you know you’d be universally condemned), that means you’re confronted by an ethical dilemma.

  • False


When making an ethical choice as a journalist the main goal is to1

When making an ethical choice as a journalist, the main goal is to:

  • Find an answer through a logical process that can be justified using ethical principles

  • Find an answer that is absolutely correct

  • Find an answer that is in keeping with past precedent

  • Find an answer that won’t anger your supervisor


When making an ethical choice as a journalist the main goal is to2

When making an ethical choice as a journalist, the main goal is to:

  • Find an answer through a logical process that can be justified using ethical principles


In applying utilitarianism you should1

In applying utilitarianism, you should…

  • Do unto others as you would have others do unto you.

  • Place yourself behind a veil of ignorance so that you do not consider characteristics of people involved in the situation.

  • Consider your duty to other people.

  • Consider the amount of good that your decision will do for the community as a whole.


In applying utilitarianism you should2

In applying utilitarianism, you should…

  • Consider the amount of good that your decision will do for the community as a whole.


How can journalists strive for objectivity in their work1

How can journalists strive for objectivity in their work?

  • By using an empirical approach similar to that of science to verify information

  • By always remaining neutral and telling “both sides” of a story

  • By never offering an opinion

  • Objectivity in journalism is impossible because human beings are hopelessly biased.


How can journalists strive for objectivity in their work2

How can journalists strive for objectivity in their work?

  • By using an empirical approach similar to that of science to verify information


According to kovach and rosenstiel the essence of journalism is a discipline of1

According to Kovach and Rosenstiel, the essence of journalism is a discipline of…

  • Honesty

  • Deontology

  • Ethics

  • Verification


According to kovach and rosenstiel the essence of journalism is a discipline of2

According to Kovach and Rosenstiel, the essence of journalism is a discipline of…

  • Verification


When did radio broadcasting begin1

When did radio broadcasting begin?

  • The 1890s

  • The 1920s

  • The 1930s

  • The 1960s


When did radio broadcasting begin2

When did radio broadcasting begin?

  • The 1920s


Which of the following is an advantage of broadcast journalism over print1

Which of the following is an advantage of broadcast journalism over print?

  • Ability to convey emotion

  • Space

  • Time

  • Complexity


Which of the following is an advantage of broadcast journalism over print2

Which of the following is an advantage of broadcast journalism over print?

  • Ability to convey emotion


What is the significance of the metaphor of the cannonball used by the author alex jones1

What is the significance of the metaphor of the cannonball used by the author Alex Jones?

  • It illustrates the impact that blogs can have on society.

  • It symbolizes how much of modern communication — from blogs to comedy shows and event to television news — depends on the information coming from newspaper journalism.

  • It symbolizes the damage that the “argument culture” is having on society.

  • It symbolizes the failure of newspapers to adapt to the digital revolution.


What is the significance of the metaphor of the cannonball used by the author alex jones2

What is the significance of the metaphor of the cannonball used by the author Alex Jones?

  • It symbolizes how much of modern communication — from blogs to comedy shows and event to television news — depends on the information coming from newspaper journalism.


Where do most americans get their news from1

Where do most Americans get their news from?

  • Cable TV News

  • Local TV

  • Newspapers

  • Twitter


Where do most americans get their news from2

Where do most Americans get their news from?

  • Local TV


What is one of the six current trends of news media1

What is one of the six current trends of News Media

  • The use of cool graphics.

  • The public is noticing the effects of newsroom cutbacks.

  • The internet is making getting news slower.

  • The public is flocking to cable news in record numbers.


What is one of the six current trends of news media2

What is one of the six current trends of News Media

  • The public is noticing the effects of newsroom cutbacks.


Final exam review

Being the Watchdog is a role that journalism plays because it starts “barking” at the corruption of power.

  • True

  • False


Final exam review

Being the Watchdog is a role that journalism plays because it starts “barking” at the corruption of power.

  • True


What does democracy need from the press1

What does democracy need from the press?

  • Information dissemination

  • Accountability

  • Representation

  • Deliberation and Conflict Resolution

  • All of the above


What does democracy need from the press2

What does democracy need from the press?

  • All of the above


All of the following are news elements except for1

All of the following are news elements except for …

  • Timeliness

  • Impact

  • Currency

  • Corporate Interest

  • Conflict

  • Novelty / Emotions

  • Prominence

  • Proximity


All of the following are news elements except for2

All of the following are news elements except for …

  • Corporate Interest


The golden mean is best described as1

The Golden Mean is best described as …

  • Using the best extreme.

  • Treating everyone the same.

  • Finding the middle ground.

  • Ignoring the problem so it will go away.


The golden mean is best described as2

The Golden Mean is best described as …

  • Finding the middle ground.


What is snowfall1

What is “Snowfall”?

  • Frozen rain that falls from the sky due to weather conditions.

  • An article published in the Denver Post about skiing that mailed actual snow to subscribers.

  • NY Times, Pulitzer Prize Winning article about the 2012 Tunnel Creek Avalanche in the Cascade Mountains in Washington.

  • A sick new metal band from San Francisco, California, that also does music journalism.


What is snowfall2

What is “Snowfall”?

  • NY Times, Pulitzer Prize Winning article about the 2012 Tunnel Creek Avalanche in the Cascade Mountains in Washington.


Snowfall and aatsinki season are examples of what1

“Snowfall” and “Aatsinki Season” are examples of what?

  • The Internet

  • Abstract art concepts that transcend our normal conceptualization of beauty and space-time.

  • Transmedia story telling.

  • ON-Demand cable service.


Snowfall and aatsinki season are examples of what2

“Snowfall” and “Aatsinki Season” are examples of what?

  • Transmedia story telling.


Thank you all

Thank you all!

  • I wish you nothing but success in all your endeavors!

  • Good luck!

  • Have a great summer!

  • For those of you continuing in the Journalism Program remember: The graduate students in the program have been where you are, so if you ever have any questions or concerns feel free to ask us anything.

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    • Niteowlscolorado.bandcamp.com


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