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  1. The 24-hour news cycle A journalistic culture that valuesimmediacy over verification

  2. Cable news and the Gulf War • CNN founded in the 1980s • No one paid much attention until 1991 • Breaking news and continuous coverage

  3. A mediascape transformed • Roger Ailes (left) valued opinion over reporting • Internet allowed for constant updating of stories • Stage was setfor emblematicstory of the 1990s

  4. Clinton-Lewinsky scandal • Unverified assertions via 24-hour cable news and the Internet • Many of those assertions turned out to be true • Media never examined underlying premises

  5. Kovach and Rosenstiel • “The never-ending news cycle” • A tendency to talk about allegations rather than wait for verification

  6. Kovach and Rosenstiel • “The never-ending news cycle” • “There are no more gatekeepers” • If a news organization tries to maintain its standards of verification, it will be beaten by another outlet

  7. Kovach and Rosenstiel • “The never-ending news cycle” • “There are no more gatekeepers” • “Argument is overwhelming reporting” • Commentary is the predominant media feature of the modern media environment

  8. Death in West Virginia • TV journalists like Anderson Cooper reported a miracle • Official statements,but unverified • News cycle helped new media more than old

  9. Death in West Virginia

  10. The Boston dailies