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News

CMM 201 Foundations of Mass Communication -- Professor Walters

the first amendment
The First Amendment

“Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or of the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.”

CMM 201 Foundations of Mass Communication -- Professor Walters

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The First Amendment

“Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or of the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.”

CMM 201 Foundations of Mass Communication -- Professor Walters

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The First Amendment

“Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or of the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.”

CMM 201 Foundations of Mass Communication -- Professor Walters

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The First Amendment

“Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or of the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.”

CMM 201 Foundations of Mass Communication -- Professor Walters

associated press http www ap org
Associated Press -- http://www.ap.org/
  • In 1844 Samuel Morse had invented the telegraph.
  • AP was started in 1848 – N.Y. papers sharing stories
  • By 1861, the Civil War was major continuing story.
  • “The Inverted Pyramid” – tell the most important information first, in case the telegraph wires were cut before the story was complete:
    • Who
    • What
    • Where
    • When

CMM 201 Foundations of Mass Communication -- Professor Walters

what is news
What is news?
  • Chet Huntley: “News is what I decide is news.”
  • It becomes news only when it is reported.
  • The individual journalist often makes that decision.
  • Recent UD grads are often making those decisions.

CMM 201 Foundations of Mass Communication -- Professor Walters

typical american value system
Typical American value system
  • Ethnocentrism – “foreign” “enemy troops”
  • Democracy & Capitalism
  • Small town pastoralism – Mayberry, Kuralt
  • Social order concern

CMM 201 Foundations of Mass Communication -- Professor Walters

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Bias?
  • Persistent perception … BUT
  • 1971 – 1983 studies by Johnsone, Weaver, and Wilhoit – p. 259
  • Comparing Gallop research with journalists’ demographics
  • U.S. journalists mirror U. S. society.

CMM 201 Foundations of Mass Communication -- Professor Walters

why the bias perception
Why the bias perception?
  • News, by its very nature is concerned with change.
  • Change is usually more interesting than status quo.
  • Change is threatening.
  • Journalists view their role as that of watchdogs on the government.

CMM 201 Foundations of Mass Communication -- Professor Walters

variables affecting news
Variables Affecting News
  • News Hole
  • News Flow
  • News Staffing
  • Perception of the organization’s audience
  • Availability of Material
  • Competition
  • Advertiser Influence
  • Corporate Policy
  • Source Pressure

CMM 201 Foundations of Mass Communication -- Professor Walters

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OTHER TOPICS

Gatekeepers

Web news resources

Investigative Journalism

Soft News

Criteria:

Accuracy, Balance, Fairness

Interpretation

Original Content / Packaging

CMM 201 Foundations of Mass Communication -- Professor Walters