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It’s a Living: Routines and conventions – all the news that fits, we print I) The Limits of Economic and Political Constraints A. Economic Constraints must know current “mood” and “appeal” of programs B. Political Constraints FCC is weak/if you have resources you can challenge regulations II) The Organization of Media Work A. Convention – a practice/technique widely used in a field (ie: desk for news anchor) B. News Routines 1. “Happenings” – important enough to be news 2. Journalists anticipate where news ill happen 3. Stationed at official locations (ie: white house) 4. Round beat reporters develop a schedule for visiting locations and talking to sources that produce news 5. Press Conferences - Held close to deadline so journalists have < time to reflect - Bad news- “put it in the trash” –share it when few are watching - Less pictures = less newsworthy (ie: govt buying pic rights) C. Objectivity 1. Strategic ritual: gain loyalty & trust from audience 2. Balancing sources (for/against) 3. Documentary narrative practices (esp photography) 4. Practices for journalists (ie: maintaining political neutrality) III) Occupational Roles and Professional Socialization A. Photography 1. 2. Socialization news selection process, unobtrusive, anticipate,
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course COMM 101 taught by Professor Magder during the Fall '06 term at NYU.

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