Chapter 14bb - JOUR 201 Presentation made in class on Sept....

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JOUR 201 Presentation made in class on Sept. 7, 2007. Any videos used in class are not included.
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What makes News News? Journalists often consider these qualities when deciding what’s news: Proximity Impact Timeliness Conflict Human Interest
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What makes News News? Journalists often consider these qualities when deciding what’s news: P roximity I mpact T imeliness C onflict H uman Interest
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The Journalist’s Dilemma Should journalists provide a public with what it needs to know or what it wants to know? * A public’s needs are related to the news value of “impact.” * A public’s interests are related to the news value of “human interest.”
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In g e ne ra l, Am e ric a n jo urna lis ts  b e lie ve : Journalism is vital to the survival of a democracy. A journalist’s credibility is his or her most valued quality.
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course JOUR 201 taught by Professor Ralston during the Spring '08 term at Western Kentucky University.

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Chapter 14bb - JOUR 201 Presentation made in class on Sept....

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