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Unformatted text preview: AMSI NOTES 9-23-08 Checkbook Journalism- Programming Codes for Networks (now dead)- Live TV news- Codes of Ethics- Columbia Journalism review; American Journalism Review- Trial Balloons: The sharing of off-the-record information at deep backgrounders and /or back-channels to selected members of the press, usually loyal to the administration. Ostensibly done to give these members of the press a “deeper understanding of the issues”, they able to shape coverage. They are sometimes used to gauge public opinion by using major conservative or liberal commentators to say”This reporter has learned” or”The column has learned”. Leaks: The sharing of information, classified or not classified, that the government does not want known by individuals often motivated by their conscious . Watergate: The revelation of criminal cover-ups by President Nixon and his lieutenants of a criminal break-in of the National Democratic Headquarters located in the Watergate Hotel. It was leaked to Woodward and Bernstein of the Washington Post.Woodward and Bernstein of the Washington Post....
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2009 for the course JOUR 1020 taught by Professor Edkimbrell during the Fall '08 term at Middle Tennessee State University.
- Fall '08