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Frank Durham Practice Essay Question - I. Topic: Framing...

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I. Topic: Framing concerning the Women’s suffrage and the KKK II. Explanation: Framing- The central organizing idea for news content that supplies a context and it suggests what the issue is through the use of selection, emphasis, exclusion and elaboration. III. Description A. Todd Gitlin 1. The World is Watching 2. Argues that news , far from enlightening the public, often keeps a movement from establishing its own message, even selecting its own spokesman. 3. News people share ideas about what is important and because news gathering procedures don’t handle movement stories well. 4. These ideas clamp a frame on a movement that prevents it from speaking for itself. 5. He does not argue that there is any plot to control the news, he says that news people share a frame of reference. 6. An editor decides which of several stories deserves prominence bases his decisions on his idea of what is important. a)
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