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10/15.07-PSCI 1014 I. Introduction II. Video III. News Values A. Impact B. Timeliness i. When did event occur last 24 hours more likely to be seen ii. C. Prominence i. The importance and popularity of the people ii. D. Proximity i. How close it is to the United States ii. Physically or Psychologically E. Conflict i. Every story has conflict outside the feature section ii. In debate, direct conflict between people F. Bizarre or Unusual i. Something out of the ordinary G. Currency i. Is it a popular topic or theme in the news right now? ii. Lindsey Lohan iii. Drunk driving iv. Can last for years or decades normally 6-12 months IV. Examples V. Why do reporters and editors use new values A. The News media is a business B. Who pays for programming? i. Advertisers C. How are ad rates determined? D. What role do News Values play in this? E. News Values’ effect on setting the agenda? i. Bias because it cannot cover anything ii. Put stuff in there that makes money iii. News media power is determining what is and what is not
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course PSCI 1014 taught by Professor Cewalcott during the Fall '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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