Takeouts Lecture9(2)

Takeouts Lecture9(2) - “a " “NH-"'1'"

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Unformatted text preview: “a " “NH-"'1'" ""'I":--'IEI"|1 In |'-'|1| ii'l ' "' ' L- Deconstructingthe News How to Judge Reliability 1) Summarize the main points of the story .- 'g, at " Deconstructingthe News How to Judge Reliability 2) Assess the evidencesupporting/ the main points of the story. ’1 at' IT I urn-urns”? " ""'|":uIEI'I1 'rI |' HI iii r' " ' L- Deconstructingthe News How to Judge Reliability -—r ' - r T ' F1 THE BEST Hflflfi‘i’ Plll'TEH Hll'il'lE 1I'EI! . I... 3) Are the Sources 5" ' "‘ "”‘ "‘t “ 5'” L""h-:;--:.I| -:.I[ _|:.:-url'|..'i i:-..rI' 'I' i'-JI."-.-'-.-:-.. Liti.'r:1-::'-,' Deconstructingthe News HowtoJudge Reliability 4) How close did the reporter come to opening the freezer? Characterize the main " evidence as direct or I indirect. a" ' " U" "” “ -'-‘”"' """'h-::--..I| -:.Ii _|:.:-ur|-..:'r i::.r|I * ['J|."-'~":1 Li'.i.'r.51-:.'-,' Deconstructingthe News HowtoJudge Reliability 5) Doesthe reporter make h is or her work transparent? 1r.- Deconstructingthe News HowtoJudge Reliability 6) Are the key questions answered? Who? What? VVhen? Where? Why? How? s" Deconstructingthe News HowtoJudge Reliability 7) Is the storyfair? 5... Deconstructingthe News HowtoJudge Reliability 8) Doesthe reporter place "'\ the storyin context? S:.'lI-::--..I| -:.Il _|:.:-url'|.:'r|i::.rll 'I l'nlIJt-‘ll's Li'.i.'r.51-:.'-,' Key Definitions Main Entry: trans-pr.ar-I=.-n-r..~yr Iii Pronmc-iatimr '-tran{t)s-‘per-on(t)-5E"- thctiort noun Inflected Form(s): plural trans-par-en-cies Date: 1591 H." Transparency: The reporterspecifies in the 5th I" if . what is not known and could not be learned; '- when the reporter pulls the curtain aside S:.:h-L:--:.I| -..Ii _|-!.':-url'|.:i i::.r1I 'I NIP-Na Li'.i.'r-:1-::'-,' Evidence vs. Inference “Saieg of video games have gone up in each the last three years. During the same period, " police reported, violent crime jumped nearly 25 per cent.” sr-rm'r 0n Using Anonymous Sources 'HE PUBLIC EEF'GR Culling the Anonymous Sources “Anonymoussouroeshave proVided some ofthe most important information in The S:.:h-:;--:.I| -:.Ii ._|!.:-url'|.:'i i:-..r1! 'I [thrives Li'.i.'r.:1-:.'I,' Times, like the disclosure of the Bush administration’sextralegalbuggingof , Internationalcommunloatlons, butthey- have em barrassed the newspapertoo,a_'_"' with unsubstanljated suggestionsthat John McCain had an extramaritalaffair with a lobbyist. S:.:h-'.':--:'.I| -:.Ii ._|:.:-I.IrI'|..'r i:'-..I I! 1' i'-JI'_"..-'-.".+ Li'.i:'r.:1-:.'-,' Next Test: Next Week Lecture 6: Newsvs. Opinion Lecture 7: Truth and Verification ""Lectu re 8: Balance, Fairness and Bias, ‘1'.“ 3-H ‘ a. 1 Lecture 9: Deccnstructingthe News ...
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Takeouts Lecture9(2) - “a " “NH-"'1'"

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