9-10 - I. II. III. Citizen vs. Consumer a. Consumer:...

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I. Citizen vs. Consumer a. Consumer : evaluates everything based on price and cost i. Monetary value attached to every decision that the person makes b. Citizen : makes judgments based on moral values II. Knowledge vs. Information a. Information : data that is relevant for making decisions b. Knowledge : abstract concepts and judgments III. News Worthiness a. Something is news worthy based on the following factors: i. Timeliness ii. Proximity iii. Conflict iv. Prominence v. Human Interest vi. Consequence vii. Usefulness viii. Novelty ix. Deviance b. In the 17 th century (1607-1720), the 13 colonies grew. Early form of censorship was if anyone spoke out against the crown or who you were indentured to, you were put in stockade. i. Eventually colonies grew bigger and policies weren’t enforced as readily ii. First bulletins put on city hall and meetings on the village green 1. first news papers were printed on the front and back of a single piece of paper for those who couldn’t attend the
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course COMM 102 taught by Professor Pike during the Fall '07 term at Rutgers.

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9-10 - I. II. III. Citizen vs. Consumer a. Consumer:...

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