Media - Media Media Overview Changes over the years Nature...

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Media Media Overview • Changes over the years • Nature of media coverage today • Effects of the media • Regulation of the media • Politicians and media – News coverage – Paid media Change: Media Types •P r in t – Newspapers and magazines – Books • Electronic
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Figure 10-1 in America at Odds, 5th edition Changes in Media Usage Change: Media role • Early partisan press • Press for the masses – penny press in 1830s – yellow journalism of late 1800s • Professionalization of journalism Yellow Journalism • Joseph Pulitzer, New York World • William Randolph Hearst, New York Journal The Yellow Kid
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Yellow Journalism • Sensationalism • Muckraking • Warmongering “Remember the Maine” Spanish-American War 1898 Nature of News in Media Today • Independent media and profit orientation • Nature of news coverage – Negative news – Short news (shrinking sound bites) – Horse-race coverage – News as entertainment
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