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Lecture_2_Spring_2009 TAKEOUTS-1 - The Power of Information...

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Unformatted text preview: The Power of Information The Power of Information (or, Why Do So Many People Feel Threatened by Journalists?) The News Blackout is Over The News Blackout is Over ­Change Your Homepage Win Free Tuition for a Semester! Win Free Tuition for a Semester ∙ Open to all News Open to all News Literacy students ∙ Students who receive Students who receive an “A” in the essay portion of their final exam are eligible. Last semester’s winner, Greta Essig, with James Klurfeld and Steve Schultz Classroom Etiquette Classroom Etiquette ∙ No Cellphones No Cellphones ∙ No Smartphones No Smartphones ∙ No Texting No Texting ∙ No Talking No Talking ∙ No Sleeping No Sleeping ∙ Laptops Only for Notes Laptops Only for Notes ∙ Be on Time Be on Time Violators will be asked to leave class The Power of Information The Power of Information Daniel Pearl killed in 2002 at the age of 38 Approximately three times every month, Approximately three times every month, a journalist is killed. Seven out of ten are murdered, many on the orders of government officials. Few cases are ever solved. News is Part of Our DNA News is Part of Our DNA Alert Us Connect Us Divert Us It Alerts Us… It Alerts Us… Some Peanut Butter Products May Sicken Us It Connects Us… It Connects Us… A world away, but they still touch us It Diverts Us… Torre lashes out at “A­Fraud” Torre lashes out at “A­Fraud” The Battle to The Battle to Control Information North America’s First Newspaper North America’s First Newspaper 1690: Publick Occurrences Both Forreign and Domestick The Battle to Control Information The Battle to Control Information Protecting journalists, or managing coverage? The Power of Information The Power of Information The Power of Information The Power of Information 1994: Rwandan Refugees Flee Genocide The Power of Information The Power of Information 2003: Three Radio Journalists Convicted of Inciting Genocide The Power of Information 1989: The Berlin Wall Comes Down 1989: The Berlin Wall Comes Down The Power of Information The Power of Information “I fear three newspapers more than a hundred thousand bayonets.” Who’s Free and Who’s Not Who’s Free and Who’s Not Source: Freedom House Journalists Under Attack Here Journalists Under Attack Here Oakland Post Editor Chauncey Bailey Killed Aug. 2, 2007 Journalists Under Attack­ Journalists Under Attack­ A Happy Ending Newsday’s Matthew McAllester and Moises Saman Freed After 15 Days of Captivity in Iraq ...
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