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MASS MEDIA PAPER - Patrick McGowan Mass Media Roberts As you f lip through the USA Today newspaper you will see an array of d ifferent headlines

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Patrick McGowan 4/29/2010 Mass Media Roberts As you flip through the USA Today newspaper you will see an array of different headlines, whether its good news or bad news USA Today seems to report everything as if it were factual information. But how can we know if what is in the paper is really true? Journalists all over the nation do different things to get the story that is needed. Some journalists go straight to the source or location of the event and write about what they saw. Other stories are written from the desk miles away from where the news is taking place. No matter what your newspaper of choice the photos and stories that are printed are found from resources all around the world. The Associated Press is known as “the essential global news network”, the AP has around 3,700 employees all over the world providing breaking news coverage and compelling enterprise pieces that can’t be found anywhere else. Each AP journalist is, “dedicated to the same standards, fairness, balance and
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accuracy”. Local and statewide papers are able to access AP articles so that reader’s can know what else is going on in the world. The AP is a perfect example of motivated journalists dedicated to writing the truth. When you look at a local newspaper you will notice that there are only a
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2010 for the course MM 1010 taught by Professor Roberts during the Fall '10 term at Wyoming.

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MASS MEDIA PAPER - Patrick McGowan Mass Media Roberts As you f lip through the USA Today newspaper you will see an array of d ifferent headlines

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