Week 5 Individual Assisgnment

Week 5 Individual Assisgnment - Final Assignment HUM/186...

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Final Assignment HUM/186 Version 1 1 University of Phoenix Material Appendix B Answer each question below. Answers should be approximately 100 words per question. 1. What are the primary roles of media delivering news to the public? 2. What is the significance of immediate news media delivery on culture? The significance of immediate news delivery is both positive and negative. On the positive side, information is released quickly. In cases such as Amber Alerts this is a very good thing. It gets the information out to the public so they are aware and they know what to look out for. Due to Amber alerts, many kidnapped kids have been found quickly and safe. However, on the other side, immediate news releases can also be negative. In the rush to be the first to break the story many news outlets do not have all of the facts and can give misleading or even incorrect information. 3. What are the social responsibilities of news media? to tell the truth. To accord people a general expectation of privacy and dignity.  To expose wrongs, but equally to allow that no-one is perfect. To entertain, 
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This note was uploaded on 11/24/2010 for the course HUM/114 HUM/114 taught by Professor Gonzales during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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