news values ppt - News and news values Class 2 What is...

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News values 2 What is news? News is what the editor thinks is news “A view of reality gathered quickly under difficult circumstances” (De Fleur & Dennis, 1998) A recounting of factual information about events, situations and ideas that interests an audience and helps the audience deal with the surrounding environment (Metzler, 1985)
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News values 3 News judgment A judgment of what is of greatest interest and importance to the (listening and viewing) audience Selection of events to cover Selection of air time to devote to the selected events Selection of order of presentation in newscast Seven criteria aid the judgment process
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News values 4 1- Timeliness A story’s importance declines with age Timely Stale An event that is happening An event that has happened today An event that happened yesterday
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News values 5 2- Relevance/impact The impact of the news on the audience How many are affected Degree of the effect For example a cold spell in Florida in January
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News values 6 3- Proximity Events that happen close to the audience are usually of interest to that audience
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course RTV 2100 taught by Professor Pactor during the Spring '06 term at University of Florida.

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