0217 - Test question example February 17, 2011 How were...

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0217 PowerPoint 1 JOURNALISM 405 History of American Journalism February 17, 2011 Test question example • How were newspapers an important factor in Andrew Jackson’s campaign for the presidency after his bitter loss in the 1824 election? Sympathetic newspapers kept continually attacking John Quincy Adams while promoting Jackson over the next four years Test question example • Give an argument that casts doubt on assertions that the penny press sparked a big increase in reading. That there was already widespread reading going on through newspapers being passed around, with some estimates as high as 20 readers to 1 copy Test question example • Give an argument that casts doubt on assertions that the penny press sparked a big increase in reading. It was circulation that increased more than reading did because there was already widespread reading going on through newspapers being passed around.
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0217 PowerPoint 2 Quiz 4, first test • Scores posted on Compass; average was 3.15 •REM INDER : First exam is Thursday, February 24 • It will be several (25ish) short answer questions and one essay question. • There will be a review session on Tuesday, February 22 The penny press • One of most controversial and disputed times in U.S. journalism history • No clear-cut answers on many of these questions. There are many contradictory histories and characters from this time • More important to know differing ideas about the penny press era
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2011 for the course JOUR 405 taught by Professor Liebovich,l during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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