UNIT 3 NOTES

UNIT 3 NOTES - Introduction to Journalism Dr. Fred Blevens...

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1 Introduction to Journalism Dr. Fred Blevens Unit 3: Origins of News Media Start with Speech ± Oral tradition -- speech, facial expressions ± Needs force reliance on others ± Need for information always has been natural An imperfect medium because . . . ± We can only walk so far ± We can carry messages in our heads so far ± Our recall often is imperfect ± Time and space limit sharing of information
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2 Scribes as First Historians? ± Christian phenomenon ± Monks copying the Bible by hand Implications: ± Long wait for copies ± Materials are rare ± Few people can actually read ± ± Regular folks are left out Johannes Guttenberg ± First to link moveable type and a press ± First Bible published in 1455 ± Still no newspapers, magazines, novels ± Women had nothing to read ± Reading limited to elites ± Still, it was a remarkable revolution
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3 Prior Restraint Emerges ± In England, monarchy rules ± Strict class system; power from God, not people ± People exist to serve the monarch
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