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Chapter 1 - 3. How does news relate to publicizing? News is...

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Chapter 1 1. What is journalism? The business or practice of producing and disseminating information about contemporary affairs of general public interest and importance 2. What does Schudson claim about journalism and public inclusion? Journalism is the business of disseminating daily information and commentary on contemporary affairs (presented as true and sincere) to a dispersed and anonymous audience so as to publicly include the audience in a publicly important discourse
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Unformatted text preview: 3. How does news relate to publicizing? News is the product of the journalistic activity of publicizing. 4. What does the author claim about news and academic study of it? Despite the general neglect of news by most prestigious academic disciplines, it has become a dominant force in the public construction of common experience and popular sense of what is real and important...
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2011 for the course COM 142 taught by Professor Theobald during the Spring '11 term at UC Davis.

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