mg12 - December 7 Panel FINAL EXAM Five questions...

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FINAL EXAM Five questions Demonstrate your understanding of media and government Refer to readings, speakers, class discussion to support your answers Will require some new readings (posted before exam) About 200-300 words per answer
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SAMPLE QUESTION I Over the course of the semester, we discussed several instances in which news coverage focused on “horse race” issues rather than substance. The most glaring of these was passage of the health care bill in March. News stories generally focused on political strategy, vote counts and parliamentary procedures instead of the details of the proposal and how it would impact the nation’s health care system. With this in mind, if you were editor of The Star-Ledger , how would you have your reporters cover the current budget debate in Trenton so that it is informative enough for readers to form educated opinions, as well as interesting enough to make them want to read their stories?
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SAMPLE QUESTION II In today’s media environment, it is possible to bypass
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This note was uploaded on 02/25/2012 for the course 790 278 taught by Professor Richardlee during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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