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J201 Exam 1 Study Guide Overview of content for exam Lecture material through Week 4 Material from “Required” readings through Week 5 James Baughman’s guest lecture Stephen Vaughn’s guest lecture Karyn Riddle’s guest lecture Mickey Mouse Monopoly documentary Format of exam The exam will include a combination of multiple choice and essay questions. You will be given a scantron sheet for the multiple choice and a blue book (or two) for the essays. You will need to bring a #2 pencil for the scantron; you can write the essay in pen or pencil as long as it is legible . For the essay, you will have some choice among which questions to answer: for instance, writing one of two essay questions, or two of three. You will be asked about a particular area within the course, and you will need to extrapolate on that area, making connections between lectures and readings, and drawing on details and examples. Key concepts and areas for study This list does not include every detail you may be asked for . It is an outline of key areas and concepts. In your studying, it may be helpful to consult with peers about the details of each concept. Transmission and ritual views of communication- “who says what to whom through what channel and with what effects?” Transmission view: purpose of communication is to move information from point A to point B Ritual view: enhanced by transmission, plays a role in cultural and social rule, society is constructed through these transmissions (wedding is concrete example of communication) The printing press: technical innovations and history-
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Johannes Gutenberg in 1440: “printing with movable type” Pre printing press written material was rare and only for the elite or monasteries Martin Luther and uses of the printing press in 1500s; reaction of Church Martin Luther created pamphlets and they spread like crazy; they were written in Latin but he had them and the Bible translated into German in 1534 so everyone could read it Churches and states responded with anger, he became Lutheran Development of print culture in 1700s; the ideas of the ‘public sphere’ and ‘imagined community’- Paradigm shift in (mass) communication; corresponds to shift in society 1600’s to 1700’s: little technological change in print Put rapid change in use of print Infrastructure: transportation networks (roads) and postal service made news travel Economy: (rise of capitalism and markets) increasing wealth and power of middle class of merchants, traders, and manufacturers (between peasants and elite class) Politically: increasing diversity and some urbanization. Increasing demands for representation Bourgeois Public Sphere: formed a public opinion in opposition to nobility Imagined Community: when you consume media and you know others are consuming it as well, you are in an imagined community Role of newspapers and print publications in American Revolution; the Stamp Act-
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2012 for the course JOURNALISM 201 taught by Professor Chriswells during the Spring '12 term at University of Wisconsin.

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