Acta Diurna Actions of the day.
Corantos 1620s in continental Europe. A one-pager that was published and distributed
if something happened.
Diurnals 1660s, occasional or daily newsheets. Sometimes about current event,
sometimes more extensive on
Johannes Gutenberg Made molds out of lead in order to pour letters in there, creating
mass conduction of the letters. He wanted to bring the bible to more people. Thought of
the idea of type setting to mass produce the bible/letters. His mistake w
Intro to Mass Communications
Communication- the transmission of a message from a source to a receiver
this view of communication has been identified with the writing of political
scientist Harold Laswell
- Says What?
- Through which channel?
- To w
9 October 2013
Assignment 2 Rough Draft
The movie Wag the Dog presents multiple ethical dilemmas pertaining to media
manipulation in order to cover up a presidential scandal. Sissela Bok, Aristotle, and Joh
Convergence and Reshaping of Man Communication
Day-and-date release- (simultaneously releasing a movie to the public in some
combination of theater, video-on-demand, DVD, and download)
Format- (theater, video-on-demand, DVD, download, television, ect.)
The Industrial Revolution
print speed science and math; which made technology expand at an alarming rate
created leisure time
people had more money too
all this created a large and growing audience for printed information and
Mass Communication 104 Notes
Enlightenment Construction of Truth
Modern journalisms concept of truth emerges here
- Correspondence Theory; truth corresponds to external facts
or observations, to objective reality
- Truth is scientific and rational
Intro to Ethical Decision Making
Ethics in Journalism
- Solving dilemmas
- What is the most right choice?
- What duties do I have and to whom do I owe them?
- What values are reflected by the duties Ive named?
- All from the perspective of the journalist
23 September 2013
Homework 3: Writing a Case Study
Lee Wilkins of the University of Missouri writes about Anderson Coopers
conflict with keeping personal matters private; and the CNN correspondents journalistic
Case Study 7B
In 2006 the Tribune Company, which had recently taken over ownership of the
Los Angeles Times, instructed publisher Jeff Johnson to boost earnings by seven percent
by cutting newsroom staff and taking advantage of incr