JRNL 100 Presentation Notes
Presentation #1: The Well (Whole Earth Lectronic Link)
The Creation of the internet
Technological change invention (the well) innovation (a sense of virtual community)
diffusion (responsible for virtual communities)
What is th
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Whats a newsroom like?
Executive Producers / Editors
Moral prescriptions for social behavior (Michael Schudson)
Media and Democracy
Q: What should media provide for democracy?
Media should be a fourth estate, independent monitor of power.
Burke said there were Three Estates in Parliament: but, in the Reporters
Gallery yonder, there say a Fourth Estates mor
The Origins of the Internet:
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) invented the Internet as we know it in the
A computer network called Internet (CBC Archives, 1993)
The Internet was becoming more commercialized -further
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Analyzing a photograph
Who is he?
Where is this?
How did he get there?
Is it staged?
Reflective of our generation skeptical this question would not have been asked a decade
Who took the photo?
Whats in the bag?
Dont make assum
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Kovach & Rosenstiels Elements of Journalism
1. Journalisms first obligation is to the truth
2. Its first loyalty is to citizens
3. Its essence is a discipline of verification
4. Its practitioners must maintain independence
5. It m
Challenges to Journalism
Knobel and Lankshear (2006) have attempted to think through the different
attitudes competing journalistic states of mind: one which is resistant to the
reorganization of the media landscape and the ot
JRNL 100 Drudge Report & Monica Lewinsky Scandal
The Monica Lewinsky scandal was first reported on by the Drudge Report, which is a type of
news aggregator created by a man named Matt Drudge.
Has anyone ever heard of that term or knows what a news aggrega
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What is news?
What just happened (i.e. a news event)
Information via power sources textbook chapter 1
Power changes as more people have access to different sources of news
Power is decided between the people (who ha
Journalism as a Profession:
Journalism as an ideology: A system of beliefs characteristic of a particular group:
Public service: journalists provide a public service
Objectivity: journalists are impartial, neutral objective, fair