The Iron Core
Iron Core- serious reported news
Information that is at the center of a functioning democracy
Reflects each days combined output of all the professional journalism done by
Majority comes from traditional media
Serve the public
First medium to become a true mass medium (it was at first limited to local and
Available to large numbers of people on a regular basis.
Occupied a special place in democratic societies
- Provide important dail
Newspaper Final Questions
Which medium was the first to become a true mass medium? What does that mean?
Newspapers were the first medium to become a true mass medium. They were the first medium
to become available to large numbers of people on a regular b
1. Which medium was the first to reach a national audience on a regular basis?
2. What media shifts in the 1950s and 1960s led magazines to become more specialized?
In the 1950s and 1960s, television took away magazines mass a
The first medium to reach a national audience on a regular basis
Started in the 18th century as publications for the elite few.
In the early 19th century, magazines were relatively high priced and locally
circulated media supported by and cateri