The Birth of the Media Oligopoly: A History of Broadcasting
1. What did the Radio Act of 1912 do?
-As soon as the technology to create and receive radio transmissions arrived, the battle
for the airwaves began. In this case, the battle was btwn the govern
21. What did Bob Woodward and Carl Bernsteins investigation of the Watergate break-ins
-The Watergate burglars had direct ties to the Nixon administration. (check and memo)
-Nixon had set up a tape recording system in the Oval Office.
-Nixon had p
The History of Journalism Reflection Paper
I was surprised by how familiar I was with topics we touched on in class over the past
two weeks. I recalled many things we talked about such as Samuel Adams, the American
Blurred Lines: Popular Music, Radio, and the Integrating of America
Exam #2 Study Guide
Imitation Isnt Always Flattery: Blackface Minstrelsy and the Birth of American Popular Culture
1. What is cultural appropriation?
-Cultural appropriation involves some
17. Who is Ivy Ledbetter Lee? What were his contributions to the field of public relations?
-When Rockefeller wanted to improve his image after the Ludlow Massacre he hired Ivy
Ledbetter Lee, who would become known as the father of pr. Lee controlled info
9. Who is Joseph Pulitzer, and what his significance to the field of journalism?
- Pultizer was the owner of the newspaper The New York World. The paper was once famous for
stunt journalism; however, corned about profit during the decline of journalism an
The Journalist: A History of the American Watchdog
Exam #1 Study Guide
The American Press and the Making of America
Describe the American press of the colonial era of what would become the United
States: Who controls the media?
The powerful European
-When first constitutional event met their was no freedom of the press clause in writing. Sam
Adams fought for this and the Bill of rights was created. This included the first amendment which
stated congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of spee
Shaping the Future of the American Press
6. The penny press made the newspaper suitable for a mass audience. In what ways did the
newspapers discussed (the New York Sun and the New York Herald) change the American
-Before the penny press newspa
Muckrakers and Spin Doctors: Journalism and Public Relations Complicated Relationship
12. What are some of the qualities of a journalism of outrage, which is also known as
-Muckrakers were reformers that were investigative journalists. The jou