1. Name the four Supreme Court Cases and how they affected student journalism.
a. Tinker vs. Des Moines- Students dont shed constitutional rights at school
b. Bethel vs. Fraser- Limited Tinker vs. Des Moines can have constitutional rights
What is news
Elements and types of news stories
Reporters and editors make decisions about news value by determining what elements a story
has. They also consider whether the story is a hard news or a soft news story.
Elements of a news story
News is info
1. Define: libel
False statement that damages reputation
2. Define: invasion of privacy
3. Define: copyright law
Form of protection for people who writes provided by the law
Tinker vs. Des Moines
Notes: mary beth tinker 13 yrs old 19
The 3 types of quotation
1. The quotation marks
Used in print and electronic journalism, the punctuation mark goes at the beginning and end of
the word spoken .
2. Direct quotation
Means using the same exact words spoken in a source.
- Let the source
a. Ethics - the moral principles that govern the appropriate conduct for individuals and
b. Accuracy- getting all the facts and always seeking the truth
c. Credibility - a reputation for being right; credible new organiza
- Hard news:
If it is about a serious or important topic and has a sense of immediacy to it
Ex: President's annual state of the union address
- Soft news:
Features and human interest stories
Ex: emotional, educational, informational, or enterta
Then do 4.2 Notes
Then answer the WRITE NOW! questions 6-8 on page 94
Next, answer the Case Study Analysis Questions 31-33 on page 104
Finally, as a group, create a list of jargon used by students and what those terms mean.
The turn in spots will be up TO