November 2, 2012
Catalectic = missing half of the last foot
e.g. Come my Celia, let us prove
trochaic tetrameter, missing an extra syllable after prove
Ballad metre: 4 feet, 3 feet (alternating)
Like La Belle Dame Sans Merci
When is aggregation ethical?
When the sources are cited
Ex: Toronto Star says AP at the beginning
But for other people it is not ok, even when cited, because they
question who owns the news?
News on internet are largely based
Older generations: tend to use the legacy media
Objectivity: tends to be middle class, middle age
It used to be mostly white people and mostly male; now they are somewhat diversified: women, black,
native, and others
But since hwat you repo
Fox News broadcasted a high speed chase in which the fugitive shot himself by
the end and they dod not managed the 6 seconds-delay as they should have
Lying in Journalism
Made for fun radio, but should this be allowed?
When reporting you have to be very careful in treating sources
You have to decide how much you are going to sacrifice
If it is a friend or someone secretly giving you information, you
would NOT reveal your source
Blasfemy: in Canada is still a crime in the law and you can go to prison for two years
But it have not been used in 75 years
Boks theory of Discernment:
You have to consult every point of view involved in the story
But most journali
As one of the most dangerous occupations in the world
Because of regimes who do not want critic
Death or Prison
Zone of war: sneaking into countries, reporting from neighbor
Use helpers / translators: but is dangero
Mentioning the religin during news in specific cases which create a negative relation
Ex: Muslim parents are bad parents. (Child beat who is in vegetative state)
When is it ok to say the origin of religion, ethnicity, or race in news?
You have to hook your audience: opening lines
Images or tittles of impact
Why does the media keep coming back year after year to the same story?
Which could be the ulterior motive?
Serves a political agenda: Keep fight