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Chapter 2+3 Vocabulary[1][1]

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    Chapter 2+3 Vocabulary[1][1] Chapter 2+3 Vocabulary[1][1] Presentation Transcript

    • Chapter 2+3 Vocabulary Created By: Carlton Glenn
    • What You will Learn
      • Chapter 2+3 Vocabulary and Definitions.
      • You will also see examples.
    • Ethics
      • Ethics- a system of moral principle. 
    • Credibility
      • Credibility- the ability to inspire belief and trust
    • Objectivity
      • Objectivity- the ability to make fair, neutral observations about people and events.
    • Slander
      • Slander- a damaging false statement against another person or institution spoken or broadcast extemporaneously.
    • Fair comment
      • Fair comment- a libel defense that protects a journalist’s expressed opinion of public figures or review of books, records, and the like.  
    • Composite characters
      • Composite characters- fictional characters a news writer creates by using characteristics of several real people.
    • Libel
      • Libel- written defamation damaging false statements against another person or institution that appear in writing or that are spoken (broadcast) from a written script.
    • Right of reply
      • Right of reply- the opportunity for permitting a person criticized in a story to respond to that criticism in the same story. 
    • Privileged statement
      • Privileged statement- statements made on the floor of congress, in the state legislature, or in a courtroom that, if published, are immune from libel suits.
    • In loco parentis
      • In loco parentis- the legal idea that school authorities act in place of the parents and assume a parent’s rights, duties, and responsibilities.
    • Prior restraint
      • Prior restraint- censorship, or restrain in advance of publication.
    • Plagiarism
      • Plagiarism- the taking and using as one’s own the writings or inventions of another person.
    • Forum theory
      • Forum theory- the idea that once a forum (or place where ideas are exchanged) is created, the ideas expressed there cannot later be controlled.
    • News judgment
      • News judgment- the knowledge and instinct a reporter calls on to determine whether and event is news.
    • Proximity
      • Proximity- an element of news that refers to the geographic nearness of a given event to your place of publication or your readers.
    • Localization
      • Localization- the writing of a regional, national, or even international story to being out the local angle.
    • Brainstorming
      • Brainstorming- a method of obtaining many ideas in a short time.
    • Advance
      • Advance- a story about a coming event.
    • Human-interest story
      • Human-interest story- a story that causes the reader to feel such emotions as sorrow, pity, or amazement.
    • Prominence
      • Prominence- an element of news that refers to how well-known and individual is in the community, school, nation, or world.
    • Random sample
      • Random sample- a sample of a population to be surveyed in which every member of the population has an equal possibility of being included in the survey sample. 
    • Timeliness
      • Timeliness- news that has to do with how news or current news is. the timeliness of the basketball newspaper is very important.
    • Consequence
      • Consequence- an element of news that refers to the importance of the event. The greater the greater the news value.
    • Conflict
      • Conflict- an element of news that involves tension, surprise, and suspense.
    • Filter question
      • Filter question- a question asked in a beginning of a survey to eliminate people who do not belong to the desired population.
    • Review Questions
      • What Is Criticism?
      • What is Plagiarism?
      • What is a Random Sample?
      • What is a Forum Theory?
      • What is a Conflict?
    • References
      • Google
      • Wikipedia
      • Yahoo