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Elements of Journalism Chap1

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Re: Intro and Chap. 1, Kovach and Rosenstiel, The Elements of Journalism

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  • 1. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism The Purpose of Journalism And Why Its Future Is at Risk FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 2. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What is journalism for? FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 3. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What is journalism for? “The primary purpose of journalism is to provide citizens with the information they need to be free and self- governing.” FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 4. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Journalism is so fundamental to the concept of creating community and democracy that… FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 5. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Journalism is so fundamental to the concept of creating community and democracy that… a free press was among the first rights the Founding Fathers of this country felt it necessary to secure in the Bill of Rights: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 6. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Journalism is so fundamental to the concept of creating community and democracy that… FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 7. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Journalism is so fundamental to the concept of creating community and democracy that… societies that want to suppress freedom must first suppress the press. FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 8. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Journalism is so fundamental to the concept of creating community and democracy that… societies that want to suppress freedom must first suppress the press. Recent Examples? FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 9. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Threats to Journalism Today FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 10. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Threats to Journalism Today •Internet FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 11. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Threats to Journalism Today •Internet •Shifts in reader/consumer behaviors FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 12. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Threats to Journalism Today •Internet •Shifts in reader/consumer behaviors •Government FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 13. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Threats to Journalism Today •Internet •Shifts in reader/consumer behaviors •Government •Self-destructive behaviors and attitudes FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 14. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Threats to Journalism Today •Internet •Shifts in reader/consumer behaviors •Government •Self-destructive behaviors and attitudes •Corporate conglomerations FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 15. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Threats to Journalism Today •Internet •Shifts in reader/consumer behaviors •Government •Self-destructive behaviors and attitudes •Corporate conglomerations •Globalization FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 16. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Threats from the Internet FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 17. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Threats from the Internet •Blogs FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 18. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Threats from the Internet •Blogs •Citizen journalism FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 19. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Threats from the Internet •Blogs •Citizen journalism •Movement of advertising away from traditional media FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 20. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Threats from the Internet •Blogs •Citizen journalism •Movement of advertising away from traditional media •News aggregators FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 21. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Self-destructive Behaviors and Attitudes FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 22. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Self-destructive Behaviors and Attitudes •Plagiarism, betraying public trust FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 23. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Self-destructive Behaviors and Attitudes •Plagiarism, betraying public trust •Responding to business pressures by appealing lowest common denominator FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 24. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Self-destructive Behaviors and Attitudes •Plagiarism, betraying public trust •Responding to business pressures by appealing lowest common denominator •Arrogance about journalism’s gatekeeper role FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 25. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Journalistic Arrogance and the Theory of Democracy FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 26. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Journalistic Arrogance and the Theory of Democracy Walter Lippmann, Public Opinion (1922) •Democracy an unattainable end due to the media’s weaknesses and the public’s disinterest and ignorance FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 27. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Journalistic Arrogance and the Theory of Democracy Walter Lippmann, Public Opinion (1922) •Democracy an unattainable end due to the media’s weaknesses and the public’s disinterest and ignorance John Dewey, Review of Public Opinion (1922) •Democracy (and, thus, reliable journalism) not an ends but a means; the end is individual liberty and self-realization, not efficient government FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 28. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Journalistic Arrogance and the Theory of Democracy FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 29. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Journalistic Arrogance and the Theory of Democracy •Lippmann’s view of the populace still influential FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 30. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Journalistic Arrogance and the Theory of Democracy •Lippmann’s view of the populace still influential •This view of the elitist press deciding what the ignorant common person needs to know has alienated citizens from the journalism they need to remain free FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 31. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism Journalistic Arrogance and the Theory of Democracy •Lippmann’s view of the populace still influential •This view of the elitist press deciding what the ignorant common person needs to know has alienated citizens from the journalism they need to remain free •This is the context in which Kovach and Rosenstiel propose the Theory of the Interlocking Public FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 32. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism The Theory of the Interlocking Public FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 33. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism The Theory of the Interlocking Public Involved FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 34. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism The Theory of the Interlocking Public Involved Interested FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 35. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism The Theory of the Interlocking Public Involved Interested Uninterested FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR
  • 36. cm 1 35  an introduction to journalism What will we do if newspaper go under? How will our news change? http://idorosen.com/mirrors/robinsloan.com/epic/ FALL 2009 B RUCE C LARY , I NSTRUCTOR

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