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  • Video: Murrow-vs--McCarthy.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQQaX2h1plo From “This Reporter – Edward R. Murrow
  • Video: Edward-R--Murrow---See-It-Now---March-9--1954.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anNEJJYLU8M http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=1065699n
  • Video: Good-Night--and-Good-Luck--2005--Trailer.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNq8LoYjG2E
  • Video: Good-Night--And-Good-Luck.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCaBCdJWOyM
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  • Audio: Hallin_1-2
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CeCMSLP3Wy8 http://www.tcm.com/mediaroom/video/294072/Network-Movie-Clip-Primal-Forces.html
  • Video: Croncite Kennedy Assassination http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKg0oEA1-pk http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2K8Q3cqGs7I
  • Video: Walter-Cronkite--On-JFK-s-Assassination.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hV0EhoSH_Rw
  • Video: Cronkite-Anchors-First-Moonwalk.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TYuXj5sq6A http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=5176015n
  • Video: Walter-Cronkite-And-The-Lunar-Landing--CBS-News.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwaA-hbvYF8
  • Video: Walter-Cronkite-Remembers-His-Tet-Offensive-Editorial.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDNJL0mTHWI
  • Video: Huntley Brinkley http://www.bing.com/videos/watch/video/remembering-the-huntley-brinkley-era/6844pad http://www.bing.com/videos/watch/video/remembering-the-huntley-brinkley-era/6844pad
  • Video: Huntley Brinkley http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnCA7z9Vohk http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYf3eyRjfYA http://www.bing.com/videos/watch/video/remembering-the-huntley-brinkley-era/6844pad
  • Video: Peter-Jennings--Final-TV-Sign-Off.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vRfdgU2Q4E
  • Video: SRC-peter-Jennings.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jGxURmqmnpA
  • Video: McNeil Lehrer http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jDZlPyRtndU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6tvqpG4mEKI
  • Video: guidelines-in-MacNeil-Lehrer-journalism-1.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=why2tE15jhk
  • http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/video/top-line-50-years-kennedy-nixon-debate-11720769 http://abcnews.go.com/Archives/video/sept-26-1960-kennedy-nixon-debate-highlights-11690613 http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/33073-1
  • http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=4455598n
  • http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=4455598n Video: Timothy-McVeigh-interview--60-Minutes--2000.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smLYgadzAHI
  • Video: The-Insider---Trailer---HQ---1999.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rkvxi5hdbA
  • Video: The-Insider---Al-Pacino-Speech--DVD-Quality.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_ShktXHPII
  • Video: The-Insider---Pacino-Speech.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIjpP-XngKA
  • Video: ANL-Point-Counterpoint-on-Nuclear-Power-generation---Jane-Curtin-and-Dan-Akroyd.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7S_XWuKpHc
  • Video: Nightline http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IfXfS8JTMKI http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccFmsNs2pHY http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFXJcd21r64
  • Video: WTCG-17-update-desegregation.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGbOTbqrS4o
  • Video: WTCG---WTBS---25-Years-of-Bill-Tush.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qy8MTBxP7no
  • Video: CNN-Launch.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2OafHhD17E
  • Video: CNN-First-Broadcast-with-David-Walker-and-Lois-Hart---June-1--1980.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=laf_Sorkmx4
  • Video: CNN-History.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zX-r49hgx0
  • Video: Challenger-Disaster-Live-on-CNN.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4JOjcDFtBE
  • Video: CNN-War-in-the-Gulf-01.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=auD7psnGXVU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsch0QmerA4
  • Video: CNN effect EDIT
  • Video: CNN-1984-Promo.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2lohcGoGds http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x51eqj_cnn-1984-promos_news
  • Video: NN-promo---Crossfire.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rd5MqS03vkE
  • Video: 1986-CNN-Crossfire-Commercial.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=au-7n6WIALg
  • Video: CNN-Headline-News-promo-1984.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78NWZWQs3q4 http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7i5g4_cnn-headline-news-promo-1984_news
  • Video: Brokaw-and-Florida--Election-2000.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldZ1HGNkxiQ
  • Video: Stewart Crossfire http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFQFB5YpDZE
  • http://www.spike.com/video/jon-stewart-spins/2653047
  • Video: Eye-To-Eye--Obama-On-Stewart--CBS-News.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6f3nQPJfgPo
  • Video: Judge-Sonia-Sotomayor--Court-is-Where-Policy-is-Made.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfC99LrrM2Q
  • Video: Judge-Sonia-Sotomayor--Court-is-Where-Policy-is-Made.mov http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/286655-1
  • Video: Farm-Workers-Claim-Slavery-in-Florida.mov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qh7cPv8btng
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Transcript

  • 1. EMC 2410 Intro to Electronic Media Edward Bowen Lecture Twelve Television News
  • 2. Television Pioneers: Edward R. Murrow
    • 1908: Born April 25.
    • 1935: Joins CBS as Director of Talks.
    • 1937: Becomes CBS ’s Director of European Operations.
    • 1940: “This is London.” Helps create “London After Dark.”
    • 1945: Buchenwald.
    • 1951: Launches “See It Now.”
    • 1953: Premieres “Person to Person.”
  • 3. Television Pioneers Edward R. Murrow http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQQaX2h1plo
  • 4. Television Pioneers Edward R. Murrow http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anNEJJYLU8M
  • 5. Television Pioneers Edward R. Murrow “ Good Night and Good Luck” (2005) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNq8LoYjG2E
  • 6. Television Pioneers Edward R. Murrow “ Good Night and Good Luck” (2005) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCaBCdJWOyM
  • 7. Television Pioneers Edward R. Murrow “ Good Night and Good Luck” (2005) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opOE5Tc85r4
  • 8. Ethics Guidelines Lisa Simeone and Michele Norris http://youtu.be/_0SHahAgbQs Occupy DC
  • 9. Ethics Guidelines Lisa Simeone and Michele Norris http://youtu.be/_0SHahAgbQs Occupy DC
  • 10. Ethics Guidelines Lisa Simeone and Michele Norris http://www.npr.org/about/aboutnpr/ethics/ethics_code.html
  • 11. Ethics Guidelines Lisa Simeone and Michele Norris http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2011/10/24/141650212/nprs-michele-norris-stepping-away-from-hosting-duties
  • 12. A Few Possibly Relevant Concepts 1. Hallin ’s Spheres
    • “ The Uncensored War” (1986) by communications professor Daniel Hallin
  • 13. A Few Possibly Relevant Concepts 1. Hallin ’s Spheres
    • “ The Uncensored War” (1986) by communications professor Daniel Hallin
  • 14. A Few Possibly Relevant Concepts 1. Hallin ’s Spheres
    • “ The Uncensored War” (1986) by communications professor Daniel Hallin
    • Sphere of Consensus - Issues American journalists and commentators can generally agree upon: Democracy is good, slavery is bad, all men are created equal. “Self-evident” truths about which journalists do not feel they need to be objective.
  • 15. A Few Possibly Relevant Concepts 1. Hallin ’s Spheres
    • “ The Uncensored War” (1986) by communications professor Daniel Hallin
    • Sphere of Consensus - Issues American journalists and commentators can generally agree upon: Democracy is good, slavery is bad, all men are created equal. “Self-evident” truths about which journalists do not feel they need to be objective.
    • Sphere of Legitimate Controversy - Where journalists generally live: Gun control, interest rates, budget matters, abortion. Issues on which reasonable people can and do disagree and where journalists are obliged to present both sides.
  • 16. A Few Possibly Relevant Concepts 1. Hallin ’s Spheres
    • “ The Uncensored War” (1986) by communications professor Daniel Hallin
    • Sphere of Consensus - Issues American journalists and commentators can generally agree upon: Democracy is good, slavery is bad, all men are created equal. “Self-evident” truths about which journalists do not feel they need to be objective.
    • Sphere of Legitimate Controversy - Where journalists generally live: Gun control, interest rates, budget matters, abortion. Issues on which reasonable people can and do disagree and where journalists are obliged to present both sides.
    • Sphere of Deviance - Viewpoints deemed unworthy of debate. The pro-pedophelia position.
  • 17. A Few Possibly Relevant Concepts 1. Hallin ’s Spheres
    • “ The Uncensored War” (1986) by communications professor Daniel Hallin
  • 18. A Few Possibly Relevant Concepts 2. Tribal Moral Communities
    • Jonathan Haidt -Associate professor of psychology at the University of Virginia
  • 19. A Few Possibly Relevant Concepts 2. Tribal Moral Communities
    • Jonathan Haidt
    • We join together in kin-based groups for procreation, just like wasps and ants and bees and termites.
  • 20. A Few Possibly Relevant Concepts 2. Tribal Moral Communities
    • Jonathan Haidt
    • We join together in kin-based groups for procreation, just like wasps and ants and bees and termites.
    • We join together when in competition with other groups, just like families; jocks, heads and nerds; Elks, Masons and Kiwanis; Catholics, Baptists and Unitarians; Shia and Sunni; Orthodox and Reform Jews; BlueRaiders and RedHawks, or by national origin, ethnic background, racial affiliation, professional affiliation, ancestral heritage, political affiliation.
  • 21. A Few Possibly Relevant Concepts 2. Tribal Moral Communities
    • Jonathan Haidt
    • We join together in kin-based groups for procreation, just like wasps and ants and bees and termites.
    • We join together when in competition with other groups, just like families; jocks, heads and nerds; Elks, Masons and Kiwanis; Catholics, Baptists and Unitarians; Shia and Sunni; Orthodox and Reform Jews; BlueRaiders and RedHawks, or by national origin, ethnic background, racial affiliation, professional affiliation, ancestral heritage, political affiliation.
    • We join with others who have common beliefs, values, allegiances, interests, histories, symbols, and needs, for protection and security.
  • 22. A Few Possibly Relevant Concepts 2. Tribal Moral Communities
    • Jonathan Haidt
    • Our genetic and cultural backgrounds predispose us…
    • Predispose us to unite into teams
    • Divide us against other teams, and
    • Blind us to the truth
  • 23. A Few Possibly Relevant Concepts 3. Gatekeepers
    • An individual or individuals or organization that you allow to filter the information that reaches you.
  • 24. A Few Possibly Relevant Concepts 3. Gatekeepers
    • An individual or individuals or organization that you allow to filter the information that reaches you.
  • 25. A Few Possibly Relevant Concepts 4. Portals
    • Entities that aggregate information based on user input.
  • 26. A Few Possibly Relevant Concepts 4. Portals
    • Entities that aggregate information based on user input.
  • 27. A Few Possibly Relevant Concepts 5. Echo Chamber
    • Information is repeated over and over again without reliance on the initial source.
    • Encountering only news that reinforces out world view.
  • 28. A Few Possibly Relevant Concepts Postscript - “Network” (1976)
    • Because you ’re on television, dummy!
    http://www.tcm.com/mediaroom/video/294072/Network-Movie-Clip-Primal-Forces.html
  • 29. Era of the Network News Anchors Walter Cronkite, CBS, 1962-1981
  • 30. Era of the Network News Anchors Walter Cronkite, CBS, 1962-1981
    • He was the man who told America that -
    • President Kennedy had been shot,
  • 31. Era of the Network News Anchors Walter Cronkite, CBS, 1962-1981
    • He was the man who told America that -
    • President Kennedy had been shot,
  • 32. Era of the Network News Anchors Walter Cronkite, CBS, 1962-1981
    • He was the man who told America that -
    • We had put a man on the moon,
  • 33. Era of the Network News Anchors Walter Cronkite, CBS, 1962-1981
    • He was the man who told America that -
    • We had put a man on the moon,
  • 34. Era of the Network News Anchors Walter Cronkite, CBS, 1962-1981
    • He was the man who told America that -
    • And we could not win the war in Vietnam.
    http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=2827337n
  • 35. Era of the Network News Anchors Walter Cronkite, CBS, 1962-1981
    • He was the man who told America that -
    • And we could not win the war in Vietnam.
    http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=95107
  • 36. Era of the Network News Anchors Walter Cronkite, CBS, 1962-1981
    • He was the man who told America that -
    • And we could not win the war in Vietnam.
  • 37. Era of the Network News Anchors Walter Cronkite, CBS, 1962-1981
    • Managing Editor as well as Anchor of the CBS Evening News.
    • 1963 - First to report on the air of John Kennedy ’s assassination.
    • 1968 - Returns from Vietnam following the Tet Offensive to editorialize opposition to war.
    • Extensive reportage of the space program.
    • In 1972, a major poll described him as the most trusted man in America.
    • Emphasized short, “breaking news” items over longer “Enterprise” pieces.
    • Lent credibility and prestige to television news broadcasting.
    http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=5170918n
  • 38. Era of the Network News Anchors Chet Huntley and David Brinkley, NBC, 1956-1970
  • 39. Era of the Network News Anchors Chet Huntley and David Brinkley, NBC, 1956-1970 http://www.bing.com/videos/watch/video/remembering-the-huntley-brinkley-era/6844pad
  • 40. Era of the Network News Anchors Chet Huntley and David Brinkley, NBC, 1956-1970
  • 41. Era of the Network News Anchors Peter Jennings, ABC, 1982 - 2005
  • 42. Era of the Network News Anchors Peter Jennings, ABC, 1982 - 2005
  • 43. Era of the Network News Anchors Peter Jennings, ABC, 1982 - 2005
  • 44. Public Broadcasting
    • 1952: A grant from the Ford Foundation establishes the National Educational Television (NET) network.
    • 1967: The Public Television Act establishes the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
    • 1969: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is incorporated.
    • 1970: National Public Radio is created. Premiers “All Things Considered” in 1971.
    • 1983: Public Radio International (PRI) is established.
  • 45. Era of the Network News Anchors Jim Lehrer and Robert MacNeil, PBS, 1975 - 1995
  • 46. Era of the Network News Anchors Jim Lehrer and Robert MacNeil, PBS, 1975 - 1995
  • 47. News and Politics Richard Nixon - The “Checkers” Speech September 23, 1952 http://www.history.com/videos/the-checkers-speech#the-checkers-speech
  • 48. News and Politics Kennedy - Nixon Debate September 26, 1960 Watched by 70 million Americans; required an act of Congress http://www.history.com/videos/the-first-jfk-nixon-debate#the-first-jfk-nixon-debate
  • 49. News Magazines “60 Minutes,” CBS, 1968 - Present
  • 50. News Magazines 60 Minutes, 1968 to Present Timothy McVeigh and the Oklahoma City Bombing, 1996 http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=4455598n
  • 51. News Magazines 60 Minutes, 1968 to Present Timothy McVeigh, 2000
  • 52. News Magazines 60 Minutes, 1968 to Present http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=4455582n Brown and Williamson, Jeffrey Wigand
  • 53. News Magazines 60 Minutes, 1968 to Present Brown and Williamson, Jeffrey Wigand “ The Insider,” 1999 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rkvxi5hdbA
  • 54. News Magazines 60 Minutes, 1968 to Present Brown and Williamson, Jeffrey Wigand “ The Insider,” 1999 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_ShktXHPII
  • 55. News Magazines 60 Minutes, 1968 to Present Brown and Williamson, Jeffrey Wigand “ The Insider,” 1999 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIjpP-XngKA
  • 56. News Magazines 60 Minutes, 1968 to Present http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=703946n&tag=related;photovideo Point/Counterpoint
  • 57. News Magazines 60 Minutes, 1968 to Present Point/Counterpoint http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7S_XWuKpHc
  • 58. News Magazines Ted Koppel - Nightline 1980 - 2005
  • 59. News Magazines Ted Koppel - Nightline 1980 - 2005
    • November 4, 1979: 52 US citizens are taken hostage by Islamic students and militants in support of the Iranian Revolution. They would be held for 440 days.
  • 60. News Magazines Ted Koppel - Nightline 1980 - 2005
    • November 4, 1979: 52 US citizens are taken hostage by Islamic students and militants in support of the Iranian Revolution. They would be held for 440 days.
    • November 8: ABC begins nightly updates titled “The Iran Crisis - America Held Hostage: Day XXX.” They run late night opposite NBC’s “The Tonight Show.”
  • 61. News Magazines Ted Koppel - Nightline 1980 - 2005
    • November 4, 1979: 52 US citizens are taken hostage by Islamic students and militants in support of the Iranian Revolution. They would be held for 440 days.
    • November 8: ABC begins nightly updates titled “The Iran Crisis - America Held Hostage: Day XXX.” They run late night opposite NBC’s “The Tonight Show.”
    • “ Nightline” becomes a permanent fixture in 1980.
    http://abcnews.go.com/video/playerIndex?id=9049568
  • 62. News Magazines Ted Koppel - Nightline 1980 - 2005
    • April 15, 1987: Los Angeles Dodgers Executive Al Campanis is interviewed.
    http://video.sbrforum.com/video-8901-al-campanis-nightline.html
  • 63. News Magazines Ted Koppel - Nightline 1980 - 2005
  • 64. Era of Cable News
    • 1976 - Ted Turner ’s WTCG Atlanta (later WTBS) begins national satellite broadcasting distribution via cable, becoming the first national “SuperStation” and launching the basic cable revolution.
  • 65. Era of Cable News
    • 1976 - 1979: WTCG/WTBS airs “ 17 Update Early in the Morning ” from 3 to 4 am to comply with FCC regulations requiring news content.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGbOTbqrS4o
  • 66. Era of Cable News
    • 1976 - 1979: WTCG/WTBS airs “ 17 Update Early in the Morning ” from 3 to 4 am to comply with FCC regulations requiring news content.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qy8MTBxP7no
  • 67. Era of Cable News
    • Turner launches CNN (Cable News Network) in 1980. It is the first 24 hour all news network.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2OafHhD17E
  • 68. Era of Cable News
    • Turner launches CNN (Cable News Network) in 1980. It is the first 24 hour all news network.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=laf_Sorkmx4
  • 69. Era of Cable News
    • Turner launches CNN (Cable News Network) in 1980. It is the first 24 hour all news network.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zX-r49hgx0
  • 70. Era of Cable News
    • As-it-happens, uninterrupted coverage grabs the nation ’s attention.
    January 28, 1986 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4JOjcDFtBE
  • 71. Era of Cable News
    • As it happens uninterrupted coverage grabs the nation ’s attention.
    • The Gulf War rockets CNN past the big three networks in news viewership.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOPvdIQwfUU
  • 72. Era of Cable News
    • As it happens uninterrupted coverage grabs the nation ’s attention.
    • The Gulf War rockets CNN past the big three networks in news viewership.
    • News is no longer delivered in a “news cycle.”
  • 73. Era of Cable News
    • And news stories are “branded” just like products and entertainment programs.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=auD7psnGXVU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsch0QmerA4
  • 74. Era of Cable News
    • The CNN Effect
  • 75. Era of Cable News
    • CNN Programming
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2lohcGoGds http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x51eqj_cnn-1984-promos_news
  • 76. Era of Cable News
    • CNN - Crossfire
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rd5MqS03vkE
  • 77. Era of Cable News
    • CNN - Crossfire
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=au-7n6WIALg
  • 78. Era of Cable News
    • 1982: Headline News (CNN2)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78NWZWQs3q4 http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7i5g4_cnn-headline-news-promo-1984_news
  • 79. Era of Cable News
    • 1982: Headline News (CNN2)
    • 1996 Fox News, MSNBC
  • 80. Era of Cable News
    • 1982: Headline News (CNN2)
    • 1996 :Fox News, MSNBC
    • In 2011: ABC News Now, Bloomberg Television, CNBC World, CNN Airport Network, CNN en Espanol, CNN International, CNN On Demand, C-SPAN, C-SPAN 2, C-SPAN 3, Current TV, Euronews, Fox Business Network, Free Speech TV, MundoVision, NOAA Weather Radio, Pentagon Channel, The Local AccuWether Channel, The Weather Channel, TV Guide Network, Weatherscan.
  • 81. Era of Cable News
    • So, does all this varied coverage lead to better and more thorough reporting?
    • Or …
  • 82. Election Coverage
    • The 2000 Presidential Election
    http://www.bing.com/videos/watch/video/covering-the-election/6uciwl9
  • 83. Election Coverage
    • The 2000 Presidential Election
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldZ1HGNkxiQ
  • 84. Era of Cable News
    • CNN - Crossfire
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFQFB5YpDZE October 15, 2004
  • 85. Era of Cable News
    • Comedy Central - “The Daily Show”
    • http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/mon-october-18-2004/your-show-blows
    • http://www.spike.com/video-clips/7hirrh/jon-stewart-spins-his-crossfire-appearance
  • 86. Era of Cable News
    • CNN – Crossfire
    • January 2005 – Crossfire cancelled by CNN CEO Jonathan Klein, stating that he wanted to change the “tone” of the network.
  • 87. September 2010 - Jonathan Klein Out as President of CNN
  • 88. Jonathan Klein
    • CNN's numbers had been in serious decline for most of 2010, when the net saw several embarrassing milestones:
    • Worst single month in history (February, when it dropped behind even HLN)
    • Worst quarter ever for both "Larry King Live" and "Campbell Brown" (second quarter), and Brown's abrupt resignation.
  • 89. Jonathan Klein
    • Klein left on the eve of a CNN primetime launch that he helped construct, including the launch of "Parker Spitzer, ” which was cancelled less than 6 months later, and the January debut of Piers Morgan in Larry King's time slot.
  • 90. Era of Cable News
    • Comedy Central - “The Daily Show”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6f3nQPJfgPo
  • 91. Era of Cable News
    • Comedy Central - “The Daily Show”
    • August - December, 2010
    http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/wed-august-4-2010/i-give-up---9-11-responders-bill http://abcnews.go.com/WNT/video/jon-stewart-rant-for-911-health-bill-12423837 http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/thu-december-9-2010/republicans-block-9-11-health-care-bill http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/video/911-responders-jon-stewart-12462709 http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/40800449
  • 92. Era of Cable News
    • Comedy Central - “The Daily Show”
    • January 8, 2011
    http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/mon-january-10-2011/arizona-shootings-reaction http://vodpod.com/watch/5310828-watch-jon-stewarts-poignant-speech-on-the-arizona-shooting http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/video/comedians-sound-off-arizona-shooting-12593500
  • 93. Era of Cable News
    • Comedy Central - “The Daily Show”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oBlh8ca-RA
  • 94. The Blogosphere
    • Newsletters and the Drudge Report
    http://www.gametrailers.com/user-movie/prince-harry-in-afghanistan/183022
  • 95. The Blogosphere
    • Case Study - Story Trajectory:
    • Morgen Richmond, Verumserum.com, Sonya Sotomayor
  • 96. The Blogosphere
    • Case Study - Story Trajectory:
    • Morgen Richmond, Verumserum.com, Sonya Sotomayor
  • 97. The Blogosphere
    • Case Study - Story Trajectory:
    • Morgen Richmond, Verumserum.com, Sonya Sotomayor
    • Verumserum readership at the time: 20 to 30 people.
  • 98. The Blogosphere
    • Case Study - Story Trajectory:
    • Morgen Richmond, Verumserum.com, Sonya Sotomayor
    • Verumserum readership at the time: 20 to 30 people.
    • Among them - More widely read Blogs and Bloggers at Volokh Conspiracy and hotair.com.
  • 99. The Blogosphere
    • Case Study - Story Trajectory:
    • Morgen Richmond, Verumserum.com, Sonya Sotomayor
    • Verumserum readership at the time: 20 to 30 people.
    • Among them - More widely read Blogs and Bloggers at Volokh Conspiracy and hotair.com.
    • Among THEIR readers - the Judicial Confirmation Network
  • 100. The Blogosphere
    • Case Study - Story Trajectory:
    • Morgen Richmond, Verumserum.com, Sonya Sotomayor
    • Verumserum readership at the time: 20 to 30 people.
    • Among them - More widely read Blogs and Bloggers at Volokh Conspiracy and hotair.com.
    • Among THEIR readers - the Judicial Confirmation Network.
    • They send it out to major news outlets.
  • 101. The Blogosphere
    • Case Study - Story Trajectory:
    • Morgen Richmond, Verumserum.com, Sonya Sotomayor
    • Verumserum readership at the time: 20 to 30 people.
    • Among them - More widely read Blogs and Bloggers at Volokh Conspiracy and hotair.com.
    • Among THEIR readers - the Judicial Confirmation Network.
    • They send it out to major news outlets.
    • So - at this point - is it news or is it a press release?
  • 102. The Blogosphere
    • Case Study - Story Trajectory:
    • Morgen Richmond, Verumserum.com, Sonya Sotomayor
  • 103. Daniel Ellsberg and Wikileaks Daniel Ellsberg: In 1969, was a former United States Military analyst who had worked for Johnson administration under Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara. He was working for the Rand Corporation, a think-tank offering research and analysis To the U.S. Military. His security clearance gave him access to A series of highly classified documents that Detailed the conduct of the Vietnam War and contradicted public accounts released by the Pentagon.
  • 104. Daniel Ellsberg and Wikileaks Daniel Ellsberg: Ellsberg began the lengthy and arduous Process of photocopying some of the 7000 pages in 47 volumes. It took months. The New York Times, after much internal Editorial debate, began publishing excerpts in 1971.
  • 105. Daniel Ellsberg and Wikileaks Daniel Ellsberg: http://www.history.com/videos/pentagon-papers-reveal-secret-war#pentagon-papers-reveal-secret-war http://video.pbs.org/video/1403016313/
  • 106. Daniel Ellsberg and Wikileaks Wikileaks: Julian Assange ’s whistleblower site releases classified information and data from undisclosed sources. Publishes submissions of otherwise unavailable documents from anonymous source and leak.
  • 107. Daniel Ellsberg and Wikileaks Wikileaks: http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=6718137n http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/video/2010/jul/26/afghanistan-war-logs-wikileaks-assange http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/jul/25/wikileaks-war-logs-back-story
  • 108. Ponderings How would “Harvest of Shame” find an audience in today’s multi-channel, 24-hour news environment? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qh7cPv8btng
  • 109. Ponderings How would “Harvest of Shame” find an audience in today’s multi-channel, 24-hour news environment? http://vimeo.com/1551798
  • 110. Ponderings How would “Harvest of Shame” find an audience in today’s multi-channel, 24-hour news environment? http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/359888/september-22-2010/fallback-position---migrant-worker---zoe-lofgren http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/360017/september-23-2010/fallback-position---migrant-worker-pt--2
  • 111. Ponderings How would “Harvest of Shame” find an audience in today’s multi-channel, 24-hour news environment? http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/video/stephen-colbert-says-migrant-workers-have-no-rights-11719764 http://video.foxnews.com/v/4349458/mr-colbert-goes-to-washington http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1T75jBYeCs
  • 112. Ponderings Is there a line between news and entertainment? What happens in the absence of infrastructure or tradition to maintain traditional journalistic standards?
  • 113. Ponderings Do more voices and more channels and more views lead to a more enlightened viewership? Or is the noise overwhelming and deafening?
  • 114. Ponderings If you ’re able to find news programming that delivers what you already believe,will you still consider alternate views, or opposing facts?
  • 115. Ponderings Does a politically polarized population lead to a politically polarized media? Or Does a politically polarized media support a politically polarized population?
  • 116. Ponderings How do you decide what sources you will trust? Will they be sources that tell you what you already believe to be true … Or sources that challenge your pre-conceptions?