objectives <ul><li>In today's objectives you will learn about the political,economic,entertainment,record keeping, etc. functions of journalists. </li></ul>
Political function <ul><li>Political journalist jobs is to tell us what is going on with the government. What types of decision they are making for the country. Also they inform us about like the presidency. Basically anything we need to be informed about from the government, </li></ul>
Obama and McCain big beneficiary in wall street. <ul><li>Both Barrack Obama and John McCain have strongly benefited from Wall Street this election cycle, an analysis from the Center for Responsive Politics reports </li></ul><ul><li>According to the non-partisan research organization, employees of security and investment firms have donated nearly $10 million to Barrack Obama this year and close to $7 million to McCain's presidential bid </li></ul>
Economic function <ul><li>The public needs information about products, goods, and services in the addition to events. New business, industrial, and agricultures. </li></ul>
Gas prices rising. <ul><li>This article is about the gasoline price going up nearly 5 cents a gallon on Monday. Because of the hurricane. The average price of unleaded regular rose 4.7 cents to $3.842 a gallon, according to the survey released by motorist group AAA. That followed increases of 5.8 cents Saturday and 6.2 cents Sunday, which was the biggest one-day spike since after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast in 2005 . </li></ul>
Entertainment function <ul><li>They need to tell us about what's going on with today’s music, television shows. Also on various comics or comedies. They give us information on the fun things. </li></ul>
MTV news <ul><li>This article I about the video music awards. This article is talking about how Brittany Spears VMAS appearance was a solid first step , she Looking bright-eyed, healthy and bearing the girlish charm that helped the world fall in love with her a decade ago, Spears bantered playfully with actor Jonah Hill and was gracious and humble in accepting her first-ever VMA trophies. </li></ul>
Record- keeping function. <ul><li>This is a record of who was elected president, or who was elected school board. What bills passed congress, what happened to the price oil. Also people that died, the Olympics. </li></ul>
Sentry function <ul><li>This is to tell us what things we are going to be challenged with tomorrow. Like hurricanes, health problems populations, police brutality and so on. </li></ul>
Hurricane ike <ul><li>This article is about The storm surge created by Hurricane Ike caused Lake Pontchartrain waters to overtop a small levee on the south side of Slidell Friday morning, but the water did not get into any houses or neighborhoods just to the north of the levee. The breach was discovered by city workers at 10 a.m. Friday. Slidell Mayor Ben Morris stands at the end of the levee breach in south Slidell Friday and watches Slidell residents, Brian Matusa, left, and Pete Ware wade across the breach. (Staff Photo by Erik Sanzenbach) “It was a minor breach at first, but it got bigger, and now it’s about 60-feet wide,” Slidell Mayor Ben Morris said Friday afternoon. </li></ul>
summary <ul><li>I learned that the mass media consumers need diversion as well as information. Also that the sentry deals with what will happen tomorrow. the economic deals with gas prices, goods, and additional events. Political deals with what the president is doing, and what's going on with the election and all. </li></ul>
APA <ul><li>CNN,2008, political journalism, retrieved on September 13,2008, CNN. http://money.cnn.com/2008/09/15/news/economy/gas_prices/index.htm?postversion=2008091505 </li></ul><ul><li>Kaufman, Gil (2008). Mtv. Retrieved September 15, 2008, from vmas Web site: http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1594398/20080908/spears_britney.jhtml </li></ul><ul><li>The St. Tammany news. http:// www.slidellsentry.com/articles/2008/09/15/news/doc48ce73c54c044472544509.txt </li></ul>
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