Nick Coston Dayna Suess Faith Bentzel Gabriella Suryana
<ul><li>Chronological reporting of invasion  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>by the hour </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Informative to citiz...
<ul><li>Focus on authorities and politics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opinions of citizens? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Impact on...
<ul><li>Country  profile </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Timelines, facts, history of  major  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>events in I...
<ul><li>Iranian Revolution </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multimedia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Picture  slideshow  with commen...
<ul><li>Foreign correspondents enable worldwide coverage- includes various POVs & adds perspective: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>Shelter bombing in Baghdad: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Said Saddam deliberately created  human shield </li></ul></ul><u...
<ul><li>Thorough  Context </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Timeline of event, including multimedia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Commiss...
<ul><li>Rumored  to have lost entire day of footage from 9/11  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This is breaking British Broadcast La...
<ul><li>Puts numbers into perspective </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Oct 2009 was deadliest month for US </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ack...
<ul><li>Lack coverage of lives/impact of war on Afghan residents </li></ul><ul><li>Coverage lacking  about drug trade </li...
<ul><li>Informative </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Context of key  events  that happened in Iraq </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Possibl...
<ul><li>BBC investigation leads to Ministry of Defense suicide </li></ul><ul><li>Claimed that MOD’s report of Iraqi armame...
<ul><li>A global  pandemic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BBC multimedia:  Interactive map </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Swine flu  ho...
<ul><li>Citizen resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Phone numbers and help for affected citizens </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>He...
<ul><li>Context and History </li></ul><ul><ul><li>From Haiti POV: “Political upheaval, misrule, poverty and natural  disas...
 
<ul><li>Sensational </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Framing as “desperate” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Looting, poverty, and the in...
<ul><li>Jan 22: BBC refuses to air appeal for humanitarian aid in Gaza </li></ul><ul><li>ITV and Sky announce that they wi...
<ul><li>Reaction to BBC’s refusal was  swift  and  disappointed </li></ul><ul><li>The  pressure was on  the BBC to air the...
<ul><li>BBC did  receive some praise  from Columbia Journalism Review for its “borderless journalism” </li></ul>
<ul><li>Up to date , covered by experts </li></ul><ul><li>International impact </li></ul><ul><li>Context context context <...
<ul><li>Beware the juicy headline </li></ul><ul><li>Bizarre suggestions </li></ul>
<ul><li>BBC  slashes  marketing budget by 25% </li></ul><ul><li>Appeal to younger viewers  fails </li></ul><ul><li>BBC Asi...
<ul><li>World Service </li></ul><ul><li>Correspondent Insight </li></ul><ul><li>Global Perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Conte...
<ul><li>American exposure </li></ul><ul><li>All this great content and no one to read it </li></ul>
<ul><li>Attempts to stay updated with new, emerging media </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign correspondents beneficial in creating ...
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  • United Nations effort “to avoid war against Iraq” Iraq: says attack was criminal, planned attack, US spokesperson says bunker was a well-known military target Soviet peace plan
  • Adds perspective by including different country authorities’ POVs Consistently provides context, politically, socially, historically or otherwise Maintains accessible and updated profiles and timelines of virtually every country International coverage is priority one (BBC World Service) Multimedia
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    1. 1. Nick Coston Dayna Suess Faith Bentzel Gabriella Suryana
    2. 2. <ul><li>Chronological reporting of invasion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>by the hour </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Informative to citizens about war preparation </li></ul><ul><li>International coverage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Negotiations between US, Britain, France, Germany </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Compiles events into timeline </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>Focus on authorities and politics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opinions of citizens? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Impact on citizens? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost of war? </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>Country profile </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Timelines, facts, history of major </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>events in Iran </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Good Context </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Information dating back to 224 AD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Details and background in laymen’s terms </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Multimedia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BBC radio program “Uncovering Iran” </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>Iranian Revolution </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multimedia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Picture slideshow with commentary </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>BBC radio reports following the revolution </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Iranian Election Controversy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Citizen use of Internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Detailed descriptions of social networking usage during elections </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Iranian Nuclear Issue </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Map with key nuclear sites </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>Foreign correspondents enable worldwide coverage- includes various POVs & adds perspective: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>UN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Iraqi & US </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Soviet Peace Plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>British authorities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Provides context </li></ul><ul><li>Good organization of key events </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>Shelter bombing in Baghdad: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Said Saddam deliberately created human shield </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Said “Saddam remained defiant ” </li></ul><ul><li>Iraq cannot win due to scale </li></ul><ul><li>Assume world opposition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No condemnation by Arab </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>countries </li></ul></ul><ul><li>No counter arguments </li></ul><ul><li> from Iraq </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>Thorough Context </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Timeline of event, including multimedia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Commission Report </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Case Study on Anti-terrorism legislation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ongoing Coverage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 years later - Global views </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 years later - memorials </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>Rumored to have lost entire day of footage from 9/11 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This is breaking British Broadcast Laws </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Criticized for reporting Building 7 collapsed 30 min before it actually happened </li></ul><ul><li>Issue addressed by BBC Editor Richard Porter on his blog : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ We no longer have the original tapes of our 9/11 Coverage(for reasons of cock-up, not conspiracy).” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do have tapes from sister channel </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>Puts numbers into perspective </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Oct 2009 was deadliest month for US </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Acknowledges presidents’ challenges: </li></ul><ul><li>Profiles about key Afghan players </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia slides about crisis in the past decade </li></ul><ul><li>Pakistan: Still a Western ally </li></ul>
    11. 11. <ul><li>Lack coverage of lives/impact of war on Afghan residents </li></ul><ul><li>Coverage lacking about drug trade </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Too much focus on war on terror </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. <ul><li>Informative </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Context of key events that happened in Iraq </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Possible Cost and impact of war </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Special Reports on struggle for Iraq - hub of info </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Compelling Images </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Including written and broadcast stories </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Grounded Correspondents - Worldly Views </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reports on current statuses in different countries </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Different Perspectives - War illegal ? </li></ul>
    13. 13. <ul><li>BBC investigation leads to Ministry of Defense suicide </li></ul><ul><li>Claimed that MOD’s report of Iraqi armament was “sexed up” </li></ul><ul><li>BBC determined to have grossly exaggerated, even fabricated reports of falsifying information by the government </li></ul><ul><li>BBC reporters testify to their bosses “bullying” </li></ul><ul><li>How can you trust the BBC? </li></ul>
    14. 14. <ul><li>A global pandemic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BBC multimedia: Interactive map </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Swine flu homepage with up-to-date information, videos and graphics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Context and history of the virus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Detailed reports and statistics </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. <ul><li>Citizen resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Phone numbers and help for affected citizens </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health advice </li></ul></ul><ul><li>BBC self criticism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reporters reflect on their news organization’s reaction to the virus </li></ul></ul>
    16. 16. <ul><li>Context and History </li></ul><ul><ul><li>From Haiti POV: “Political upheaval, misrule, poverty and natural disasters ” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>American POV </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Instant Coverage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Timeline, Eyewitnesses, Videos </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Multimedia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Videos and Pictures </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Info for Americans </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aid - pros/cons </li></ul></ul>
    17. 18. <ul><li>Sensational </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Framing as “desperate” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Looting, poverty, and the inability to escape the city” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time “running out” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Orphans ” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Graphic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Radio reports and images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sleeping among the dead </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reports of sexual abuse , true or not? </li></ul></ul>
    18. 19. <ul><li>Jan 22: BBC refuses to air appeal for humanitarian aid in Gaza </li></ul><ul><li>ITV and Sky announce that they will not air the appeal as a result of the consensus broken by BBC </li></ul>
    19. 20. <ul><li>Reaction to BBC’s refusal was swift and disappointed </li></ul><ul><li>The pressure was on the BBC to air the appeal, and even the BBC knew it </li></ul><ul><li>But the BBC never acquiesced ; the appeal went unaired </li></ul>
    20. 21. <ul><li>BBC did receive some praise from Columbia Journalism Review for its “borderless journalism” </li></ul>
    21. 22. <ul><li>Up to date , covered by experts </li></ul><ul><li>International impact </li></ul><ul><li>Context context context </li></ul><ul><li>The markets </li></ul>
    22. 23. <ul><li>Beware the juicy headline </li></ul><ul><li>Bizarre suggestions </li></ul>
    23. 24. <ul><li>BBC slashes marketing budget by 25% </li></ul><ul><li>Appeal to younger viewers fails </li></ul><ul><li>BBC Asian Network plummeting in popularity </li></ul><ul><li>Praying for soap opera success </li></ul><ul><li>Canceling its most popular shows </li></ul><ul><li>BBC Trust crumbling </li></ul>
    24. 25. <ul><li>World Service </li></ul><ul><li>Correspondent Insight </li></ul><ul><li>Global Perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Context </li></ul><ul><li>Detail </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia </li></ul><ul><li>Objective </li></ul>
    25. 26. <ul><li>American exposure </li></ul><ul><li>All this great content and no one to read it </li></ul>
    26. 27. <ul><li>Attempts to stay updated with new, emerging media </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign correspondents beneficial in creating instantaneous global news </li></ul><ul><li>There won’t be a BBC to cover crises if people don’t start using it as a news source </li></ul>

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