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History of journalism timeline

  1. 1. Publications IJournalism History TimelinePart I: In pairs, create a timeline that emphasizes the major events in the history of journalism inthe United States. You may use the Journalism Today books or the websites below for reference.Your timeline MUST: Be created using Adobe InDesign Include 15 of the most important events in journalism in the United States. Must include photographs that accurately represent the 15events you choose to use Each event MUST include a description of what the event was, who was involved, when and where it took place, and why the event was importantFor example:Event: America’s First NewspaperDescription: The Publick Occurrence was the first newspaper published in the United States. It was shut down after only one issue due to British Colonials disagreeing with the content.When: 1690Who: publisher Benjamin HarrisWhere: BostonWhy is it important: It was the forerunner for future newspapers in the United States, helping la the foundation for the freedom of press granted to citizens in the first amendment. You ARE being graded on your ability to make a timeline that follows all guidelines, is accurate, informative, and visually pleasingBelow is a list of websites to help you get started. You may use any of the events from thesesites or you may find your own. However, be aware that part of your grade is based on therelevance of the events you choose.http://history.journalism.ku.edu/http://www.shmoop.com/history-american-journalism/http://www.writesite.org/html/tracing.html

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