Credibility- The ability to inspire belief and trust
Objectivity- The ability to make fair, neutral observations about people and events
Slander- A damaging false statement against another person or institution spoken or broadcast.
Fair Comment- a libel defense that protects journalists expressed opinion of public figures http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/chi-oped1231pagedec31,0,6057109.column This article is about how the what negro in reference to Obama is fair comment
Composite Characters- Fictional characters a news writer causes by using characteristics of several people.
Right Of Reply- The opportunity for permitting a permitting criticized in a story to respond. http://www.virusmyth.com/aids/hiv/jmrightreply.htm This is article using right of reply to oppose HIV & AIDS
Privileged Statements- Statements made on the floor of congress.
In loco larentis- The legal idea that school authority’s act “in place of parent” and assume a parent’s rights, duties, and responsibilities.
Prior Restraint- censorship or restraint in advance of publication
Plagiarism- The taking and using as one’s own the writings or inventions of another person.
Forum theory- The idea that once a forum is created, the ideas expressed can’t later be controlled.
New judgment- The knowledge and instinct a reporter calls on to determine whether an event is news.
Proximity- An element of news that refers to the geographic nearness of a given event to your place.
Localization- The writing of a regional, national, or even international story to bring out the local angle.
Brainstorming- A method of obtaining many ideas in a short time
Prominence- An element of news that refers to how well-known individuals in the community.
Human-Interest Theory- A story that causes the reader to feel such emotions as sorrow, pity, or amazement.
Random Sample- A sample of a population to be surveyed in which every member of the population has am equal possibility of being included in the sample.
Timeliness- An element of news that has to do with how new or current the even is.
Consequence- An element of news that refers to the importance of the event.
Conflict- An element of news that involves tension, surprise, and suspense and arises with any good news topic
Filter Question- A question, posed at the beginning of a survey, designed to eliminate people who don’t belong to the desired population
Chapter 2 & 3 Vocabulary <ul><li>Review Questions </li></ul><ul><li>1.Have you ever slandered someone’s name out of hate? If so did you notice what you were doing? </li></ul><ul><li>2. Do you believe everyone can be considered to have composite characters? </li></ul><ul><li>3.Things do you send most of your time brainstorming on? </li></ul>
Chapter 2 & 3 Vocabulary <ul><li>Summary </li></ul><ul><li>In, chapters two and three the vocabulary reflects the basic do’s and doesn’t of writing and the internet. The words require good computer ethics . Things like plagiarism or prior restraint explain restriction or legal violations. </li></ul>
Chapter 2 & 3 Vocabulary <ul><li>Reference Site </li></ul><ul><li>Page, Clearance (Dec.31,2008). No magic in 'Magic Negro". Chicago Tribune , Retrieved Jan. 28,2009,from http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/chi- oped1231pagedec31,0,6057109.column </li></ul><ul><li>Maddox, John (May 13, 1993). HIV & AIDS- Has Duesberg Right to reply. Retrieved Jan. 28,2009, from http://www.virusmyth.com/aids/hiv/jmrightreply.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mdcbowen.org/cobb/archives/comic/20050214-676-Credibility-thumb.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.buzzmachine.com/pix/mediameaculpa.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://web.mit.edu/thistle/www/cartoons/slander.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.goreham.com/portfolio/drawings/Son_of_Santa_Character_Concepts.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_On82yXrWZsw/R7siZUfk5CI/AAAAAAAAAKg/i2PQULcyuYc/s400/Libel_Herald_ad.gif </li></ul>