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  1. 1. Media
  2. 2. Muckracker 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue A type of character in John Bunyan’s book, Pilgrim’s Progress”. “ men with the muck rakes” A journalist who searchers through the activities of public officials seeking to expose conduct contrary to public interest.
  3. 3. Routine Stories 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Example: “the president is taking a trip.” “ Story” of a bill passing to Congress. Public events regularly covered by reporters.
  4. 4. Feature Stories 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Example of an obscure agency issuing a controversial ruling. Story that a reporter picks in particular. Stories that involve public events knowable to any reporter who cares to Inquire but involving acts and statements not routinely covered by a group of reporters
  5. 5. Insider Stories 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Sometimes referred to as “leaks”. Story where the reporter worked hard to learn these facts. Information not usually made public because someone with inside knowledge tells a reporter.
  6. 6. Market 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue There are about 200 of these in the country… TV is an example of this. An area easily reached by a television signal.
  7. 7. Sound bite 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue This was dropped from about 42 seconds in 1968 to 7.3 seconds in 2000. Exposure for politicians. A video clip of a presidential contender speaking.
  8. 8. Electronic Journalism 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Term involving news with television and radios. A broadcast of information. A more convenient way of newspaper journalism .
  9. 9. Loaded Language 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Important clues to the writer’s own point of view. Example: “pro-choice”, “pro-life” Words used to persuade people of something without actually making a clear argument for it.
  10. 10. Selective Attention 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Excluding most and including only a selective portion.. A common effect of bias.. Paying attention only to certain parts of a newspaper that which one agrees with.
  11. 11. Adversarial Press 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Media gossip with a single goal. Press, hired to take on a task that pertains to the image of an indvidual. A national press that is suspicious of officialdom and eager to break an embarrassing story about a public official.

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