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  • 351 lecture 3

    1. 1. Week 3Know Your Neighborhood
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    3. 3. Can You Trust The Daily Showto Give You the News?
    4. 4. Key Lesson Of News Literacy Number One Know Your NeighborhoodIt’s Easy to Get Lost
    5. 5. How Is News Different? Taxonomy: a classification system
    6. 6. Taxonomy Starts with Definitions Promotion Is the marketing of goods, services and personalities designed to increase their appeal to consumers
    7. 7. Disney Onezies
    8. 8. Taxonomy: Promotion A Subset: Publicity The measures, process or business of securing public notice. Information designed to enhance an image.
    9. 9. Taxonomy: Promotion A Subset: AdvertisingAttracting attention by paying to have advertisements place on billboards, in newspapers and broadcasts or on websites.
    10. 10. Taxonomy: Propaganda Information, ideas or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, Institution or nation. It is often biased or misleading, in order to promote an ideology or political point of view.
    11. 11. Taxonomy: Entertainment Something affording pleasure, diversion, oramusement, often a performance of some kind.
    12. 12. Taxonomy: Raw Information Information that has yet to be examined or verified. It is unfiltered information that bypasses traditional gatekeepers and mediators.
    13. 13. WikiLeaks SiteWhen does raw/unfiltered information Become journalism?
    14. 14. What is News? Information of some public interest that isshared and subject toa journalistic processof verification, and for which the individualand organization are accountable.
    15. 15. How Is News Different?Taxonomy = Clarity about differences among similar things
    16. 16. How Is News Different?Taxonomy = Clarity about differences among similar things
    17. 17. What Methods Make Journalism Different? Verification Independence Accountability (Mnemonic device: “Via”)
    18. 18. What Makes News Different? Verification Process that establishes orconfirms the accuracy or truth of something
    19. 19. Verification
    20. 20. What Makes News Different? IndependenceFreedom from the control, influence, or support of interested parties, coupledwith a conscious effort to set aside any preexisting beliefs and a system of checks and balances.
    21. 21. Independence Journalists must not have a relationship to their subjects.
    22. 22. Independence Journalists must not have a relationship to their subjects.
    23. 23. What Makes News Different? AccountabilityResponsible or answerable for your work.
    24. 24. AccountabilityCorrections are one way journalists are accountable for their work.
    25. 25. Which Neighborhood?:
    26. 26. “Tech Expert” Robin Raskin on Her Role in VNRs “I actually joked with my colleagues that, ‘Hey, I’m off to go do Whore TV.” I was fully aware that that’s what it was.” -Excerpted from “True Enough,” by journalist Farhad Manjoo
    27. 27. Un-Blurring the Lines:News or Advertising? How to Spot VNRs: - Look for Sign Offs - Look for credentials of experts – are they Accountable and Independent? - Look for multiple sources supplying evidence - Look for verified information
    28. 28. Taxonomy is Challenged On the Web Which Neighborhood is it?
    29. 29. Un-Blurring the Lines Online Taxonomy helps sort News from Promotion Reliable bloggers give their name, credentials and affiliations
    30. 30. The Blurring of the Lines: News vs. Entertainment
    31. 31. Un-Blurring the Lines: News vs. Entertainment ‘Based on Fact’ ‘Inspired By a True Story’If it has actors, if it has the word ‘drama’ in its description, if it is produced by theentertainment division – it’s not news, it’s entertainment.
    32. 32. The Blurring of the Lines: There is news About EntertainmentIs TMZ News?
    33. 33. The Blurring of the Lines: “Exclusives” When a famous person chooses one outlet to tell a high-demand story, what happens to verification and independence?
    34. 34. Neighborhoods Case Study: Gulf Oil Spill Which Neighborhood?
    35. 35. Know Your Neighborhood: What Makes News Different? What is Journalism? Who is a Journalist?
    36. 36. Who is a Journalist?
    37. 37. So Who is a Journalist? • Primary Mission is to Inform the Public • Employs Journalistic Methods and Values
    38. 38. So Who is a Journalist?• Subjects work to verification• Makes a conscious effort to maintain independence • Accountable: Stands behind work
    39. 39. Is Jon Stewart a Journalist? The Daily Show Hosts Al Gore
    40. 40. What Methods Make Journalism Different? Verification Independence Accountability (Mnemonic device: “Via”)
    41. 41. Know YourNeighborhood
    42. 42. Homework assignment Due September 28
    43. 43. Next week• No class meeting• Lecture will be on the class websitehttp://byunewsliteracy.wordpress.com

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