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  • 351 lecture5 handout

    1. 1. Week 5What is News
    2. 2. TEST REMINDER
    3. 3. TEST REMINDER Test in week 7,
    4. 4. TEST REMINDER Test in week 7,Covering all material through week 6:
    5. 5. TEST REMINDER Test in week 7, Covering all material through week 6:Lectures, readings, homework, videos, recitation materials
    6. 6. What is Newsand Who Decides?
    7. 7. What is News? August 28, 2011
    8. 8. A More Typical News Day:Differences in News Decisions Sept. 16, 2011
    9. 9. Definitions of NewsNews is What’s On Society’s Mind
    10. 10. Definitions of News News Is any “Scoop”: Information That Makes aReporters Primal Heart Beat Faster
    11. 11. Definitions of NewsNews is What an Editor Thinks is News
    12. 12. Definitions of News News is Information PowerfulPeople Don’t Want You to Have
    13. 13. Definitions of News News is Independent, Reliable, Accurate Information That Citizens Need to Be Free
    14. 14. Definitions of News
    15. 15. Definitions of News“It’s amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper.”
    16. 16. Definitions of NewsNews is What “We” think is fit and proper
    17. 17. Definitions of News News is Information About a Subject of Some Public Interest That is Shared and Subject to the Journalistic Process of Verification
    18. 18. Four Factors ThatDetermine News
    19. 19. Four Factors ThatDetermine News 1. Universal News Drivers 2. Editorial Judgment 3. The Audience 4. Profits and Competition
    20. 20. Factor 1: Universal News Drivers Importance Timeliness Proximity Magnitude Prominence Conflict Human Interest Change: (Progress and Regress) Relevance Unusualness
    21. 21. Universal News Drivers Importance
    22. 22. Universal News Drivers Timeliness
    23. 23. Universal News Drivers Proximity
    24. 24. Universal News Drivers Magnitude
    25. 25. Universal News DriversIn
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    26. 26. Universal News Drivers Prominence
    27. 27. Universal News Drivers Conflict
    28. 28. Universal News Drivers Human Interest
    29. 29. Universal News Drivers Change
    30. 30. Universal News Drivers Of 305 species tracked by the Audubon Society, more than half are spending the winter about 35 miles farther north than they did 40 years ago, according to a study to be released today. Change
    31. 31. Universal News Drivers Syracuse, Pitt defect from Big East Change
    32. 32. Universal News Drivers Relevance
    33. 33. Universal News Drivers Unusualness
    34. 34. Universal News DriversUnusualness
    35. 35. Universal News DriversUnusualness
    36. 36. Which Drivers Apply?
    37. 37. Factor 2: Editorial JudgmentWhat’s Interesting vs. What’s Important Who is the Audience?Do You Give the Audience What it Wants or What it Needs? What is the Competition Doing? News Presentation
    38. 38. Real-time News Judgment(Your Turn in the Uneasy Chair) Place Each Story on the Matrix
    39. 39. Importance 4 3 2 1 Interest‐4 ‐3 ‐2 ‐1 0 1 2 3 4 ‐1 ‐2 ‐3 ‐4
    40. 40. Place the story on the matrix
    41. 41. Place the story on the matrix
    42. 42. Place the Story on the Matrix
    43. 43. Place the Story on the Matrix
    44. 44. Place the story on the matrix
    45. 45. Factor 3, Audience What It “Needs” vs. What It Wants
    46. 46. Audience-DrivenThe Importance of the Customer in Making Decisions
    47. 47. Audiences Dictate (That’s You)Local and National News Broadcasts Demonstrate Different Definitions
    48. 48. Audience-Driven? Striking a Balance
    49. 49. How the Internet Redefines “News Judgment”Power shifts from editor to consumer
    50. 50. Why Is it big in Newsday, buried in the Times? Factor 4: Competition & Profit
    51. 51. Why News Media Couldn’t Resist This Story Factor 4: Competition & Profit
    52. 52. What is News? And Who Decides?
    53. 53. What is News? And Who Decides? (You…sort-of)
    54. 54. News Log Assignment The News Drivers Due in class next week

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