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Newspapers

  1. 1. Newspapers<br />Kathy Garner<br />Damarcio McCoy<br />LexiLutsky<br />Alaina Boyden<br />
  2. 2. History<br />In Renaissance Europe, handwritten newsletters<br />Evolved into printed media in Germany in the 1400s<br />First successively published paper was The Weekly News (1622)<br />First appeared in America in 1690<br />1850 census logged 2526 titles<br />Modern newspaper developed in the WWII era<br />http://www.historicpages.com/nprhist.htm<br />
  3. 3. Roles/Functions<br />Provide a service that notifies the public of current events or other topics of interest<br />Provide advertising, entertainment, and knowledge<br />
  4. 4. Key Players/Examples<br />Central Newspapers established by Eugene C. Pulliam. Dow Jones & Co. is internationally recognized<br />The Wall Street Journal<br />USA Today<br />The New York Times<br />Los Angeles Times<br />The Washington Post<br />Daily News<br />
  5. 5. Impact from Digital Age<br />Production systems are automated<br />Ability to update stories till press time<br />News managers can create supplemental and special editions to generate advertizing revenue<br />Computer edits instead eliminating the need of physical editor<br />Bringing extra costs to keep up with technology, as a result…<br />THE MEDIUM IS DYING!!!!!!! <br />
  6. 6. Future Issues<br />Everybody wants representation, limited space makes this difficult<br />Economy effects quality by people not having money, thus not buying newspapers, thus newspapers have inadequate funding<br />Contributing to the decrease in funding, most people get their newspaper online for free, decreasing funding<br />
  7. 7. Questions, comments, concerns?<br />

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