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Class24 leftovers 2

  1. 1. Today is catch-up day.
  2. 2. Eugene Kane?
  3. 3. Take advantage of the people kind enough to speak to you.
  4. 4. <ul><li>He works at his dream job . </li></ul><ul><li>He writes with passion , attitude and conviction . </li></ul><ul><li>He reports and substantiates his opinions with facts . </li></ul><ul><li>He tries to see the world from a different perspective . </li></ul><ul><li>He is not objective . </li></ul>
  5. 5. Diversity in newsrooms?
  6. 6. What is the impact of media coverage?
  7. 7. Temple University Journalism Department’s mission? <ul><li>To develop critical-thinking journalists who can communicate creatively in a multimedia environment and remain sensitive to the diversity of perspectives within urban , underrepresented communities of our increasingly multicultural world . </li></ul>
  8. 8. Journalism is powerful . Yield your power wisely .
  9. 9. Extra Credit: TABJ Networking Night <ul><li>Journalists from all genres will be in attendance. </li></ul><ul><li>4/22 @ 7pm in Annenberg Hall . </li></ul><ul><li>To earn up to 10 points, write a one page paper describing what you experienced and what you walked away with. </li></ul><ul><li>Get biz cards! </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>What’s next in journalism ? </li></ul><ul><li>Attendees include people from every medium, and from across the country. This is huge. </li></ul><ul><li>Annenberg Hall on 4/24 from 9 am until 5 . </li></ul><ul><li>To earn up to ten extra credit points, you need to talk to two non-Temple people about journalism. </li></ul><ul><li>Write a one page paper detailing the conversations, and include contact info . </li></ul>
  11. 11. Extra credit papers from both events are due in hard copy by 4/29.
  12. 12. If you want to stay on my good side, remember these things : <ul><li>Spelling punctuation and grammar count . Always. If you have errors, it undermines your credibility. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Over” is different from “more than,” just as “less” is different from “fewer.” </li></ul><ul><li>Punctuation goes inside quotation marks . </li></ul><ul><li>Write “people who” not “people that.” </li></ul>
  13. 13. Issues Facing Journalism papers are due on Tuesday . In hard copy, in class. And via SafeAssign.
  14. 14. Issues Facing Journalism? <ul><li>Start with a specific incident or story . </li></ul><ul><li>Pose a question . </li></ul><ul><li>Offer your opinions supported by the Newsworthiness Criteria and the Principles of Journalism . </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss two similar situations . </li></ul>
  15. 15. Issues Facing Journalism?
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  24. 24. Issues Facing Journalism?
  25. 25. Issues Facing Journalism?
  26. 26. Are celebrities newsworthy?
  27. 27. Are celebrities newsworthy? <ul><li>The Associated Press launched Celebrity Extra on August 6, 2008. </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>TMZ averaged nearly 4 million hits per day in December and January because of the Tiger Woods scandal. </li></ul><ul><li>#51 website in the world. </li></ul>
  29. 29. Nick Ut photographed Paris Hilton after her sentencing exactly 35 years after photographing the children running from a napalm attack in Vietnam.
  30. 30. Did Nick Ut sell out?
  31. 31. Are celebrities a distraction?
  32. 32. How do you decide what is news and what is distraction?
  33. 33. Newsworthiness criteria and the principles of journalism.
  34. 34. Some people want that information.
  35. 35. Some people want that information. That qualifies it for coverage. We just need to be sure that the audience has a marketplace of ideas .
  36. 36. Journalism is a business . Celebrities are our greatest common denominator.
  37. 37. Tuesday: Advertising lecture with TA Kelly George. So please read the Vivian chapter on advertising.
  38. 38. Pop Quiz! <ul><li>What happened to Polish President Lech Kaczynski? </li></ul><ul><li>For what newspaper does Eugene Kane write? </li></ul><ul><li>Name any candidate running for governor of Pennsylvania. </li></ul><ul><li>What is the name of Philadelphia’s new soccer team? </li></ul>