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COM 13500 Introduction to Journalism

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  1. 1. Journalism Today – Part 1<br />COM 135 Introduction to Journalism<br />
  2. 2. “The one function that TV news performs very well is that when there is no news we give it to you with the same emphasis as if there were.”<br />  ~David Brinkley<br />
  3. 3. Today’s Concepts – Journalism Today Part 1<br />Some Stats<br />Web 2.0<br />What is convergence?<br />Three Crucial Questions Facing the News Business<br />
  4. 4. Some Stats…<br />From p. 14 of your Textbook<br />Funny Link to The Onion’s Spoofs On News Industry<br />
  5. 5. Some Stats…<br />From p. 14 of your Textbook<br />
  6. 6. Web 2.0 = The Read/Write Web<br />A fully interactive and collaborative medium with social networking, interactive games, and user-created content like wikis, blogs and podcasts.<br />
  7. 7. Web 2.0: The Machine Is Us/ing Us by Dr. Michael Wesch<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLlGopyXT_g&feature=channel_page<br />
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  9. 9. What Is Convergence?<br />Combining a variety of media (text, images, audio, video) to cover a story. <br /><ul><li>Textbook definition p. 322
  10. 10. Often interchangeable with “multimedia”</li></ul>The Seattle Times: Guitar Lessons at the Central Area Senior Center<br />Newsroom Convergence: Tampa Bay Online<br />Star Tribune: Minnesota Olympic Athlete Profiles<br />Flickr: Gwen Vanhee<br />
  11. 11. ConvergenceTools<br />Multimedia Journalism:<br />Producing news content for multiple platforms; enriched with text, photos, video, audio and interactive graphics <br />Flickr: Gwen Vanhee<br />
  12. 12. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdJlyh76dEc<br />Flickr: Gwen Vanhee<br />
  13. 13. Three Crucial Questions Facing the News Business<br />p. 15<br />

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