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U.S. Media:Puzzles, Issues, & News<br />2010 Fulbright Summer Program<br />Dr. Min Jiang<br />Assistant Professor of Commu...
Overview<br />Puzzles of U.S. media <br />Media evolution: past, present, future <br />Issues of U.S. media <br />News: ca...
American Conundrum<br />We should lead by the power of example, not the example of our power. – Bill Clinton<br />
Who should be primarily responsible for keeping inappropriate material on TV away from children: parents, government offic...
Musicians should be allowed to sing songs with lyrics that others might find offensive<br />
Newspapers should be allowed to freely criticize the U.S. military about its strategies and performance<br />
Media Evolution 1 – Few to Few<br />
Media Evolution 2 – Few to Many<br />
Media Evolution 3 – Many to Many<br />
Media Evolution 4 – ?<br />
Issues in American Media<br />
Decline of Newspapers<br />
News, Nation, Democracy<br />What news has got to do to survive as a business is increasingly at odds with what it ought t...
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Guest lecture on US media, communication evolution, and international news, delivered for the Fulbright Summer Program, August 10, 2010

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Fulbright Summer Program - U.S. media puzzles issues news 2010

  1. 1. U.S. Media:Puzzles, Issues, & News<br />2010 Fulbright Summer Program<br />Dr. Min Jiang<br />Assistant Professor of Communication Studies<br />UNC-Charlotte<br />
  2. 2. Overview<br />Puzzles of U.S. media <br />Media evolution: past, present, future <br />Issues of U.S. media <br />News: can it survive? <br />
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  6. 6. American Conundrum<br />We should lead by the power of example, not the example of our power. – Bill Clinton<br />
  7. 7. Who should be primarily responsible for keeping inappropriate material on TV away from children: parents, government officials, or broadcasters? <br />
  8. 8. Musicians should be allowed to sing songs with lyrics that others might find offensive<br />
  9. 9. Newspapers should be allowed to freely criticize the U.S. military about its strategies and performance<br />
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  11. 11. Media Evolution 1 – Few to Few<br />
  12. 12. Media Evolution 2 – Few to Many<br />
  13. 13. Media Evolution 3 – Many to Many<br />
  14. 14.
  15. 15. Media Evolution 4 – ?<br />
  16. 16. Issues in American Media<br />
  17. 17.
  18. 18. Decline of Newspapers<br />
  19. 19. News, Nation, Democracy<br />What news has got to do to survive as a business is increasingly at odds with what it ought to do to keep our nation coherent.<br />- James Fallows<br />

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