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What is journalism

  1. 1. <ul><li>MS 45 AFTER-SCHOOL HEROES </li></ul><ul><li>10/18/10 </li></ul>What Is Journalism?
  2. 2. What is Journalism? <ul><li>Journalism is a form of writing that tells people about things that really happened, but that they might not have known about already. </li></ul><ul><li>People who write journalism are called &quot;journalists.&quot; They might work at newspapers, magazines, websites or for TV or radio stations. </li></ul><ul><li>The most important characteristic shared by good journalists is curiosity. Good journalists love to read and want to find out as much as they can about the world around them. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Types of Journalism <ul><li>Written (newspapers, magazines, websites) </li></ul><ul><li>Audio (radio, podcast) </li></ul><ul><li>Visual (TV, online reports) </li></ul><ul><li>Breaking news </li></ul><ul><li>Feature stories </li></ul><ul><li>Investigations </li></ul><ul><li>Opinion </li></ul>
  4. 4. Written Journalism
  5. 5. Audio Journalism http://www.npr.org /
  6. 6. Video Journalism http://video.nytimes.com/video/2010/10/13/continuous/1248069174964/timescast-october-13-2010.html
  7. 7. Internet Journalism <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Streaming news sites </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter feeds </li></ul><ul><li>www.nytimes.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.cnn.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.dartnewsonline.com </li></ul>
  8. 8. Steps to Creating a Newspaper <ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Editing </li></ul><ul><li>Designing </li></ul><ul><li>Publishing </li></ul>
  9. 9. Middle School Newspaper Examples <ul><li>http://studentpress.journ.umn.edu/nspa/winners/npm07.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://studentpress.journ.umn.edu/nspa/winners/npm09.html </li></ul>

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