Z3357709 -week 5 tues 6-8pm -- trust and authority online


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Z3357709 -week 5 tues 6-8pm -- trust and authority online

  1. 1. TRUST AND AUTHORITY ONLINE<br />WeiHangWang<br />z3357709<br />
  2. 2. OUTLINE<br />Introduction-----Summary and key concepts<br />Analysis<br />---What it means to be a journalist<br />--- Key concepts explanations<br />--- Compare and contrast professional/traditional media and new/online media<br />Conclusion<br />Three questions<br />TRUST AND AUTHORITY ONLINE<br />
  3. 3. TRUST AND AUTHORITY ONLINE<br />brief summary<br />This article considers contemporary challenges to institutional roles in a digital media environment and then turns to three broad journalistic normative values—authenticity, accountability, and autonomy, which affect the credibility of journalists and the content they provide. The article also presents a set of questions to help citizens determine the trustworthiness of information available.<br />
  4. 4. TRUST AND AUTHORITY ONLINE<br />The meaning of journalists:<br /><ul><li>Main differences between publisher and journalist
  5. 5. Question:</li></ul>Who do you trust more? The official news provided by the large institutions (CNN,BBC) ? Or the new media (blog) that we do not know author?<br />
  6. 6. key concepts<br />Authenticity <br /> --Original definition : the quality or condition of being authentic, trustworthy, or genuine.<br /> <br /> --In the past, credibility of information was more on organization than journalists<br /> --With introduction of internet, the audience for traditional media decreased ; organizations lost credibility.<br />
  7. 7. Accountability<br /> --It is possible to identify and hold public officials to account for their actions.<br /> --The audience is passive in traditional media. <br /> --Online, information providers create emphasis on accountability for their information, associated with transparency.<br />
  8. 8. Transparency<br /> --Reliable, relevant and timely information about the activities of government is available to the public.<br />Openness<br /> -- Governments that listen to citizens and businesses, and take their suggestions into account when designing and implementing public policies.<br />
  9. 9. Autonomy<br /> --The information that is free and self-governing, without biased view made by organization. <br /> --Journalists claim for their freedom as a fundamental perquisite credibility<br /> -- It is difficult to challenge, on legal, ethical and professional levels. <br />
  10. 10. TRUST AND AUTHORITY ONLINE<br />New media vs. Traditional media:<br /><ul><li>Growing fast of new media
  11. 11. Take blog as example :</li></li></ul><li>conclusion<br />Online media is pervasive and can spread the word faster and more widely than information has ever moved before;<br />A strong and trustworthy authority is required to direct it. <br />
  12. 12. TRUST AND AUTHORITY ONLINE<br />Questions:<br />Who do you trust more? The official news provided by the large institutions (CNN,BBC) ? Or the new media (blog) that we do not know author?<br />As a student in journalism, what other values do you think would affect the journalism besides autonomy, accountability and authenticity?<br />If there is a conflict between online media and traditional media in reporting news, which one would you trust?<br />
  13. 13. Thank you !<br />