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Cm 499 unit 7 power point project

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Well, the notes that give the commentary are not accessible and one frame is messed up with the conversion (Slide #5 the newspaper header)...but I think you can get the gist. Any feedback would be appreciated. This is the intro for my Capstone in Communications.

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Cm 499 unit 7 power point project

  1. 1. “Real” Reportingincludes: ResearchResearch ObjectivityObjectivity FactFactGatheringGatheringAuthentic informationthat can be analyzedand documented
  2. 2. During the 20 years heanchored the eveningnews on CBS, WalterCronkite was a dailypresence in Americanhomes. Walter Cronkitebrought CBS to thepinnacle of prestige,integrity, andpopularity in televisionnews…and when heleft, it all began to ebbaway.
  3. 3. History of newsreportingEXTRA! EXTRA! ☼ READ ALL ABOUTIT!- Since 1802FOURTH ESTATE IS DEAD!Suffocated by alandslide of liesand propaganda,it is clear thatcorporatemainstreammedia no longerserves its loftyideals but hasbecome a deviceof its masters.Does anybodyreally trust whatthe corporatemedia says?Unfortunately,most do, andtherein lies theproblem – thepropagandaworks.
  4. 4. The Fourth Estate, in the shape of selfinterest corporate mainstream media, is nolonger there to serve the interests of itsreaders, if it ever was. If people really want toknow what is going on in the world therereally must arise a new Fifth EstateFifth Estate –Citizen journalism.
  5. 5. The internet is simultaneously global & local. There isThe internet is simultaneously global & local. There isno excuse to keep begging at the altar of corporate mediano excuse to keep begging at the altar of corporate mediafor faux news. There is no excuse for swallowing liefor faux news. There is no excuse for swallowing lieafter lie when there are far more honest sources ofafter lie when there are far more honest sources ofinformation. Being aware of the propaganda and theinformation. Being aware of the propaganda and thenewspeak is useful in knowing what one isnewspeak is useful in knowing what one is expectedexpected totobelieve, but there is no reason to actually believe it whenbelieve, but there is no reason to actually believe it whenthere are alternatives that are just a click away (Manne,there are alternatives that are just a click away (Manne,2009).2009).
  6. 6. It is increasingly common for individual, first-hand accounts ofIt is increasingly common for individual, first-hand accounts ofbreaking news to be shared online. The need for citizen journalismbreaking news to be shared online. The need for citizen journalismhas become increasingly urgent as mainstream media is too closelyhas become increasingly urgent as mainstream media is too closelytied to special interests for fair and complete coverage on importanttied to special interests for fair and complete coverage on importantevents. When citizen journalists come together, a common voiceevents. When citizen journalists come together, a common voiceemerges…a united voice where individuals can speak and be heard,emerges…a united voice where individuals can speak and be heard,loud and clear…and this will be difficult to ignore (Glazer, M., 2012).loud and clear…and this will be difficult to ignore (Glazer, M., 2012).
  7. 7. Barber, P. (2012) what is News, A BRIEF HISTORY OF NEWSPAPERS, http://www.historicpages.com/nprhist.htmBoaz, C. (2012) Media as the "Fourth Estate", University of San Francisco Department of Politics, http://www.usfca.edu/fac-staff/boaz/pol326/feb12.htmCatone, J. (2013) Is Teaching Media Literacy Important, MASHABLE, http://mashable.com/2013/03/06/media-literacy-poll/Cooper, S. (2006) Watching the Watchdog: Bloggers as the Fifth Estate, Spokane, Marquette BooksGlazer, M. (2012) About News Participation, NEWS PARTICIPATION, http://newsparticipation.com/about/Manne, R. (2009) We Need a Fifth Estate: Citizen Journalism, HUBPAGES,http://rychardemanne.hubpages.com/hub/We-Need-a-Fifth-Estate-Citizen-JournalismNewton, E. (2011) A history of the future of news: What 1767 tells us about 2100, Knight Foundation,http://www.knightfoundation.org/press-room/speech/history-future-news-what-1767-tells-us-about-2100/All images courtesy of Google Image

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