Study Guide for Chapter 1
Study Guide for Chapter 1 MCA 227
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Chapter 1 Study Guide I II III IV VI Five legendary journalists every reporter should know 1 Mark Twain 2 Nellie Bly 3 HL Mencken 4 Ernest Hemingway 5 Hunter S Thompson Slang Terms for Reporters 1 J otter 2 Scribe 3 Gazetteer 4 Knight of the Pen 5 News Hen Top Five Myths about Reporters Female reporters are gutsy beautiful and single Reporters solve mysteries before the cops do They spend all their time harassing celebrities shouting questions at politicians They celebrate big stories by drinking whiskey that s hidden in their desk 5 All reporters have liberal bias Five films on Journalism 1 Citizen Kane 2 Page One Inside the NY Times 3 Broadcast News 4 Burma VJ 5 All the President s Men Famous Fictional Newsroom characters 1 Clark Kent amp Lois Lane P9P 2 Lou Grant 3 Brenda Starr 4 Jimmy The birth of journalism 1 Caesar read newsletters handwritten by slaves 2 Spreading News over the years i Ink on newsprint 1 1609 Europe s first regularly published newspapers Avisa 2 1665 the first true English language newspaper is printed twice weekly in Europe 3 1704 the first successful American newspaper The Boston Newsletter 4 1776 The Declaration of Independence appears publicly in the Pennsylvania Post 5 1830 Editors using pigeons and the Pony Express to deliver news ii Voices on airwaves 1 Walter Cronkite announces Kennedy s death Chapter 1 Study Guide 2 1927 considered the start of the golden age of radio iii Movie newsreels iv TV network broadcasts 1 1980 a Ted Turner launches Cable News Network CNN the planet s first 24hour news channel V Multimedia websites 1 In the 1990 s the internet was invented laptops digital cameras and computers allowed reporters to file stories and photos from anywhere vi News apps for smartphones VII The first newspaper cartoon 1 When Ben Franklin ran the Pennsylvania Gazette in 1754 the snake symbolized American Colonies jOIN or DIE 2 VIII News in the 19th Century 1 The emerge of the penny press i Late 1830 s 2 The rise of the modern newsroom i Biggest and best newspapers hired 3 1844 i The invention of the printing press 1 Making long distance reporting possible 4 James Gordon Bennett i New style of journalism 1 Launched New York Herald in 1835 with little money and little staff 2 Had become the biggest newspaper in the world 5 Emily Verdery Bettey i First woman reporter on a New York Paper 6 1867 i First practical typewriter printed 7 1876 i Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone Chapter 1 Study Guide 8 First Photo printed in a newspaper in 1880 91 I v V I urn w H Ii Ln Iuk h m m y pawn IX News in the 20th Century 1 6 7 Joseph Pulitzer i establishes Pulitzer Prize to honor journalistic excellence before his death in 191 1 1923 i Henry R Luce launches Time magazine 1926 i NBC radio network is formed ii CBS began broadcasting a year later 1939 i NBC and CBS began commercial teleVision broadcasts 1982 i USA Today makes its debut News was becoming more factual and less biased As computers and teleVision worked its way into the mainstream people started reading less newspapers X News in the 21St Century 1 There are so many different ways to read the news now than 50 years ago i If news is important it will find me 2 In the past 15 years 3 i Reading a newspaper has decreased by 15 ii Getting news online has increased by about 15 They say people will still be getting their news the same way in 2050 i By teleVision online and newspaper
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