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Study Guide for Chapter 7

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Study Guide for Chapter 7 MCA 227

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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Rk18370p on Friday October 30, 2015. The Study Guide belongs to MCA 227 at Pace University taught by Czerwinski in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 44 views. For similar materials see Writing for Print Media in Communication at Pace University.

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Date Created: 10/30/15
Chapter 7 Study Guide 1 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Vulgar Language a term refers to profanities that editors often delete from stories to avoid offending readers Breach of Contract a If a reporter publishes the name of a confidential source after promising not to do so the reporter may be liable for Truth a All of the following are defenses against libel Consent Privilege Bad source Truth Which one would be considered the best Shield Laws a What is the name given to the laws that protect reporters in more than 30 states from revealing sources Fair Reporting Privilege a What allows journalist to report anything said in official governmental proceedings no matter how defamatory without being sued as long as the reporting is accurate and fair An open meeting law a What is a sunshine law First a Which amendment to the US Constitution protects freedom of the press Public officials a In libel law people who exercise power or in uence in governmental affairs are Freedom of information act a What federal law do reporters use to get access to federal records Censorship a Which term refers to publishing restrictions imposed form outside the newsroom Intimate a In regards to invasion of privacy which term refers to something personal that people wouldn39t ordinarily want revealed It gives the public the right to know what the government is doing a What is the importance of freedom of information in American society False light a Which type of invasion of privacy occurs when a reporter runs a story photo cutline or headline that portrays someone inaccurately Hazelwood School District v Kuchmeier a What 1988 US Supreme Court decision established the right of school administrators to censor high school publications NY Times v Sullivan a In what US Supreme Court case was actual malice test for libel established Appropriation a Which term refers to unauthorized use of someone39s name photo or words to endorse or sell a product or service Chapter 7 Study Guide 17 A printed defamation of character that is untrue a What does libel mean 18 Con ict of interest a Journalist Who accept gifts or favors are engaging in 19 Seek the truth and report it minimize harm act independently and be accountable a The four major points to the Society of Professional J ournalists39 Code of Ethics are


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