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Date Created: 02/25/15
COMM 3597 Media and Terrorism 22515 1053 AM Week Seven February 25th27th The Role of Media News Item Quotes from morning news videos Face the Nation The US poses a greater threat to the middle east than ISISquot o ISIS actions article opinion based I am ashamed of my country I am ashamed of my president I ashamed of myselfquot 0 Russian aggression Ukraine 0 US should be helpingmore supportive of Ukraine Does our news give us accurate foreign policy information Walter Cronkite journalists hold up a mirror show the public what has happened Walter Lippmann journalists move a searchlight beam shedding light on one episode then the next Theory and Technology Walter Lippmann in an age of libertarian press a multitude of voices provided to an audience trusted to make sound decisions when provided with facts Walter Cronkite in an age of social responsibility mass communication needs to be aware of its responsibility to fairly represent the issues Television Audiences 1950 s1960 s great increase in access to channels watching nightly news Decrease now that people solely rely on cablenightly news access to several channels newspapers Internet etc What journalists want Journalists want something newunexpected rather than old expected info novelty factor Noticeable preference for bad news worst case scenario Fairness doctrine need to get both sides of the story Premium places on authoritative opinions and high ranking sources It began with Meet the Press Sunday morning broadcast TV news show have long been source for more thoughtful public policy debates on political issues of the day Good news byte can be culled from these shows they might appear on the evening broadcast of in online news feeds Divide Government Media Hypothesis Evening news representation of dominant party rhetoric will be especially hostile when government is united Provided a divided government in times of crisis the most damaging form of rhetoric for the President criticism from his own party will decline and the most helpful praise from opposition party will increase Do we get accurate info about foreign policy We get elite or informed if you prefer perspectives filtered by news bias When someone surprises the equilibrium highlighting costly rhetoric rather than cheap talk just agreeing Writing Prompt Are you hopeful or cynical concerning the future influence of media on our understanding of the worldquot Do you think news media will get better or worse in the coming yearsquot Video speech 0 Highlights the social responsibility of the press History will be what we make it Taking different stance on the nightly news Future of media The instrumentquot TV Engaged in media responsibility to long term success of society 0 Vary different from media in the 1950 s many channels Internet etc OOOOO 22515 1053 AM 22515 1053 AM
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