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One Week of Notes

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One Week of Notes 3650-002

Daisy Notetaker
Free Expression, Mass Media, and the American Public
Burriss, L

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Free Expression, Mass Media, and the American Public
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Date Created: 09/04/15
Week 2 Free Expression and Mass Media The Problem of Government and Society Authoritarianism 1 Plato Wrote quotThe Republicquot How and why we need to control the people Plato saw himself as quotThe Philosopher kingquot what he says is the truth quotIt is okay to lie to the people but they can39t lie to usquot Double Standard 2 Machiavelli Wrote quotThe Princequot Tod the prince how he should rule quotPerceived reality IS realityquot When perception becomes reality reality becomes irrelevant 3 Thomas Hobbes Wrote quotLeviathanquot State of Nature quotWhen the world was created there were no rulesquot Social contract a premeditated agreement MEANS OF CONTROL 1 Licensing and Printing 2 Licensing of Individual Works 3 Prosecution a Seditious Label b Treason c Kept Press government poHUcal dTaxation e Censorship Prior Restraint government Business decision Done after production Libertarian the truth is out there and can be discovered 1 Isaac Newton World is like a machine Newtonian World Machine Newtonian Physics and the media 2John Milton quotAreopagiticaquot the free and open Marketplace of Ideas 3 Stuart Mill quotwe should not suppress opinionsare opinions are the truth and the truth shouldn39t be suppressedquot a Silencing the truth b Wrong opinions c Beliefs need to be rational d Ideas and vitality 4 John Locke quotAn essay concerning Human Understandingquot the social contract Life Liberty Property THEORIES OF PRESS FREEDOM NeoIiberaI 1 Charles Darwin a The process of change b meaning in its process c The process is more important than the results 2 Albert Einstein everything is relative A Everything including truth is relative B Truth depends on the point of observation 3 Werner Heisenberg Observation A The Uncertainty Principle B Relevance to the Mass Media When you are under observation your behavior changes 4 Hutchins Commission on the freedom of the press A free and responsible press freedom and responsibility comes with obligation social welfare and discussion role of the press SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Freedom and responsibility We have freedom to do what we want with responsibility TRUTH AND BALANCE what the media should be doing Forum for exchange of ideas Media is common carriers Media provide alternate viewpoints Represent constituent groups present and clarify goals the media mirrors society the media leads society Projective theory are they projecting their views Re ective theoryare the re ecting their thoughts These are matters of opinion ACCOUNTABILITY Things you should do or else sanctions against you Who controls the media The media themselves The public The government Codes of Ethics Motion Picture Production Codes NAB Code Others Control by the public Control by the government


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