International Mass Communication
International Mass Communication JTC 412
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Date Created: 09/22/15
INTERNATIONAL MASS COMMUNICATIONS MIDTERM STUDY GUIDE I Culture social behaviors clothing language a Impact Walmart fast food restaurants similar tv shows b Happiest countries 1 Norway high standard of living good health care trusting ppl 2 Denmark negligible poverty high public services national identity and physical beauty of the land c India has mashed potato amp pea burgers religion d Spaniards love the siesta morning lasts till 2 pm becoming a long lunch break unsure if 95 schedule is possible for general Spanish psyche sleep on avg 40 min less than other Europeans 9health problems traffic accidents II Clash of cultures a b 512 nationalism cultural con ict replaced ideological con ict as leading cause ofwar roots are in the differences among cultures media rolespreads cultural messages amp reinforce culture eg authoritarian system has authoritarian media 9 China Danish NP caricature of Prophet Muhammad misunderstand of cultureportrayals of the prophet Muslim world has no tolerance for religious irony freedom of speech valued in some cultures Prez BushShoes Iraqi journalist threw shoe cultural significance bad Obama s 15t TV Interview Dubai Network TV AlArabiya reached out to Muslim world first III Foreign Coverage a b America s Knowledge of World many uninformed 2012 slow news year compared to 2011 Interest only 39 of Americans follow foreign news most of the time went up a little after 911 tv networks have been cutting back on int l coverge New Types of journalistic Enterprises nonprofit Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting amp Int l Reporting Project forprofit GlobalPost gets through selling stories pay freelance reporters NPR National Public Radio Syria video more punishable than carrying a weapon NBS news Richard Engel kidnapped mock shootings escaped bc rebel checkpoint Role of Int l News increases pressure toppling of Philippines PrezFerdidand Marcos pressure on Serbia about plight of refugees Ukraine election results overturned int l suspicion ofUS intentions in Iraq Arab Spring Major Events Tiananmen Sq cameras on soda boxes on bikes Tom Brockaw Berlin Wall hammer amp chisel ppl killed crossing wall Hurricane Mitch OctNov 1998 in Nicaragua 3000 ppl killed in mudslides from volcano in Posoltega connections to sister city IV Int l Correspondents a working conditions could die comm Barriers uncomfortable living away from family b stringerindpt contractors sought out by news orgs restricted from working w competition c freelancer pitch stories to editors can work for multiple orgs d traits for overseas work ability to fail low goal orientation sense of humor e tips for overseas journalists foreign lang passport take caution do your research letter ofintroduction emergency cash pack essentials f correspondents elite backgrounds white amp middleaged significant travel graduate degrees save outlets g trends foreign come from all parts of newsroom many short term wars disasters tech savvy NY Times amp CNN at the top h 250k one foreign bureau spent 25mil in 1St week ofAfghanistan war i parachute journalism easy for NP s traditional overseas for correspondents homebased coverage beat reporter abroad vacationing reporter serve several countries at one time j Sanjay Gupta amp Nancy Snyderman ethical dilemma about whether to be a doctor or journalist in Haiti k Backpack journalism Bill Gentile discusses tech amp art of storytelling dramatic arc pay attention to all parts of the story beg mid end V New Media Technology a Macbook Pro web cam reporting b Charles Sennott founded GlobalPost in 2009 distinctly American voice interactive map ofAfghanistan that let ppl follow along c Kevin Sites Yahoo News 1St multimedia journalist hotzone con icts d quotArmies of One ABC opens 7 one person bereaus tv radio and ampinternet allows media to cover more w less 10kin equipment instead of500k e Role of Social Media in ME Iranian protests in 09 amp 10 provide example of world getting news ofviolence via FB amp Twitter Arab bloggers are watchdogs of gov t f Turkey repressive journalism by gov t to limit internet access or control content Istanbul great place for journalists 9 crossroads bw Europe amp Asia leads world in jailing journalists g border crossing Pakistan unpaid unwelcome Mexico drug cartels staying alive Sierra Leone need electricity VI 5 World Press Systems a Authoritarian subject to direct or implied control by state usually leaves press alone if doesn t challenge gov t b Western indpt journalism along w democracy laws civil liberties literacy c Communist oneparty press developed from Soviet CommSysytem news generally positive Revolutionary illegal andor subversive comm To overthrow a gov t underground press in France in WWII P 517 Developmental media help build a nation fight illiteracy amp poverty support gov t info become property of the state amp must further national goals VII Differences among media systems 990 517 H we Lucia Annunziata Italy American system quotnot free press is biased British press tabloids sleaze amp celeb news Murdoch opinionated India variety oflangs style over substance classified ads operates freely Argentina embracing internet amp tech Kirchner making media face barriers Supreme Court sides w media Chile changing politics strong economy CNN Chile students vs police lack of diversity in media amp competition Nicaragua Western model continuing economic problems amp gov39t corruption Sandinista La Prensa censorship working conditions bad low pay need for training Cuba Fidel imprisoned journalists Communist system ready for change Chine suppressed Olympic coverage foreign reporters tracked amp detained tight censorship improving image Russiaterrible place for journ deadliest country in Europe state tv promotes Kremlin gov t Iron Curtain reduX prez s pushing press freedom back to says of Soviet Union Al Iazeera
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