Week 5 COM 107 Notes!
Week 5 COM 107 Notes! COM 107
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Aria Sivick on Friday October 2, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to COM 107 at Syracuse University taught by S. Hollenback in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 32 views. For similar materials see Communications and Society in Communication at Syracuse University.
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101 NEWS News is Fresh News is whatever the editors say it is News is what feeds the goat 24 hours news cycle we are the goats we eat anything News is the picture of reality on which citizens can act News comforts the affected and af icts the comfortable Walt Lipman Why some information becomes news Aka elements of newsworthiness or characteristics of news Timeliness Impact consequence Prominence Proximity Con ict Unusual novelty deviance Human Interest Usefulness and Targeted audience Cultural and political values Economics of the news operation Available technology Framing Journalists have to decide how to organize the original informationmaterial To make it informative and interesting Possibly storytelling frames and what they focus on They aren t exclusive but they could be combined straight news accounts 5W s and H con ict story inherent or brewing con ict among players consensus story points of agreement re issue or event conjecture story around speculation re what s to come process story process or how something works historical outlook how current news ts into history horse race who s winning and losing trend story news as an ongoing trend policy eXplored eXplore and eXplain policy and its impact reaction story response or reaction from one of main players reality check close look at truth of statement made or information given W WF 509 gt19 fact checking Sites 0 FactCheckorg o PolitiFactcom o The Fact Checker o OpenSecretsorg o Snopescom 2 partisan Sites NewsBustersorg conservatives o MediaMattersorg liberals lO wrongdoing eXposed uncovering wrongdoing or injustice ll personality pro le pro le of a newsmaker