COM 107 Week 6 Notes!
COM 107 Week 6 Notes! COM 107
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106 Print Vs Broadcast Vs Online Journalism Print vs Organized in SPACE Journalist as byline Intellectual information Distancing but readers are active Slightly delayed through com immediate Reportereditor as surrogate for audience Broadcast vs Organized in TIME Journalist as personality even celebrity Emotional appeal the feel of it Sensory input high but passive audience If breaking story immediate Trust self because see and hear it Online vs Organized in UNLIMITED SPACE Journalists and anyone else INTERACTIVE Multi layered bc layers of depth and breadth so massive amount of information Always ON so speedy but you edit Multimedia print images graphic video sound Consumer BEWARE what is credible INTERNATIONAL NEWS SERVICES News organization subscribe to all the news the agency collects Associated Press AP Reuters Agence France Presse AFP Al Arabiya News Al J azeera Xinhua from China BBC News World CNN Other agencies in many individual nations New York Times LA Times Washington Post Journalism At Its Best What our class said Unbiased impartial objective don t mislead public nor preach journalist s own beliefs give full coverage good and bad without sensationalism or obnoxious commentary Accurate and credible honest the truth Factual and covers all sides varied angles tell entire story with strong evidence or historical background dili gent about facts uses reliable and multiple sources puts fresh perspective on old or ongoing story Be fair Clear and engaging because its well crafted interested presented in captivating and compelling ways informative but entertaining orally Understood by all presented so most anyone can understand no matter what education gender Serious or signi cant not trivial or uffy cases light on unknown information to broaden our understanding goes Deep not just on surface Reveals what s important and why it matters Stimulates audiences to think informs and may make us want to learn more at least form our own opinions Journalists must be knowledgable about subject professional and skeptical perform at highest level Be passionate and go the extra mile Fearless in investigating m eXposing corruption investigate especially public gures search out true motives Reports what no one else has the courage to say Openly and clearly distinguish news from analysisand from commentary but do both Be well researched and credible even if obvious opinion What the professionals say 1 Journalism s rst obligation is to the truth 2 rst loyalty to the citizens 3 essence is veri cation 4 journalism must be independent From those they cover 5 journalism must be a watchdog monitor the powerful 6 provide a forum for the public criticism and compromise 7 strive to make the signi cant interesting and relevant 8 keep the new comprehensive and proportional 9 journalists must be allowed to exercise their personal conscience 108 Visual Culture Why do images matter the eye of discovery important picture which changes history social reform icon The Eye of discovery Carelton Watkins photographer of the American West established reputation in 1861 with his pics of Yosemite Child Labor in America pics of history Lewis Hinefather of the documentary movement saw himself as someone who was contribution to social change photographed immigrants and child labor put a human face on a broad problem praised laborers de ant response to the depression never stopped caring about the people he photographed results many states passed regulation against child labor Icons highly ef cient means of cultural communication Easy distribution Advantages of credibility Easily convertible into a symbol Why do images change our attitude society and etc Images capture a moment resonate with people Images are a universal language Emotional Tell a story The power of visual communication Images convert messages about our emotions and thoughts EX Old Glory goes up on Mt Suribachiquot Patton 1970 American ag rings medals honors status How do we get the message Symbols with meanings Based on agreement With physical form related to object perceive directly mental process system of codes culturally bound Embedded Meaning What catches our attention What we know What we believe What we want Our physical or emotional state Memory Are images universal language Two issues Depends on culture and previous knowledge Visual images interact differently The photojournalism Reliable and credible Photojournalism The development of photojournalism newspapers magazines Visual images can also be entertaining Can we trust photos in this digital age