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JOUR 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Local Tv Llc


Department
Journalism
Course Code
JOUR 101
Professor
Juli Metzger
Lecture
2

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Newspaper Fact Sheet:
Print ratings have dropped significantly because of the uprising of digital means for
information
There is an uprising in the number of people who are visiting newspaper owned
websites
Digital newspapers are making a lot more money on the advertising than anything else,
and the amount of money is increasing.
Newsroom employment has dropped 37% since 2004
http://www.journalism.org/fact-sheet/newspapers/
Local TV News fact sheet:
In general, ratings increase in election years and decrease in non election years
Newsroom salaries have gone up 7% in 2015
http://www.journalism.org/fact-sheet/local-tv-news/
The Associated Press
o Cooperative
o Newspaper, television, radio, and websites
o 110 countries
o 280 locations worldwide
o Text, photo, video, and audio
o Founded in 1846
o Most commonly used guide
o Updated every year
READ CHAPTER TWO AND TAKE NOTES
News is what people need and want to know
“News is the first rough draft of history” Philip Graham
News characteristics
o Impact
Affects everyone
Gas prices and interest rates
o Conflict
People being drug off planes
Man vs. Nature
War
Politics
o Prominence
Items about prominent people, places, or things
Names make news
o Proximity
What happens close to us
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