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COM107—Journalism

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Department
Communications
Course
COM 107
Professor
Joe Hedger
Semester
Fall

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COM107—Journalism 9/17/2013 8:49:00 AM Journalism—Definition  Discussion-transfer of knowledge to a broad range of people, finding, digesting, and sharing information  Text—the activity or profession of gathering information and writing for newspapers or magazines or of broadcasting news on radio, television, or online. It provides information that enables citizens to make intelligent decisions  Journalism vs. News—opinionated spins/nuances vs. cold hard facts  Journalism vs. Press—sensationalized  Newsworthy—story worth telling, sellable story, feedback loop of public interests  News stories need to have the 4 Ws and How, and needs to have a narrative of a beginning, middle, and end SPJ Code of Ethics  Seek truth and report it o Journalist should be fair, honest and courteous in gathering, reporting, and interpreting informati
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