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A new wave of media coverage is taking over it is all coming from our mobile phones and computers.  Citizen journalists are taking over media coverage.  These “street journalists” are collecting, analyzing and reporting news and information by the general public by using the internet.  They are playing an active role in the news citizens […]

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A list of news values was put together by media researchers Johan Galtung and Marie Holmboe Ruge in 1965.  They analysed international news stories to find out what the formula and factors were for getting them to the top of the “news agenda” worldwide. The list provides a scoring system.  It explains that a story […]

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There are essential elements that make up every good news story. News stories answer the: Who? What? When? Where? Why? and How? Most news readers are aware of these six questions and look for the answers early in the article.  If an article is structured correctly, a reader should be able to find these answers right in […]

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Actress and Pop star, Lady Gaga celebrated her 30th birthday at the No Name club in Hollywood with fiancé and Chicago Fire actor Taylor Kinney, 34, and her closest celebrity friends Saturday night. Gaga, who turned 30 on Monday, March 28, wore a glittering gold boat neck Saint Laurent fall 2016 Ready-to-Wear mini dress with a thick black belt, paired […]

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In October of 2014, online sports news website, Deadspin published a story that questioned what U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner has said publicly about his time playing high school football. Deadspin’s story suggested Gardner didn’t play any football, but it was incorrect. Editor Tommy Craggs wrote an apology with the headline, “How Deadspin Fucked Up The Cory Gardner Story.” This […]

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In November of 2015, Rolling Stone published a feature about a  gang rape that allegedly occurred at a frat party at University of Virginia. Rolling Stone’s Campus Rape Story was one of the most cautionary tales of confirmation bias in journalism. Journalism website, Poynter, comments that,”It’s also an example of how to not to behave […]

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Newspapers and online publications are constantly releasing content to stay up to date with the latest news.  While trying to get this content out, there may be a few copy or factual errors that get swept into the finished article.  Every online publication wants to be the first article people click on to be informed. […]

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The Grammys unites musicians of all ages for one night to celebrate great and popular music.  Monday, Feb. 15, the 58th annual Grammys aired on CBS.  Taylor Swift opened the show with her newest single, “Out of the Woods.”  Swift was one of the lead winners that night taking home the Grammys for Best Music […]

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Martin Luther was a German, former monk and a seminal figure in the Protestant Reformation.  He rejected teachings and practices of the Late Medieval Catholic Church. In class, we watched a documentary on Luther.  Three things that stuck out to me were that he was is considered the first propagandist, his ideas were spread through […]

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We live in an age where we know what color dress stars like Angelina Jolie wore to a red carpet event five seconds after she steps out of the limo or what Duchess, Kate Middleton is saying in an interview after her engagement in a web article, an hour later.  The internet, television shows like […]

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