jrn350 | undergraduate
Controversial Issues In Journalism
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Trends in Reporting Controversial Issues
- Describe impact of Social media’s influence on the role of the journalist and news information.
- Analyze how journalists and media organizations cover controversial issues using social media.
- Identify the current trends in social media (i.e. social networking, blogging, etc.) with respect to controversial issues.
- Describe the importance of ethical and legal compliance as pertaining to controversial issues in journalism.
- Analyze specific cases of libel, slander, and other common legal and ethical controversial issues in journalism.
- Identify ethical and legal considerations within controversial issues in the field of journalism.
Introduction to Controversial Issues
- Define the characteristics of controversial issues in journalism.
- Explain the role of controversial issues in journalism.
- Identify examples of controversial issues.
- Analyze controversial Issues in journalism and their characteristics.
The Roles and Responsibilities of the Journalist
- Define the role of the journalist responsibility and accountability in responding to controversial issues.
- Determine the relationship between the journalist and responsible delivery of information to the general public.
- Assess the effects of persuasion between a journalist and the consumer.
- Analyze the role that conflict plays in reporting controversial issues.
Technology Access to Information
- Identify the availability of information on the internet.
- Explain the significance of immediate news media delivery on culture.
- Explain how technology has influenced the field of journalism.
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