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schudson claims that many of the bad things about the press are really good
allows journalists to embarrass the powerful. They are outside, they it woule be better if they were more outside. being skeptical about politicians might make the public cynical but it prevents the press from being manipulated.
hockenberry's concerns about the relationship between the media and audience
the media is more concerned about the audience size. they want to please them =, not challenge them. entertainment TV is where the issues are not being discussed. news organizations have gone too far in adapting to their audiences
Fox's study about the Daily Show
research shows that young people get most of their information from news parodys. Daily is just as substansive as the news. Does a better job at teaching people info. TDS treats poolitics as an interesting and positive topic.
Barry Hallander's concerns about TDS
people learn less from TV than from newspapers. we work to read. information helps them recognize political ideas. Young people get more from "soft news"
the flaws of most media bias studies
"biased according to what measure" They dont compare news organizations. they assume media bias is always the same for every time, place and issue.
covert and washburn's research
this study compared mainstream magazines to partisan magazines. the study only compared coverage of issues where conservatives and liberals usually strongly disagree
covert and washburns's findings
the partisan magazines were partisan. mainstream magazines werent as biased and when they were is varied from issue to issue. the results were consistant over 25 years
slanted objectivity
complaints about media bias are so frequesnt that people dont trust journalists anymore.
the "hostile media effect"
Fox news has been a beneficiary of this Hostile Media Effect.
morris' research
the channel advertises itself as an alternative to liberal news bias. fox does appear to be more biased toward conservative viewpoints.
intangible rights protecting the products of human intelligence and creation. copy right. consumer rights.
a)free expression
b)intellectual property rights
c)things the govt can ban
d)all of the above
b)intellectual property rights
guaranteed in the first amendment, supreme court banned prior restraint
a)free expression
b)intellectual property rights
c)fun w/ obsenity
d) things the govt can ban
a) free expression
what are some things the govt can ban?
a)incitement to violence
b)jeopardizing national security
c)using fighting words
d) all of the above
d) all of the above
other limits on free expression
allowed a reasonable restrictions on the "time, place, and manner" of expression
constitution primarily keeps the govt from restricting your expression
what can the govt not ban without a good reason?
b)symbolic speech
c)emotive speech
d)critcism of public figures
e) all of the above
e) all of the above