Presentation on theme: "Chapter 10 The Media. Adversarial press National press that’s suspicious of officialdom and eager to break an embarrassing story about a public official."— Presentation transcript:
Chapter 10 The Media
National press that’s suspicious of officialdom and eager to break an embarrassing story about a public official.
A disregard for the integrity of others by the use of slanderous journalism.
Background story (news)
Public officials explanation of current policy provided to press
The state of being secret
Equal time rule
Rule of FCC stating a broadcaster sells time to one candidate then must sell equal time to another.
Requires broadcasters to give time to opposing views if the broadcast a program giving one side to a controversial issue
Media reports about special events both to any reporter who care to inquire but involving acts not routinely covered.
Federal Communications Commission
an independent government agency that regulates interstate and international communications by radio and television and wire and cable and satellite
Someone who controls access to something
Information not usually made public but becomes public because someone with inside knowledge tells.
Words that reflect a value judgment used to persuade the listener without ma.king an argument
Area easily reached by a T.V. signal.
Only listening to the parts of a story that are favorable to your beliefs.
A journalist who searches through activities of government officials seeking to expose conduct opposing public opinion.
News on a particular po0litical party in favor of that party.
Political editorializing rule
If a broadcaster indorses a candidate an opposing candidate has opportunity to reply
A section of the media specifically designed to reach a large audience
A view that the press is guarantied freedom of censorship.
If a person is attacked on a broadcast that person has the right to reply to that same station
Media reports that are regularly covered by reporters.
Keeps track of and helps of and helps make political reputations.
Paying attention only to those parts of a story with which one agrees.
Brief statement less that a few seconds long used routinely on radio broadcast.
Information provided by the media by an anonymous person as a way of testing public reaction.
One who serves as a guardian or protector against waste, loss, or illegal practices.
Sensationalism in news, reporting that only bears a superficial resemblance to journalism. Not factual.