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JRN 310 Week 1 Individual Assignment Journalism Timeline

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Journalism Timeline Create an overview of formative developments and notable practitioners of American journalism from the 19th century to the present day by completing the entries in the table below. For research, use theEncyclopedia of Journalism located in the Sage eReference database in the University Library to complete this assignment. Journalism Timeline Table Write a headline in the first column for each written entry. Insert in the Headline column an image in .jpg format. Write a 2- to 3-sentence descriptive caption of how this was a formative development in journalism, or how this notable practitioner influenced the history of journalism. Write credits in APA format citing information used for the images and captions. Consider the optional part II of this assignment described on p. 3 of this document. =========================== JRN 310 Week 1 Individual Assignment The Expanding Role of the Journalist Proposal


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The proposal includes the following: An introduction discussing how notable practitioners in the field have approached and changed the roles of the journalist, resulting in improved journalism A discussion of what aspects of the traditional roles of writers and reporters that staff are doing should remain unchanged An overview of the role social media and new technology tools should now play in The Jamesville Times, and why a renovation should be implemented How the use of these tools expands on the traditional roles of the journalist New skills all staff journalists should now acquire, and why How the renovation will build readership ================================ JRN 310 Week 2 Individual Assignment Journalism Theories

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Theories of journalism are diverse, serving to illuminate the relationship between journalism and society. Three main theories include the following: The authoritarian theory The social responsibility theory The libertarian theory Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Journalism Theories to reflect on and evaluate each theory.By exploring the relationship between journalism and society, journalism theories highlight the dynamics operating in news reporting. As an introduction to three of these theories of journalism—authoritarian, social responsibility, and libertarian—complete the following for each using your own research. As one reference, it is strongly recommended that you use theEncyclopedia of Journalism accessible in the Sage eReference database in the University Library. A link to this database is available under the Electronic Reserve Readings on the student website. Perform a search on theory to access an overview of and introduction to these and other common journalism theories. Part I Explain each theory in your own words. Discuss how each theory applies in practice. Discuss negative or positive aspects of each theory. Part II


Select which of the three most closely aligns with news creation and delivery in the United States. Include one example of news journalism that demonstrates and supports your viewpoint and discuss this in your summary. =============================== JRN 310 Week 2 Individual Assignment The Principles of Journalism Paper

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Review the nine core Principles of Journalism found on the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism website (http://www.journalism.org). Click on Journalism Resources. Click on Principles of Journalism to access the nine core principles. Choose, in your role as a journalist, three of the principles that stand out to you. Examine your selected principles and address the following: Considering your role as a current or prospective journalist, explain why you chose those three principles. Besides the commitment to truth, responsibility to citizens, personal integrity, and professional standards, what particular facets of your three selected principles seem especially relevant to the journalism profession today? Explain why.


What particular challenges do each of your three selected principles pose to modern journalists? Consider the stories told in contemporary journalism. How do you think current trends in journalism are affecting the society you live in? Do you see current journalism trends as opposing or supporting your three selected journalism principles? Explain your answer. Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper summarizing your responses. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. ============================== JRN 310 Week 3 Individual Assignment Current Issues in Journalism Outline

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Write a 1- to 2-page outline of your final project article that includes the following: Explanation of the issue with examples of recent occurrences Aspects of the issue that make it controversial or open to debate Possible solutions to the issue How new technologies may either placate or exacerbate the issue


Names and details of two interviewees and how their involvement supports the research of your selected issue How the nine principles of journalism apply to the approach and writing of your article Format your outline consistent with APA guidelines.es. ============================== JRN 310 Week 3 Individual Assignment Writing in Journalism Review

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Choose a minimum of three of the following types of writing to examine for this assignment: A print story either from a newspaper or a newspaper website— appearing in traditional print format A TV or radio news broadcast transcript A digital story that includes hyperlinks, user comments, and the ability to share via Facebook and Twitter A tweet from a news organization that summarizes or hooks you into a news story A video news story from a news website A news photo with captions


Review three engaging writing samples from your selected types of writing that covers one specific news story. Write a 700- to 1,050-word review of your three types of writing, summarizing the following: How each writing style is suitable for its format Why each is a good example of writing for each format style Aspects of writing present in all three samples Which article you most enjoyed, or was the most memorable How the concept of journalistic purpose is present in one or more of your selected examples How the Internet and the idea of convergence is changing journalism and the effect this is having on the audience Opinion on whether convergence is the key to saving the journalism industry Format your proposal consistent with APA guidelines. ================================= JRN 310 Week 4 Individual Assignment Research and Accuracy Issues Paper

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Access the Poynter website (http://www.poynter.org) to review the article, “Why Journalists Make Mistakes & What We Can Do About Them�. Search for the title of the article to locate and read it. Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper discussing the importance of accuracy and honesty in journalism. Cite at least two references not including the text. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines =============================== JRN 310 Week 5 Individual Assignment Current Issues in Journalism

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Write your 1,050- to 1,400-word Current Issues in Journalism article that includes the following: Adherence to the nine principles of journalism Explanation of your selected issue with examples of recent occurrences Aspects of the issue that make it controversial or open to debate Possible solutions to the issue How new technologies may either placate or exacerbate the issue Two interviews that support the research of your selected issue


Follow Associated Press style, formatting, and language choice. Create your Current Issues in Journalism presentation summarizing your findings and reflecting on the researching, interviewing, and writing process, and challenges encountered. This component of your final project may include interviews and or further information on the chosen topic. For the presentation, you may use but are not limited to a MicrosoftÂŽ PowerPointÂŽ presentation, an audio file, or a digital video ================================== JRN 310 Week 5 Individual Assignment Ethics Case Study and Analysis

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Review the principles and code of ethics of journalism. Refer to the Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics website (http://www.journalism.org/). Click on Journalism Resources, and then click Journalism Principles to review. Select an incident that has occurred in journalism during the last 10 years where there were poor ethical decisions. Analyze the example you have chosen. Identify the facts of the incident and ethical principles that were ignored or slighted that caused the incident to occur. Write a 700- to 1,050-word article summarizing your analysis that includes the following: Provide an overview of the facts of the incident.


Provide your opinion on what principles and codes were not adhered to. Describe the importance of personal responsibility in the role of the journalist. Cite at least two references not including the text. Format your proposal consistent with APA guidelines. ===================================

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For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Journalism Timeline Create an overview of formative developments and notable practitioners of...

Jrn 310  

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Journalism Timeline Create an overview of formative developments and notable practitioners of...

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