Thursday, October 25, 2012

Tuesday speaker

Our speaker Tuesday will be Alan Smith, of England, who is a guest at UCO in the english department as part of the Passport to England program. 

He is a senior lecturer in creative writing at The University of Northampton and has also taught philosophy and English in a prison. He has written novels, plays and non-fiction. He has written more than 70 articles about prison for The Guardian (one of the world's best newspapers). A selection of his journalism can be viewed at the online edition of the newspaper.
Here's a link to one such article: http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2010/jun/15/prison-philosophy-class

Your assignment--300-word report on his comments  referencing international journalism in class, typed, handed in at beginning of class Nov. 1.


Tuesday, October 23, 2012

nternational paper and presentation guidelines


International adoption guidelines
Country  media adoption
  1. Four-page paper
  2. WWWWWH of media in that country
  3. Include country's brief history,  population, religions, location, any distinguishing  characteristics of culture, and the media
  4. Statistics on media circulation, numbers of TV channels, etc.
  5. 15-minute presentation to class with visuals
  6. One page outline to each student
  7. Minimum of five sources
  8. Social media interview with someone in that county included
“I want to have a summary grasp of what media is like in the
country, how it functions, and its control and influence.”

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

End of semester schedule

Oct,
16-18
23-25 Presentations start
30--
Nov.
     1
6-8
13-15 no class International
20
27-29
Dec.
4-6


Media ethics assignment

 No class Thursday. Attend one of the Media Ethics sessions Wednesday or Thursday. Write a 250-300 word essay. Due, in paper, not email or blog, by Tuesday, Oct. 23. Double spaced. Identify session attended at top of page.
  1.  Two sentence summary of subject.
  2. Is there any application of the subject to international media, including the country you have adopted?
  3. Why or why not? Should there be? Explain and defend your position?
  4. What was the strongest part of the session you attended? The weakest? Why?

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

International paper and presentation guidelines


International adoption guidelines

Country  media adoption
  1. Four-page paper
  2. WWWWWH of media in that country
  3. Include country's brief history,  population, religions, location, any distinguishing  characteristics of culture, and the media
  4. Statistics on media circulation, numbers of TV channels, etc.
  5. 15-minute presentation to class with visuals
  6. One page outline to each student
  7. Minimum of five sources
  8. Social media interview with someone in that county included
“I want to have a summary grasp of what media is like in the
country, how it functions, and its control and influence.”








Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Country adoptions

By Oct. 9

  1. Who you have contacted in that media as a source:
  2. Country's main media source of news.
  3. What video will you use?

Midterm test

Tuesday, Oct. 9
Multiple choice:
Press theories,
Murdoch,
Wire services,
Orwell

Plus, be able to find on a map:
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China
South Korea
Ecuador
South Africa
Macedonia
Indonesia
France
Malaysia
Lebanon
Jordan
Saudi Arabia
Nepal
Nigeria
Vietnam
Inner Mongolia
Venezuela
Syria
Iran
Texas