Tuesday, October 20, 2015

What and How

What stands out about what you've learned so far?
How would you improve the course?

By 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Iran and the press

Your thoughts on the article in the New York Times today?
Washington Post reporter in Iran
Post below by 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Remember to also post by 5 p.m. Wednesday about the Taliban and the press in an earlier post.

Grading your presentation

International Media presentation 2015/ Name __________________
150 points


5 points--Paper on time
25 points--4 page double spaced summary paper, with sources listed at end handed to professor
5 points—1 page outline to all, including professor

10 points-- Include country's brief history,  population, religions, location, any distinguishing  characteristics of culture, and the media

1          2          3          4          5

30 points --WWWWH of media in that country
1          2          3          4          5
25  points--Statistics on media circulation, numbers of TV channels, newspapers, social media etc
1          2          3          4          5
25 points--Role of media, control of media
1          2          3          4          5
10 points—Visuals, map
5 points--Time:
10 points—Overall presentation

Final test questions?

Monday, October 19, 2015

Taliban threatening journalists

Read this: Journalists targeted

Comment below by 5 pm Wednesday.

Why would you be a journalist in Afghanistan?

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Thursday, October 1, 2015

End of semester calendar

No class--Oct. 8, Oct. 13, Nov. 12, Nov. 26.
Last day of class--Dec. 3
Presentations begin--Oct. 27 (two or three a day)
No class Oct. 22
Oct. 27--Abdullah, Jay
Oct. 29--Jordan, Dre'a
Nov. 3--Casey, Niki
Nov. 5--Jackie, Megan
Nov. 10--Ashley, Emily,
Nov. 12--Jon,  Cassidy,
Nov.17--Alicia, Sarah
Nov. 19--Taylor, Amanda, Harold
Nov. 24--Bryson, Grace, Justin
Dec. 1--Ryan, Katy,
Dec. 3--

Media ethics paper guideline

Here is your assignment:
Attend  the Media Ethics sessions Wednesday or Thursday next week.
Turn in a 200-250-word paper by Oct. 13--paper only, no email

  1.  Two sentence summary of subject. List session attended.
  2. Any application to international media?  
  3. Report on what learned
  4. What was the strongest part of the sessions you attended? The weakest? Why?

North America before illegal immigration

Famous broadcasts

Radio was king
Air raid
War of the Worlds

Media contacts

Press contacts
Scotland—Ian McConnell—knows Heide Brandes—met in Taiwan
Israel—Israel Fisher, knows Heide Brandes—met in Taiwan
New Zealand—Jonathan Gunson, FB friends with Billye Irwin Johnson
Brant Houston—knows Sue Hale