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{December 6, 2011}   Productions Assignment 13

Please read the following article.

The Story of Journalism

Answer the following questions on your blog post:

  1. Name the three technical advances to journalism in the 19th century.
  2. Explain the importance of the penny press.
  3. Give 2 facts from either the statistics on the side of page one or the timeline at the bottom of page one and give their significance.
  4. What was Bennett’s new style of journalism?
  5. What is yellow journalism and how did Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst influence it?
  6. What influence did radio and television have on the newspaper?
  7. What contribution did  Joseph Pulitzer make to the field of journalism?
  8. Who is Edward Murrow and what did he contribute to journalism?
  9. What contributions did television news make on such events as 9-11?
  10. What does the survey at the bottom of page four suggest about the future of the newspaper?

This assignment is due at the end of the hour on Tuesday, December 6, 2011.  Once you are finished you may spend the rest of the hour completing your ENG video.


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