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Title: Has the media always been biased?


1
Has the media always been biased?
  • Yes, but is it worse today?

2
Media Terminology Biased media
  • Partisan Press a period when media outlets
    (newspapers) were owned and operated by political
    parties.
  • Penny Press newspapers funded through
    commercial advertising. Less partisan, more
    sensationalism.
  • Yellow Journalism sensationalized,
    over-simplified newspaper reporting.

3
Media Terminology Investigative Media
  • Muckraking using the media to expose problems
    in government and society in hopes of stimulating
    reform (early 20th century)
  • Investigative Journalism through investigation,
    journalists create the story. Generally exposing
    a wrong and stimulating a public reaction.

4
The Contemporary Media What do the numbers
indicate?
  • 75 of American homes have cable or satellite TV
    service.
  • CNN first aired in 1980.
  • 1983, 2,300 print reporters on Capital Hill,
    today there are 4,100.
  • 1983, 1,000 broadcast reporter on Capital Hill,
    today there are 3,000.
  • 2,600 daily newspaper in 1909, 1,500 today.
  • Only 24 of newspapers are independently owned.
  • By 1980, television was the primary source of
    news by a 2 to 1 margin.
  • 55 of Americans feel that television news is
    more believable than newspapers.
  • Television lead stories come from print sources.
  • 67 of American watch local networks daily, 47
    watch national networks daily.
  • Most news outlets are now corporate owned. The
    bottom line for corporations is profits.
    Time/Warner
  • What impact has the internet had?
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