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Questions for Journalism Study

 

Unit 1 Define journalism

. What is journalism?

. What are the 5 W's of Journalism?

Ⅲ. What is the difference of understanding news between US and China?

. How to judge the importance of an occurrence?

. How to make the local people be interested in the news if it happened outside the local city?

 

Unit 2 Normative theories of media

. Why is the media system different in different country?

. Can every citizen speak, write and publish freely on internet? Why?

. Who owns the media in your country?

. Why people say one cannot understand the news media without understanding social structure?

. Can you explain the main characteristics of each of four theories.

. According Social Responsibility, can you explain why it places more emphasis on the press's responsibility to society than on the press's freedom?

. What is the different between Libertarian theory and Social responsibility

 

Unit 3 Education of journalism

. What is the difference between the journalism education of US and UK?

. When did journalism education begin in US? How did it develop?

. When did communication discipline begin in US? How did it develop?

.What is the difference and similarities between the journalism education of US and China?

 

Unit 4 Convergence journalism

Ⅰ. What does convergence mean?

Ⅱ. What is the technological difficulty of Convergence journalism?

Ⅲ. What is the journalistic difficulty of convergence journalism?

. Why did we have to operate convergence journalism?

 

Unit 5 Is Newspaper Important?

Ⅰ. Tell the the history of news process in US?

Ⅱ. Summarize the brief history of american newspapers.

Ⅲ. What is the nowadays status of US traditional newspapers?

. What is the nowadays status of your country’s traditional newspapers?

 

Unit 6 The rise and fall of mass communications

. Summarize the brief history of mass communication.

. How does the citizen journalism help the democracy?

. How do the people influence the society through new media?

 

Unit 7 Newspapers: more than writing news

. Who, reporters or operators, is more important in a newspaper?

. What is the role of a publisher in a newspaper?

. What is the role of a newspaper business manager?

. How does an advertising manager operate its department?

 

Unit 8 Comparative Journalism: Similarities and differences

. What is the difference between the west and China?

. What is the similarity between the west and China?

. What is objectivity in your understanding?

 

Unit 9 Modern press: origin and political history

. Who do you know are interested in the study of the press and politics?

. What is the relationship of press and political history?

. How did the politics influence the press?

 

Unit 10 Media Ethics and the Law

. Will you tell some rules of ethics?

. What is a Libel in news reporting?

. What is copyright?

 

Unit 11 Audience study

. Which medium do you use every day? newspaper, magazine, TV, radio, internet, or cell phone?

. Why do you use this medium every day?

. Does this medium satisfy you?

. Why people as audiences cannot be separated from personal, social and cultural continuity?

. which Impetus is the most important for audience research in new media? Why?

. Does the Uses and Gratifications Theory was an extension of the Needs and Motivation Theory? Why?

 

Unit 12 Communication effects

. What are the dominant effect theories in the history?

. What is the “Uses and Gratifications Model”?

. What is agenda-setting model?

.Why empirical research in communication was almost synonymous with the media effects paradigm for many years?

.Can you give some examples which can support the Magic Bullet Theory?

. Can you explain “opinion” and “public opinion”?

. According the knowledge gap theory, can we reduce the Gap in different people?