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ERIC Number: EJ611102
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1077-6958
Becoming More Critical When Teaching about News Values--Philosophy and Practice in Museums and Textbooks.
Ibelema, Minabere
Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, v55 n2 p73-77 Sum 2000
Relates how the documentary entitled "What's News?" (used to introduce visitors to "The Freedom Forum's Newseum") inspired both the author and his journalism students to consider the contingency and personal nature of news selection. Argues that introductory reporting textbooks and classes should do more to emphasize the role these factors play in deciding what is news. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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