Friday, January 11, 2008

Discussion Q's for 1-14

Schudson Discussion Questions

1) What are some of the constraints the marketplace imposes on journalism?
2) What can be the benefits of commercialization of news media?
3) What’s pack journalism?
4) What’s the problem with journalists and politicians belonging to the same “microcosm.”
5) What does Kernell mean by “going public”—why did it happen and how did it change the presidency?

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