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Practical Applications:

 

Gatekeeping in Print Media

 

 Goes through the hands of editors from the information gathered by those peskey reporters.

                      

People like this control what                      Gathered by people like this

and where information is

placed in our newspapers.

 

When the information is passed through the editors they use their own personal judgment to decide how worthy the news that was given to them is. They place the articals throughout the paper putting emphisis on some and letting others be on the back burner. They also edit the articals for content and decide what information is going to be given to the people. When reading the paper we have to be aware that what we are reading has been edited by someone for content and that we should use multiple sources to find the full truth. Still even with editors people think that print media is a very thruthful sorce for information, we just have to realise that people do make mistakes.

Editors can create agendas that are then given out to the people. they can set agendas by putting some articles on the front page and oposing views in the back pages that people may not read. As readers we should be aware of this and that some of the information has been edited. All the information that is given to us has gone through a gatekeeper and then sent out to the word for us to consume.

 

 

A great gatekeeper

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Opps thats a goalie.

 

Section on the practical applications of the particular theory: How might this theory be applied to solve problems, create or change policy, or help us understand media processes in such a way as to make us better citizens, media producers/consumers, human beings? Be creative, five applications one or two sentences each.

 

 

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