Journalism and Ethnic Media in our Communities

07/21/17 Journalism in our Communities
Segment: D Report
Participants: Anthony Victoria, Journalist for Inland Community News Source with EL Chicano Newspaper
Broadcast Air Date: 07/21/17 on KUCR 88.3 FM.
Time: 5:15 PM (PST)
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Discussion Points:

– How do you get into journalism?
– What is the importance of journalism, media and ethics?
– How do you structure and article?
– What is the inverted pyramid of journalism?
-Is journalism a ” watch dog” for the community?
– What is the pulse of the community?
– What are the issues of the area?
– What is the Inland Community News Source?
– El Chicano newspaper started out of UC Riverside in 1969?
– Who is Gloria Macias Harrison?
-What are human interest stories?
– What is the role of journalism in or society?
– Has the public become skeptical of journalism?
– Has the media become distrusted?
– Have the standards changed?
– Has information become distorted?
– Has the ethical standard become abandoned?
– Does Journalism stigmatized the poor, and people of color?
– Is he media focusing on sensationalism over the local coverage of events?
– Did we grow up think of journalists as truth seekers?
– Wasn’t the news always guided by the mantra, “If it bleeds, it leads?”
– At what does the truth seeker become a sales person?
– Is new reality of journalism one that must content to the market forces?
– What is the news media trying to tell us about our society by only focusing on the sensational?
– what is media literacy?
-How do you observe the news cycle?
– How to you decide for your yourself what questions to ask?
– do we still have choice of different news outlets?
– What is the role of the hyper local news?
– Do we still have the ability of chose, even within the overriding corporate news conglomerates?
– What are the tools of analysis for media literacy?
– Have we become encapsulated in our own perspectives?
– Are we creating a self-fulfilling cycle of self-validating information?
– Do we have to listen to different news perspectives that annoy us in order to catch the story?
– How do we train ourselves to take in difficult discourse in order to reach an approximation of objectivity?
– It’s not that they are not saying somethings that are factual, it’s how they say them?
– Do we have an obligation to become informed of the wider conversation?
– Where does the hyper local media fit in within the national media fighting for our attention?
– How does social media factor into the conversation regarding journalism?
– Are people on social media unknowingly becoming journalists?
– what messages are being produced and presented?
– I traditional journalism being challenged by social media journalism?
– How do people tell their own stories?
– Established media publications are having to compete with citizen journalists?
– How can news articles only get a few “likes,” yet an online post gets thousands of likes?
-The small publications have to adapt to the different formats of sharing a message.
– Do social media citizen journalists also follow the same standards, guidelines and ethics as traditional journalism.
– What is the roles of ethnic media in community news.
– How does the small ethnic media that publishes weekly, stay alive as it battles against the large mega media corporations?
– How are people disrupting the formal venues of journalism?
– Is the new media operating user different standards and ethics?
– Is journalism being modified?
– What is the format for an article?
– What is the issue?
-What is the source?
– What are the facts?
– What is the difference between objective and subjective journalism?
– What is Gonzo Journalism?
-What is the future of ethnic media?
– Is it fair to believe that journalism is based on facts?
– What happens when you don’t need newspaper press, radio or broadcast station to publish?
– How to distinguish the difference between credible and non-credible sources, when the presentation looks the same?
– Is the new age of media being rushed to get information out?
-Is it a rat race, trying to get to the cheese first?
– How do we all engage in the art of journalism when we share our stories online?
– Imagine if you knew how to produce a news story?
– What if you want to start a conversation?
– Have things become easier with new mediums of communication?
– How does the uncertainty of net neutrality affect journalism?
– What would happen if more people looked towards their local communities for sources of information and told their own stories?

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Disclaimer: The views expressed are the sole responsibility of the respective speakers and do not represent the endorsed position of the UC Regents, UC Riverside or KUCR.

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