Week 2 (15/2): Audience

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BY RUTH BERAN

News is a force that can transform society, but different news outlets reach different audiences.

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Week 1 (9/2): Welcome to Media Project

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BY NICK BENNETT

Technology and the internet form a part of our everyday lives in the digital age. The use of social networking platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. is particularly prominent among adolescents, teenagers, and young adults. These individuals form a significant portion of the 3.5 billion social media users worldwide.

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The people formerly known as the audience

Who's your audience? Photo: davidrbanta/deviantart
Who’s your audience? Photo: © David R. Banta

The audience is an important determinant of news – it’s logical that news of interest to some people isn’t to others. Journalists need to know what their audiences want and need to know.

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The people formerly known as the audience

Who's your audience? Photo: davidrbanta/deviantart
Who’s your audience? Photo: © David R. Banta

The audience is an important determinant of news – it’s logical that news of interest to some people isn’t to others. Journalists need to know what their audiences want and need to know.

Continue reading “The people formerly known as the audience”