FA16 – SURVEY OF PRO. MEDIA

SYLLABUS

FA16 – 130000 – SURVEY OF PROFESSIONAL MEDIA

Wed., Sept. 7
Lecture on Ch. 2
First Short Written Assignment Due NO LATER THAN NOON at jforrester@lindenwood.edu
Quiz on Ch. 2

Fri., Sept. 9
Quiz on Ch. 4
News Quiz #1
Exam 1 Study Guide Handed Out

Mon. Sept. 12
FIRST MAJOR EXAM

Wed. Sept. 14
Film Screening – “The Thread” – Pt. 1
First Major Writing Assignment on “The Thread” Handed Out (via email and website)

Fri. Sept. 16
Film Screening – “The Thread” – Pt. 2
NO NEWS QUIZ

Mon. Sept. 19
Lecture on Ch. 4

Wed. Sept. 21
Lecture on Ch. 4 – pt. 2

Fri., Sept. 23
Lecture on Ch. 5
Quiz on Ch. 5
First Major Writing Assignment on “The Thread” Due NO LATER THAN NOON at jforrester@lindenwood.edu
News Quiz

Mon., Sept. 26
Lecture on Ch. 5 – pt. 2

Wed., Sept. 28
Lecture on Media Topics

Fri., Sept. 30
News Quiz
Lecture on Media Topics

Mon., Oct. 3
Midterm Review Lecture
Midterm Exam Study Guide Handed Out

Wed., Oct. 5
Quiz on Ch. 6 – Television & Cable
Lecture on Radio Today

Fri., Oct. 7
MIDTERM EXAM (EXAM #2)

Mon., Oct. 10
FALL BREAK – NO CLASS

Wed., Oct 12
Classroom Visit by Joseph Leahy of St. Louis Public Radio.

Fri., Oct. 14
News Quiz
Finishing “Merchants of Cool”

Mon., Oct. 17
Lecture on Radio/TV
Quiz on Ch. 7 – Movies
Radio Short Writing Assignment Handed Out

Wed., Oct. 19
Lecture on Radio/TV II
Short Written Assignment on Movies Handed Out
Radio Short Writing Assignment Due NO LATER THAN NOON at jforrester@lindenwood.edu

Fri., Oct. 21
News Quiz
Lecture on TV

Mon., Oct. 24
Lecture on Movies

Wed. Oct. 25
Lecture on Movies

Fri., Oct. 27
News Quiz
Quiz on Ch. 8 – Newspapers

Lecture on Movies
Short Written Assignment on Movies Handed Out

Mon., Oct. 31
Lecture on Journalism I
Short Written Assignment on Movies Ethics Due NO LATER THAN NOON at jforrester@lindenwood.edu

Mon., Nov. 7
Lecture on Journalism/PR

Wed., Nov. 9
Lecture on Journalism/PR/Advertising Relationship

Fri., Nov. 11
Quiz on Ch. 11 – Advertising
Instructions for Group Project handed out

Mon., Nov. 14
Lecture on Advertising
Quiz on Ch. 12 – Public Relations

Wed., Nov. 16
Lecture on Public Relations

Fri., Nov. 18
Lecture on Media Jobs

Mon., Nov. 21
EXAM #3

Wed., Nov. 23
NO CLASS

Fri., Nov. 25
NO CLASS

Mon., Nov. 28
Quiz on Ch. 16
Lecture on Media Law

Wed. Nov. 30
GROUP PROJECT PRESENTATIONS

Fri., Dec. 2
LAST DAY OF CLASS
GROUP PROJECT PRESENTATIONS

ASSIGNMENTS

***WEEKLY NEWS QUIZ INSTRUCTIONS***

Short Writing Assignment #1
Generational Media Consumption
DUE: Wed., Sept. 7

Short Writing Assignment #2
Radio Monitoring
DUE: Wed., Oct. 19

Short Writing Assignment #3
Movies
DUE: Mon., Oct. 31

QUIZ/EXAM DATES & INSTRUCTIONS

Major Exams
Exam #1 – Mon., Sept. 12
Exam #1 Study Guide

Midterm Exam – Fri., Oct. 7
Midterm Exam Study Guide

News Quizzes
Every Friday unless noted otherwise.

NOTE: Instructions on news quiz opt outs coming soon.

Reading Quizzes
Quiz on Ch. 2 – Wed. Sept. 7
Quiz on Ch. 4 – Fri., Sept. 9
Quiz on Ch. 5 – Fri. Sept. 23
Quiz on Ch. 6 – Mon. Sept. 26
Quiz on Ch. 7 – Mon, Oct. 16
Quiz on Ch. 8 – Fri. Oct. 28

OTHER RESOURCES
Radio Assignment (pdf)
Movie Assignment (pdf)
Lecture Day 4 – Amplification & Distribution (pdf)
Lecture Day 5 – How to Read the News (pdf)
Lecture Day 6 – Ch. 1 of Media & Society (pdf)
Lecture Day 7
– Ch. 2 – Internet (pdf)
Exam #1 Study Guide (pdf)
“A History of News” (Oral News) Reading (pdf)
Handout on Attribution
 (pdf)