Introduction to Journalism

1920-literary essay had given way to the feature story.Early School Journalism    Before 1900-the principle was that ³where there is a student body there is a need for a news organ´ School publication was just a dotted account with little significance other than the birth of the school publication. .

1920-poetry abdicated its position to the columns. . news story suggested interpretation. and editorial entered the paper.

Four Distinct Types of Publication emerged:     Newspapers The annual-now called yearbook Magazine Handbook *half of the school papers that are published today began between 1920 to 1940. .

and the present period is exceptionally active one. School papers sphere of news coverage today has noticeably become broader. it always responds to student ingenuity and changing times.School Journalism Today   Student journalism is never stationary. . with significant trends.

All that happens in the world. and all the thought. if such happenings hold interest for the public. Quirino ³ Something that embraces all forms in which and through which the news and comments on the news reach the public.Definition of Journalism  ³literature in a hurry´ ±Jose A.´-F. and ideas which these happenings stimulate become the materials for the journalist. Fraser Bond  . actions.

Functions of Journalism 1. Serve and promote community welfare as a whole .Influence and mold the public opinion 3. Inform the public through the news coverage 2. Amuse or entertain the public 4.

Audio Audio-visual Print .Scope of Journalism Journalism covers three channels or areas of mass communication: 1. 3. 2.

writing editorials. columns. proofreading. taking pictures. cartooning. copy reading. and literary articles. dummying & writing headlines´. features. . organizing and presenting news.Definition of Campus Journalism Campus journalism is defined as ³that enjoyable activity of the staff of the campus paper in collecting.

Aid to the students 1.Functions of the Campus paper A.give students the opportunity to learn how to read newspapers. 4. provide an opportunity for interesting writing.develop students¶ power of observation and discrimination .act as a stimulus to better work. 2. 3.

. publish school and community news.Functions of the Campus Paper B. 4. 3. educate the community as to the work of the school 2. Aid to the School & Community 1. make known the achievements of the school to the community. create & express school opinions.

Review . E. D. News Section Editorial Section Features/Literary Sections Columns: Sports. Fashion.Sections of the Campus Paper A. B. etc. C.

in order to separate truth from propaganda and dogmas that may distort truth. Critical. .Qualities of a Good Journalist 1.Resourcefulness.a good journalist is supposed to be resourceful in order to gain access credible sources of information and to gain success to all important event. 2.

Conscientious.a journalist is not supposed to use his influence in order to meet personal objectives and should be well aware of the consequences that may result from his actions. Objective.Qualities of a Good Journalist 3. 4. .a journalist is supposed to put aside personal biases and should not let his emotions cloud his judgment.

confident and be good at working to strict guidelines. *Compare yourself to real broadcast journalisttake notes of what they do well ( and what they aren't doing well ). You need to be thinking ³ I want to be the best´ and be prepared to take all the necessary steps to get this. *Specific skills: articulate. . *Learn from your mistakes.

Always think ³ What do I need to do to achieve my goals?´ .If you want to succeed you¶ll definitely need to be headstrong.