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A Journalist's Audience - There are many different types of articles: newspaper articles, journal articles, editorial articles, research articles. Each one of these articles target a different audience. The authors takes into account who will be reading their article and how much knowledge he or she has on the topic being discussed. The style of each of these articles depends on the audience. The comprehensibility of a newspaper article will be much greater than a research journal article written by a scientist. The audience has a large impact on the style, structure, word choice, credibility and understanding of different articles....   [tags: Journalism] 2034 words
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Propoganda, Advocacy and Yellow Journalism - The Martians are coming. American jobs taken by Illegal Immigrants. USDA needs to enforce stricter regulations on cattle feed. Each headline could be found in today's news. When putting together a story, the interpretation of facts depends on how the facts are presented or the assumptions made by the journalist. It would be inaccurate to suggest or imply that the press and the media are always responsible and truthful. After all, stories with sensational headlines or titles that greatly stir our emotions tend to get the most notice....   [tags: Sociology] 1954 words
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The Importance of Accuracy in Journalism - The introduction of the internet to modern society has brought about a new age of information relation. Since there is no longer a need to wait until the next print day, news from all over the world is available at a person’s fingertips within hours or even minutes of the event. With this advent of such easily accessible information, new problems for the news media have also arisen. Aside from potentially losing good economic standing because newspapers are no longer being purchased in the quantities they used to be, the credibility of the information itself is also put into question....   [tags: verifying facts, ensuring accuracy]
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The Effect of the Wapping Revolution on British Journalism - The Effect of the Wapping Revolution on British Journalism In 1986, when Rupert Murdoch, the owner of News International, moved production of his major titles (The Times, The Sunday Times, The Sun and The News of the World) from Fleet Street to Wapping, he set about an irreversible chain reaction in the structure of journalism in the UK. Although I believe that some kind of major political and technological change in the press was inevitable and arguably overdue by 1986, this essay will argue that the Wapping Revolution itself was bad for British journalism....   [tags: Papers] 1815 words
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Media - ... How did it happen?) It was very important that news stations gave the viewers the correct info. If journalists are not presenting clear information to the public, people cannot make good decisions. The reporter and possible the news station could also loose credibility in the public’s eye. Good communicators want to be clear in delivering their message to the receiver. With journalism, you have a greater number of people receiving the message and basically no opportunities to correct any mistakes you make....   [tags: Journalism, Textbooks] 1451 words
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Diversity in the Newsroom - Ethics in Journalism: Diversity in newsrooms not a trend in the new millennium My interest in the lack of diversity in newsrooms across the United States began while I was enrolled in an ethics course in the journalism department, this semester. I hadn’t realized until this semester that diversity was integral to good, accurate, and fair reporting, and that it is also widely lacking in newsrooms. While the subject of diversity was only discussed over a few class sessions, it became a noticeably important issue for me, especially as I am an aspiring journalist....   [tags: Journalism Ethics]
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News Coverage of September 11th, 2001 - The attack that occurred on September 11th, 2001 on the World Trade Center in New York City is an event that lingers in the minds of many Americans and other people throughout the world. Most people can recall exactly where they were and whom they were with when they first heard about the airplanes crashing into the towers. It was a day that changed the way people looked at the world and brought to light the realities that even the wealthiest and most military advanced country was not safe from acts of terrorism....   [tags: Terrorism and Journalism]
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A Comparative Analysis of Armies of the Night and The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test in Regards to New Journalism - Taken at face value, Norman Mailer’s Armies of the Night and Tom Wolfe’s The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test may seem very similar. They are both centered on a major author of the 1960s and his experiencing of historical events of the time, while set in the style of New Journalism. When examined closer, though, it becomes apparent that these novels represent two very different sides of New Journalism – Armies of the Night an autobiography with personal and political motivations, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test a sociological piece which tries to capture the essence of its subjects rather than the absolute facts....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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The Lies Behind the Smiles - ... Because journalism has as much power as government institutions and it is used to influence people´s minds, it should not be used for personal interests, just to inform the people with the reality. Part of the SPJ code of ethics says that journalists should work autonomously. This means that Good journalists are those who are not manipulated by government or other institutions, so their work always depicts the truth. As I mentioned before, journalism has as much power as the government’s powers....   [tags: information, self-regulation, journalism]
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Decreasing Newspaper Readership - Decreasing Newspaper Readership Newspapers are nothing without readers: no argument here. “They are the reason we produce the paper in the first place,” Noah Bombard, editor of The Beacon in Acton, said. Many newspapers across the country have had yearly decreases in readership and circulation numbers for years. These decreases have added up causing newspaper editors to worry. “We’ve lost 5,000 subscribers in the last decade. That’s not unusual,” James H. Smith, executive editor, The Record-Journal in Meriden, Conn., said....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Essays] 1986 words
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The Killers - ... The killer randomly ambushed couples during the night and then shot them. His actions, combined with press coverage, sparked a panic and a frantic manhunt throughout the city. The culprit, David Berkowitz, also sent numerous letters to the New York Post newspaper (Kass). These letters, although approved for publication by the police, not only produced mass hysteria but also encouraged the Berkowitz to keep killing (Kass). Berkowitz stated that he finally “convinced [himself] that it was good to do it” and that “the public wanted” him to do it (Kass)....   [tags: Journalism, Crime, Women]
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Photojournalism and the New Visual Storyteller - Photojournalism and the New Visual Storyteller Storytelling has always been a part of culture; from Native American cave paintings, to the first edition of the bible that Gutenberg pulled off his printing press, people have used the technology to their advantage. It allows man new ways to get ideas across. We also live in a visual culture; from the stained glass windows that depict biblical scenes, to the millions of billboards that line highways across America, we have always used pictures to express ideas....   [tags: Photography Technology Journalism Essays] 2441 words
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Nellie Bly the Journalist - Introduction To read of Nellie Bly, one would come to think the woman a pioneer in journalism; a hero for women's rights; and an American icon. These beliefs would be true if not for the fact that Bly was so much more. She was much more a woman, much more a writer, much more a hero and much more than most could ever be. Bly not only took on a world of injustice and stereotypes, but conquered it and changed the way the field of journalism works today. Elizabeth Cochran, a.k.a. Nellie Bly was the first known female reporter....   [tags: Biography] 2053 words
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Popular News Publication and Academic Journal - Information can be manipulated in the variety forms. The information format in both popular news publication and in an academic journal is slightly differs, but in term of its information content, it has several similarities even its come from different authors’ background. Popular news publication or also known as popular magazine, include recreational, news and opinion magazines. Recreational magazines are written for general entertainment. Example of recreational magazine is The Malaysian Women’s Weekly....   [tags: compare, contrast, comparison, journalism]
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An Industry on the Brink: Consumers Need to Wake Up and Smell the Genetically Modified Coffee - An Industry on the Brink: Consumers Need to Wake Up and Smell the Genetically Modified Coffee A recent upsurge of opposition to the production of genetically modified crops has farmers all over America asking themselves one question: To modify or not to modify. Genetically modified (GM) crops allow farmers to use fewer pesticides while still achieving the same yields. American farmers have planted GM crops since 1995 and, at least for the first few years, had no problems selling these products to the public....   [tags: Journalism Essays]
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Heroin's Price Drops; Use Soars - Heroin's Price Drops; Use Soars BOSTON—Drug traffickers have figured out ways to import heroin to Boston that is so cheap and pure even 14-year-olds can get their hands on it. “It’s everywhere,” said Peter Curran, a Norwood Police Department detective and a member of the Norfolk County Police Anti-Crime task force. “Every town has it whether they recognize it or not. It has nothing to do with economics.” Since the heroin is so pure, it can be easily snorted; therefore, it is losing the stigma that was once associated with using a needle....   [tags: Journalism Essays] 1460 words
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Smoking In Public Places - The Smoking Ban Backlash - Smoking Ban Backlash Walking down Boston’s Boylston Street at the late hours of the evening, the sidewalks are crowded with smokers taking their last hauls before entering the bars for a night of drinking. Due to the smoking ban in all public work areas that has been in effect since May of 2003, restaurant and bar patrons of Boston bear the cold winter season approaching, and reminisce about the old days where it was legal to enjoy a smoke with a cocktail at a bar. In May of 2003, Boston joined 90 other communities that banned smoking in Massachusetts, prohibiting smoking in all public establishments....   [tags: Journalism Essays] 1713 words
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Florida State and the Future of Gay Adoption - Florida State and the Future of Gay Adoption Florida state law currently bans lesbians and gay men from adopting children. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is attempting to get a case before the Supreme Court that could overturn the law. The ban on gay adoption has been in place since 1977, when the state legislature almost unanimously condoned restriction of the rights of its gay citizens. Legislation on the issue was sparked by Anita Bryant's "Save Our Children" campaign, which raged through Florida and even beyond spreading myths about homosexuality and linking homosexuality to pedophilia....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Essays]
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Female Struggles - Female Struggles Patriarchal cultures are the universal reality of modern society. People who believe in equal rights for women try to expose the pitfalls of patriarchy. A role of the feminists is to fight patriarchy. In Salt Lake City, Utah where there are a number of people who belong to the Church of Latter Day Saints, also known as Mormons, patriarchy also exists. Terry Tempest Williams discusses patriarchy and women’s connection to the land in Refuge. Over time women’s status in society has become better, however in Mormon culture women’s rights have decreased....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Papers] 1585 words
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Title IX: A long-term debate - Title IX: A long-term debate Every year incoming college freshman go to their new college or university expecting to find their favorite sport, but sometimes due to lack of participation the sport is not there. In some case, the federal law Title IX is to blame as in the case of Zalikah Lewis, a sophomore at Pine Manor College, an all women's College in Chestnut Hill. Although she wouldn't join the swim team, she does enjoy the sport and was surprised that the sport wasn't offered while the school had most other popular sports....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Essays] 1893 words
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SAD in the Winter - SAD in the Winter Could Seasonal Affective Disorder Be Disrupting the Lives of Northeastern Students. Becky Venne, a 31-year-old Northeastern graduate student, says she doesn’t socialize much in the winter. In fact, she claims that she finds it hard to get out of bed and spends most of her day watching T.V., satisfying her cravings for carbohydrates and starchy foods. We’ve all experienced it at some point or another. The weather gets colder, the days become shorter, and no matter how much sleep you had the night before, you still feel tired....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Essays] 1777 words
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Translating Transgender: A layman's guide to the least-known minority - Translating Transgender: A layman's guide to the least-known minority Who hasn't been told to "just be yourself and people will like you?" It seems like such a simple notion. But what if being yourself could lead to harassment, rejection, isolation, unemployment, homelessness, physical violence, or even death. Not so simple anymore, is it. Sadly, this situation is one that confronts transgendered people worldwide on a daily basis. Laurie Johnson*, a tall, robust Fall River resident who underwent male-to-female sex reassignment surgery in 1998, says that she can hardly leave her house without being hassled....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Gender Papers] 2893 words
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The College Rioting Problem - The College Rioting Problem It’s a frigid January night, and the home team just won the big game so hundreds of college students pour out into the streets. The celebration begins with cheers and hugs, but quickly the tone begins to change. The drunken crowd continues to grow, blocking the streets with thousands of students and young adults. Fires are started, women bare their breasts, cars are flipped, and property destroyed as the celebration becomes a destructive riot. This recent phenomenon sweeping college campuses throughout the nation has been titled “celebratory rioting,” when a large-scale celebration turns into a violent mob....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Essays] 1728 words
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Celebrities and Gossip - Celebrities and Gossip Have you seen the pictures of Madonna and her baby yet. Have you ever surfed the web and stumbled onto a site about celebrities. Probably so. There are thousands of sites on the web about celebrities; their official web sites, pictorials and biographical information. You can’t even go into a supermarket without being bombarded by tabloids.You can’t listen to the radio in the car. TV shows and whole networks rely on entertainment and celebrities in the news. VH1, MTV and E....   [tags: Media Tabloids Journalism Essays] 1437 words
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Interracial Relationships - Interracial Relationships For centuries human beings have been on a quest for love. As time has passed, this search has lead to mixing of races and resulted in interracial relationships, both long-term couples and casual dating. An interracial relationship is defined by the Webster dictionary as intimacies between two people of different races. “I had no idea when I immigrated to the U.S in 1996, I would fall in love with a black girl,” said Dirk Schwartz. Immigration has boosted the number of interracial relationships by increasing the chances of meeting people from different culture and racial backgrounds....   [tags: Dating Culture Marriage papers Journalism] 2008 words
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Coles’ Ideas in The Tradition: Fact and Fiction - Coles’ Ideas in The Tradition: Fact and Fiction “The documentary tradition as a continually developing “record” that is made in so many ways, with different voices and vision, intents and concerns, and with each contributor, finally, needing to meet a personal text” (Coles 218). Coles writes “The Tradition: Fact and Fiction” and describes the process of documenting, and what it is to be a documentarian. He clearly explains through many examples and across disciplines that there is no “fact or fiction” but it is intertwined, all in the eye of the maker....   [tags: Photography Journalism Coles Essays Papers]
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Nicholas Carr - ... Essentially, we began to ignore our original biological processes as the clock began to determine when we ate, slept, and worked. According to James Olds, a professor of neuroscience who directs the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study at George Mason University, as we begin to immerse ourselves into new technology, we ultimately “take on the qualities of those new technologies,” (Carr). Carr is concerned that the internet is dominating our lives like the mechanical clock, training our elastic brain on a biological level....   [tags: Journalist, Challenges]
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Nicholas Carr - ... Essentially, we began to ignore our body’s organic processes as the clock began to determine when we ate, slept, and worked. According to James Olds, a professor of neuroscience who directs the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study at George Mason University, as we begin to immerse ourselves into new technology, we ultimately “take on the qualities of those new technologies,” (Carr). Carr is concerned that the internet is dominating our lives like the mechanical clock, training our elastic brain on a biological level....   [tags: Journalist, The Future]
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Hunter S. Tompson and Gonzo Journalism - Hunter S. Tompson and Gonzo Journalism In the late sixties a young journalist and free-lance novelist named Hunter S. Thompson (HST) emerged with a new, crazed and exaggerated brand of reporting. It was sooner or later referred to as “Gonzo”. HST’s own definition of gonzo has varied over the years, but he still maintains that a good gonzo journalist “needs the talent of a master journalist, the eye of an artist/photographer and the heavy balls of an actor” and that gonzo is a “style of reporting based on William Faulkner’s idea that the best fiction is far more true than any kind of journalism”(Carroll, page 192)....   [tags: Gonzo Journalism Argumentative Essays Press Media]
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Journalism and the American Renaissance - Journalism and the American Renaissance         The period in American Literature known as the American Renaissance was a time of great change in our country. It was an age of westward expansion and social conflict. Americans were divided on such volatile issues as slavery, reform and sectionalism that ultimately led to the Civil War. Emerging from this cauldron of change came the voice of a new nation - a nation with views and ideals all its own. The social, economic, technological and demographic revolution that was taking place at this time set the stage for a new era of writers....   [tags: Literature Essays Literary Criticism]
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Ethical Journalism During the Vietnam War - Ethical Journalism During the Vietnam War During the Vietnam War, a rift between government officials and journalists emerged. The American government felt the need, for various reasons, to censor many war developments. In an attempt to act ethically, the press fought the censors, trying their hardest to report the truth to the general public. Despite claims of bias and distortion by several prominent government officials, these journalists acted completely ethically, allowing the general public to obtain a fair, informed opinion....   [tags: Informative Research Paper]
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journalism essay - ... From which it went from being the pinnacle of rational critical debate to being a sullied version of its former self. The Boundaries between state and society caused the public sphere to crumble; Habermas argues that instead of advancing into a new social state however, that following that was a dramatic “re-feudalisation of society”, where the state and the private became involved in each other’s spheres, causing the very notion of the public sphere to collapse. This meant all the features of the sphere, like rational public debate, where replaced with talk of leisure and materialism, and society now instead of discussing the issues that “should be discussed” now concentrated far more on trivial matters....   [tags: politics, public sphere]
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Truman Capote’s Anonymity - ... While Capote does not say a lot in this section, he still makes himself known. He uses phrases like: “accepted the task with resigned grace” to express his views on the lawyers. Capote quotes Perry and Dick’s lawyers to depict true, accurate explanations instead of summarizing their feelings and responses. The use of real conversations shows the reader that the event truly takes place; that Capote does not make it up. However, Capote still suggests his presence when he inserts his own words and phrases into the text....   [tags: journalism, Cold Blood, Clutter family´s murder]
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The Role of the Mass Media in Ghana’s Democracy - ... In other words the media has enabled large sections of the citizens in Ghana to freshen their feelings especially through letters to editors and interactive radio programmes in local languages. These allow Ghana’s citizens to contribute to discussions on issues that affect the society and also open up channels of communication to enable public access to government and its structures, and to engender public involvement and discussion of government activities. This in effect has enabled a lot more people to be abreast with the times and having the issues of democracy in their domain....   [tags: Dissemination of Information, Political Journalism]
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Digital Image Alteration and Photojournalist Ethics in China and USA - Digital Image Alteration and Photojournalist Ethics in China and USA Introduction Photography is a process where lights are recorded through chemical means(by film) or by an electronic device such as digital sensor. The resulting photograph represents a optically realistic portrait of a specific event at a specific location and time. This connection to reality allows people place a significant amount of trust on photographs and coined the phrase "the camera does not lie." Thus, photographs are used heavily in news reporting as a proof that a certain event has occurred....   [tags: Photo Journalism Photographs Ethics Essays]
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Stuck: Young Adults Battling Depression - Stuck: Young Adults Battling Depression Another day sleeping awaywith the minutes slowly passing staring at the ceiling wondering how to escape the outside world. “God I’m up,” said Dominik Zakrzewski, 20 of Queens, N.Y. “Sometimes I dreaded lifting my legs out of bed.” He used to prolong getting up and thought of things he could do to stay in solitude. Zakrzewski, who was diagnosed at the age of 18, is one of many young adults who suffer from depression. Various studies over the years have shown that the number of adolescents and young adults who have depression is steadily rising....   [tags: Journalism Essays] 2031 words
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Editorial: Ireland’s Past? - Editorial: Ireland’s past. The popular cliché about the island of Ireland being a place that the flow of time has left beyond is endorsed by a variety of perspectives. Emigration has made such a huge impact on Irish history that the Irish diaspora and its descendants far outnumbered the inhabitants of the Ireland of Ireland itself, and many of those outside Ireland who claim Irish descent remain emotionally attached to a conception of the “old country,” whose image in their minds is strongly associated with the distant experiences of their ancestors....   [tags: Ireland History Journalism Essays]
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Journals, Reflection, and Learning - Journals, Reflection, and Learning A journal is a crucible for processing the raw material of experience in order to integrate it with existing knowledge and create new meaning. Among the many purposes for journal writing are the following: to break habitual ways of thinking; enhance the development of reflective judgment and metacognition; increase awareness of tacit knowledge; facilitate self-exploration and personal growth; and work out solutions to problems (Andrusyszyn and Davie 1997; Mitchell and Coltrinari 2001; Moon 1999)....   [tags: Journalism Writing Essays]
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Use of Propaganda the U.S. War in Iraq - Use of Propaganda the U.S. War in Iraq The word “propaganda” comes from the Vatican. The phrase “congregatio de propaganda fide” (The congregation for the propagation of the faith) was used to support the catholic faith in response to the Protestant Reformation (Labash, 20 Dec, 2001). Propaganda is everywhere and has been around for a long time. Every newspaper, magazine, news channel, radio station, advertisement, or any other types of mass media contain elements of propaganda. Propaganda is often given a negative connotation due to its history of power and control; as in the Hitler’s regime, but in reality the definition is very simple....   [tags: Journalism Reporting]
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Journalistic Standards in the Matt Drudge Era - Journalistic Standards in the Matt Drudge Era Introduction Public trust is at the heart of journalism. Such trust is built upon the credibility journalistic efforts. In the past, though mistakes have been made by even the most reputable of news providers, credibility was maintained and public trust in the journalist industry was steady. However, with the Internet taking its first infant steps into the reporting world, concern is being vocalized that public trust in journalism will be damaged by mavericks, such as Matt Drudge, who, without any foundation in reporting seek to tell the entire world every little secret he can dig up....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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