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Should Their Be Limits Placed on Paparazzi? - Does the public have a right to know everything about a public figure’s life. If you turn on your television the primetime program will have lots of news about celebrities. By the time you have to pay at the register at the supermarket, you can appreciate your favorite public star on the cover of a magazine, or if you open up a new window on the internet browser a celebrity gadget will appear at the beginning. It is irresistible not to read about personal lives of the various famous people with pictures, or watch what is happening on the showbiz....   [tags: Paparazzi Essays]
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Limitations of the Paparazzi - The paparazzi can receive up to thousands of dollars for candid pictures of celebrities. As celebrities become more popular, the public wants to know what their doing every second of every day, even when they aren’t on camera. The paparazzi make it their job to find those things out Paparazzi are photographers who repeatedly hunt celebrities, public figures and their families for a chance to photograph them in candid, unflattering and at times compromising moments (Valdes). The paparazzi are self-employed photographers who generally make their living by selling their images to gossip websites, television studios, and magazines (Many Paparazzi)....   [tags: Entertainment ]
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The Swarm of Paparazzi - ... Celebrities are paid to be famous. And once your famous, it is like a faucet you can’t turn off” (Howe 93). This is a true statement because of the following examples within society. In 1992, Mick Jagger had a photograph taken of him kissing another woman who was not his wife, Jerry Hall. The photographer exposed the unfaithful star to the rest of the world. This star was willing to pay the photographer off for the picture, but unfortunately the photographer did not accept the offer. The photo ended his marriage....   [tags: photographers, money, celebrities] 767 words
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The Effects of Paparazzi - Paparazzi has made a huge impact in almost everyone's lives. People can see it everyday, from favorite news channel to social websites. People also tend see it in magazines, and in some rare cases entire books. Without it, celebrities wouldn't be nearly as famous as they are today. The intensity of it varies from place to place. For example, France is well known to respects the lives of celebrities and their kids, while other places like Hollywood try to even make conflict with them. (“What is Paparazzi?”) Media attention can affect everyone's life from celebrities and their families to ourselves....   [tags: Hollywood, Privacy]
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Blaiming the Paparazzi - ... However, If the paparazzi use aggressive ways to capture those pictures and break the law, the paparazzi could face criminal charges for assault, assault with a deadly weapon, conspiracy, false imprisonment, stalking, and trespassing. An Assault is to commit a violent injury on the person of another (California Penal Code 240) and is charged as a misdemeanor. An Assault with a deadly weapon is to cause bodily harm using weapons such as baseball bats, rocks or even a camera. It can be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony....   [tags: celebrities, photographs, assault] 1114 words
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Overview of Paparazzi - When one discovers the phrase "paparazzi," what is their immediate considered. A camera. A flash. My first thoughts are blaring voices, blinding lights, people running to get away, and to put it all in one word, chaos. Paparazzi are freelance photographers that take candid images of celebrities for publication. They are a sinister assembly that are renowned for getting such images by any means possible, if it is by harassment, threatening others, or causing fear. One can see by any celebrities’ reality television show, social media account or from a newscast on the public that celebrities have conveyed worry about the extent to which paparazzi invade their individual space and the filing and...   [tags: Celebrities, Gossip Magazines]
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Celebrities and Paparazzi - ... “Everything that goes on in the famous person’s life including births, deaths, illnesses, and divorces is fodder for the tabloids. If the individual stumbles, whether figuratively or literally speculation about how they will end up on TV, seeing themselves on the internet, or the front page of the tabloids. Also, if famous people are arrested their mug shots is flashed around the world so everyone can see them in this humiliation moment.”(Cindi Pearce) Will raising a child in the spotlight be risky....   [tags: politicians, public figures, status]
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Paparazzi: A Photo to Die For - There are people in the United States who are paid to follow and ambush famous people at all times. These people are known as the paparazzi. The paparazzi stop at nothing in order to photograph celebrities. In some cases, there are deadly consequences to their actions. Diana, Princess of Wales, died in a Paris car crash in 1997. She was trying to escape from the paparazzi. If the paparazzi were not chasing her, she may still be alive today. The term “paparazzi” originated in a 1960 film, “La Dolce Vita” (Anderson)....   [tags: film, dolce vita, celebrities]
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Laws against the Paparazzi Frenzy - ... For instance, a paparazzo purposely put himself in front of Lindsay Lohan’s moving vehicle in order to get a dramatic story from it. Needless to say, about 41% of the paparazzi make up a story to go along with the photo. During desperate measures, another paparazzo has set off the fire alarm to get their target to exit a building. Paparazzi even fight each other to get the most valuable picture. As long as the most profitable picture is captured, paparazzi care less about who gets hurt in the process, whether it is a pedestrian and/or the celebrities themselves....   [tags: intrusive photographers]
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Buzzing Insects: American Paparazzi - ... These performances portray the better side of the paparazzi. However, not all paparazzi, or even celebrities are willing to work together. ¬¬¬ In today’s world, much of the public have an insatiable appetite for celebrity news, which is fed by a willing media. Whether it is through newspapers, magazines, television, or especially the Internet, a staggering amount of information from all over the world is available. Many times the media sell and show “celebrity gossip” to attract readers and viewers....   [tags: trespassing abuses, celebrity privacy] 1902 words
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Buzzing Insects: American Paparazzi - The American paparazzi have been described by celebrities and the news media as scum-of-the-Earth—mean, intrusive scavengers who feast upon other people’s misery (Saltzman par. 4). Imagine taking a walk with your children in a secluded hiking trail. You are trying to enjoy the peace and serenity that the beautiful day brings, but, as fate has it, you are a celebrity. Along with your fame come fans constantly asking for your autograph, people gazing and staring at you, and ultimately causing a scene wherever you go....   [tags: intrusive-picture-taking scavengers]
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THE PAPARAZZI VS PROFESSIONAL PHOTO JOURNALISTS - The paparazzi have been so much looked upon for interfering with people’s lives especially celebrities but, the world still has to know that there are more of the paparazzi than professional journalists. Everyone can choose to be paparazzi with this era of cameras but not everyone can choose to be a professional journalist because it requires a good level of education. The paparazzi have however, dominated the world with their wired ideas of following up people. But it is very important to know what prompts them to do this....   [tags: Journalistic Ethics, Expensive Equipment]
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Examining the Relationship Between the Paparazzi and Celebrities - I have been interested in the paparazzi and the people who stalk celebrities since my brother first started his musical career. When people would say how lucky I was to have a famous family member, I wished they could see the other side. Our perspective was not nearly the glamorous lifestyle that many people imagined. Our life stories, candid statements, and friendships are examined like it is evidence for a major crime scene. Studying the issue from my unique perspective, I also realized the solution was not as simple as I thought....   [tags: Celebrities] 1632 words
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Paparazzi: How Far is Too Far? - The term paparazzo is defined as “a freelance photographer who pursues celebrities to get photographs of them.” (Definition of paparazzo, 2011) The name originated from the last name of a photographer in the 1960 film La Dolce Vita. (Green) Yet the meaning from the word paparazzo denotes a stronger meaning than just a freelance photographer. The paparazzi are notorious for their persistent and annoying personalities who will go through any measure to get the shot that they wish for. The main targets of the paparazzi are the celebrities who enchant the public....   [tags: Celebrities ]
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Should There Be A Law Against Paparazzi? - How about creating a law against the use of telephoto lens and parabolic listening devices. How about creating a new crime—One that will penalize those persisting and persuading photographers, the Paparazzi also known to celebrities as stalkarazzi who follow the rich and famous for the thousand dollars snapshot that reveals some special, intimate moment or an embarrassing one. Should there be a law rebuking such act. Should there be strict laws preventing press photographers (paparazzi) from pursuing persons who do not want to be photograph....   [tags: essays research papers] 509 words
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Paparazzi - Paparazzi "You live by the sword, you die by the sword. It's a quaint old expression, bringing with it images of grand wars and epic battles, of knights and horses, of royalty and the defense of kingdoms. It's achingly apt, today, with the news of the death of Princess Diana, who, apparently, was in another epic flight from her chosen enemy: the press. Practically before her ex-husband could be awakened to the phone call he must have dreaded --- even before her two adolescent sons could have their first of many, many good cries --- the commentary has begun....   [tags: Papers] 836 words
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Laws Restricting the Paparazzi - The paparazzi - a fusion of the Italian words papatacci, meaning gnat and razzi meaning the popping of flashbulbs. It is also known as aggressive photography. The word paparazzo was coined by Federico Fellini, the name he gave to a prying society cameraman in his 1959 film "La Dolce Vita". Paparazzi photographers are fueled by large sums of money offered by the tabloid press. They try to catch the rich and famous in unflattering situations. The new breed of journalism grew by leaps and bounds after the Watergate scandal first broke in Washington, DC (Petersen's, 57)....   [tags: Celebrity Photographer Media Tabloid Law Bill] 1836 words
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First Amendment Rights, Privacy and the Paparazzi - First Amendment Rights, Privacy and the Paparazzi The question of paparazzi threatening privacy and First Amendment rights is often to situational to argue in a conventional manner, but certainly there are many facets of the issue which can be addressed in a quite straightforward manner. Celebrities who feel they have the right to privacy in public places often muddy the waters of this issue. Oddly enough, those celebrities who have chosen to speak out against what they feel are violations of their privacy most always begin their campaigns with a large press conference....   [tags: First Amendment Right to Privacy] 666 words
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Paparazzi and Their Contribution to Princess Diana's Death - Paparazzi and Their Contribution to Princess Diana's Death It was only last August that the familiar world of U.S. evening television programming was interrupted by a terse bulletin, stating only Princess Diana of Wales had been injured in an auto accident in France. However, moments after the first bulletin, a second news flash interrupted, ominous in the complete lack of details, gravely stating that an update on the Princess Diana’s condition was coming. The update, as promised, came, succinctly describing her having recently died in a French hospital, after being removed from the wreckage of a late night automobile accident....   [tags: Papers] 1027 words
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Pop Star Selena Gomez - Selena Gomez steps out from the stage and the crowd’s screams this is the road to her fame. Selena Gomez life shows what all famous people should aspire to be like. To begin, have you ever wanted to know what it was like being a pop star well I’m going to tell you about Selena Gomez. Selena Gomez was born on July 22, 1992 she is a Mexican American. Her mom named her after the singer Selena Quintanilla. She did homeschooling and that is how she got her high school diploma. When Selena was 5 years old she wanted to be an actor so she auditioned for a TV show that’s called Wizards of Waverly Place on the Disney channel....   [tags: Fame, Paparazzi] 584 words
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Celebrities´ Suffer from Emotional Abuse and Invasion of Privacy - ... According to Dictionary.com a paparazzo is “a freelance photographer especially one who takes candid pictures of celebrities for publication”. Paparazzi and stalkers are one and the same. The Stalking Resource Center and many other states describe stalking as, “Following, approaching, or confronting that person, or a member of that person's immediate family and also, appearing in close proximity to, or entering the person's residence, place of employment, school, or other place where the person can be found, or the residence, place of employment or school of a member of that person's immediate family.” Paparazzi are found on several occasions committing these same acts....   [tags: paparazzi, photography, luxury] 703 words
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Celebrities' Rights to Privacy - In previous years, the issue with the paparazzi and media has grown. With the advances in technology, it makes taking and posting photos of celebrities or public figures much easier. The public appears greedy and feels privy to their private lives. Celebrities, or any public figure, have very limited privacy due to the paparazzi and media. The paparazzi and media are also affecting celebrities’ children. Currently, laws are being put in effect to stop this. The term paparazzi is defined as a freelance photographer, usually one who takes candid pictures of celebrities for publication....   [tags: paparazzi, issues with the media]
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Should Celebrities Have Their Right to Privacy? - Should celebrities have their right to privacy. Before newspapers, television, and the internet, ordinary people were not exposed to endless stories about celebrities. Today however, we are bombarded with information about who is dating whom, where they eat, and what they wear from magazines such as People, Entertainment Weekly, and Star. Also, most ordinary people respect the rights of others to a private life. However, some people are just obsessed to get information out of celebrities. They want to know everything about them and have a desire for more information....   [tags: celebrities, paparazzi, invasion of privacy]
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Media Reporting Vicious Cycle - ... Those are the things that you have to have as a human being.” Another negative aspect of being famous and having the constant media attention is the paparazzi. To Nordhaus (1999), the term paparazzo is defined as a person who works independently and takes candid and exclusive photographs of celebrities to be published. The paparazzi will go as far as they possibly can to get the best picture of a celebrity. Once they take their photographs, they can sell them to a magazine for a generously large amount of money....   [tags: paparazzi, false information] 1409 words
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Celebrities Deserve Privacy - ... Furthermore, photographers and journalists must not be permitted to make news that can influence celebrities' success adversely. The rights of celebrities for privacy have always been abused, so they need to defend their rights, despite their profession. Though they are public figures, this does not mean that the publish of every detail of their private lives is justifiable. It is legitimate to take pictures when they are at the stage or on the red carpet, yet most cases they must be left alone....   [tags: paparazzi abuse, public figures] 536 words
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Do Celebrities Deserve any Privacy? - ... Many harmful things have happened to celebrities as a consequence of being followed by the media. Paparazzi wait outside their homes, jump in front of their cars, and swarm around them in public. For example, Diana, Princess of Wales, her every deed, no matter how private or trivial, minutely photographed, documented, and spread across the front pages of tabloids everywhere. Right up until the moment of her death in a car crash she was always trying to escape from the media in. This accident proves that celebrities could suffer and even commit suicide because of lack of privacy....   [tags: paparazzi, public figures, basic rights] 540 words
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The Tragic Death of Diana, Princess of Wales - August 31, 1997, that was the day that Diana, Princess of Wales, died in a fatal car accident, alongside boyfriend, Dodi Al Fayed, and driver, Henri Paul. That was the day that not only England, but the world, mourned for the People’s Princess. What exactly occurred the night the Princess’s Mercedes crashed inside the Place de l’Alma tunnel. It was ultimately concluded that it was caused by a careless driver and some thoughtless pursuers. However, many citizens don’t buy into the official statements....   [tags: paparazzi, Dodi Al Fayed, Prince Charles]
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Princess Diana and Voyeurism - Princess Diana and Voyeurism      Perhaps the best way to think of it is as a war. On one side are the Hollywood stars with their armies of agents, managers, lawyers, publicists, handlers, personal assistants and, of course, bodyguards. And on the other side are the paparazzi - guerrilla warriors armed with cameras, whose job it is to break through the stars’ defenses, steal small parts of their souls and sell them to the highest bidder. The lengths to which paparazzi will go to get “the shot” are legendary - hiding out in trees, digging through garbage and spitting on the stars in order to shoot their reactions....   [tags: Media Paparazzi Photography Essays]
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Federico Fellini - One of the most influential Italian cinemas film directors was Federico Fellini, who became popular after World War II. The filmography of Fellini included 24 titles; of which won him five Academy Awards including the most Oscars in history for best foreign language film (Encyclopaedia Britannica). Federico Fellini’s influences have became such an integral part of the film industry, that some of his influences are barely even credited to him in todays society such as the word “paparazzi” which originated in his film La Dolce Vita, and became the word it means today....   [tags: biography, film director, paparazzi]
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J.K. Rowling’s Allegorical Depiction of Despise and Humility Toward Fame - “Fame is a fickle friend, Harry”, a quote by J.K. Rowling in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. In this quote, Rowling is eluding to the idea that fame is volatile, that it can change for the worse in a second. She recognizes this and is humble about her fame, using it in a way that betters the community instead of herself. Throughout her works, she presents a set of morals about fame endowed in the beloved character Harry Potter, while also creating a sense of despise toward fame itself. The set of morals presented is a set that is representative of her, reflecting what she learned to value as she emerged from a destitute single mother to one of the richest and renowned people in the...   [tags: modesty, paparazzi regulations, feelings]
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Media Portrayal of Celebrities - Alot of people do not have the exact same opinion about everything, and not everyone thinks the same exact way because thats what makes us individuals; right. Thats what I think, but I seem to see everybody's starting to lose their originality in this world due to the media. I see it in the hallway, the classrooms, I see it outside of school. People are scared, their terrified, afraid of acceptance. People want to be accepted so bad that they even go to extra lengths just to fit in, just to be apart of something....   [tags: paparazzi, passing judgment on public figures] 1552 words
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Should Celebrities Have Their Right to Privacy? - Should celebrities have their right to privacy. Before newspapers, television, and the internet, ordinary people were not exposed to endless stories about celebrities. Today, however we are bombarded with information about who is dating whom, where they eat, and what they wear from magazines such as People, Entertainment Weekly, and Star. Also, most ordinary people respect the rights of others to a private life. However, some people are just obsessed to get information out of celebrities. They want to know everything about them and have a desire for more information....   [tags: papparazzi, showbiz, sensationalism]
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The Mass Media in Princess Diana's Life - The Mass Media in Princess Diana's Life From the moment she stepped foot outside, Princess Diana of Whales had camera lenses and microphones pushed in her face. She was constantly pursued and for this reason she sometimes had to hide or disguise herself in order to avoid the unyielding persistence and constant harassment of the press. Eugene Robinson, a journalist in England said, "For the tabloids, day in and day out, no story is bigger than the royal family. All the tabloids employ royal-watching reporters, some of whom have become celebrities in their own right....   [tags: Princess Diana Wales Media Paparazzi Essays] 4867 words
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Celebrities’ Rights to Privacy - ... Celebrities have very few enforceable causes of action available to them to protect their rights of privacy and publicity against invasions by the press. Ideally, the press should regulate their own behavior and enforce their own standards of acceptability in newsgathering practices rather than risk having their rights severely limited by unsympathetic courts and legislatures. Maintaining a free press and respecting the rights of individuals could serve the best interests of all. But, in reality, such practices by the press will continue to diminish newsgathering process and the respectability of the media....   [tags: seek, consent, publicity, fame]
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Media Should Respect Privacy of Public Figures - The Media Should Respect Privacy of Public Figures   How much privacy of the individual is protected under the United States Constitution. Every one is entitled to the right of privacy, but to what extent is that privacy granted. Public figures are constantly being harassed and photographed by the media. Some photographers and reporters will go to any means, even illegal actions, to get a picture or story. However, public figures are human beings like everyone else, and the media should give them more privacy....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]
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Media Invasion of the Private Lives of Celebrities - ... They do all this under freedom of speech. Famous people are normal people like us. They work to entertain us so why should the media interfere into their private lives. The media unfairly treats well know people by exposing their secret lives just to sell and make more profit and bring popularity for themselves, which as a result causes a huge stress along the artist’s life journey because of not being able to handle the pressure. So are famous people treated unfairly by the media ?Yes, they are and this is due to the media ‘s negative roles and their consequences Even though some of the celebrities show that they really hate paparazzi, the paparazzi just cannot stop catching those...   [tags: unfair treatment of famous people] 620 words
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The 411 of the Media, Are Celebrities Really Our Business? - People might think the news media is great because they tell people everything. It is the 411 on what is happening in the United States of America. However, is it really their business to know everything. People have the right to their privacy. There is no need to exploit people’s lives all over the television, magazines, or newspapers. They are violating their privacy. This exploiting of the media is ruining people’s lives and it needs to stop. They need to stop because some things that are exploited in the media cause people to judge others, which is just not right at all....   [tags: media, USA, privacy, Celebrities, ]
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Real Teammates in the Game of Basketball - ... Besides with the satisfaction of just being on the team, “Jankin’ Jersey” give little or no effect. They will not go hard at practice or work outside of practice to get better. They have no desire to get better when they can be great and play. They are fine with being average. For instance, Lazy Larry comes to practice every day. He does just enough to get through practice. He does not try to be first in sprints or get on the court to scrimmage first team. It is always the bare minimum for him....   [tags: personal narrative] 670 words
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The Fame - I. Introduction “The extent and quality of celebrity news in the media appears especially inordinate today, multiplying and intensifying at such a rate that “legitimate” news has fallen in precedence.” a website author revealed of celebrity news promotion in the media. Meanwhile, Aleister Crowley described Hollywood stars to be “cocaine-crazed sexual lunatics”. Eminent historian Daniel Boorstin defined “celebrity” in his 1961 survey The Image, which he considered American devolution, as a person who is known for being well-known....   [tags: Celebrities ]
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The Influences of the Gossip Industry - The gossip industry has become popular in the last few decades. Our society enjoys knowing about the lives of celebrities. We obsess over celebrities on gossip websites, and even obsess to the extent of stalking these celebrities. This industry has impacted our culture immensely. It has tainted our culture in several ways from creating bad role models for our children to making stalking an everyday affair; either way, the media has changed our society greatly. The gossip industry has brought new entertainment for our pleasure, but it has come with negative consequences....   [tags: Culture, Society, Negative Media]
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The Economics of Being Famous - Did you know that being famous can be for better or worse. Even though it had been proven a tremendous number of times that being famous can be dangerous people still aspire to be famous. This paper will tell you about the ups and downs that famous people have, as well as the economics trials and tribulations of being famous. What is the cost of a celebrity time and privacy. “Celebrities chose to be publicized. I say that some celebrities even purposely tell paparazzi where their location is so that they can be photographed....   [tags: celebrity, privacy, money]
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The Life of Celebrities - There are many advantages and disadvantages to a celebrity life. Some of the advantages that I will evince later on in the essay are: money, popularity, good press in magazines; however, some of the disadvantages that I, too, will evince later on are: privacy intrusions, harassment and childrens’ privacy (children of the celebrities). This essay will also discuss the impact this has on us and will debate the luscious lives of celebrities – or, some may argue, the cruel, callous life of a celebrity....   [tags: Celebrities]
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Examining the Ethics of Media Coverage of Celebrities - How far would you go to get that story or to snap that front page picture. How far is too far. The issue of privacy has taken a new toll, where do you draw the line. The news media (Toronto Star, CTV & CBC) are all networks that I believe still respect that value of privacy with the youth act not addressing there name or picture, or when it comes to getting the story it doesn’t seem that there exploiting people for the benefit of the story, on the other hand a lot of the debate and pressure is coming from the entertainment aspect of the media where a celebrity losses all privacy....   [tags: Celebrity Obsession, tabloids] 746 words
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1984: Whe Should Have Listened - George Orwell's popular novel, 1984, depicts a dystopian society where media is king and every citizen of Oceania is taught to suppress their pure human nature. The novel serves as a warning to the citizens of the world today. Orwell's novel was designed for his readers to take heed of the fact that media is essentially the greatest influence of loss-of-self. Orwell's depiction of the dystopia in the novel 1984 is much like the world we live in today, in that media consumes the individual and morphs them into a psychologically brain-washed civilian....   [tags: totalitarian government, George Orwell]
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The Life of Britney Spears - ... As she began to get older, Disney, as they at all times did, dropped her from the show, only giving her a chance to move on to bigger and better things. Britney's Number one billboard topper, "Oops I Did It Again" went international rapidly, permitting her to become a public phenomenon. At the naïve age of seventeen, not only did she turn into a renowned pop singer, but an enormous sex symbol as she wore very tight, bare clothing and was advertising her sexuality, constantly. It wasn't pending a bit after in her career did the press commence in noticing the unsteadiness behind the pop princess....   [tags: behavior, distorting reality] 1380 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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Classifying Celebrity Gossip - Erma Bombeck once said, “Some say our national pastime is baseball. Not me. It’s gossip.” Every day, Americans buy magazines like US Weekly, People and Star or visit websites like Hollywood Gossip and omg. to get their celebrity gossip fix. For the sake of clarity, rather than differentiating between celebrity news and celebrity gossip, which would arguably be an impossible task, we will consider all material presented in the media about celebrities to be gossip. The sheer quantity of celebrity gossip in the media might make it seem impossible to apply any sort of logic or classification to it, but celebrity gossip can generally be classified based upon the content or subject matter it addr...   [tags: Celebrities]
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How Othello Follows the Rules of Tragedy - How Othello Follows the Rules of Tragedy Tragedy is not just simply one sad event, in ancient Greek plays and in Shakespeare's tragedies it usually follows a number of common ingredients or rules. Firstly it involves a conspicuous or exceptional personality. For example in the occurrence of Princess Diana's death she was the exceptional character. She was a woman who had done an astonishing amount of work for charities and a Princess. The second rule of tragedy is that it must be unexpected and constructed with previous happiness or glory....   [tags: Papers] 1573 words
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