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The Objective of Norm in American by Michael Schudson

- The objective of norm in American, by Michael Schudson, explores how and why the objective norms developed in American journalism. Different with some scholars’ opinion that economic and technology change enhances the ethic of objective, Schudson think four condition encourage the articulation of norms. Two conditions is regard as Durkheimian, which satisfy the need of social cohesion. The other two conditions are Weberian, which is to achieve social control. According to discussing the history of American journalism development, this essay points the emergency of these four conditions in the late 19th and early 20th century....   [tags: review of US journalism, ethical analysis]

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What Did You Learn About The Career Path And This Person 's Work That You Found Most Interesting?

- ... While I was exploring his career, I realized that I could still pursue journalism career even though I have a different major like business. This was something that surprised me and gave me a hope of my dream at the same time. Thanks to this career research, I opened my eyes that career options and possibilities in journalism field are endless. 2. Look at the “expected competencies” for a student who completes that course and describe the ways that those expected competencies match or parallel the skills and expectations for the career path you explored....   [tags: Journalism, Newspaper, Internet Explorer, Career]

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Objectivity Is An Obsession That We Must Drop

- ... She had to talk about the news in a way that satisfied all parties, and not to scare anyone. This comes up in an incident where their were anti-American protest going on in Libya. Though when reporting, she barely even mentions it. “Adie’s report points towards reluctance on the part of the Libyans to sustain the conflict even at the level of rhetoric,” (Higgins 5) She wants the world to feel safe. The leader of Libya, Muammar Gaddafi also wanted to use Adie to get the gruesome side of the bombing....   [tags: Mass media, Journalism, War correspondent]

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My View Of A Newspaper

- ... Alternatively, when I go online I 'm sucked in and feel stuck. Essentially, I feel it 's too all-encompassing, and in this feeling I 'm silently overwhelmed. However, my online experience is unique, and here 's why, I don 't usually see ads. I have Adblocker and Ghostery, both of which keep me from seeing around over 90% of ads. This is not what most people experience online. Therefore, I can only assume that the average user is doubly overwhelmed in comparison, if not worse. Many people argue that newspapers aren 't dying, they 're just changing their business model into online based media....   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, Newspaper, Printing]

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The Media Has Gone Downhill

- ... In reality, everyone is susceptible to suggestion as emphasized in the article “Limiting Democracy: The American Media’s World View, and Ours.” The press gives the public what the press wants to say rather than what the public needs to hear, thus creating an air of oblivion in the American public. This belief is also demonstrated in the article “Challenging ‘He Said, She Said’ Journalism,” in which Linda Greenhouse contests the objectivity in the media claiming that “the ‘he said, she said’ format...impedes rather than enhances the goal of informing the reader” and leads to the twisting of words, altering the meaning of what is communicated (Greenhouse 21)....   [tags: Mass media, News media, Journalism]

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Edward R Murrow

- Edward R. Murrow was the most influential figure in the history of broadcast journalism. Egbert Roscoe Murrow was born on April 25th, 1908 on a small farm in Polecat Creek, North Carolina, which is located near Greensboro, North Carolina. His family moved to a small town near the Canadian border in Washington State when he was six years old. When he was in high school, he changed his name to the now iconic Edward R. Murrow. (Bernstein 40) I found that Mr. Murrow had three utmost important topics that were very endearing and focused mostly on them with total honesty, and those were in relation to Senators, Communism and Nazis....   [tags: broadcast, journalism, radio, media, freedom]

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The Impact Of Media Bias On Reporting

- Reputation plays a significant role in who you turn to for the latest news and current events. Consumers value content that matches their opinion which incentivizes media firms to slant their reports by omitting certain facts. Media firms report on things they believe the consumer want to hear and sometimes they leave out key facts that others wise would have been reported. In recent years some of the biggest news anchors honesty and integrity have been called into question because of their opinion based reporting....   [tags: Advertising, Mass media, Journalism, Media]

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Society From The New Babies

- ... They told the mom that they were going to have to amputate the child’s right hand due to the damage. The mother said no you are not going to amputate. The child grow up and is able to use both hands. The story made a plea to the local community to be more aware of the consequences of their action on the lake. Was she able to do this story and stay ethical. Yes. Even though she was close to this family she still did not let her emotions show in her writing, also the story was something that the community need to hear....   [tags: Ethics, Journalism, Truth, Critical thinking]

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The Main Issues Involving The Ownership Of The Canadian Newspaper Industry

- ... This results in more biased stories being written about as the newspapers are going to use similar stories that other newspaper chains use instead of local stories or information. John C. Busterna, a University of Manitoba mass communication professor, speculates that the passing of owner-managed, locally controlled newspapers to chain and corporate-managed newspapers will result in a greater concern for profits, perhaps with less concern for local issues (Sylvie, 1996, 18). Quinn (2004) argued that the theory behind cross-media ownership is that having the television station and local daily paper owned by the same company allows for the company to benefit from shared staff....   [tags: Newspaper, Mass media, Journalism, Media]

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Journalist or Terrorist: Julian Assange

- Journalist or Terrorist Julian Assange an Australian editor, activist, journalist and publisher launched the WikiLeaks website in the year 2006. From that moment, the site spiraled rapidly into the limelight all over the world. It then came to be known as the most powerful whistle-blowing and also the most scandalous “media” in the online world. WikiLeaks profanes and violates the right of privacy, right of accountability and confidentiality among Information and data sharing also it has a negative impact on governments, private sectors or businesses and also individuals, there is also a big question of accountability....   [tags: Australian editor, activist, journalist, wikileaks]

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What it Takes to be a Journalist

- What would the world be like today had generations before us not kept journals of what life was like then. Since this is how the world basically runs, it would be a lot different today. People today would not know what their ancestor’s lives were like. If we didn’t have journalists in the world today, we would not know the “scoop” on things that are happening in the world. Whether it’s on the TV, in a magazine, newspapers, or even social media websites, these writers and reporter, also referred to as journalists, are on the go 24/7 just waiting for their next assignment to come up....   [tags: career choices]

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Propaganda and Journalism

- Throughout our daily routines we pass by thousands of different propaganda and journalism. They can be found everywhere from busses, to television and even buildings. Telling whether something is propaganda or journalism is fairly simple because they have noticeable differences. As a reader, one can tell if the article is propaganda if they feel as if they are being told to believe in a certain way. Propaganda tries to convince its readers into agreeing with the Authors views. Propaganda is simply a biased point of view....   [tags: Journalism]

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History of American Journalism

- Humans, it seems, have an innate need to feel connected on a global level with one another. Our history as a civilization shows the importance that we have placed on sending and retrieving the latest news so that we may be ever informed on the happenings of the world. Beginning at first with the sending of messages of news to each other through conversations to the press explosion that Gutenberg set off with the invention of his printing press, people remained connected. The idea of public in the eyes of journalism has changed, in some aspects, over the course of time in America....   [tags: Journalism]

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Alternative Journalism And Mainstream Journalism

- ... Marginalised groups in society such as some indigenous cultures and some sub cultures are now able to have a voice to represent them. Professional or mainstream journalism would like to think of itself as taking positions of objectivity when reporting news stories and that will always present audiences with the “facts”. Alternative journalism on the other hand understands that news and its stories have their own sets of values. It is because of this that alternative news can produce an array of wider perspective which the mainstream fails to deliver (Atton, 2010)....   [tags: Mass media, News media, Mainstream, Journalism]

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Death of the Newspaper: Where Will Journalism Go From Here?

- The U.S. newspaper industry is in a time of transition. Ad revenue profits and print readership have been steadily declining for years and things are only continuing to get worse. As readers slowly gravitate towards the internet to fulfill their news needs, more and more newspapers are being forced to close their doors. In spite of this, the spirit of journalism cannot be allowed to die. Media expert Clay Shirky (2009, para. 10) writes that, “There is no general model for newspapers to replace the one the internet just broke.” Shirky’s right, there is no general model because it’s no longer about replacing newspapers; it’s about saving journalism and giving journalists a new media in which...   [tags: Journalism ]

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Journalism and Social Media

- Because I am a journalism student, I have talked, researched and discussed with many of my fellow students and faculty members about the topics above. I am choosing to talk about this because I think it is important and they are pertinent issues in the journalism field. I am also very interested in this topic, so I thought it would be fun to take the opportunity you gave us to design our own multi-part question and write about something in journalism that is appealing to me. I recently read an article somewhere, in which BBC journalist Sigrun Rottman said that objectivity in journalism is an illusion and the media should think more of being balanced than being objective....   [tags: Journalism News]

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Fictionalizing Quotations in Journalism – Masson v. New Yorker Magazine

- Introduction Jeffrey Masson, a psychoanalyst, served as a Projects Director of the Sigmund Freud Archives when he became disillusioned with Freudian psychology. He was then fired after he tried advancing his own theories (Masson v. New Yorker Magazine, 1991). Janet Malcolm, an author and contributor to New Yorker Magazine, recorded many interviews with Masson and wrote an article containing many lengthy quotes about his relationship with the Sigmund Freud Archives (Masson v. New Yorker Magazine, 1991)....   [tags: Journalism ]

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Journalism : The Perfect Career

- Journalism: The Perfect Career People have a difficult time when trying to decide on a career. There are many careers to choose from. As one can see, journalism is the perfect career for anyone with a love of writing. Journalists have a difficult job, but for others journalism could be considered easy. The career of a journalist is very difficult because of the education, training, and skills involved. Though the skill of writing has been around for thousands of centuries, a number of obstacles had to be overcome before the profession of writing evolved....   [tags: Journalism, Newspaper, Mass media, Employment]

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The Death And Life Of American Journalism

- Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols believes that "Our republic and its press will rise or fall together." (6) In the novel The Death and Life of American Journalism, the author discuss about the news and corruption of the government being overpower. They point out the little change when the media is damage in a way. The government acknowledge the little things that is corrupt and try to fix it. McChesney and Nichols point at the significant of technology and advanced ways to get news. They find that it was the better method to get the messages about daily news out to the people....   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, Newspaper, Press]

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journalism

- A journalist is someone who works in the news gathering business, such as a photographer, editor or reporter. Journalism is all around us. It dominates television and surrounds us in the vast publishing industry of popularization. Journalism influence our perspectives on issues concerning us. In other words, its undeniable that journalism has a deep impact on our lives. There are two sides to journalism – good journalism and bad journalism. According to K. Minogue, the journalist has the power to mould the information they receive into “propaganda” or they could just report the news with additions of both side of the story....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Democratization Of Journalism And Corporate Media

- ... The decentralized nature of citizen journalism means that there is no central authority present to inspect the validity of information being reported. In the article “Syrian Citizen Journalism”, the authors state an instance of false reporting by the citizen journalists with the following quote. “In one case, the BBC used an image purporting to be from an activist documenting the Houla massacre; this turned out to have been a photograph taken by a professional photojournalist in 2003 in Iraq (Silverman 2012)”....   [tags: Mass media, Journalism, Blog, News media]

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Journalism

- Journalism has become a job carrying enormous personal rewards. Indeed, it is difficult, chalenging (e.g. physically, emotionally, ethically, politically), yet again - it is fun. Journalism requires mastering a multiple range of knowledge and skills (Hicks: 2008; Brighton: 2007; Randall: 2007). This essay has the task to identify the key sources and methods I have used gathering information for my 332MC News and Features (aka. 332MC) articles portfolio, as well as give a comment to what I have learned working individually and collectively in teams in the various project tasks through this module....   [tags: Communication, News Stories, Newspaper]

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journalism

- In old days men had the rack. Now they have the press. That is an improvement certainly. But still it is very bad, and wrong, and demoralising. Somebody - was it Burke. - called journalism the fourth estate. That was true at the time, no doubt. But at the present moment it really is the only estate. It has eaten up the other three. The Lords Temporal say nothing, the Lords Spiritual have nothing to say, and the House of Commons has nothing to say and says it. We are dominated by Journalism. The Soul of Man - Oscar Wilde Feudal society was traditionally divided into three "estates" (social classes)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Journalism 's Social Responsibility And The Lack Of Public Trust

- Code: 11512 10. In a December 2013 Gallup poll, newspaper reporters and TV reporters ranked slightly above lawyers and slightly below local politicians in terms of the public 's view on honesty and ethical standards. Only 21 percent of those polled said newspaper reporters had very high or high ethical standards, and 20 percent said the same of TV reporters. Write an essay based in mass media theory on why the public lacks trust in journalists and journalism. What’s the Deal With Media?: Journalism’s Social Responsibility and the Lack of Public Trust New communications technologies and scandals of reporters fabricating stories have influenced the public’s perception and trust in the media...   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, Advertising, Journalist]

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The Internet Has Changed The Face Of Newsroom Journalism

- "The Internet has changed the face of newsroom journalism practice." Discuss. Name: Nandita Menon Student ID: 200901452 Institue of Communication of Studies In - sessional Assignment 2014 - 2015 Word Count: "The Internet has changed the face of newsroom journalism practice." Discuss. The Oxford Dictionary defines journalism as "The activity or profession of writing for newspapers or magazines or of broadcasting news on radio or television." If this definition can be taken into account, then we can agree that in its core journalism hasn 't changed....   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, Newspaper, Change]

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David Halberstam: An American Journalist

- American author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, David Halberstam is most known for his early work on the Vietnam War, the Civil Rights Movement, American culture and also for his edgy sports writing. Among the many awards Halberstam received are the Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award as well as an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Colby College (Acadamey of Achievement). Halberstam encountered many ethical issues throughout his career but never backed down. His passion for honest journalism is just one of the many reasons he is honored as one of the leading journalist in American history....   [tags: Journalism]

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Liberal Bias of Journalism

- Liberal Bias of Journalism "Dear Ann: I have a problem. I have two brothers. One brother is in television, the other was put to death in the electric chair for murder. My mother died from insanity when I was three years old. My sisters are prostitutes, and my father sells narcotics to high school students. Recently I met a girl who was just released from a reformatory where she served time for smothering her illegitimate child to death, and I want to marry her. My problem is—if I marry this girl, should I tell her about my brother who is in television?” (Goldberg 117) Bernard Goldberg’s book, Bias, reveals the truth of journalism, rather than its art....   [tags: Media News Bias Journalist Essays]

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Objectivity in Journalism

- Objectivity in Journalism Public journalism has changed much during its existence. Papers are striving to actively involve readers in the news development. It goes beyond telling the news to embrace a broader mission of improving the quality of public life. The American style of journalism is based on objectivity and separates us from the bias found in most European partisan papers. American journalism is becoming too vigilant in being objective that the dedication to investigating stories tends to be missing in the writing....   [tags: Reporter News Reporting Events Essays Papers]

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Yellow Journalism

- “Journalism without a moral position is impossible. Every journalist is a moralist, It’s absolutely unavoidable. A journalist is someone who looks at the world and the way it works, someone who takes a close look at things everyday and reports what she sees, someone who represents the world, the event, for others. She cannot do her work without judging what she sees” quoted by Marguerite Duras. When looking at things there could be a hidden message within the information that is given. Facts are not always what they appear to be....   [tags: moral position, yellow papers]

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Journalism Errors: Double Check The Spelling of Names and Other Facts

- When Emilie Davis, a newspaper journalism professor at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, picks up her nametag at an event, she often stares down at the more common spelling of her name, “Emily.” She is used to people misspelling her name, so she usually leaves it the way it’s written to not make it a big deal. As Steve Davis, Emilie Davis’s husband, explained his wife’s silent frustration when people misspell her name, he said, “it never hurts to just double check.” Steve Davis, also a newspaper journalism professor, as well as chair of the newspaper department at the Newhouse School, is very familiar with spelling mistakes and factual errors when it c...   [tags: Journalist, Photojournalism]

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Five Ideal-Typical Traits or Values as Part of Journalisms’ Ideology

- At November 2013, a student of University of Indonesia, later known by her alias RW, reported an Indonesian famous poet, Sitok Srengenge to police. Sitok was accused of raping and impregnating RW. Sitok is an active poet and curator of Salihara, a cultural and art community owned by Tempo, one of giant media group in Indonesia. Starts from this case, Indonesian news media, especially online news, were in race to expose the story. Those online news media framed this case from different angle and point of view....   [tags: journalism, social media, indonesia]

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The Middle East: Conflict in Journalism

- The Middle East: Conflict in Journalism Before beginning my essay, “The Middle East, Conflict in Journalism”, I would like the reader to read a few terms. These are merely food for thought, do whatever with them you wish. Conflict: A state of disharmony between incompatible or antithetical persons, ideas, or interests; a clash. (The American Heritage) War: A state of open, armed, often prolonged conflict carried on between nations, states, or parties. &The period of such conflict....   [tags: War Writing Essays]

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The Media And Journalism Ethics

- ... Journalists must report and disseminate information with impartiality and honesty, they also need to be cognoscente to the impact their news reporting will have on the people involved as well as the world at large. According to The Society of Professional Journalists’ Code of Ethics, “Journalism serves justice, democracy, and public enlightenment and ethical news gatherers should strive for free exchange of information that is accurate, fair, and thorough”. (Lehrman & Wagner, 2015). Unfortunately, this is not always the case....   [tags: Ethics, Business ethics, Applied ethics]

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Journalism Job Research

- The job market in the United States has changed a lot since the beginning of the recession in 2008. Young people need to know the job market so they can choose careers wisely. Many of the jobs that used to be popular and secure are now among the jobs that have the most amounts of layoffs, and some jobs are being replaced by new jobs as a result of the existing internet and technology. Lexi Tuck, a classmate in 100/102, wants to be either a journalist or a businesswoman. Based on Lexi’s list of interest and several research sources, entering the field of journalism is a good choice for her....   [tags: Career Research ]

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Ethics And Power In Journalism

- What Roles Do Ethics and Power Play in Journalism. For the most part, journalists have power that can hurt, instead of help citizen autonomy. The ways journalists treat their subjects and sources have generated much concern. The ethics of these two endeavors share much in common, because both use people in various ways to reach each others goals. The well-developed guidelines in research designed to protect research participants' autonomy, to guard against needless deception, and to recognize the special needs of vulnerable research participants have direct application to journalism....   [tags: Ethics]

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The Future of On-line Journalism

- The Future of On-line Journalism Interactivity is what most separates on line news from traditional news. Indexicality (using hypertext links) is an important aspect of on-line journalism because it frees up space and time for the reader. People can explore international news and easily access the latest stories before the papers get to print, all at the click of a mouse. Many studies have been done on how people use web services. One of the major characteristics of such use is searching through different hyperlinks....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Journalism - From China with Love

- Journalism – From China with Love The purpose behind this personal statement is to not only gain admission to your well-established and highly respected Masters program, but to impress upon you my passion for learning and my tremendous desire to succeed in the field of journalism. I have based my decision to pursue an academic career not on purely practical reasons, but rather on my own natural interests and aptitude. My personal philosophy is that the biggest loss that a person can suffer is the loss of one's enthusiasm....   [tags: Graduate Admissions Essays]

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The History of Television Journalism

- Television and journalism have a relatively short history together, yet over the last sixty years, the two have become increasingly intertwined, perhaps even irreversible so. But this merger is between two opposing forces–one, a mass medium that inherently demands entertainment and the other, a profession most people hold responsible for information, for facts, which, for the most part, are inherently boring. So has television been beneficial for the American people. The people that our country’s founding fathers chose to hold responsible for electing those to be responsible for our country’s government....   [tags: Media ]

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The Future of Responsible Journalism

- In trying to attract new audiences, news media have begun to transition from reporting to becoming a form of entertainment. With the meteoric rise of social media’s role as a news source, the fight for an increase of diversity in the media, and the ever-growing desire of immediate content, the future of responsible journalism is more important than ever. Ask yourself, why do I think the way I do. Where do my political views originate. How do I prove them. Most likely, it is due to the biased portrayal of issues in the media and the politicization that accompanies what we consume....   [tags: communication, news media]

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Future of Responsible Journalism

- As stated in the earlier essays, the discussion of the future responsible journalism was examined. From a general layout of the problem (irresponsible journalism) to discussing the causes of an unsure future, the focus of today’s examination is proposing a solution. Old media (newspapers, print journalism, etc.) has broken away from being objective news sources to becoming a tool for political bias. For example, British national newspapers are aligned with the various political factions in England....   [tags: accountibility, radio violations, objectivity]

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Advancements Of Online Journalism

- Journalism is now no longer just black and white, no longer is it just printed in its masses by machines onto paper and shipped off to stalls, shops and petrol stations. Journalism is now easily accessed and also participated in without leaving the comfort of your own home. Interactivity has been central to the developments of online media and in many eyes was already a big missing link in the media before it became a buzzword used by the online community. A quote from Jim Hall’s 2001 book Online Journalism says that Interactivity “could be added to Impartiality, Objectivity and Truth as a core value of journalism.” (Hall, 2001) I think this has already happened, maybe it is not in official...   [tags: interactivity, blogging]

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Sensational Journalism and Its Effects

- “If it Bleeds it Leads” Nowadays the media have transformed its main mission of reporting news that actually happened in an accurate and objective way into covering stirring and controversial issues as news stories due to capitalistic motives. Moreover, today’s media took the motto “If it bleeds it leads” as a criteria to report any story. The aim of following this motto was to achieve high viewership rates and as a result gain more advertisers which will ultimately increase the profits. However, this motto changed the media from reporting facts into reporting sensational-fearful news....   [tags: media, cultivation theory]

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- In my twenty years and some months existence in this world, I’ve been fortunate enough to live a secured life. I believe food and shelter are two of the most important essentials in life, and I’ve never had to worry about food not being on the table or if I had a place to sleep at night which is why I consider myself to have a secure life. Volunteering at Simpson Housing helped me realize many things in life, and also made me wonder why some people are so fortunate in life while others struggle to survive in this world....   [tags: essays research papers]

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New Journalism and Truman Capote's Case

- Literature—the dictionary defines it being the art of written works that is designed to entertain, educate and instruct; writers use literature in an attempt to transfer their ideas from paper to the reader; for some, this task means bringing their story to a different place and time that is entirely separate from what the reader could perceive as ordinary, on order to serve the writer’s intent. With this the impossible, becomes the probable, and the worst fear possibly imagined becomes the breathed reality; with no stated separation between the living, and the dying....   [tags: informative essay]

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The Yellow Kids

- “In America the President reigns for four years, and journalism governs for ever and ever.” Oscar Wilde never spoke truer words. The aforementioned ability to govern “for ever and ever” comes from journalistic sensationalism, a craft perfected by newspaper owners and journalists Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst at the dawn of the twentieth century. Sensationalism counts for only one of the numerous ties between the career rivals who, in an effort to distinguish themselves from each other, ironically knotted themselves together in journalism history....   [tags: Journalism]

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The Emergence of Photojournalism

- As with everything in life, there is always a beginning and photojournalism. Without photojournalist, people not directly related to situations, would have never experienced the frontlines of war, the Great Depression, or the inhumanities of abortion. Photographically evaluating history is a way to analyze what once was and to forge ahead toward what will be. From its turn of the century birth, the professionals that have shaped and continue to form; its “Golden Era,” to its present day modern identity; photojournalism still proceeds....   [tags: journalism]

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The Relationship Between Public Relations Professionals and Journalism

- Understanding the relationship between public relations professionals and journalists is of imperative vitality to drilling successful media relations. The extent of the relationship will be investigated to gauge discernments of the relationship for both journalists and public relations professionals. There has been little change in the relationship between public relations professionals and journalists in the course of recent years, and the following analysis will offer proposals in the matter of why that is the situation....   [tags: news media relations]

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Biography Of Theodore Roosevelt 's The Gilded Age

- During the late 19th century, leading into the 20th century, The Gilded Age was in full swing. The exploitation and graft of the time motivated a group of investigative journalists, entitled muckrakers, to emerge. These muckrakers sensationalized the social, economic, and political corruption in America and brought the issues to the public eye. In looking at a common story threaded through the history of muckraking- poverty- one can see the style of muckraking, and the way it affects society has dramatically changed over time....   [tags: Investigative journalism, Muckraker, Journalism]

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The Story of Dr. Jennifer Greer

- Dr. Jennifer Greer need not verbally utter any detail regarding the extent of her success in journalism. By simply taking a look around her office in the Journalism Department at the University of Alabama, one can resolve that Dr. Greer’s journalism career has been nothing short of admirable. Adorning the walls of her fourth floor office, various plaques and certificates give undeniable evidence of Dr. Greer’s commendable success. Beginning with her Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia and continuing on to her Ph.D....   [tags: Success in Journalism]

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The Decline in Journalistic Substance: Does it Matter?

- In response to James Fallows’ four premises in his “Learning to Love the (Shallow, Divisive, Unreliable,) New Media,” April 2011. I must say that while I want desperately to argue against his fears, as I am an optimist at heart, I cannot. I have turned this over and over and I have to say that with only a few points of specific contradiction, as a whole I agree. I believe that this is becoming an age of lies and idiocy. I agree that already there is a tendency for media to follow dollars instead of issues....   [tags: Journalism Essays]

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Broadcasting Industry Employment Rate

- According to the United States of America’s Bill of Rights, the First Amendment states that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” The freedom of press is having the liberty to speak and also having the liberty to be heard. The freedom of press is applicable to all types of printed and broadcast material, including books, newspaper, magazines, pamphlets, films and radio and television....   [tags: unemployment, journalism, law]

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Creative Freedom in News and Social Media

- In trying to attract new audiences, news media have begun to transition from reporting to becoming a form of entertainment. With the meteoric rise of social media’s role as a news source, the fight for an increase of diversity in the media, and the ever-growing desire of immediate content, the future of responsible journalism is more important than ever. Ask yourself, why do I think the way I do. Where do my political views originate. How do I prove them. Most likely, it is due to the biased portrayal of issues in the media and the politicization that accompanies what we consume....   [tags: journalism, entertainment, audiences]

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The Reality and Misinformation of Tabloids

- Currently, in the realm of printed journalism, American Media—owner of popular tabloids such as the Enquirer, Globe, and National Examiner—“reports [the] total circulation at 5.4 million.” (Grabianowsky) A British tabloid-newspaper industry went on trial on October 20 in 2013 due to the alleged “phone hacking and obstructing of justice” done by two of the industry’s elite editors. (Erlanger, and Castle) The birth of the “tabloid” marked a major milestone in history. Created by Alfred Harmsworth, a British journalist famed for his popular publications, tabloids sprang to a common term as a result of an invitation “to edit [John Pulitzer’s] New York World for the welcoming of the 20th century....   [tags: journalism, social, affairs]

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A New Dimension For News Reporting: Internet

- ... Moreover, thanks to Wi-fi (Free Wireless), most people can use Internet without any charges. For instance, university students or teachers can connect to school’s wireless internet connection in order to do research or every shopping mall provides their consumers with Wi-fi service. Therefore, especially nowadays, the view of the fact that Internet is not accessible is incorrect. Some people may argue that news which be reported on the Internet is not always reliable. They believe that online news can be a lie or wrong because of a large number of online users....   [tags: online journalism, technology]

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Ethics Is A Way Of Studying Morality

- ... Journalists have a job to enhance the reputation of the paper that they work for; this can be achieved by any means necessary, but within reason. The reputation of the Bathburg newspaper and online website must be considered. If the pictures of Miss Bell were to be published, this would increase sales in circulation and enhance its reputation, as people are swayed by the media’s agenda. This would make the newspaper much more popular; it would gather a wider reach of audience. According to Frost (2011), when making a commercial decision, journalists believe the consumer is satisfied when regarding higher sales figures, meaning the decision to print was both ethically and financially righ...   [tags: Ethics, Morality, Journalism, Privacy]

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Cherokee Phoenix

- Cherokee Phoenix In the early nineteenth century during the presidency of Andrew Jackson and the debate of the Indian Removal Bill came one of the most important accomplishments of the Cherokee Nation, their own newspaper written in their own language. This experiment in Indian journalism began on February 21, 1828 in the Cherokee capital of New Echota. The paper employed a minimum staff of three to four people throughout its duration, often dismissing and rehiring printers. However, the most noteworthy of these were the people who first employed by the paper: journeyman printer John F....   [tags: American History Journalism]

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I Am A Student Of Pr, Advertising And Media

- ... Key element of the work was the ability to curate appropriate content that was relevant to the topic I was writing about. I was able to discover in practice elements of the module that were discussed during the classes. Due to use of Storify, as discussed in the class I could create a modern, interactive version with videos, photos and link attachments to the article, where the content was not only created by me but also taken from community. It was not only done by pure aggregation that is often curated by the machines (Bakker, 2012) but it was also done in a new way of live-blogging that combines variety of elements found online into a well-managed piece of article....   [tags: Mass media, Journalism, 2016, 2015]

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Photojournalism is Subjective NOT Objective

- Photojournalism has long been considered to have a tradition of reflecting the truth. It has been a major element in newspaper and magazine reporting since the early 20th century. It was probably only about a century ago when people believed that what they saw in photographs was factual. This impact of visual image as seen by the viewer was based on the old belief that "the camera never lies". Wheeler says that photojournalism has "acquired a special standing in the public mind, a confidence that photo can reflect reality in a uniquely compelling and credible way." (Wheeler T, 2002, p....   [tags: Photography Journalism]

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Media Bias And Its Influence On Public Opinion On Current Events

- ... In order to make better and smarter decisions, we must be aware of the different roles the media plays in our lives. Different Perspectives Sociological Perspective While opinions vary as to the extent of influence the mass media projects, all sides admit that the media has a constant and a significant role in modern culture. Referred to as “mediated culture,” sociologists argue that mass media “reflects and creates culture” (Wesch). Individuals are often presented with messages from multiples of sources, such as daily newspapers, magazines, and television....   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, Sociology, Propaganda]

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Journalism

- Journalism Today the term journalism is applied to prestigious publications such as The New York Times, and to television news operations such as 60 Minutes and NBC Nightly News. “ First amendment rights and the democratic political environment of the united states have contributed to the uninhibited growth of the news media in public and private communication.”1 the world of journalism has changed dramatically from the colonial days. When newspapers were just channels or devices of commercial and political information....   [tags: Media Journalists Journalism News Essays]

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Citizen Journalism

- Citizen journalism is the concept of average citizens playing an active role in the media. Blogging, social networks and participatory news sites have helped to contribute to the growth of citizen journalism. The idea of reporting instantly from any place at any time has grown to become a key tool in journalism today. A blog is a regular informal entry by an individual commenting on news stories or describing an event. They can range in any topic from fashion to politics. A blogger can remove or add an entry at any time with the use of the internet....   [tags: Journalism ]

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The Future of Journalism

- Thirty years ago, if I told you that the primary means of communicating and disseminating information would be a series of interconnected computer networks you would of thought I was watching Star Trek or reading a science fiction novel. In 2010, the future of mass media is upon us today; the Internet. The Internet is and will only grow in the future as the primary means of delivering news, information and entertainment to the vast majority of Americans. Mass media as we know it today will take new shape and form in the next few years with the convergence and migration of three legacy mediums (Television, Radio, Newspaper) into one that is based on the Internet and will replace these mediums...   [tags: Journalism ]

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Combining the Techniques of Journalism and Radio

- Of the areas studied this term I chose to combine the techniques of Journalism and Radio. Both have the capability of reaching a wide ranging audience using entertaining yet informative methods. For the purposes of this paper I will examine the differences and convergences between these two media when reporting the current affairs event in the sports world: Crystal Palace Football Club being placed in Administration in January 2010. The club, a founding member of the premier league, was placed into administration by their major creditors Agilo after amassing debts of almost 30 million pounds....   [tags: Journalism ]

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Good Journalism and Citizenship

- The world is a hectic mess today. News is happening all around us, and the only source that acts as a filter between the chaos and ourselves is the media. The media, journalists especially, must hold upon themselves a great responsibility when they are acting as this filtering apparatus between the ordered and unordered. But is that the only thing journalism does: make sense of the news. No, it does much more than that. Good journalism is working, with help from the citizenry, to create an enlightened Republic filled with citizens who will be well informed of the events which intersect their lives....   [tags: Journalism ]

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Journalism On The Internet

- Journalism on the Internet The common forms of media in today's world each have both advantages and disadvantages. The Internet has been around for an almost equal amount of time as most of them, but only recently has it become a popular way of retrieving information. The Internet takes the best of all other medium and combines them into a very unique form. The Internet is the best way to retrieve information. This combination of paper publishing, TV, radio, telephones, and mail is the future of communications....   [tags: Media Journalism Web Cyberspace Essays]

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Journalism: Inform, Entertain and Brainwash

- Journalism: Inform, Entertain and Brainwash As a journalist, the first thing we learn is what are the major functions of the media. In Chapter Four of Print and Broadcast Journalism: A Critical Examination by Ed Applegate, according to William L. Rivers, Wilbur Schramm, and Clifford G.Christians, authors of Responsibility in Mass Communication, the three major functions of the media are to inform, entertain and persuade. However, current articles in the media, especially magazines, have me questioning whether or not these functions actually do exist....   [tags: Journalism Essays]

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Two Forms of Journalism

- Two Forms of Journalism Recent events such as the tsunami disaster (where blogs helped in covering the enormous size of the story), the war in Iraq (where blogs help to present both opinions of all parties involved), the Dan Rather's scandal, a CBS Evening News anchor who reported as authentic a series of forged documents about George W. Bush (where blogs were highly instrumental in exposing him) have all contributed to the growing popularity of citizen journalism. So, why is there a recent growth in popularity of citizen journalism....   [tags: Media Journalism compare Contrast]

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Journalism and Serial Killers

- The dark, ominous alleyways of London’s East End divulge a very gruesome history of women “ripped up like [pigs] in a market” (Grose). The area, once littered with the torn up remains of brutally murdered prostitutes, looms over the city as symbol for the story of one of the most notorious serial killers: Jack the Ripper. The case enthralls and captivates people’s minds even today, over 100 years later (BBC). This begs the question of how serial killers become part of history, an answer found in extensive media coverage....   [tags: Journalism, Crime, Women]

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The Failure of Journalism during the Civil War in El Salvador

- The Failure of Journalism during the Civil War in El Salvador The Civil War in El Salvador was an event that most individuals misunderstood. A twelve year conflict and a power struggle that claimed to keep communism out of El Salvador killed 75,000 people and the whole story still remains untold. The Civil War in El Salvador was a conflict that roughly started in 1980 and ended with the peace accords in 1992. These dates are rough because there were many conflicts before 1980 and even after the peace accords were signed in 1992 the “death squads [1] ” were still active every now and again....   [tags: Journalism News Reporters]

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Sports Journalism

- Sports Journalism “Da na na Da na na”. Every sports fanatic knows what that famous tone means. It means that it is time for Sports Center, one of the most watched television programs in America. There are many expert journalists such as Bob Ryan and Buster Olney that make appearances on the show. They cover sports from different parts of the country. There is much more to sports journalism than what most people believe. For example, the first actual account of sports journalism dates back to 850 B.C.E when Homer recorded what seemed to be the first ever wrestling match (New World Encyclopedia)....   [tags: sports journalist, Golden Age, technology, sports]

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Sports Journalism

- Sports Journalism For my career research paper I have chosen to delve into the world of the sportswriter, and take a closer look at what that occupation may hold for myself. I have chosen to research this form of journalism because I consider myself to be a sports fanatic, and would very much enjoy spending the rest of my working days writing about the conditions in the world of sports. During the last year or so I have taken a period of time everyday to relax and read over sports articles from baseball and football at some of my favorite websites, such as espn.com or nesn.com, or to sit down and watch Sports Center on ESPN....   [tags: essays research papers]

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International Journalism

- International Journalism International news coverage in the United States has declined dramatically in the last two decades, leaving the American public lacking in awareness of the world's diversity and beauty. This is unacceptable. The public has access to many forms of media-radio, network and cable television, newspapers, magazines and the Internet-yet lack a basic literacy in international issues. The media no longer provides comprehensive coverage of world news. However, as a far-reaching medium, American news media has an obligation to educate as well as inform the nation's populations....   [tags: Papers]

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Objectivity in Journalism

- Journalists should express their ideologies and opinions while covering poverty, however, at the same time they should aim to maintain the objectivity and impartiality standards for effective and truthful and accurate reporting. In news reporting, objectivity is seen as one of the chief values for journalists. The objectivity norm guides to separate the facts from opinions and focus on reporting only the factual content, resulting in neutral and detached reports rather than emotional ones (Schudson, 2001)....   [tags: Ideologies, Opinions, Poverty]

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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]

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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]

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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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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 Impact of The Internet on Journalism

- Is news reported differently on different platforms. How will future technological developments affect newsgathering and distribution. Introduction The impact of the internet on journalism is one area that continues to attract the attention of media scholars. The technology has brought forth a set of opportunities and challenges for conventional media (Garrison, 1996). The last ten years have seen a lot of inventions which have greatly altered the way people access and consume news. Audiences have also “developed more sophisticated and specific demands and tastes for news delivery, thanks in part to the explosion of social media and mobile technology.” (Kolodzy 2013) Consequently, today’s a...   [tags: twitter, facebook, blogs, drama]

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Watergate and Aggressive Political Journalism

- Sunday, May 28, 1972 marked the day in which two extraordinary political events happened. Richard Nixon was nearing the climax of the first-ever summit in Moscow between American and Soviet presidents. Five thousand miles away in Washington, the first of several illegal actions took place at the Democratic National Committee (DNC) headquarters at the Watergate hotel complex (Emery, 3). It was this moment that turned two obscure reporters, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein of the Washington Post, into Pulitzer Prize winning reporters and the heroes of every aspiring journalist for their expose of the Watergate Scandal....   [tags: Media]

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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: Vietnam War Essays]

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