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Other Jobs of Television Personalities

- ... Josh holds a Masters degree from the Columbia School of Journalism and a Bachelors of Arts in English literature from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He has contributed to the network's coverage of Hurricane Sandy, the Joplin tornado, the Sandy Hook School shooting, the Boston Marathon bombing, the 2013 papal conclave, and the 2012 presidential election of President Obama as well as the second inauguration of President Barack Obama, the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal, Tournament of Roses Parade for the last six years....   [tags: actor, sports, journalism]

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The Influence of Eastman Kodak Company on Photography

- ... Eastman Kodak Company Advertisement (Undated) Leica introduced a small format 35mm camera in 1925. This smaller machine revolutionized the way photographers could transport the camera, as they could photograph discretely in all situations. (Uk.leica-camera.com, n.p.) Leica are considered a premium brand camera, well built and precise ensuring the images they create are quality. Leica, who are still a camera maker, have photographic galleries in Frankfurt, Los Angles, New York, Salzburg and Tokyo, alternating exhibitions of work that the Magnum Photographers captured....   [tags: camaras, digital, journalism]

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How Operah Winfrey Changed America

- Oprah Winfrey has changed the lives of so many people. She used her position as the most influential women in media to inspire, educate, and empower people of all walks of life all over the world. “Everyone of us gets through the tough times because somebody is there standing in the gap to close it for us.” (Winfrey) She did many amazing things throughout her entertainment and media career, including changing the lives of people forever. Oprah Winfrey is a charitable person while still being a major influence in the entertainment industry....   [tags: journalism, philanthropy, influential]

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Measuring the Quality of Electronic Journals in University Library: Based on Five Year Impact Factor Data in the Journal Citation Reports

- 2.0 Literature Review Using of high quality electronic journals is a necessity in the academic and scholarly world. This section summarizes the evolution of printed journal up to present electronic journals along with discussions of high quality electronic journals usage and the availability of high impact factor journals. All information collects for this study consists from variety sources which comprise of electronic journals, search engines, online database, and books. Literature reviews are useful for synthesizing what has been done so far, and for identifying what needs to be done....   [tags: Journalism ]

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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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Increasing Technology and Decreasing Media Credibility

- As the power of technology grows, information has become not only easier to spread, but has also become more generally accessible. Anyone who seeks news from any part of the world can easily find it on the internet. Previously, the most common form of information distribution was through newspapers, printed in large quantities and sold for small fees. Now newspapers are having to make their way on to the internet, printing less in favor for online subscriptions to digital copies of their productions....   [tags: Journalism ]

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Sebastiao Salgardo’s Activist Photography

- ... He began work, as an economist for the International Coffee Organization, often travelling to Africa on missions associated with the World Bank and this was when he first started seriously taking photographs. He then chose to abandon a career as an economist and switched to photography in 1973. At first Sebastiao worked as a freelancer and joined the Sygma photographic agency in 1974. During the few months he remained at Sygma he photographed stories in Portugal, Angola and Mozambique. He joined the Gamma photographic agency in 1975 and worked on many stories throughout almost all of Africa, Europe and Latin America....   [tags: celebrity journalism, dishonest picures]

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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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I Am A Student Of Pr, Advertising And Media

- TORIFY, Citizen Journalism Project – Reflective Analysis I am a student of PR, advertising and media. I really enjoyed being a student of Media Events and News Cultures module this year. I have had a good grasp of knowledge in journalism and media as well as how its aspects connect with public relations studies. I have learned about media events, news events, churnalism, digital story telling, citizen journalism, role of photography in journalism and so on. However, the topics that interested me the most were citizen journalism and content curation....   [tags: Mass media, Journalism, 2016, 2015]

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

- 1. What did you learn about this career path and this person’s work that you found most interesting. Did something surprise you, confirm your assumptions, challenge your preconceived notions, etc. about this type of work. What sounded the least interesting to you about this person’s job. Since I was small, I have always had a secret dream of becoming an anchorwoman to read and report news to the audience. Unfortunately, my dream did not become a reality when I had to choose a career in business....   [tags: Journalism, Newspaper, Internet Explorer, Career]

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Propaganda and Censorship Unnoticed

- Introduction “I want YOU for U.S. Army” reads the famous World War propaganda poster. Uncle Sam, the famous American national personification and narrator of that famous line, was a form of propaganda used to coerce Americans into joining the army. It is widely known that propaganda and censorship played a huge role in the Great Wars and it is popular belief that it is limited to that time in world history, a clear misconception. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary definition reveals that propaganda can be used with the aim of helping an institution yet being called a propagandist is seen as more of accusation than of praise....   [tags: Journalism ]

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Fallacies in the Newspaper

- The effective use of rhetoric can spur people into action for worthy causes, bring about positive health changes, and even persuade one to finish a college education. In contrast, like most things in life, what can be used for good can also be used in a negative way to elicit emotions such as outrage, fear, and panic. This type of rhetoric often uses fallacious statements in an appeal to emotion which complicates the matter even more as the emotions are misdirected. Unfortunately, the daily newspapers are filled with numerous examples of fallacious statements....   [tags: Journalism ]

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Sources of Implicature in Videos Uploaded by Ahmad Hasan Alzoubi to Youtube

- 1. Introduction The main function of a language is communication. We use words to express ourselves and words are our tools of conveying meanings. If a person was able to use words in a way that another person understands them, the message will reach and probably the goal of communication might be achieved. The study of meaning is the concern of Pragmatics, the branch of linguistics that studies the use of language in human communications determined by the conditions of society. (Karthik, 2013) There are ways in which words are used to convey the meaning indirectly in which the listener needs to exert more effort to understand what is meant....   [tags: sarcastic journalism]

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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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Objectivity Is An Obsession That We Must Drop

- Journalism students will hear the words “objectivity” hundreds of times as they study their field. Though it may seem like an easy conversation to have in class, humans are prone to opinion. Anytime a war happens a Journalist is assigned report on that issue. They are sent overseas to report the news to their country about what is going on. Everyone is watching the news, so how do you?, and how much of the news do you deliver. Journalist Vincent Hugeux said, “Objectivity is an obsession that we must drop....   [tags: Mass media, Journalism, War correspondent]

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The Free Journalist

- American journalism is a constantly evolving field, and the freedoms granted by the Constitution allow the news media to flourish in a fairly unrestricted environment. As an integral part of the democratic United States, the media is responsible for keeping citizens informed and involved in their government and society. However, the media is not infallible, nor is it omniscient. Since its conception, it has faced detractors both foreign and domestic, and from every feasible political party. Despite its legions of reporters, analysts, and executive producers, the news media is unable to follow every story and capture each moment in detail....   [tags: Media]

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Edward R. Murrow: A Revolution in the News Media

- Edward R. Murrow’s profound impact on the field of journalism defines much of what the modern news media industry is today. Edward R. Murrow’s career offers aspiring journalist a detailed set of standards and moral codes in how a journalist should receive and report the news. The development of CBS is largely attributed to Murrow, and derives from his ambitious attitude in utilizing the television and radio to deliver the news. Murrow gained a stellar reputation in the minds of American’s during WWII by placing himself in the heart of the war, and delivering information through radio in his famous This is London broadcasts....   [tags: Field of Journalism, Modern News, Media]

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My View Of A Newspaper

- If you walk around downtown Eugene much or spend time around the University of Oregon 's campus, you 'll see something missing from people 's hands, the simple act of opening up a newspaper. This is happening all over America. Are newspapers and other inked paper-based media dying. I think if I were to ask most young adults when they last read a newspaper, they would likely have a hard time recollecting. I think we 're living in an age where the up-and-coming generation may never experience the act of opening a two foot tall printed news source....   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, Newspaper, Printing]

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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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The Media Has Gone Downhill

- The Media has Gone Downhill It is not uncommon to hear people complaining about what they hear on the news. Everyone knows it and the media themselves knows it as well. Some of the most renowned journalists have even covered the the media’s issues in detail. Biased news outlets have flooded everyday news. We find that journalism’s greatest problems lie in the media’s inability for unbiased reporting, the tendency to use the ignorance of their audience to create a story, and their struggles to maintain relevance....   [tags: Mass media, News media, Journalism]

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The Main Issues Involving The Ownership Of The Canadian Newspaper Industry

- The main issues involving the ownership in the Canadian newspaper industry tend to revolve around money and making a profit. The three main effects that can be seen through concentrated ownership in the newspaper industry are: biased journalism, profit being the main goal, and loss of variety or lack of info. Through research it is noticed that there is an effect that money has on what companies tend to own. Canadian newspaper industry limits the production of high quality content because economic pressures suppress, rather than encourage, quality journalism....   [tags: Newspaper, Mass media, Journalism, Media]

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History of Photojournalism

- “I have been a witness, and these pictures are my testimony. The events I have recorded should not be forgotten and must not be repeated” (Nachtwey). Photojournalism is the art or practice of communicating news by photographs, especially in magazines. Photojournalism has evolved immensely from the beginning to the present. Photojournalism developed during the Crimean War, submitted to its evolution throughout the course of the Golden Age, and eventually settled on its present-day existence today....   [tags: Photos, Pictures, Journalism, History]

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Media Bias And Its Influence On Public Opinion On Current Events

- It has become common for the modern day society to rely on different sources for their news. Because of the internet and technological advances over the years, our access to the news has greatly increased. However, along with this comes the familiar issue of media distortion. In the beginning of the year, I decided to study the power of media in depth—specifically media bias and its influence on public opinion on current events. I chose the media as my subject not only because it affects all aspects of our lives, but also because many people can identify themselves with it, like me....   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, Sociology, Propaganda]

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Society From The New Babies

- Journalist write about lots of different aspects of society from the new babies born every day to the wars going on in the world. There are the small stories in the local paper all the way to the prize piece in the Wall Street Journal. There are the local writers that find the stories in their hometown. Living next door to a journalist has its advantages and disadvantages. With Mrs. Ross the Journalist living next door when events happened in the family it always was written into the next paper....   [tags: Ethics, Journalism, Truth, Critical thinking]

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Media Effects on the Watergate Scandal

- The way that the Watergate scandal was presented to the media was very good and helped to unravel the scandal. By getting many anonymous sources that were involved in the investigation of the Watergate scandal and taking an aggressive approach to reporting the story. The media provided in depth investigative coverage of the events surrounding the Watergate scandal. The public began to question the effectiveness and the honesty of the president and the government. In the aftermath of the Watergate scandal, many people began to feel suspicious of federal agencies and also the Watergate scandal completely changed the way journalists go about investigating scandals and other stories During th...   [tags: journalism,federal agencies,nixon administration]

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Ernest Hemingway: Travels around the World

- Ernest Miller Hemingway orErnest Hemingway as he was known was an American author and journalistborn on July 21, 1899, Oak Park, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. He was the second child and the first son of his family to a physician of a father Dr. Clarence and a singer of a mother Grace Hemingway which was really different from other families in those days.Ernest Hemingway got into Oak Park and River Forest High School and proves to be an excellent student athlete who boxed, played sports and wrote for the schools newspaper and yearbook....   [tags: journalism, family, writing, novels, wife]

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journalism

- 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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Black Press Day

- Black Press Day, other wise none as Freedom’s Journal was the anniversary of the founding of the first black newspaper in the US and was established the same year that slavery was abolished in New York State. It changed African Americans forever or colored people. Black Press day is Freedom's Journal the paper served to counter racist commentary published in the mainstream press. It also provided its readers with regional, national, and international news and with news that could serve to both entertain and educate....   [tags: journalism]

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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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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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Modern Day Conflict And The Civil War And Coalition Fight Against The Islamic State Of Iraq

- As the nature of modern day conflict evolves, the news organization has also been forced to change their practices in order to adequately represent these conflicts to their audiences. “Networked journalism” has played a large role in covering modern day conflicts and its benefits have been instrumental for the work of journalists around the world. While networked journalism has permanently changed the way traditional media outlets operates, it has also created significant challenges for journalism pertaining to the verification of information, the capacity to build networks and adjusting older business models....   [tags: Mass media, Journalism, News media, Syria]

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The Skills of a Great Journalist

- ... Yet, how can we speak for those who will not speak to us. It would be unethical to assume opinions, this is why we use vox pops to gather a range of opinions. It is often said that journalists are one of the least trusted professions. “A typical poll of more than 2000 adults in 2006 found just 19 per cent saying they trusted journalists to tell the truth” (Harcup, 2009, P3). Looking back at Leveson’s quote, he states that we are ‘critical witnesses to the events’. I question how we can be critical witnesses, if our audience do not completely believe what we are saying....   [tags: reports, public, questions, news, interesting]

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Source Disclosure and Journalist's Ethics

- Reporter’s Privilege Journalism has grown and developed over the years along with journalistic ethics. Journalists have a code of ethics or a moral compass. Every story that a reporter produces has either a named or unnamed source. Several states have protective laws designed for reporters who have stories with anonymous sources, but Mississippi is one of the only states in America that does not have a shield law in place. Mississippi should enact a shield law giving reporters the privilege not to disclose anonymous sources....   [tags: freedom of speech, national security ]

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Biography on Journalist Thomas Friedman

- Thomas Friedman is an op-ed journalist that works for The New York Times. He often writes about issues concerning the Middle East but has some focus on America and other foreign countries like China. He is Jewish, well educated, and sixty years old. His experiences as a teenager and the way he was raised influence how he writes and is the reason for his focus on foreign affairs for The New York Times. He has also more recently been focused on a green revolution that needs to happen soon. Thomas Friedman's passion for environmentalism started from his passion of the Middle East because he saw that the world is not on a stable path and a change needs to be made soon....   [tags: styles, writing, topics]

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The Journalist from the Chicagoist

- His look typified that of an indie-rock guitarist. Donned in black jeans and a black button-down shirt, he took the stage with his band mates amidst an approving roar from the crowd. After brushing away the blonde locks of hair over his eyes, he unassumingly went about his business: namely, rocking the small bar-like venue of The Loft with his skilled guitar plucks that gave life to the catchy indie-pop melodies of Gold Motel’s song canon. You would never guess that the talented musician was also a journalist who reviews other artists....   [tags: short story]

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Facebook And Its Impact On Our Lives

- The popularity of blogs, twitter, and YouTube has grown throughout the years. These certain social websites have been able to let people converse with people all around the world with just a click with a button. For example, blogs have let people write their stories and share them with the world to either helps others that are having the same issues or just to get their experiences and writing out there in the world for someone to read. In the end blogging helps others communicate and connect with others in surrounding areas or with shared interest....   [tags: Twitter, Social media, Journalism, Mass media]

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The Legacy Of The Reagan Administration

- With the rampant increase of corporate power, the Reagan Administration allowed pro­profit industries to progress because of his agenda that was anti regulation. During the 1980’s, the movement of communism was dying off, thus allowing American economic policies to incorporate anti-communist ideals. For instance, Reaganomics was the framework for immense corporate power “which called for widespread tax cuts, decreased social spending, increased military spending, and the deregulation of domestic markets” (PBS)....   [tags: Mass media, News media, Journalism, Sociology]

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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 Incident Between African American Community And Law Enforcement Officers

- On August 9, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri, African American civilian Michael Brown was shot and fatally wounded, by caucasian police officer, Darren Wilson (The Associated Press, 2015). The incident immediately began to incite debate over relations between the African American community and law enforcement officers, the militarization of law enforcement, and use of force laws both in Missouri as well as nation wide (The Associated Press, 2015). Peaceful protests were held (Bello & Alcindor, 2015)....   [tags: Mass media, Journalism, Police, Video hosting]

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The Rights Of The European Union

- The “Right to be forgotten” legislation by the European Union has been a subject of intense debate. This controversial new data privacy law allows EU citizens to request removal of links with personal information about them from the internet. According to the ruling, all search engines are obliged to remove any links that are inaccurate, irrelevant, inadequate or excessive for the purposes of data processing, else they will be fined with 2% of their total turnover. The onus of deciding what is to be delisted and what is to be kept is entirely on these search engines like Google....   [tags: Mass media, Journalism, Blog, Freedom of speech]

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News From The Digital Eyes Of Ordinary People

- Extraordinary News from the Digital Eyes of Ordinary People We live in a digital world full of social media and instant gratification, which is why a citizen journalist is so critical. A citizen journalist is defined as “The collection, dissemination, and analysis of news by the general public, especially by means of the internet” (Oxford Dictionaries). Everyone wants to be up-to-date with significant events happening, and we rely on the media to provide that for us. For years, the media have relied on eyewitnesses verbal accounts of events happening; the only difference now is most everyone has a cell phone with a camera....   [tags: Mass media, Journalism, Digital camera, Camera]

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The Function Of The Mass Media

- Ebony Booth 4726601 Explain the function of the mass media in promoting democracy. To what extent do you think the mass media succeeds in this function. Give TWO reasons for your view. The conditions contributing to democracy have evolved significantly from the idea’s formation in Ancient Greece, where only a limited number of citizens participated. Today millions of people are involved in their countries democratic processes and therefore the process surrounding democracy have too changed. The continuation of modern democracy requires the mass media to connect the governing and the people....   [tags: Mass media, Journalism, News media, Democracy]

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Personal Evolution Of The Media

- The BBC acknowledges domineering power of computers that inevitably cause higher reliability of news production by machines in the future such as through compilation of football results and write ups on travel bulletins (BBC 2015b). Potential use of drones that enable enhanced aerial shots as a method of data gathering in future news is also likely (BBC 2015b) considering its increasing popularity use by amateur video photographers. As demand for video news increase (BBC 2015b; Mcnair et al. 2010) popularity of video-sharing websites such as Youtube, Vimeo, online news aggregators such as HuffingtonPost or online-based news channel Vice News which are rich with multimedia applications and ci...   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, News, News agency]

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Rhetorical Analysis Of The Essay ' The Collapse Of Big Media '

- Rhetorical Analysis of the Essay by David Mindich The purpose of a persuasive essay is to convince the readers to agree with the view points of the writer or to accept the recommendations the writer suggests for a course of action. This is evident in the essay written by David T. Z. Mindich, The Collapse of Big Media: The Young and the Restless published in the Wilson Quarterly in 2005. Mindich uses several forms of persuasion to constitute a response from his readers and influence their views....   [tags: Mass media, Journalism, News media, Newspaper]

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The Role Of Media Content Regulation On The Media

- Regulatory bodies Introduction Regulatory Bodies in the media are the organization that control our day to day media from, film, print, TV and gaming. Their main purpose is to make sure the media is safe, relevant and makes that the media meets certain requirements. It is important to have regulation of the media because the majority of our lives consist on it and we rely on it and we want media to be boundaries. Media content regulation in the UK revolves primarily around codes of practice, drawn up by a wide number of bodies which are largely independent with public consultation....   [tags: Newspaper, Journalism, Mass media, United Kingdom]

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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]

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Boston's Bicycle Commuters Have Their Reasons

- Boston's Bicycle Commuters Have Their Reasons Professor Jim Ross begins his morning routine just like most people. After slamming the alarm clock a few times, he throws on sweats, eats a wholesome breakfast, and brushes his teeth. As a bicycle commuter in Boston, he is almost ready to go. Ross straps on a helmet, puts his work suit in his backpack, and begins his short commute. Fifteen minutes after he leaves his Brookline home, the Northeastern University journalism professor locks up his bike in front of the gym, where he showers and gets dressed before walking a few blocks to his office....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Papers]

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Student's Death Raises Concerns about Weapons

- Student's Death Raises Concerns about Weapons Brett Schweinberg, a 19-year-old Emerson student and Brookline resident, never imagined that a night intended for so much celebration in Boston could end so tragically. Schweinberg was one of an estimated 80,000 revelers who flooded the streets of Kenmore Square and the Fenway Park neighborhood in the early hours of Oct. 21, following the Boston Red Sox’s ALCS victory over the New York Yankees. “It was really a happy, fun, cheering crowd,” Schweinberg said....   [tags: Journalism Violence Crime Papers]

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The Effects Of Social Media On Public And Political Institutions Of Society

- Introduction Social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter have had an incredible effect on the relation between the public and political institutions of society. But the nature and depth of this relationship between social media and political discourse remains to be explored. The Effects of Social Media (Positive and Negative) Grant, Grant and Moon (2010) analyzed the frequency with which Australian politicians made use of social media. They considered specifically how different social media facilitated interaction between politicians and the public The authors found that social media could help facilitate more communications between the public and their polticians (Grant, Grant & Moon...   [tags: Social media, Mass media, Journalism, Discourse]

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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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The Role of the Mass Media in Ghana’s Democracy

- There is a linkage between the mass media and democracy. The press in the Gold Coast played a significant role in the struggle for the country’s independence from colonialism. Ghana was birth after independence and it has experienced a history of democracy and a mixture of coup d’états. This reduced the beauty of the once vibrant democratic state to a state where the rights of many Ghanaians were imprisoned, beaten, killed by soldiers. Journalist like Kweku Barku, Kwesi Pratt and others were beaten extensively and some were killed as a result of providing the citizens with information on how the military were corrupt....   [tags: Dissemination of Information, Political Journalism]

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Ted Conover´s Newjack and on Becoming a Correctional Officer

- Ted Conover was from a relatively high class upbringing with good professional accomplishments and education. He was a journalist who came up with an idea to become a correction officer because he was denied access by the Department of Corrections from conducting interviews or research on intuitional grounds about the lives of correctional officers. In his book Newjack he spoke of a variety of things pertaining to prison life at Sing Sing....   [tags: Journalism, Jail, Inmates]

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Cynthia Graber Is A Print And Radio Journalist

- Cynthia Graber is a print and radio journalist for nearly 15 years. Cynthia received her masters of science in science Journalism from Boston University in 2000. Cathy has expanded her knowledge in know how to speak 3 languages Hebrew, Spanish and French including her native tongue English. She has acquired a host of accomplishments stating from “pinnacle of Excellence” award, radio, from the American Association for the Advancement of Science 2004 and the latest Regional Edward Murrow award from the Radio Television Digital News Association, 2015 (for Gastropod)....   [tags: Pollution, Environmentalism, Natural environment]

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Misleading Statistics

- On BBC or CNN, they commonly use graphs or charts to go along with news presenters to facilitate viewers’ understanding. Those graphs and charts including news and information are called statistics. In other words, according to John Slaght, Paddy Harben and Anne Pallant, authors of English for Academic Study, Reading and Writing Source book, statistics refers to “ collections of data gathered” by research methods ( Slaght, Harben & Pallent, 2010, 29). Statistics could be used to prove any topic, to summarize, or to predict what is likely to happen....   [tags: Journalism ]

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Negativity in the News

- Everyone knows that there is way too much negativity in the news these days. It seems like every time the news is on, the anchors are talking about death, crime, poverty, the bad economy, or something unpleasant. The news stations also ‘sensationalize’ nearly every story they report. Every aspect of the news, be it online, on TV, or in print, is oversaturated with unnecessary negativity at the expense of positive or insightful information. A lot of bad things happen in the world, and it is probably right that people need to know about them, but news stations tend to ‘emotionalize’ their stories....   [tags: journalism, emotions, psychological effects]

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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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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]

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Truman Capote’s Anonymity

- In an interview with Truman Capote, George Plimpton asks if In Cold Blood is truly an accurate portrayal of the Clutter family’s murder, “One doesn’t spend almost six years on a book, the point of which is factual accuracy, and then give way to minor distortions” (Plimpton). Capote claims he only uses factual information in his story, completely removes himself from the novel, and has created a new genre of literature by combining reportage journalism with fiction techniques. However, literary critics have long debated whether or not In Cold Blood is the first of its kind: a non-fiction novel....   [tags: journalism, Cold Blood, Clutter family´s murder]

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What Is News?

- One of main Ides in this chapter "What is News" its people study, how they characterize the news for them. For some people news means "important and interesting things that happened during the day", but without a doubt not all of them have the same view as other people believe, for some news it is a way to take their minds off their own trouble. While the journalist of this book believes that news is history in its first and best form, the expressions of the passions of the public, or the prejudices of journalist....   [tags: journalism, viewers, reporting ]

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez

- Gabriel Garcia Marquez, an established author and journalist, is a product of the Post Modern Era. This era is the immediate time after World War II which ended in 1945. His writings depict the literary characteristics of blurring of distinctions between genres, in addition to over lapping with other eras, including Colonialism and Post Colonialism. “Ultimately, literature is nothing but carpentry. With both you are working with reality, a material just as hard as wood.” The quote in the line above gives you an impression of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s outlook toward his literary writing and techniques....   [tags: literature, postmodernism, journalism]

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The Journalist, a Rare Breed Indeed

- The Journalist, a Rare Breed Indeed "Hello?" The police dispatcher answers the phone. "Hi there," I say brightly. "My name is Aaron Mesh, and I'm from the News Chief. Could you please transfer me over to Major Thomas. I need to ask her a few questions about the wreck over on Havendale Drive this morning..." This is my job. I'm an intern reporter at the News Chief, a daily newspaper in east Polk County, Florida. I've been on the job for the past 27 months. Once a week, I come into the Chief's newsroom and get to work: conducting interviews, gathering information, writing stories....   [tags: College Admissions Essays]

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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]

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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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Perception Of The Media Communication Spectrum, Audience And Media Creators

- Analyzes According to the text Interpersonal Communication, “perception is the active process of creating meaning by selecting, organizing and interpreting people, objects, events, situations and other phenomena (Wood, 1999, pg. 64).” This is important to note since this study focuses on perception of both ends of the media communication spectrum, audience and media creators. Dr. Wood addresses the theory of Constructivism, which states that we organize and interpret experience by applying cognitive structures called schemata (Burleson & Rackm 2008)....   [tags: Mass media, News media, Music, Journalism]

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Watergate Scandal

- On June 18, 1972, the Washington Post published an article under the title “5 Held in Plot to Bug Democrats’ Office Here”. The author, Alfred E. Lewis, claimed that five men, one being an ex-CIA agent, three being native-born Cubans, and the last being said to have trained Cuban exiles for guerilla warfare, were caught planting bugs in the offices of the National Democratic Committee. This article sparked an important breakthrough in American journalism. Catching the attention of Post writers Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, they began to pursue the story....   [tags: Richard Nixon, media, IRE, crime, journalism]

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New Digital Er The World Of Fashion

- In the world of Fashion, it is renowned that Fashion Show (footnotes/reference) is the biggest seasonal event of all times in the industry, which fashion designers showcase their most up-to-date collection during Fashion Week (ref). Fashion powerhouses such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton spending fortunes to create the most innovative and extravagant setting and the ultimate front row for their fashions shows,striving to etch (bof: show bussiness) in audience memory and creating a buzz (ref) in digital and social media....   [tags: Fashion, Fashion week, Fashion journalism, Milan]

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Capote

- Even though it is problematic to define the happening of an event as a “text” or “hypotext”, works of literary journalism are closely related to the framework of adaptations because an adaptation is defined as the process of making a work of art upon the basis of elements provided in a different medium; furthermore, works of literary journalism often resemble the filmic construction of a screen play. Before I support my argument by using Stam’s theories about literary adaptations into film from his essay "Beyond Fidelity: The Dialogics of Adaptation", I will start with a short summary of Stam’s article....   [tags: Analysis, Journalism, Literary Adaptations]

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Reporting The News By George C. Edwards

- In “Reporting the News” by George C. Edwards III, Martin P. Wattenberg, and Robert L. Lineberry, the main idea is how the media determines what to air, where to get said stories that will air, how the media presents the news, and the medias effect on the general public. “Reporting The News” is a very strong and detailed article. The authors’ purpose is to inform the readers of what goes on in the news media. This can be inferred by the authors’ tone. The authors’ overall tone is critical of the topics that are covered....   [tags: Mass media, Journalism, Journalist, News media]

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Herbert Croly

- Herbert Croly At the turn of the 20th century, Herbert Croly – as far as the accelerating world was concerned – was a man without a name. Painfully shy and without many friends, he was admitted to Harvard in 1886 as one of 96 "special students" who would not be eligible for a degree. Perhaps the world should have realized he would one day be reckoned with when was given the former room of newspaperman William Randolph Hearst, who was expelled from Harvard a year before Croly entered its halls. But Croly remained aloof through his long stay at Harvard, which had more promising sons to look after....   [tags: Biographies Herbert Croly Journalism Essays]

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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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A Looking Glass Fogged

- A Looking Glass Fogged In reporting, it is sometimes the case that a story is told from a certain point of view due to political pressures, especially when dispute surrounds the subject matter. One such case is the reporting on the Chinese-Tibetan conflict, in which China's overwhelming political and fiscal power has the potential to seep into the affairs of newspaper owners. In my paper, I will examine a certain event as it was published in a variety of newspapers, and how their coverage differs from the AP Worldstream report....   [tags: Journalism Journalist Essays]

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Does news media play a negative role in Pakistan?

- Firstly, the most appreciated point of media is that it plays vital role in analyzing the government and the political personalities used to misguide and mislead the public by giving controversial statements about their opponents and by portraying one side of the incidence, policy and some political issue. Our politicians are also involved in corruption for example in previous years in the OGRA corruption case Yousuf Raza Gilani and Raja Pervez Ashraf, two former prime ministers belonging to the PPP, were involved in corruption of 82 billion and in the illegal appointment of former Oil & and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) chief Tauqeer Sadiq....   [tags: News Media, Ethical Journalism]

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The Siege of Leningrad by Harrison E. Salisbury

- The Siege of Leningrad Harrison E. Salisbury was a world-renowned international reporter throughout the 20th century; he covered stories from Tiananmen Square to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, to the Vietnam War. It is no wonder why he was able to document and record the historical events with so much detail and description of one of the most decisive battle on the eastern front of World War II… the Siege of Leningrad. Salisbury a phenomenal writer, decided to take his writing to the next level, therefore he published The 900 Days: The Siege of Leningrad as a clear attempt to accurately have an account about the violent and gore which eventually led to the Nazi’s defeat and the start...   [tags: journalism, WWII, history]

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The Emergence of Environmental Justice in Literature

- Over the past few decades we have seen a gradual increase in the number of writers writing about issues related to environmental concerns. So far poets, fiction writers and nature writers from different communities were either ignored or misread when they tried to raise their voice for environmental justice concerns. All that is changing now as we see an increasing number of writers exploring issues related to environmental racism and environmental justice through their works. According to Adamson, these authors, who are now gaining popularity among the ecocritics and environmentalists, require a different kind of reading than established ecocriticism....   [tags: Environmental Journalism, Ecology]

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The Impact Of Media On The Media

- When You Major in English and Want to Work in The Media As an English major, it’s typical for people to ask, “So you want to be a teacher?” While this may be the case for some, English is a degree that provides people with a background that can be useful in many different areas beyond just education. A popular alternative for many is working within the media. A majority of these media options are writing-based but writing styles vary between each medium. Because of this variation, English majors who find themselves working in the media are often able to easily find their niche whether it be as a reporter, columnist, copy-chief, or one of the many other options....   [tags: Newspaper, Mass media, Journalism]

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The Female Body Should Not Be Neglected

- Although the female body in the fashion industry is racialized and sexualized, the positive influence of the fashion industry on the image of the female body should not be neglected. As McRobbie (2004) argued the media has become a significant site for defining codes of sexual conduct. Media can make a judgment and establish the rules of play (McRobbie, 2004). Thus, the fashion media has the power to challenge the original rules and constraints of the female body in the fashion system. The fashion media, for example, fashion social media, provide an open and egalitarian space and more opportunities for women of different races to express their opinions about their bodies and to show their bo...   [tags: Transgender, Gender, Fashion journalism]

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The Young White Football Players

- In this case it wasn 't just social media that perpetuated the idea of the victim being at fault and not the boys who assaulted her.mainstrem media outlets depicted the boys who just fell into a bas situation and that it wasn 't their fault., discussing how the boys will be "haunted for the rest of their lives" this one quote shows just how biased the media can be. There is no discussion of how the victims life is forever shattered by this event. The article continues on with how other channelsngave the boys excuses or that they are a "cautionary tale." Many of the news outlets discussed how the young men 's lives are now destroyed....   [tags: Violence, Mass media, Journalism]

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San Francisco and Influenza

- San Francisco and the Spanish Flu SAN FRANCISCO--No one can deny the amount of patriotism San Franciscans have for their country especially during the Great War. Rallying, Parading, and marching down the streets of San Francisco are where these civilians choose to be, whether they like wearing gauze masks or not. Such undertakings, however, are exactly the kinds of activities a community seeking to protect itself from Spanish Influenza should definitely avoid. With the commotion of World War I many San Franciscans fail to notice the rapid rate at which people are falling victim to the epidemic influenza....   [tags: Journalism Spanish Flu Health Essays]

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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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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]

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