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Wikileaks Is A Not For Profit Journalistic Enterprise

- WikiLeaks WikiLeaks is a not for profit journalistic enterprise that publishes secret information, news leaks, and classified media from worldwide digital sources. The organization provides a mechanism for authors to anonymously publish secret corporate and government material to a secure server, and to remain anonymous even to the publisher. Its fame comes from the release of hundreds of thousands of documents related to the histories of the recent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq as well as thousands of U.S....   [tags: Iraq War, 2003 invasion of Iraq]

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Journalistic Responsibility and the Media

- Journalistic Responsibility and the Media “... Public enlightenment is the forerunner of justice and the foundation of democracy. The duty of the journalist is to further those ends by seeking truth and providing a fair and comprehensive account of events and issues. Conscientious journalists from all media and specialties strive to serve the public with thoroughness and honesty. Professional integrity is the cornerstone of a journalist's credibility.” Gary Deen. In Journalism, honesty and truth are the key points....   [tags: Ethics]

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Is Journalistic Objectivity Beneficial?

- Choosing what news station to watch can be a big deal. Maybe one person identifies with Fox News more and maybe one person identifies with CNN more. Whatever news station one chooses there might be some biases with how news stories are reported. These biases may be harmful to the facts that need to be reported on, or it could just be a part of being human. All people have opinions, and that includes reporters. However, it is a reporter’s job to share the facts and not the opinions. In this paper I will first define what journalistic objectivity, and then address the following questions, Can or should a journalist be objective, under what circumstances can objective journalism be beneficial,...   [tags: turth, correctness, facts]

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The Journalistic Format Because Within The Article

- Peggy McIntosh uses the journalistic format because within the article she uses her personal experiences and she states that the article will not be scholarly. The set-up of the essay helped me categorize and think about my disadvantages and advantages. Not only did I think about myself, I thought about other racial groups that have been affected by white privilege. The main issue that Peggy McIntosh targets is a white privilege. White privilege according to McIntosh is an “invisible package of unearned assets (Shaw, Lee, 86)” Although, white people have these privileges they are “oblivious” to them; they are unearned privileges that have affected the society possibly in a negative way....   [tags: Racism, Race, Black people, White people]

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Hiroshima, A Journalistic Narrative

- In 1945, John Hersey visited Japan on a journalistic trip sponsored by Life Magazine and the New Yorker to write about Hiroshima and its people. And, of course, the aftermath of the dropping of the Atomic Bomb. When he returned to the U.S. in 1946, the New Yorker was dedicating an entire magazine to Hersey's accounts in Hiroshima. The issue's publication on August 31, 1946, caused America to be in a near chaotic state. Selling out it's entire stock in just a few hours, the New Yorker was overwhelmed with requests for more copies....   [tags: American Literature]

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Journalistic Standards in the Matt Drudge Era

- Journalistic Standards in the Matt Drudge Era Introduction Public trust is at the heart of journalism. Such trust is built upon the credibility journalistic efforts. In the past, though mistakes have been made by even the most reputable of news providers, credibility was maintained and public trust in the journalist industry was steady. However, with the Internet taking its first infant steps into the reporting world, concern is being vocalized that public trust in journalism will be damaged by mavericks, such as Matt Drudge, who, without any foundation in reporting seek to tell the entire world every little secret he can dig up....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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- The paparazzi have been so much looked upon for interfering with people’s lives especially celebrities but, the world still has to know that there are more of the paparazzi than professional journalists. Everyone can choose to be paparazzi with this era of cameras but not everyone can choose to be a professional journalist because it requires a good level of education. The paparazzi have however, dominated the world with their wired ideas of following up people. But it is very important to know what prompts them to do this....   [tags: Journalistic Ethics, Expensive Equipment]

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Journalistic History

- 11. Yellow Journalism- The cartoon “Hogan’s Alley” depicted a tenement urchin, “The Yellow Kid,” who mocked upper-class customs and wore a yellow gown. When THE JOURNAL matched THE WORLD in color print, the author of the cartoon switched newspapers. The ensuing dispute gave rise to “yellow journalism” (unprincipled journalism) and led to the recruitment of countless newsboys in a bid to increase sales. The biggest yellow journalists were Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst (“Please remain....   [tags: essays research papers]

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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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The Exposure of Valerie Plume as a CIA Operative

- On July 6, 2005, a federal judge ordered Judith Miller, journalist for the The New York Times, to jail. Miller was involved in the exposure of Valerie Plume as a CIA operative. In questioning, Miller invoked reporter’s privilege by refusing to disclose the identity of her sources, fueling fire to a heavily debated ethical issue in the field of journalism (Pinguelo, “A Reporter’s Confidential Source…Revealed?”). Successful journalism tells the truth to a public who has the right to know it. Journalists have the responsibility to tell us a story laden with facts and the more important responsibility of revealing the source of their information, right....   [tags: journalistic ethics, Judith Miller]

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Gabriel Garcia Márquez’s Criticism of Latin American Culture

- Murder is a common theme for most novels. Chronicle of a Death Foretold is no exception. It is no secret that Santiago is going to be killed by the Vicario brothers, since the beginning of the novel embodies one of a headline. The reason why they killed Santiago is because of virginity. In the novel, Santiago allegedly takes Angela Vicario’s virginity. A cult of sorts has formed around the idea of men have to be “muy macho” and girls must remain pure and celibate until marriage, called machismo (Berroa)....   [tags: virginity, journalistic fiction, death foretold]

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Different Types of Interviews

- There are many kinds of talk in social life, for instance, everyday conversation, job interview, journalistic interview, official interview by police, medical interview and research interview. This essay will investigate the difference between social research interviews and everyday conversation. In social research interviews, researchers utilize various methodologies which suit each research theme and situation. Thus, this essay will explore research interviews, which are varied widely, in order to elucidate what factors might distinguish academic interview from ordinary conversation....   [tags: social life, job, journalistic, official]

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The Journalistic Detectives of the Early 20th Century Views on several muckrakers throughout the 20th Century

- The Second Industrial Revolution brought about many changes in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. While there was much prosperity, it was unequally distributed among the lower, middle, and upper classes. Although the inequality was apparent, the national government deliberately chose to take a laissez-faire stand, thus allowing big businesses to flourish but at the expense of the people. Free to do as they pleased, businesses engaged in unfair, immoral business practices not only on their competitors but also their employees and consumers....   [tags: Second Industrial Revolution, Muckrakers]

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American Politicians and the Destruction of the American Dream

- What began as my personal exploration of political power, institutions, and organizations has expanded to an exploration of identity politics, especially religion, race, ethnicity, and gender. When I turned eighteen, I registered to vote as a member of the Democratic Party. In my very first election, the Fall 1992 election, imagine my surprise when everyone I voted for won, from Bill Clinton to Dianne Feinstein. The 1990s show why I switched to the Republican Party in 1998. That got old very quickly and I next explored the Libertarian Party....   [tags: Journalistic Essays]

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The Plague of Cheating and Internet Plagiarism

- Internet Essays - The Plague of Internet Plagiarism Not all thieves lurk in dark alleys and parks. Some sit with their faces lit by the glow of their computer monitors, copying, pasting, and printing. It may seem like just another helpful source of information, but the Internet has taken the theft of "intellectual property" to a new level. Part of the problem is that most students don't really know the exact definition of plagiarism or its consequences. Some say that using someone else's ideas without attributing them is a form of theft, but most people don't think of it as a serious crime....   [tags: Journalistic Essays]

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Cheating and Plagiarism - Avoiding Plagiarism

- Avoiding Plagiarism For a number of years now, I have been concerned about the growing amount of plagiarism on the Internet. As self-publishing on the web becomes increasingly common, the incidences of theft of intellectual property, whether intentional or unintentional have grown astronomically. As a writer , I find this situation intolerable. Intellectual theft is still theft. It harms everyone involved, the original authors, the audience, and the plagiarizer. As members of a spiritual community, we believe that all our actions will be returned up us three fold, physically, emotionally, and spiritually....   [tags: Journalistic Essays]

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The Existence of Terrorism Throughout History

- The Existence of Terrorism Throughout History   The history of terrorism can’t be traced back to a certain time or date.  However, there has been a great history in the terrorism timeline.  Whether they have been foreign attacks or domestic attacks the United States have been through them all.  A bloody and gruesome history is about to unraveled.  If one were to talk about the first act of terrorism you might have to take Adam and Eve for example.  Seriously if condemning the rest of the human race to a mortal life isn’t consider a terrorism I wouldn’t know what is.  Terrorism was never really documented for a long time because no one knew how to define it.  I guess one could say the destr...   [tags: Journalistic Essays]

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Disease vs. Humans: The Evolutionary Race

- Disease vs. Humans: The Evolutionary Race Dramatic changes in living conditions and population structure are usually associated with the changes caused by the Industrial Revolution. Massive migration to cities and the development of urban centers which followed increased the likelihood of disease spread and evolution, and has also increased disease persistence. Diseases use cities (places where hundreds, thousands and millions of people are in very close quarters with each other) as a super highway; cities provide the perfect infrastructure for disease travel....   [tags: Journalistic Essays]

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Traditional Medicines: Tomorrows Miracle Drugs

- Traditional medicines as they were passed on through generations formed the basis of health care in the earliest civilizations. New medical discoveries evolved from this foundation as the medical field developed throughout the ages. Of particular interest are the highly developed Turkish traditional medicines. Important trade routes from advanced societies such as the Chinese and Islamic nations passed through Turkey, thus introducing their respective medicinal knowledge to this area. In addition, Turkey has a large diversity of endemic plant species which provided them with the necessary natural products used in these "remedies"....   [tags: Journalistic Essays]

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Our Excessive Dependence on Technology

- Our Excessive Dependence on Technology Today, almost every business owns computers. At least 900,000 businesses use the Internet. Some, such as, are run only on the Internet. If the internet were to shut down, a lot of people would be without jobs. We have gradually become more and more dependent on technology. As a result, we have become weaker. In terms of Darwin's "only the strongest survive" the people of twenty years ago were far superior to the people of today because of their non-dependence on computers....   [tags: Journalistic Essays]

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A Concert Performance to Remember

- Teacher Comment: As a part of the requirement for this course, each student must attend two live performances and submit a concert report on each. The reports should demonstrate “Active Listening” and not be merely reviews or critiques. I am interested in the student’s experience at this particular performance. There is no obligation to use fancy terminology. Just tell me what happened, how it affected you, how this experience will influence your plans for future concert attendance. I am particularly moved by a report that helps me to relive the concert or one that makes me sorry that I missed it....   [tags: Journalistic Descriptive]

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Internet Gambling, Online Gambling

- Online Gambling   There is a major issue to be dealt with, which is spreading with little regulatory oversight and no effective screens against participation by the young and the vulnerable.  Internet gambling represents one of the fastest growing segments of online activity with more than seven hundred web sites now providing users the opportunity to wager everything from casino games to sporting events.  According to internet research firms, the industry will pull in $1.5 billion in world-wide revenues this year.  That figure is expected to hit at least $6 billion by 2006.  Also, a survey conducted by the Pew Internet and American Life Project concluded that $4.5 million Americans have...   [tags: Journalistic Essays]

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A Fading India

- On the dawn of a June morning, I wait outside the Vasant Kunj residential buildings in New Delhi for a tour bus to the Taj Mahal. It is not yet six but India is never quiet. Nearly a billion people live in this country and need all twenty-four hours to live their hopes, fears, and dreams. The cows from the neighboring dairy farm are moaning wildly in anticipation of being violated to produce milk. Men sit on verandas and read newspapers while women calm whistling tea kettles and fussy babies....   [tags: Journalistic Essays]

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Massachusetts Legislature Votes to Ban Same-Sex Marriages but Approves of Civil Unions

- Massachusetts Legislature Votes to Ban Same-Sex Marriages but Approves of Civil Unions As supporters and opponents were anxiously awaiting for a decision on Mar. 29, the Massachusetts legislature voted 105-92 to ban gay marriage when it approved of amending the state constitution that would overturn the Supreme Judicial Court’s ruling that made same-sex marriages legal five months ago. However, the legislature also voted to legalize civil unions. The amendment was altered from when it was introduced this month, and now says that aside from permitting civil unions but banning gay marriage, it would clarify that gay couples who marry into civil unions would not receive any federal marriage r...   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Essays]

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Crime decreases; student population increases in Mission Hill over the past decade

- Crime decreases; student population increases in Mission Hill over the past decade "When I first started here, the area was so bad, that we had patrolling guard dogs. Now, the crime has gone down so much, and the neighborhood has become a better place," said Dave Welch, a 30-year resident of Mission Hill, member of the Mission Hill Crime Committee, and head of security for the New England Baptist Hospital, located on top of the neighborhood known as Mission Hill. Mission Hill is located in Roxbury, a part of Boston, and has been known in the past to have a bad reputation of being a tough area of crime and poverty....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Essays]

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Blood, Guts and Glory: Thalassemia Patients Battle for a Better Life

- Blood, Guts and Glory: Thalassemia Patients Battle for a Better Life When his company offered Vikram*, a systems analyst in Toronto, a transfer to Montreal with a promotion and pay raise, he was delighted but concerned. The 31-year-old unmarried Vikram worked twice as hard in his job to make up for the time he took off for medical reasons. The promotion was a justified reward for his hard work. But the question bothering Vikram, the issue that would determine his decision whether to accept the posting, was: Will I find a Thalassemia care center in Montreal....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Essays]

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A Game of Chance: Eat at Your Own Risk around Northeastern

- A Game of Chance: Eat at Your Own Risk around Northeastern For freshmen, it's about getting away from the cafeteria. For upperclassmen, it's either not knowing how to cook or not having enough time to cook. When it comes to food at Northeastern University -- eating out is king. However, many students never consider what goes on behind the scenes at one of the local eateries on or near campus. Most probably don't want to know, caring more about the cheap menu than how the food is prepared. The feeling remains that as long as the food is good, then the restaurant too is good....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Essays]

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The Shame of Cigarette Smoking in the Healthcare System

- Smokers in scrubs: The shame of cigarette smoking in the healthcare system On a recent Thursday morning, while some hospital employees smoked cigarettes in Brigham and Women’s safe haven known as the "butt-hut," others crowded the lobby on Frances Street in Boston to check out the American Cancer Society's “The Great American Smoke-Out” event. Two women sat behind a folding table handing out informational pamphlets on smoking hazards and ways to kick the fatal habit. Several of the women and men who approached the table for information or signed up to get their lung capacity tested were wearing scrubs, a sign that cigarette smoking is still prevalent among health care employees....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Essays Smoke]

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Internal Co-op vs. External Co-op: Is There a Difference?

- Internal Co-op vs. External Co-op: Is There a Difference. Paul Ethier, a 20-year-old middler entrepreneurship major at Northeastern University, stands at the Information Center in the Curry Student Center on a busy Friday afternoon. In freshly pressed khakis and a slate blue button down shirt, he smiles as he chats casually with one of his employees. Two floors above, Frank Grajales, a middler entrepreneurship and MIS major, sits at the scheduling desk, beside his employees, booking reservations for the student center meeting rooms....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Essays]

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Translating Transgender: A layman's guide to the least-known minority

- Translating Transgender: A layman's guide to the least-known minority Who hasn't been told to "just be yourself and people will like you?" It seems like such a simple notion. But what if being yourself could lead to harassment, rejection, isolation, unemployment, homelessness, physical violence, or even death. Not so simple anymore, is it. Sadly, this situation is one that confronts transgendered people worldwide on a daily basis. Laurie Johnson*, a tall, robust Fall River resident who underwent male-to-female sex reassignment surgery in 1998, says that she can hardly leave her house without being hassled....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Gender Papers]

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Florida State and the Future of Gay Adoption

- Florida state law currently bans lesbians and gay men from adopting children. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is attempting to get a case before the Supreme Court that could overturn the law. The ban on gay adoption has been in place since 1977, when the state legislature almost unanimously condoned restriction of the rights of its gay citizens. Legislation on the issue was sparked by Anita Bryant's "Save Our Children" campaign, which raged through Florida and even beyond spreading myths about homosexuality and linking homosexuality to pedophilia....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Essays]

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Is the Tarnished Image of Northeastern Being Rebuilt?

- Is the Tarnished Image of Northeastern Being Rebuilt. Boston - Northeastern University is expanding its campus and student body more and more every year. Just a few years ago it was just a small commuter school, now it is reaching close to the top 100 Colleges and University’s in the United States. The university’s enrollment is now up to over 20,000 students, both undergraduate and graduate students. Everything is not as peachy as it seems. Since 1990, Northeastern University has almost doubled its size....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Essays]

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Northeast Skiing Can't Keep Up WIth the West

- Northeast Skiing Can't Keep Up With the West Skiers are very loyal athletes. They grow up learning on certain mountains and usually spend most of their lives skiing at those same ones. They remember every bump and turn on the way down. They know which lift to take because it is the fastest and has the shortest line. It takes a lot for a skier to stray from their normal habitat and adventure to slopes unknown. Actually, it takes two seasons of horrible skiing conditions, which is what the Northeast ski industry has recently suffered....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Essays]

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Independent Pharmacy Gives Main Street American Service

- Independent Pharmacy Gives Main Street American Service In the last independent pharmacy in Lexington, Massachusetts, the pharmacists know most customers by name. “We know our customers by face rather quickly and by name soon after that,” said Chris Venier, 64, owner of Theatre Pharmacy in Lexington, MA. “In this new era of chain pharmacies and mail order prescriptions, Theatre Pharmacy is still a place where personal service is a way of life. The sign in the window say it all ‘Traditional Service and Low Prices,’” Venier said....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Papers]

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University Living as the Third Gender

- University Living as the Third Gender In Thailand, they are called Kateoy or “Ladyboys.” In Burma, they are the Hijra and have the power to bless a child with fertility or curse it with impotence. In America, they are called transgendered, but the definition of the word is hard to pin down. “There are as many ways to be trans as there are trans people,” said Michael*, a 21-year-old Newton resident to Northeastern University’s bisexual, lesbian, gay, straight, transgendered, queer and questioning alliance (NuBiLAGA) meeting on Nov....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Essays]

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To work or not to work?

- To work or not to work. Why the educated homemaker is opting out of the workplace and why other women are not It’s 5 a.m. and Laura Williams squints at her computer’s bright light. She presses the letters on her keyboard and replies to as many emails as she can before another busy day at her full-time job begins. After she makes breakfast for her family, her husband Ryan gets their daughters, Emma, 4, and Anna, 18 months, ready. Then the Williams family sets out to drop Emma at pre-school, and then mom and Anna drop dad at work....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Papers]

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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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Cooperative Education Opens Doors for Students

- Cooperative Education Opens Doors for Students As the college application deadline draws nearer, high school seniors across the country will make their final decisions as to what handful of colleges and universities will receive the applications they rigorously spent their autumn weekends working on. Each year students consult different college prep tools to aid them with their continual search for the “right” school. Whether it city versus suburban, large versus small or public versus private; high school seniors today have a schmorgous board of options for furthering their education....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Essays]

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Is Penn State tuition too expensive?

- Is Penn State tuition too expensive. The Pennsylvania State University is one of the biggest state universities in the nation, with over 40,000 students currently enrolled in that university system. It is also a very old school, with its 150th birthday coming up in the year of 2005. Over the last one and a half century, Penn State has produced the most number of alumni in the world. In my major, meteorology alone, famous alumni such as Jon M. Nese, Greg Forbes, and Joe Bastardi are contributing their invaluable knowledge to the world in the science of meteorology....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Essays]

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Local Culture and College Culture

- Local Culture and College Culture As the door swings open, five young males stroll into the restaurant displaying earrings, dreadlocks, and counterculture clothing, which causes several dozen flannel-clad, middle-aged men to turn their heads. The young men, all Goshen College students, sit down at a table in the corner and smile to themselves while the other customers continue to stare and chuckle at them for a few minutes. After the smirking waitress comes and kindly takes their orders, the guys recline in their seats and gaze out the window at the dawning sunlight, glad to be back for another quality breakfast at Southern Style....   [tags: Short Story Journalistic Papers]

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No Time For I'm Sorrys

- No Time For I'm Sorrys As the leaves turn to brilliant colors of orange and yellow and begin their descent to the Earth, the area around the football stadium is filled with the resonate sound of horns and drums. Every afternoon and Saturday, the Goshen High School marching band gathers to fine tune its skills for upcoming games and competitions. To those of us outside of the band culture, the grueling labor and long hours seem excessive, but, to many of the band members, nothing exists that is of higher importance....   [tags: Journalistic Papers Journalism Essays]

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Title IX: A long-term debate

- Title IX: A long-term debate Every year incoming college freshman go to their new college or university expecting to find their favorite sport, but sometimes due to lack of participation the sport is not there. In some case, the federal law Title IX is to blame as in the case of Zalikah Lewis, a sophomore at Pine Manor College, an all women's College in Chestnut Hill. Although she wouldn't join the swim team, she does enjoy the sport and was surprised that the sport wasn't offered while the school had most other popular sports....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Essays]

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The Massachusetts Technology Sector

- The Massachusetts Technology Sector After working for more than five years as a software engineer at a Massachusetts-based digital-video editing company, Dave Lanzar decided it was time to take a chance and join the ranks of a start-up streaming media company that had yet to go public. “The future was rosy and we were all going to get rich,” Lanzar said. But that future never materialized, and the company that was supposed to make Lanzar rich no longer exists. He was laid off in August 2001, one month before the terrorist attacks on Sept.11, 2001 accelerated an already progressing downturn in the job market that hit the Massachusetts technology sector especially hard....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Essays]

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Overcrowding Creates Unhappy Students

- Overcrowding Creates Unhappy Students Every high school student’s idea of typical college life involves living in the school’s dorms and eating disgusting food from the cafeteria. What most future college students don’t realize is that usually after the sophomore year of college, many universities do not guarantee housing, leaving students to fend for themselves. Housing is an issue on almost every university’s campus nationwide at one point or another. There is always a high demand for housing, and an even higher demand for on-campus housing....   [tags: Expository Journalistic Dorms Essays]

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SAD in the Winter

- SAD in the Winter Could Seasonal Affective Disorder Be Disrupting the Lives of Northeastern Students. Becky Venne, a 31-year-old Northeastern graduate student, says she doesn’t socialize much in the winter. In fact, she claims that she finds it hard to get out of bed and spends most of her day watching T.V., satisfying her cravings for carbohydrates and starchy foods. We’ve all experienced it at some point or another. The weather gets colder, the days become shorter, and no matter how much sleep you had the night before, you still feel tired....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Essays]

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The College Rioting Problem

- The College Rioting Problem It’s a frigid January night, and the home team just won the big game so hundreds of college students pour out into the streets. The celebration begins with cheers and hugs, but quickly the tone begins to change. The drunken crowd continues to grow, blocking the streets with thousands of students and young adults. Fires are started, women bare their breasts, cars are flipped, and property destroyed as the celebration becomes a destructive riot. This recent phenomenon sweeping college campuses throughout the nation has been titled “celebratory rioting,” when a large-scale celebration turns into a violent mob....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Essays]

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Teenage Runaways

- Teenage Runaways A news bulletin flashed across the television. Interrupting my favorite program, a news reporter announced, "Missing teenagers." The reporter went on to state that a group of young teenagers had been reported missing for the last twenty-four hours. It was later reported that the teenagers had run away, and they had left a note demanding more independence. The teenagers were from wealthier homes; therefore, the parents of the missing children could not understand the reason their children left home....   [tags: Journalistic Essays]

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Lead Poisoning

- Lead Poisoning Lead has the atomic symbol of Pb (for plumbum, lead in Latin). The atomic number for lead is 82 and the atomic mass is 207.19 AMU. It melts at about 327.502 °C and boils at 1740 °C. Lead is a heavy, ductile, soft, gray solid. It is soluble in nitric acid and insoluble in water. It is found in North, Central and South America, Australia, Africa and Europe (Heiserman 686). "It generally occurs in nature in the form of ores and was recovered in early times as a by-product in the smelting of silver....   [tags: Journalistic Essays]

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Identity Theft

- Identity Theft Everyone loves shopping online, you save time, not exactly money, but who cares when its holiday time, at least you won’t need to fight for a parking spot in the hectic malls. Growing up in America’s technological day and age, almost everyone has a computer or at least knows how to operate one. People like the easy way out, and it has its benefits. Year by year, things seem to get easier and easier. Therefore, people are getting lazier. Well, I say, goodbye “laziness”, and hello “being aware of where you place those important documents”....   [tags: Journalistic Essays]

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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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Bound for Success?

- Bound for Success. Boston is a city overrun with institutions of higher education. These universities and colleges dictate the way of life in their small areas of the city. But how do these multi-million-dollar universities help students in the area. Not the thousands of college students who flock to Boston for a pricey higher education, but the junior high and high school students who live in the shadows of these great universities. The colleges and universities of Boston are extremely diverse....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Essays]

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Are Illegal Police Quotas Still Affecting American Citizens?

- Are Illegal Police Quotas Still Affecting American Citizens. Just this past summer, one of my good friends was driving through Harrisonburg on his way home from work, when he noticed the one thing all drivers dread, flashing blue lights closing in on him fast. While pulling to the side of the road, he realized there was not one, but two police cars behind him. He knew he had only been going five miles per hour over the speed limit, so he was worried as to why two police cars had just pulled him over....   [tags: Police Quotas Journalism Journalistic Papers]

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Female Struggles

- Patriarchal cultures are the universal reality of modern society. People who believe in equal rights for women try to expose the pitfalls of patriarchy. A role of the feminists is to fight patriarchy. In Salt Lake City, Utah where there are a number of people who belong to the Church of Latter Day Saints, also known as Mormons, patriarchy also exists. Terry Tempest Williams discusses patriarchy and women’s connection to the land in Refuge. Over time women’s status in society has become better, however in Mormon culture women’s rights have decreased....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Papers]

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- To be lonely is an easy thing, being alone is another matter entirely. To understand this, first one must understand the difference between loneliness and being alone. To be alone means that your are not in the company of anyone else. You are one. But loneliness can happen anytime, anywhere. You can be lonely in a crowd, lonely with friends, lonely with family. You can even be lonely while with loved ones. For feeling lonely, is in essence a feeling of being alone. As thought you were one and you feel as though you will always be that way....   [tags: Journalistic Essays]

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- Depression The complex topic of depression can be looked at from various perspectives. Two such perspectives are the biological view and the psychological view. The main focus of this paper will be from the biological side. The symptoms of mental illness creep over you like a cold damp fog. The number of people at probable risk of depression is climbing, up from 5.2 percent in 1994/95 to 7.1 percent in 2000/01 (Hawaleshka, 38). One particular subject, Sarah Hamid started feeling the symptoms of depression at age 18....   [tags: Exemplification Journalistic Essays]

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The Privilage by Journalists to Resist Criminal Process

- I. BOTH THE FIRST AMENDMENT AND FEDERAL COMMON LAW RECOGNIZE A QUALIFIED PRIVILEGE BY JOURNALISTS TO RESIST CRIMINAL PROCESS. Both the first amendment and federal common law recognize a qualified privilege by journalists to resist criminal process. This brief first analyzes both the Supreme Court’s holding and reasoning in Branzburg v. Hayes, 408 U.S. 665 (1972), and its interpretation by lower circuits for the reporter’s privilege under the First Amendment. The brief then examines Fed. R. Evid....   [tags: reporter, confidential, testimony]

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With All the Advancements in Technology, Do We Still Need Journalists?

- As time goes on, certain trends and items go out of fashion: jukeboxes in the 50s, platform shoes in the 60s, Pet Rocks in the 70s. In the year 2014, the question is, “Do we still need journalist?” I believe instead of placing a higher value on journalists versus leakers, our society needs to embrace both channels for information by realizing the values both present. So, why do we need journalists in a day and age when anyone with a smartphone is a photographer and anyone with a computer can be a blogger....   [tags: bloggers, smartphone, leakers]

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imbedded journalists

- The embedding of journalists in Iraq has opened up many doors for the profession of journalism and for the United States military. Not only could the general public view the war from inside the battle, they witnessed the dirt raining on the troops as a rocket propelled grenade hits close to a battalions position and the soldiers wince as they are stung by a violent sandstorm. During the conflict, the United States military permitted news organizations to have a reporter travel with the ground troops in Iraq....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Responsibilities Of The Journalists Towards The Public

- Nowadays the world is being bombarded by news at every second and most of the population can access them through newspapers, websites, radio or TV. There are indeed different way and different kind of journalism but it can only be either good or bad. Journalism itself is the act of gathering news and do research in order to inform society about matters concerning various topics. It has changed a lot since its diffusion and innovative ways of making news are constantly being explored, also because of the development of technology and the invention of new methods to share information....   [tags: Mass media, Journalism, Newspaper]

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Ethical Issues Surrounding The Journalists

- In comparing ethical issues surrounding the journalists in “All The President’s Men” and “Welcome To Sarajevo”, there are several ethical issues that the journalists experienced. Ethics are an important aspect of journalism, since journalists face a multitude of ethical issues within their industry. Therefore, there are ethical guidelines that journalists’ use called “The Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics” [SPJ Code of Ethics]. When analyzing how the journalists in “All The President’s Men” and “Welcome To Sarajevo”, one can refer to the SPJ Code of Ethics to observe the possible ethical issues the journalists experienced....   [tags: Ethics, Business ethics]

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Should Journalists Be Trusted? Discuss

- Q. Should journalists be trusted. Discuss. Most news organizations have their slogans, with many frequently employing the word “trust”, although in the 1990s, “speed” was also conceived as a commercial priority. Even though it is probably impossible for any journalist to reach the absolute truth in their reporting, they are eager to say that information provided on their paper, on wave and on screen is much more likely to be true than their competitors. When a certain event occurs, each news company seems to choose various ways to deliver the stories....   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, Investigative journalism]

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The Danger for Journalists Covering the Violence in Syria

- According to Tostevin and Hemming (2012) which states, "Such outrageous use of force against civilian population constitutes a violation of applicable international law and of the commitments of the Syrian Government under United Nations Security Council Resolutions". Russia, which along with China has vetoed two Security Council resolutions calling for tougher action against Damascus, said the "tragic" events in Syria deserve condemnation and called for a U.N. assessment of the violence there (Tostevin and Hemming, 2012, para....   [tags: speech, media, restraint]

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Female Journalists and Sexual Harassment

- Female Journalists and Sexual Harassment Twenty-first century America faces many problems, and sexual harassment has clearly become a pervasive one. Sexual harassment is about a lack of respect that makes an individual feel violated, whether it is about their gender or the inappropriate manner in which they may be treated. Specifically, the workplace has become a very common place for sexual harassment to take place, and while inhibiting the work quality of employees; it is degrading to any victim of the illegal practice....   [tags: Work Gender Discrimination Essays]

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Broadcast Journalists and The Inverted Pyramid Style of Presenting the News

- In 1965, American broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow stated, “We cannot make good news out of bad practice.” Although this quotation was originally in response to critics who wanted him to ignore racial problems to promote a better public image abroad, it can also be applied to the importance of presenting a quality newscast. In America, news media is considered the forth branch of the United States government. This concept stems from a belief that it is the news media's responsibility to deliver clear and accurate information to the populace in a compelling manner....   [tags: Journalism, Textbooks]

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalists: Ernie Pyle

- ... Pyle didn’t write his columns about the individual battle strategies that the army used because that is not something that mattered to his audience. His focus often was individual narratives and human-interest stories. When he traveled to forty-eight different states, he wrote about the people he met and the stories they lived. With the subject, his relateability, and his recognition of what the audience both needed to hear and wanted hear he became very connected with the audience. He wrote in a conversational manner, at one point Pyle stated, “‘I’m really a letter writer’” (Tobin 87)....   [tags: World War II coverage]

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Should Journalists Put Their Lives On The Line For Cover The ' Big ' Stories Are Genuine Heroes

- This essay will examine whether Journalists who put their lives on the line to cover the ‘big’ stories are genuine heroes. Journalists travel far and wide to cover the big stories that not only interest them, but are placed upon them. Sometimes they will be given duties to report stories in areas which will put them in complete discomfort. Areas where war is looming or even happening, or even locations where violence is common. Here is an example of what 1 journalist went through. ”While she loved her work as a war journalist, she found the job stressful and at times terrifying....   [tags: Hero, Courage, Journalism, Acts of the Apostles]

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The Problems Of New Zealand Journalists Struggle For The Public And Performing Their Role

- News Journalism in Aoteroa New Zealand suffers from the pressure and constraints given to them, in which journalists can not perform there role in society to their wishing limit. Journalists in New Zealand are under stress by sources and commercial demands when it comes to producing a relevant and sought after story to present the public, whilst obtaining their role. This essay will cover the common pressures that New Zealand journalists struggle against to succeed in providing the most factual story’s to the public and performing their role....   [tags: Mass media, Journalism, Freedom of speech]

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The Martin-Zimmerman Case

- On a rainy, dark night in Sanford, FL, little did Trayvon Martin or George Zimmerman know how their altercation and its culmination would affect the news and media in the United States. Large numbers of journalists and public speakers hastily abandoned their ethics and professionalism as they climbed aboard run-away trains and piled onto assorted bandwagons in their rush to jump to conclusions, side with “right fighters’, make information fit their ideas and try a man in the media. The espousal of personal feelings, conceived past wrongs, painting misleading pictures, making assumptions and passing judgment, without knowing the facts, and even altering them to fit an agenda seemed to be the...   [tags: Journalists, Controversy]

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The Effect of Shared Culture of Journalists on the Selection and Presentation of News

- The Effect of Shared Culture of Journalists on the Selection and Presentation of News News is formed through a selective process which is controlled by media professionals such as journalists correspondents and editors. Agenda setting, a theory created by Stephen Lukes, sees how journalistrs select news that is projected through the media. Agenda setting also sees bias in the media, which is most commenly dominated in the political broadcasts. The Glasgowuniversity media group agree with the use of agenda setting in the media and use it in their research....   [tags: Papers]

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The True Story Of Journalists Exposing The Picture Of The Movie, By Tom Mccarthy

- Scandalous, disturbing, and immoral are not the adjectives that come to mind when illustrating a priest. Men who are directly connected with God must-in theory- be close to perfect. In reality, hundreds of revolting scandals performed by these priests have been enshrouded by the power of the Roman Catholic Church. Innocent victims have been stripped of their dignity from these acts due to the Church’s fear of ruining its public image. Spotlight, directed by Tom McCarthy and released in 2015, reawakens the true story of journalists exposing the hundreds of sexual predators within the Roman Catholic Church....   [tags: Catholic Church, Roman Catholic Church, Bishop]

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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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Law Provisions for Journalists Facing Defamation Cases

- Law Provisions for Journalists Facing Defamation Cases The law of defamation exists to protect both the moral and professional reputation of the individual from unjustified attacks. The law tries to strike a balance between freedom of speech and a free press with the protection of an individual's reputation. Should journalists face defamation cases there are defences available. Justification is one of these defences, to use this defence the journalist must prove that what they have written is substantially true....   [tags: Papers]

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The History of Print Media in France

- History of print media in France Print media has by far the longest history among the media still operational in modern-day France. The first weekly periodical, La Gazette, was published in 1631, while the first national daily newspaper, Le Journal de Paris, started in 1777. As was the case right across Europe, readership of French newspapers in the eighteenth and for much of the nineteenth centuries was limited to elite sections of society (Sassoon, 2006: 194–9). Regardless of some short-lived flare-ups in the number of newspaper titles after the 1789 and 1848 Revolutions, it was not until the last quarter of the nineteenth century that the press experienced a period of unprecedented growth...   [tags: newspaper, press, journalists]

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Twitter's Effects in the Judicial System

- The popular microblogging platform Twitter has had a major impact on society and the manner in which people interact with each other. It has grown from a social networking site to a potential emergency alert system as well as a platform to quickly disperse links to breaking news stories and videos, and, finally, as a way to document court proceedings (Pocklington). Twitter has been used as a news dispersal method in many major trials since its creation in 2006, including but not limited to: Jodi Arias’ murder trial, Casey Anthony’s trial, and George Zimmerman’s murder trial....   [tags: Prejudicial Publicity, Journalists]

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The United States Government and Information on the Internet

- ... The Pew Research Center reports that “broad majorities continue to say that the press acts as a watchdog by preventing political leaders from doing things that should not be done, a view that is as widely held today as at any point over the past three decades”. A past event that demonstrates how the press has persuaded the nation to lose confidence in its leader would be the Watergate scandal. When President Nixon destroyed information, he was nearly forced from office. Also the belief that the press should used as a check on political leaders’ power is shared by nearly everyone....   [tags: freedom of speech, journalists, control]

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Journalists Should Investigate Castro's Prisons Instead of Gitmo

- Journalists Should Investigate Castro's Prisons Instead of Gitmo The recent hysterics in the press over the treatment of al Qaeda prisoners give the impression that Cuba is some idyllic bastion of human rights save for that American eyesore Guantanamo Bay. The overzealous reporters en route to the communist isle are hell-bent on discovering some form of torture or mistreatment of the prisoners. Upon discovering that the envisioned inhumanity of "Gitmo" in reality is nothing more than conditions of mild discomfort, these same reporters responded with irresponsible exaggeration....   [tags: September 11 Terrorism Essays]

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Multiculturalism in the United Kingdom

- Multiculturalism has been a subject of concern in the United Kingdom in past few years since it has become a very cosmopolitan country. There are lots of different opinions about this from different people like politicians, journalists, professors specialized in the subject and even artists. And these opinions are expressed through different media like speeches, articles and movies. In this essay it will be analyzed how multiculturalism applies in the movie East is East, what are the problems that arise in this movie and how they can be solved, going through a deep analysis of causes of the conflicts raised applying opinions from critics like Pnina Werbner and Sara Ahmed....   [tags: Politicians, Journalists, Educators, England]

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Black Journalists in the Civil Rights Movement: Never in My Wildest Dreams, Belva Davis

- Commenting about journalism and equality for black Americans, Phyl Garland, a prominent reporter and journalism professor, said, “After the Civil War there was an enormous burst of energy, a desire to communicate, a desire to connect with black people establishing newspapers...It was the first opportunity to use the written word without fear of reprisal.” From that time forward, black journalists in the United States gained further opportunities in the press and used the media to galvanize support and communicate news relating to the Civil Rights Movement....   [tags: discrimination and violence]

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Climate Change Denial and the Media

- "The pace of global warming is accelerating and the scale of the impact is devastating. The time for action is limited - we are approaching a tipping point beyond which the opportunity to reverse the damage of CO2 emissions will disappear." -- Eliot Spitzer "Global warming isn't a prediction. It is happening." -- James Hansen Climate change, specifically in reference to C02 Emissions released by human use of fossil fuels and their consequential effects on the environment, is perhaps one of the most pressing issues we, not just as Americans, but as human beings face in our lifetimes....   [tags: Global Warming Cover-Up, 2015]

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Social Media And Its Impact On The Public Eye

- Remaining unbiased and transparent are two values that all journalist try to leave by. With that being said many surveys have shown that journalism is one of the least trusted profession. The lack of trust in journalist can be in part explained by unethical practices. In the very first day of journalism school, students are taught that they must refrain from including personal bias from any piece that they produce. However, while doing so it can provide ethical problems. Specifically defamation to a specific group....   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, News media, News]

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