Correspondent Essays

  • International Journalism

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    coverage of world news. However, as a far-reaching medium, American news media has an obligation to educate as well as inform the nation's populations. Therefore, despite a post-Cold War political calm, competitive media markets, and fewer foreign correspondents, news mediums must forge a new framework from which to cover international topics. A survey by Harvard showed that network's coverage of international news has declined by 70% and newspaper coverage by 80% since the 1970's (American Society of

  • Peter S. Goodman Analysis

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    the appeal to logic or facts, is used by Goodman in the passage. He uses it to show the decrease in the amount of foreign reporting in recent years. For example, he remarks "Back in 2003, American Journalism Review produced a census of foreign correspondents then employed by newspapers based in the United States, and found 307 full time people. When AJR repeated the exercise in 2011, the count had dropped to 234." Here it shows how significantly the # of

  • Objectivity In War Journalism Essay

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    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

  • The Correspondent as Spokesperson and Mediator in Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat"

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    The Correspondent: the Spokesperson and the Mediator in Stephen Crane’s “The Open Boat” Stephen Crane’s “The Open Boat” has long been acclaimed as a fascinating exemplar of Naturalism, generating many studies that range from the indifference of Nature to the “psychological growth of the men through the experience” (466). The psychological growth happens to every man on the boat, yet is mostly depicted through the voice of the Correspondent and in the form of his questioning and contemplating

  • Stephen Crane's The Open Boat

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    outsider’s point of view of the two days spent in a small boat. The correspondent is autobiographical in nature; Stephen Crane was shipwrecked off the coast of Florida while working as a war correspondent. The correspondent in “The Open Boat” portrays the author. Mainly through the correspondent, Crane shows the power of nature and how one man’s struggle to survive ultimately depends on fate. The character of the correspondent learns that the principles of Nature is unpredictable by accident or

  • The Open Boat Symbolism

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    purpose and place in the universe. In “The Open Boat,” complex symbolism allows Crane’s characters to reflect humanity's shared experience regarding existence and self-worth. Four characters are introduced in the story: the Cook, the Oiler, the Correspondent, and the Injured Captain.

  • Stephen Crane's The Open Boat

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    sections, this story narrates the conflict of four men who are lost in the middle of the sea and fight for survival against nature. The main characters of this short story are the oiler Billie who is physically the strongest from all four, the correspondent he believed he was the head of the group, the captain who was injured, however, able to leadership the group, and finally the cook who was not strong

  • The Power of Nature Revealed in The Open Boat

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    However, he did not always see nature as indifferent to man. In 1887, he survived a shipwreck with two other men. "The Open Boat" is his account from an outsider’s point of view of the two days spent in a dinghy. Crane pays special attention to the correspondent, who shares the chore of rowing with the oiler. While rowing, he contemplates his situation and the part that nature plays in it. Mainly through the correspondent’s reflection, Crane shows the power that nature and experience have in expanding

  • The Characteristics Of Naturalism In Stephen Crane's The Open Boat

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    each froth-top was a problem in small boat navigation"(Crane 246). The characters (the correspondent) are regularly found echoing their thoughts and

  • Stephen Crane's The Open Boat

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    around ten feet long. The lack of room and how close the space was is directly related to the affinity of the sailors and the input of the narrator. The four men that were stranded in the water, on the lifeboat are: the ¬cook, the captain, the correspondent, and Billie. It is interesting that Billie, the oiler, is the only man in the story that has a name. The narrator has in depth knowledge about all of the crewmembers on board the dinghy. Crane allows the reader to have insight, through the narrator

  • Survival In Stephen Crane's The Open Boat

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    include a captain, a cook, an oiler, and a correspondent. The four men find themselves in a lifeboat after their ship sinks off the coast of Florida. It's a small boat, and the sea is rough. The author says the only name we get is the oiler's which is named Billie. Everyone else is simply known by their profession. The captain is injured and takes control over the boat. The cook takes the water from the bottom of the boat. The oiler and the correspondent take turns rowing the boat to soar where they

  • Analysis of Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat"

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    story of conflict with nature and the human will and fight to survive. Four men find themselves clinging to life on a small boat amidst a raging sea after being shipwrecked. The four men, the oiler (Billie), the injured captain, the cook, and the correspondent are each in their own way battling the sea as each wave crest threatens to topple the dinghy. “The Open Boat” reflects human nature’s incredible ability to persevere under life-and-death situations, but it also shares a story of tragedy with the

  • The Indifference Of Nature In Stephen Crane's The Open Boat

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    nature's indifference to man by adding a shark to the severe hardships of one of the members of the crew, reiterating to the characters that there is no way to communicate with nature, and killing the hardest worker of the crew. Midstory, the correspondent encounters a shark while he is rowing the boat alone. The

  • The Open Boat Essay

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    a bond of friendship that helps them keep their spirits up. . In “Becoming Interpreters: The Importance of Tone in ‘The Open Boat,’” Gregory They are forced to contend with the realization that their survival does not matter to nature. The correspondent comes to the realization, “When it occurs to a man that nature does not regard him as important, and that she feels she would not maim the universe by disposing of him, he first wishes to throw bricks at the temple, and he hates deeply the fact

  • Symbolism In The Open Boat

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    of life whether it is a tragic misfortune or even a simple head cold. This is illustrated due to the fact in the story nature trains the men in the raft to appreciate what they have and don’t take life for granted. This is made clear when the correspondent says “If I am going to be drowned – if I am going to be drowned – if I am going to be drowned, why in the name of the seven mad gods who rule the sea, I was allowed to come thus far and contemplate land and trees” (Baym)? After that statement one

  • The Open Boat Symbolism

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    story considered by many as literary masterpiece for the boundless and borderline obnoxious amount of symbolism. With vibrant and fleshed out characters, it isn’t be difficult to imagine the acclaim this book holds. Each of the four men-- the correspondent, the oiler, the captain, and the cook-- have a differing and startlingly real personality that when joined together through the happenings while stranded out at sea form a bond unlike anything that witnessed yet. The characters are fascinating;

  • Case Study Of Retail Banking

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    The correspondent bank provides variety of services to the respondent bank as per the needs of the customer. Different banking activity like opening of accounts, clearing related activities or providing third party payments , short term borrowings. Correspondent banks acts like agent between the customer who can be individuals, corporates, financial institutions and the respondent banks Risk involved: o As the nature of correspondent banking is typically a non-face to

  • Symbolism and Devices in Stephen Crane's The Open Boat

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    comprehended by humans.  The more subtle symbols include the cigars as representative of the crew and survivors, the oiler as the required sacrifice to nature’s indifference, and the dying legionnaire as an example of how to face death for the correspondent. The opening paragraph of the story emphasizes the limitations of the individual’s vision of nature.  From the beginning, the four characters in the dingy do not know “the colors of the sky,” but all of them know “the colors of the sea.” 

  • Loneliness, a theme in The Open Boat by Stephen Crane

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    are all alone in life, even if there are people around us. Nobody knows what is going through our minds. Each experience is different, even if they all are looking at the same thing. Just like with the blind men and the elephant, the cook, the correspondent, the captain, and the oiler all are in the boat together, but each one has their own experiences. There are several symbols in the story that help to emphasize that point. One powerful one is the boat. It is small and alone on the ocean, with only

  • Naturalism in Steven Crane's 'The Open Boat'

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    cook and correspondent swim more slowly and the captain holds onto the overturned lifeboat. With the help of a life preserver, the correspondent makes headway, until he is caught in a current that forces him to back to the lifeboat. Nature must show it’s control once again. Before reaching the lifeboat, a wave throws him to shallower water, where he is saved by a man who has appeared on shore and plunged into the sea to save the crew. Finally a savior among men. Once on land, the correspondent drifts