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  • Journalistic History

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    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

  • Is Journalistic Objectivity Beneficial?

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    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, and under what circumstances can objective journalism be harmful? “A definition of journalistic objectivity…” offered by Sandrine Boudana of New York University says that “Objectivity is a standard that promotes

  • Importance Of Journalistic Integrity In The Paper

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    following his whole day from the time he wakes up to the time he falls back asleep. With important deadlines and many jobs on the line, the movie explores the importance of journalistic integrity over monetary gain with one of the main issues of the film being what the cover page for the newspaper should be the next day. Journalistic Integrity is very important in newsrooms, as can be seen from The New York Times Handbook on Ethical Journalism. It emphasises that it’s goal “is to cover the news as impartially

  • Hiroshima, A Journalistic Narrative

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    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

  • Journalistic Responsibility and the Media

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    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

  • Journalistic Standards in the Matt Drudge Era

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    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

  • Intertextual Literary Journalistic Discourse In Mailer's The Armies

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    Literary journalistic discourse is “perhaps the most intertextual of all texts, referring to other texts” in terms of transforming prior historical stories and restructuring conventional literary and journalistic genres and discourses in an attempt to generate a new one, that is, literary journalism (Mills 65-66). Thus, the journalistic discourse cannot be but dialogic and intertextual because its raw material is a news story that can be manipulated, adapted, and adopted by the literary journalist

  • The Decline in Journalistic Substance: Does it Matter?

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    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

  • Reflection Paper: Preaching That Connects: Using Journalistic Techniques to Add Impact

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    Preaching That Connects is the book for all who seek to hone their craft to communicate the truth of the gospel effectively. The authors acknowledge the fact that each person is different and everyone has different techniques and approach in preaching the word of God. Here are some of the main points that I gathered from each chapter of this book: Love Yourself as Hearers. Above all, the preachers should consider first the audience or “hearers” when preparing a sermon. As stated in this book, “we

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

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    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

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