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Issues Journalism is Facing with Regard to New Technologies in the Contemporary Period
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...Journalism Is Facing With Regard To New Technologies in the Contemporary Period The increase in new technologies has impacted all sectors as it has brought about new approaches to almost every aspect of life. Journalism has been impacted significantly by the rise of new technologies, which make news coverage easy and efficient. Multimedia journalism, which entails print and online news coverage, has come in to greatly change the way news are reported and transmitted to a large audience. Traditional media was expensive, and it was hard to find one way of passing information to a wide audience. Newspapers and television broadcasts were being used, which were expensive, but today... be incurred...
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PR, Advertising and Journalism (I): the new creativity
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...new products, improvements made on old products and services they require corporates benefit from the large purchases made by consumers. However, advertisers have developed a new technique of getting people to buy even more. This is by producing advertisements aimed at children. Children possess a power over parents. This is majorly achieved by throwing tantrums and crying. No parent wishes to see the tears of their child hence they end up buying the child everything he or she request. There are also parents who are in the habit of spoiling children with everything that children request... ? Task Advertising to children in the U.K Advertising Corporates advertise in order to educate, inform or remind...
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Is citizen journalism the saviour of a free press Discuss the opportunities and challenges raised by this new form of media, production with reference to specific examples
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...new era, with the invention of computers, internet and social media devices, a lot have changed in regard to journalism. In the past journalism relied on the traditional means of conveying media to the people through televisions, radios and magazines. Nowadays, as the society is changing to become a global village while interconnected with a vast number of social media, journalism has taken a turn. Nowadays, instead of people relying on major news stations to receive the latest updates on major events, people have taken the role to be journalists by reporting the news themselves (Alex 2013, p.67). This is what is commonly known as citizen journalism and has... Free Press Essay Plan Introduction In the...
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Convergent Journalism
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...new media. Convergent journalism The word convergence is used to provide meaning to the user but these individual definitions may not be according to the minds of readers. Convergence journalism is concerned with merging the print media, photojournalism, podcasting, video and broadcast. It also is concerned with the links between the internet and other media such as DVDs. All these media are converted to a dynamic media entity in which all team members understand and participate in the entire process during which they prepare information to distribute to the readers and viewers (Anderson, 2005). All team members acquire specialization skills along... Running Head: Convergent journalism Convergent...
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Journalism
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...journalism practice in everyday life. The social media communication platform has had quite and influence how in the reporting and distribution of information globally in the news... Journalism Reading The reading is about the communicative nature of Twitter in spreading of messages. Twitter is one of the fastest growing social media communication platform with the ability to cover events happening instantly. Therefore, it plays a significant role in informing the public about events takings place in an area. The reading is very significant in the contemporary world since communication is fundamental in everyday life. The use of social media platforms in communication makes it easy for a number of people...
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Journalism
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...Journalism and the Internet Without a doubt, the role of technology has been immense within the different fields of life for a long period of time now. It does not cause much commotion when one understands the role of technology within the field of journalism. It is a fact that a proper use of language does have a long-lasting impact on the minds of the audience. The role of Internet, coming from the domains of technology is something that needs to be understood properly within the studies related with journalism. This is because Internet has, of late, played a quintessential role in the journalism ranks. Internet has helped develop the speed with which reports get fed in the news channels... ...
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Journalism
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...Journalism are to inform and educate the general public about domestic and international political developments. Apart from this prime role, the news media is also expected to serve as a dissenting voice against excesses of power. In other words, in an ideal world the press would act as faithful servants to the general public, earnestly endeavouring to inform and educate them. But the state of media in contemporary society is far from ideal, which is reflected in the news product (TV news programme or newspaper) as well as the processes involved in making the product (including editorial policy... , government censorship, advertiser pressure, etc). Instead of the media framework being set...
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The Telegraph and the Internet
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...New Journalism: The meaning of New Journalism: The term 'New journalism' as it is understood today, was codified by Tom Wolfe in a collection of journalism articles he published in 1973. Though it is not fiction, and it maintains elements of reporting, including strict adherence to factual accuracy, New Journalism often brings some features not originally found in news papers, but rather in magazines. The features identified by Wolfe are: elements of story telling... Submitted by: Com 4 31.05.07 The telegraph and the Internet: history revisited The communications explosion which we are witnessing since past three decades, largely due to the development and real-life application of the Internet, has...
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Hunter S. Thompson and American Counter culture
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...new journalism. Thompson is also responsible for Gonzo journalism. This paper examines Thompson's style and the birth of Gonzo. In addition Tom Wolfe, William Bouroughs and a list of other writers credited in the new journalism category are discussed. The notion of American counter culture is investigated in detail along with Thompson's works and his illustrious career. The purpose of the discussion is to answer the question 'is Hunter S. Thompson a representative... Hunter S. Thompson and American Counter culture The purpose of this discussion is to examine the work and style of the late Hunter S. Thompson. Thompson was the epitome of the American counter culture and began the wave known as new...
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The Malleability of Nonfiction in Truman Capote's In Cold Blood
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...news, Clutter decided to make an investigation book into the matter while using actual events and constructed possibilities in regard to killer’s natures and characters. Truman’s work is what is referred to as “New Journalism” based on what it exhibits to the readers (Capote 23). Truman approaches new journalism in a unique way, one which had never been used before to construct... The Malleability of Nonfiction in Truman Capotes In Cold Blood In Cold Blood, written by Truman Capote’s is a true master piece. Truman demonstrates great writing skills and detective knowledge when he investigates and follows keenly a murder of involving the whole of the Clutter family. After seeing a story about it in the...
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Online Journalism
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...Journalism Introduction Online journalism is simply the reporting of news, facts which are disseminated through the internet or the online medium. Although many websites and online bulletins tend to inform people about news and events, it is the dissemination of supported and journalism backed information which categorizes it as online journalism. The source of the journalism that I online is usually lies with the brick and mortar news companies and organization, however in the eight years since 2000 internet as well as online journalism has coma long way, with online based websites providing news to readers on the internet exclusively. The main source of journalists and online... The Internet: Online...
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Fashion Journalism and Scholarship
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...journalism, the journalists decide which fashion and which designer they want to cover and what aspects of their design they will focus on while in scholarship fashion a committee decides what fashion company or which fashion designer will be covered depending on how much they have been convinced by their information. Fashion journalists gather many photographs and pictures of the fashion designer and the designs they want to publicize so that they are able to convince the public about the specific design while in scholarship fashion the designer has to gather information that will stand out, prove their creativity and convince the committee that they are better so that...
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Does Journalism still matter to society
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...Journalism still matter to society? In a world characterized by new media technologies like social media there is a growing question that relates to the relevance of journalism today. Technological change has transformed the dimensions of journalism by redefining its boundaries (O’Sullivan and Heinonen 2008). The present digital age driven by the internet and the World Wide Web has brought about new ways of journalistic workflow, content, newsroom organization, and inter- and intra-stakeholder relationships (Pavlik 2000). The presence of various communication tools has enabled information to travel faster...
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In Cold Blood
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...journalism is as old as the human desire to discover the truth. Gathering, writing and reporting news and events as truthfully as possible represents the founding principles of the disciple of journalism. Any discipline, even as one as old as journalism, is susceptible to change and modification based upon the structure of society, as well as on the concepts of people that consist that society. New journalism is a result of that natural evolution, a style of journalism that it is considered to use unconventional literally techniques. Non-fictional in nature, the basis of this new style of journalism... Your here Your first and here The of your mentor The of 31 August 2007 In Cold Blood The concept of...
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Digital Journalism
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...journalism for the past two decades and continues to transform it. Development of Digital Journalism over the Past 20 Years The development of journalism attempts to deal with dynamic growth of developing and developed nations. Digital technology has designed journalism in many different ways. Many countries have developed new forms of media technologies like radio and televisions, which has been possible because of development of cables television, as well as high definition and digital television (Pavlik, 2008). Another significant development was the rise of internet and the World Wide Web that has created access to any information, radically raising technology for the past decades... DIGITAL...
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Hyperlocal journalism
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...Journalism Hyperlocal Journalism Hyperlocal journalism is also known as micro local journalism. According to Rodgers (2014), the term is used with reference to the coverage of various topics and events on a regional scale that is extremely small. For instance, there are those websites that only focus on a particular neighborhood. At times, they go as far as covering a particular section of block within a single area. Through hyperlocal journalism, news that are ignored by the larger and mainstream media outlets are highlighted. Most of the outlets tend to follow the most interesting stories that are related to citywide, regional or statewide audience. A proper example of a hyperlocal... Hyperlocal...
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Investigative Journalism
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...news from faraway places; it is the investigative journalist who uncovers government corruption and exposes the lies spoken by presidents and statesman; and it is the investigative journalist who brings us the truth despite all, often governmental, efforts to conceal it. What few stop to consider, or reflect upon, is the dangers which investigative journalists are exposed to. Global statistics, as researched by and presented in the Columbia Journalism... Members of the public are often deluded into believing that the work of the investigative journalist is glamorous, not to mention high-paying. Afterall, it is the investigative journalist that they see on their television screens, reporting breaking...
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Future of Print media and impact of online journalism in the UK
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...journalism is considered as one of the most important concepts in modern system of spreading knowledge and information and updating news across the globe. In modern system of journalism, online journalism is the most crucial concept essentially popularised for speed and efficiency. In businesses where it is most important to gather news across the globe at fastest possible time, online journalism is considered as highly effective (Stanyer, 2008, p.1). In these contexts online journalism is considered far more efficient and advanced compared to print media services and processes of practicing journalism... ? Future of Print media and impact of online journalism in the UK CONTENTS...
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Changing Nature of Journalism
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...Journalism Journalism, in the modern world is considered essential for the smooth functioning of a since journalists play arole in creating awareness regarding the different political and social matters prevailing in the society. It is however important to understand that journalism is rapidly changing its nature due to the rapidly transforming technological and global scenarios that are under the influence of different forces that work together. This situation presents novel challenges before journalists who have to cope with new situations in an ever changing fashion. One of the main themes of modern day journalism is ‘information’. New information continuously emerges through... Changing nature of...
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Journalism Essay
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...Journalism is a major industry based on which many people survive. Journalism is a field that takes care of educating people with the current affairs. Any information is spread to the common public with the use of journalism. There are various forms in which people get to know about the worldly happenings, but all are done through a set of reporters who gather all such information. These data are put into some format that is easily understandable and then published. Journalism has grown in all aspects and has undergone many changes in due course of time. The information and communication technologies' growth led to the...
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Investigative Journalism Essay
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...news itself in the process of reporting. Lastly, the most important thing is to maintain the idealism in journalism which is to remain impartial and objective. British forms of investigative journalism are constrained by budgets and partisanship (Burgh, 2005:6). There is always the temptation to resort to shortcuts when there are many constraints. Investigative journalistic practices can become dangerous because of these shortcuts and may undermine the whole purpose of the investigation by bringing into question the results it has. A good... and No and Investigative Journalism (Individual Right to Privacy) 30 November (estimated word count = 1,142) Introduction Investigative journalism is a special form ...
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Digital Journalism
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...JOURNALISM Digital Journalism The field of journalism and mass communication has greatly changed over the years. The rise of the digital media has given rise to a parallel source of information and introduced new dimensions in how news items are reported. The over reliance of traditional forms of media such as newspapers has reduced. However, the digital media are yet to replace traditional media. This is because there is still a huge population that has no access to the internet. The most important aspect of the two forms of media has been the convergence of both, where traditional forms of media use the digital platform while the digital platform depends on traditional media as sources... DIGITAL...
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Chinese Journalism
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...Journalism Utterly Lacks Professionalization INTRODUCTION In a generalised view, journalism can be described as a procedure of conveying true facts to the common public by effective evaluation and breaking down of news and other forms of information. The concept of journalism is based upon multiple principles which include the concepts such as truth principles, work independence, professionalism and information disclosurement ( Maras 20-50). In the earlier days, printed media forms were generally used for publishing journals... If One Defines Professionalization According To North American Ideals of Political Neutrality, Objectivity and Autonomy from Political Parties and Governments, Then Chinese...
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Pack Journalism
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...journalism. Moreover, it seems that this fast-evolving technology is changing the life of a serious journalist. Journalists are certain that accuracy and impartiality in the current events they are covering are very vital. However, with the arrival of another kind of journalist, or claimed-to-be journalist, makes people think twice more often. This, another, breed of journalist is what we popularly called bloggers. Having two of these types - traditional and bloggers - creates scepticism in the reported news. In the traditional or paper journalist... Pack Journalism A journalist is someone who gets shot at in a war zone so he can report back material that can't be broadcast because it might be...
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Online journalism
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...News Media and Advanced Learning: A Test of Cognitive Flexibility Theory, Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 53, 4, pp. 547-566, Academic Search Premier, EBSCOhost Mitchelstein, E, & Boczkowski, P 2010, Online news consumption research: An assessment of past work and an agenda for the future, New Media & Society, 12, 7, pp. 1085-1102, Academic Search Premier, EBSCOhost Morozov, E 2012, The Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet Freedom, Public Affairs, New York Peffers, K 2003, Information systems; Studies; Trends; Ratings & rankings; Publishing industry... ONLINE JOURNALISM, MASS MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION Task Online journalism, mass media and communication Question 2 Introduction As...
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Fashion journalism and Internet
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...journalism being one of them. Peers (2004 pp.18) indicates that internet has influenced the way in which fashion journalism is being covered in this contemporary world. He continues to argue that internet has had massive impacts on the society and globe at large. Fashion has entirely become an internet issue; attracting a huge number of people into accessing internet in order to have the up to date information of the new trends in fashion. In fact, studies indicate that, as the days progress the number of people accessing the internet in on the verge of escalating. Majority of the lovers of fashion have become addicted to internet sites... ? Fashion journalism and Internet al affiliation Fashion...
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Food Journalism
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...Journalism is becoming one of the most prominent aspects of journalism nowadays and newspapers and magazines are having dedicated writers and journalists to write on the subject. Historically it has not been seen as a serious discipline and it has only recently emerged that the food journalism has became a norm within the journalism as a serious discipline. However, it is also important to note that food journalism may face critical ethical situations where it may become difficult to clearly demarcate the line between ethics and self interest. It is generally argued that the food journalism bring into attention some of the issues which may be intense issues for the media itself... Introduction Food...
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The History of Investigative Journalism
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...journalism, scandal, information. Investigative Journalism Analysing documents and facts require a different kind of expertise; not something that most reporters and journalists may be engaged in doing. Such finding of facts and closely examining them, in the past, gave way to a new branch of journalism altogether known as investigative journalism. Newspapers, services on the internet as well as freelance journalists carry out the practice of investigative journalism in the modern day and age. This is based on researching and making reports regarding incidents and happenings with a view to make the public understand... ? Investigative Journalism Investigative journalism, as the itself suggests, is a...
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Embedded Journalism and War Reporting
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...Journalism and War Reporting Embedded Journalism and War Reporting Journalism covers the principles of reporting in different circumstances such as; the time based news as in press conferences or untimely news of crisis, disasters and conflicts. Even though the reporting objectives are vast and the journalists are expected to perform their duties without any fear or bias, it is the responsibility of the journalists to observe certain ethical considerations. At times what journalists consider to be their responsibility may prove to be harmful for others. For example, in the situation of war, reporters may cause harm to the fighting forces by disclosing details regarding their location... ? Embedded...
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What do academic studies of news production tell us about the way journalism shapes our understanding of the world
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...news production tell us about the way journalism shapes our understanding of the world?‏ Submitted (Professors’ Name) Author’s name January 13, 2009 Many theories have arisen overtime which deal with the impact that media and its different mediums have had on the way people perceive political, social, economic forces and systems. In recent times, the spread of media has been vast and has played an instrumental role in bridging bridges between nations and states. As Marshall McLuhan so aptly put it” the medium is the message” and he even suggested that the mass media was becoming a “global village”. Journalism too is a medium which is used by different... Media and Society What do academic studies of news ...
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Journalism designers code of ethics
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...Journalism Designers of Ethics Introduction The general definition of ethics refers to a set of sthat govern individual behaviors. In journalism, ethics refers to a set of norms and principles that guide the profession (Merill 78). Journalists always face ethical dilemmas when fulfilling their duties of reporting and publishing information to the public. Design journalism has become a new center of focus and organizations are increasingly using mobile and apps in editions (Lowrey 4). In this case, the newsroom designer is a crucial figure in planning stages of the news projects. Designer journalists...
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American Government - partisan press and yellow journalism
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...journalism is the story run on the front page of the LA Times in September 2009. In bold, they claimed that  “Our state is in a fiscal crisis, Republicans refuse to let us pass a single tax increase whatsoever, we do not tax oil companies for their profits, and the legislature just passed a budget that makes $15 billion in dreadful cuts to education and health care, and $11 billion in reckless borrowing” (Hogarth, 2009). This created unnecessary financial shivers as many made an attempt to purchase the paper for detailed information, which was, not sufficiently researched. References Hindman, D. B., Littlefield, R. Preston, A., & Dennis Neumann. "Structural Pluralism,...
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Personal Statement in Journalism
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...new and I just could not miss it. I was learning every single day, I started my journalistic path a green hand but in a year or two acquired a lot of new qualities that I could never expect to have. But the more you learn- the more you realize how little you know, that is why I aim to receive additional education in the USA. That is what attracts me in journalism – its overwhelming capacity to make personal and global changes. Then I made a decision to pursue my education in journalism and apply for a bachelor`s degree at King Saud University in Saudi Arabia. The desire to become a professional journalist... Personal ment by It seems that I have always been interested in...
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Journalism portfolio
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...New Jersey. Hartin, S 2004, Qualitative Research in Journalism: Taking It to the Streets, Routledge, London.... ? JOURNALISM PORTFOLIO: A REFLECTION By 10th, January The portfolio comprises a number of works carried out on the Ray-Ban sunglasses. The Ray-Ban is a popular brand of sunglasses in the world. Therefore, it is of great interest as to why a single brand of sunglasses can gain such immense popularity across the globe, when there are other brands, which have not gained considerable brand popularity. Before embarking on researching the reasons behind Ray-Ban’s popularity, it was important to understand the company, its other products; apart from sunglasses, the...
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Journalism Portfolio-Action Plan
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...Journalism in Scripps Howard. Cincinnati, OH: Scripps Howard. Sacco, J. (2012). Journalism. New York: Metropolitan Books / Henry Holt and Co. Trewin, I. (1975). Journalism. Newton Abbot [Eng.: David & Charles.... JOURNALISM PORTFOLIO: ACTION PLAN By Journalism Portfolio: Action Plan The project will be helpful in seeking an understanding of fashion. This will involve understanding why people prefer different trends as their dressing. Some of the items I shall have to research on include people’s personal stories as regards fashions and trends, inspirations, the stories they love and why they love such stories. These ideas will be of benefit to my readers in that they will help them learn current trends an...
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Radical Approaches in Journalism
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...journalism, he criticised information produced by journalists making it difficult for individuals to believe and have trust in what was being published by the social media. In this field he specifically majored on AID, war in World Trade centre in the New York and other... Radical Approaches in Journalism Introduction Journalism refers to an activity where journalists engage in preparation of written, audio or visual material intended for distribution via the public media. This is with reference to ongoing, factual proceedings of civic concern. The materials disseminated to the public is meant to inform the society at large, more about the happenings in it and to make public, issues that would have been...
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The School of Journalism and Mass Communication
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...Journalism and Mass Communications The School of Journalism and Mass Communication Studying and workingin the field of Journalism and Mass Communication demands that the career professional act as the public's focal point for news, information, and the creation of a corporate image. The world relies on our professional communicators to provide an accurate and useful view of a situation while protecting the people and organizations involved. Moral, ethical, and legal issues can arise from inaccurate or exaggerated information. Learning to use today's advanced technology and methods requires an in-depth, specialized education which focuses on the newest ways to dispense... Board of Admissions School of...
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Fashion Journalism, reporting in high-heels
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...New York, Routlage Bivins, T. H. (2004). ?Mixed media: Moral distinctions in advertising, PR, and journalism?. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Bruzzi, Stella & Church Gibson, Pamela (2000), „Fashion Cultures – Theories, Explorations and Analysis?. Oxford & New York, Routlage Charles-Roux, Edmonde (2005... ?Running Head: Fashion Journalism, reporting in high-heels Fashion Journalism, reporting in high-heels of the of the institute] Fashion Journalism, reporting in high-heels Overview Crewe, Ben define it the Fashion journalism is a sunshade phrase used to recount all features of released Fashion media. It encompasses Fashion writers, Fashion detractors or Fashion journalists. The most conspicuous ...
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Discuss Objectivity in Journalism
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...journalism, the way it is currently defined and seem at the approach it might be handled in the future (Boveee, 1999, 45). Regarding to the vocabulary, the expression “objectivity” denotes concentration on aspects sovereign of the mind, or, a staging of an outside world that is visible or demonstrable, particularly by scientific technique. In the fewer technical planet of journalism, an expert called Philips articulated objectivity was a number of canons centered on ideas of balance, equality, lack of prejudice, accuracy and impartiality. Intended for the news people, objectivity is all concerning reporting the information in a reasonable and unprejudiced manner. It is, in addition, related... Objectivit...
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Is the Future of Democratic Journalism Better than the Past
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...journalism from businesses to governmental activities and reactions of the society at large (Pavlik 2001, p. 83). It also contains entertainment and show business as artists, actors and directors are the topics of the rendered reports. Journalism may be performed by making documentaries, doing some interviews and capturing photos of the footage. In the current state of the world, people heavily rely on the news media as the professional body to analyze and manage the information flow regarding public events and happenings (Pavlik 2001, p. 83). The way media and journalism... ? Is the Future of Democratic Journalism Better than the Past? By (Module and number) Is the Future of Democratic Journalism Better ...
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Research and journalism
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...News values This brings us to the qualitative aspect of news and communication flow in journalism which is lacking in research. The patterns in the flow of information between as well as within the "centre" and the "periphery" have exposed a number of news values which determine the coverage enjoyed by the events in question. These factors include events that have a touch of negativity to credit to these countries, as well as culture driven stories that have a short life. Also, maximum importance is awarded to the perspective of the "elite" nations in terms of representing the "periphery" as they please. In the face... The Difference between Research and Journalism...
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Journalism Portfolio
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...Journalism Portfolio (http www.theleader.com.au 10 September (word count 357) Introduction Journalism plays a big part in the shaping of public opinion and as such should carry a lot of weight or truth in it. Unfortunately, most of the news today do not reflect such highly esteemed objective and newspapers are more geared towards producing profits for its owners. In the newspaper I had chosen, most of the news were local community events and just carry a local color intended for community readers. This can mean most of the news are intended as entertainment rather than the hard-nosed type of news of yesteryears. Although admittedly, a newspaper survives on advertisement placements... , this...
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Knowledge and Skills Core to Journalism
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...journalism world. There are evident resemblances and major differences and upgrades between InDesign CS3 and InDesign CS4 (Cleam & Linda, 2004, p. 167). For instance, palettes are now known as panels and are now situated in the new adjustment panel area. The Adobe InDesign... ?TOPIC: Knowledge and Skills Core to Journalism XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX IntroductionA journalist in seek of employment in 2012 must acknowledge the trends and evolution in the 21st century. The modern age is characterized by increased usage of high-tech software applications that compliment content developed by a journalist. The internet is also a phenomenon which a job seeker in journalism should fully...
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Will Evolving Forms of Journalism Be an Improvement
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...news media has the potential to impact negatively on democracy (Alexander and Hanson 169). His argument is valid to some extent as the verification of news that traditional media offers ensure that the information provided to the public is free and fair to all parties and devoid of irregularities. However, throwing a blanket condemnation on participatory journalism ignores... Evolving Forms of Journalism are an Improvement The American lawyer and journalist, Glenn Greenwald once said, “A key purpose of journalism is to provide an adversarial check on those who wield the greatest power by shining a light on what they do in the dark, and informing the public about those acts”. This quote shows how...
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Journalism
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...journalism makes significant contribution to news reporting. It has evolved as important platform for non-professional commoner who can share his/her experience and report pertinent social issues that impact the lives of people. It is often observed that within the mainstream media, the perspectives of various socially relevant issues do not necessarily reflect the personal experiences of the people. Moreover, despite promoting local news, the platform of citizen journalism inculcates greater sense of responsibility towards society and social issues and promotes critical thinking across people for developing wider perspectives of the issues. It also helps students... I strongly believe that citizen...
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Critical Journalism Studies Textual Analysis
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...journalism films. The role of the radio in the Rwandan genocide for example are some of the occurrences that validates the portrayal of journalists as anti-heroes thereby validating the themes some of the journalism films. The case of Rwanda is an example of the situations in which journalists act unethically and without objectivity. Additionally, journalists engage in various under dealings in their attempt to scoop new stories. Among the common types of unethical conduct, include bribing news sources and offering sexual favors especially by female journalists. In other cases, journalists are proactive and inquisitive individual who unearth numerous scandals in the society thus protecting... ...
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The Limitation of Mainstream Journalism
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...new compassion for the vicious reality where in the rest of humanity dwelled in (Klaver 2000). Hence, the objective of this essay is to discuss the limitations of mainstream journalism within the perspectives of Slavoj Zizek and Jean Baudrillard. Zizek and the Limitations of Mainstream Journalism If journalism, specifically in its printed form, has increasingly lost its importance within the overall human communication paradigm, it is not merely due to its inherent weakness as a carrier of meaning, but due to the ‘the precarious status of reality’ (Arva 2008, 60... The Limitation of Mainstream Journalism: The Lens of Zizek and Baudrillard Introduction As scholars like Slavoj Zizek and Jean...
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Is Journalism in Declineor Being Reinvented in a Better Form in the Digital Age
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...journalism in decline or being reinvented in a better form in the digital age? IntroductionJournalism is such a profession that cannot work without trust. It is totally built upon that element and the quality of discussion has a direct relation with how reliable the news is. Communication in society can be conducted in various ways and it may have different functions Harold Laswell had proposed three functions of communication in society. These include: surveillance of the environment; correlation of the components of society; and transmission of the social inheritance. Journalists normally are doing the first which is surveillance. They report whatever is...
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Characteristics of science journalism
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...new advantageous adaptation. Emerging metaphors are the life blood of scientific revolution even though consolidative science needs to iron these out of existence. There has been a great trend to condemn metaphor and teleology, out of hand, as unscientific; so much so in biomedicine that the literature generated in scientific journals has become increasingly sterile and unadventurous. Speculations and hypothesis have become increasingly regarded as corrupting and heretical. But if you see in any text book of immunology for example you will find teleology and metaphor in copious profusion: discrimination, tolerance, surveillance, signal, proliferate, engulf... What are lexical...
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International Journalism
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...journalism is whether or not media has actually been contributory to fanning the flames of racism. Has there been racial profiling in media news reports as well that need to be scrutinized and explored This is important because There can be no denying that media plays an important role in the molding of social values and in the legitimization of personal perceptions. It has been said that media is even more potent than formal education, in that its effects seep into the subconscious and accost individuals wherever they may be, whatever time of the day... Media as Watchdog against Racism: A Case of the Pot Calling the Kettle Black In 1991, a videotape taken by a bystander of a man being beaten up by four...
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