Journalism

What is journalism and how have notions of it changed

Journalism isn’t something that can be easily defined; it isn’t simple enough to be covered by a single definition. It’s an ever-evolving profession; from the print press of the 19th century, the radio broadcasts of the 1940s, all the way to the expansion of mobile internet news that we see today – it covers many […]

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Professional Development Day

On the 7th of November a Journalist who works for the Guardian and a worker for B3 Media talked about what’s it like in the media, came into Leyton Sixth Form college giving; advice on how to join the media, the best ways to get into the media, what to do at the time and […]

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Journalism

Your Claim Nowadays, many people are engaged in presenting factual events, opinions, features, and other topics which suites the taste of the public. These are usually written, visual, or audio materials Intended for dissemination through public media. This is what we commonly call as, Journalism. A widespread issue with regards to this field has been […]

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Embedded Journalism

1. In the realm of media-military relations, Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) has become synonymous with the concept of ‘embedding’. The Pentagon defines ‘embed’ “as a media representative remaining with a unit on an extended basis” and OIF represents the single greatest instance of embedding. The Pentagon offered 920 embed spots, and, from 775 acceptances, eventually […]

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The Importance of Ethical Journalism in the 21st Century

In the period between December 2000 and June 2012 the number of Internet users worldwide grew from 360 million to over 2.4 billion–an increase of 566% (Internet World Stats, 2012). In other words, for more than a decade, the Internet has been expanding at an average rate of six new users per second. In the […]

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Comparison and Contrast between CNN and Al Jazeera

News reporting stations have different techniques relaying their news to the public. This is determined by the different factors that may include the station’s view on the subject being reported, the location of the station, the audience tastes and preferences, the equipment being used in the station and finally the station’s creativity among other factors. […]

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Canadian Journal

Journal #1: More of the Same In a November 14 article in The Ottawa Citizen, Jack Granatstein claims that, although US President-Elect Barak Obama is certainly more charismatic and likable than current President George W. Bush, Obama’s foreign policy is likely to be much the same as Bush’s. Obama will, he says, bring more troops […]

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Investigative Journalism and Graded Assignment Muckrakers

Write a well-constructed article on one muckraker using the outline you created during your website research. Keep the following points in mind as you write your essay: Include important biographical information about the individual’s life. Give specific examples of articles and books that were written. What businesses or government offices were targeted in the exposés? […]

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Mass Media and public opinion

Methodology The qualitative method of research has been used for the work. Articles of different newspapers, research papers and books are reviewed. Objective of the research To find out the influence of mass media over public opinion. And how those opinions are incorporated socially, politically, economically and religiously in the societal setup? The report forms its […]

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