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The Future of Journalism

- Thirty years ago, if I told you that the primary means of communicating and disseminating information would be a series of interconnected computer networks you would of thought I was watching Star Trek or reading a science fiction novel. In 2010, the future of mass media is upon us today; the Internet. The Internet is and will only grow in the future as the primary means of delivering news, information and entertainment to the vast majority of Americans. Mass media as we know it today will take new shape and form in the next few years with the convergence and migration of three legacy mediums (Television, Radio, Newspaper) into one that is based on the Internet and will replace these mediums...   [tags: Journalism ]

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Ethics in Journalism: The Past and Now

- From the times of Walter Williams to now, journalism and especially ethics have been changing. Ethics in journalism is very important for journalists in today’s society. Williams was a 20th century journalist that founded the first American journalism school, the School of Journalism at Indiana University (Ibold). He brought a global perspective to journalism at a critical point while American journalism and code of ethics were developing (Ibold). Everything changes with time. So, has ethics in journalism changed from the past to now....   [tags: Journalism]

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Combining the Techniques of Journalism and Radio

- Of the areas studied this term I chose to combine the techniques of Journalism and Radio. Both have the capability of reaching a wide ranging audience using entertaining yet informative methods. For the purposes of this paper I will examine the differences and convergences between these two media when reporting the current affairs event in the sports world: Crystal Palace Football Club being placed in Administration in January 2010. The club, a founding member of the premier league, was placed into administration by their major creditors Agilo after amassing debts of almost 30 million pounds....   [tags: Journalism ]

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Propaganda and Journalism

- Throughout our daily routines we pass by thousands of different propaganda and journalism. They can be found everywhere from busses, to television and even buildings. Telling whether something is propaganda or journalism is fairly simple because they have noticeable differences. As a reader, one can tell if the article is propaganda if they feel as if they are being told to believe in a certain way. Propaganda tries to convince its readers into agreeing with the Authors views. Propaganda is simply a biased point of view....   [tags: Journalism]

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Journalism And Its Impact On Journalism

- ... The journalists feed those stories, which then are broadcasted on TV or the radio. Taking out that first medium slows down the process of retrieving that information (Holm, 2001, pg. 68). With lower funding towards the industry, it cuts out a middle man that is crucial in the news, broadcasting, and entertainment process. It even has affected major companies too. CNN who revolves around reporting cut half of their stories packages down from 2007 to 2012 because of declines in the budgets for journalists (Anderson, 2004, pg....   [tags: Mass media, Newspaper, Journalism, Person]

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Good Journalism Versus Bad Journalism

- Methods The research for this paper was obtained from scholarly articles, modern journalistic articles, and statistics. Modern journalistic articles provided works to analyze to find examples of good journalism versus bad journalism. Scholarly articles will provide other opinions on what is contributing to the decline in public trust and opinion of media. Finally, statistics gave context and support for the claims that journalism is declining as well as more specific findings. Analysis Media Bias First, one of the most frequently cited reasons that Americans distrust or dislike the media is bias, the partial or prejudiced reporting of a story (Dugger)....   [tags: Mass media, Journalism, Journalist]

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Communication Careers in Journalism

- In the world of communication, media and varying communication fields are intricately bound together to work collectively and mutually towards the final masterpiece. In the hectic and forever developing field of journalism, communications careers such as writers, advertisers, editors, bloggers, and photographers, constantly intercross and work jointly to convey the full beauty news has to offer. Together, and through the use of numerous media forms, they maintain the equilibrium and standard success the field offers....   [tags: Journalism]

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Good Journalism and Citizenship

- The world is a hectic mess today. News is happening all around us, and the only source that acts as a filter between the chaos and ourselves is the media. The media, journalists especially, must hold upon themselves a great responsibility when they are acting as this filtering apparatus between the ordered and unordered. But is that the only thing journalism does: make sense of the news. No, it does much more than that. Good journalism is working, with help from the citizenry, to create an enlightened Republic filled with citizens who will be well informed of the events which intersect their lives....   [tags: Journalism ]

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History of American Journalism

- Humans, it seems, have an innate need to feel connected on a global level with one another. Our history as a civilization shows the importance that we have placed on sending and retrieving the latest news so that we may be ever informed on the happenings of the world. Beginning at first with the sending of messages of news to each other through conversations to the press explosion that Gutenberg set off with the invention of his printing press, people remained connected. The idea of public in the eyes of journalism has changed, in some aspects, over the course of time in America....   [tags: Journalism]

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Alternative Journalism And Mainstream Journalism

- Alternative Journalism threatens to disrupt the normative structures that mainstream journalism has created in which many news agencies follow. What can be described as Alternative journalism is anything that provides information that challenges the mainstream flow. It challenges the Mainstream news by hoping to play a balanced and unbiased role within the industry by showing stories which do not get shown within mainstream news. Alternative journalism has also become a voice for groups within society that have become under represented which can vary from indigenous groups to different forms of subcultures....   [tags: Mass media, News media, Mainstream, Journalism]

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Is Journalism a Profession?

- INTRODUCTION "Society demands that the men who minister to its health be in the highest sense of the word professional men − professionally trained, professional in their ethics, professionally responsible. Society demands professional training and professional conduct of the men who minister to its needs in legal matters. The fact that society demands less of the men who minister through news to its knowledge and attitudes is one of the great and dangerous inconsistencies that give shape to the twentieth century (Schramm, 1947, p....   [tags: Journalism Debate]

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Brand Journalism And Its Impact On Journalism

- Journalism involves researching, reporting, collecting, writing, editing, and spreading news for the worldwide audiences. But is brand journalism the same as journalism. Absolutely. From what we see everyday, political journalism is journalism, sport journalism is also considered journalism, blogs about local or international issues are journalism, even face book or Twitter posts are also journalism. Brand journalism is a company investing in content and becoming a provider of news. It is more, much more, than a series of press releases and product launches (LEWIS, 2012)....   [tags: Mass media, Journalism, Advertising]

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Public Journalism vs. Traditional Journalism

- There are two distinct sides to the debate of journalism, their journalists, and the consumers: traditional journalism and public journalism. In the current digital age there is a greater number of public journalism being practiced. However, journalists and their consumers run into several issues concerning that matter. To express more clearly, there are particular roles and characteristics in which journalism standards are being gauged. The four dimensions of journalism, as mentioned by Don Heider, Maxwell McCombs, and Paula M....   [tags: Public Journalism Essays]

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Death of the Newspaper: Where Will Journalism Go From Here?

- The U.S. newspaper industry is in a time of transition. Ad revenue profits and print readership have been steadily declining for years and things are only continuing to get worse. As readers slowly gravitate towards the internet to fulfill their news needs, more and more newspapers are being forced to close their doors. In spite of this, the spirit of journalism cannot be allowed to die. Media expert Clay Shirky (2009, para. 10) writes that, “There is no general model for newspapers to replace the one the internet just broke.” Shirky’s right, there is no general model because it’s no longer about replacing newspapers; it’s about saving journalism and giving journalists a new media in which...   [tags: Journalism ]

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Professional Journalism

- In the article, ‘The Professionalization of Journalism’ John C. Merrill addresses the issue of whether or not journalism should become a professionalized occupation. Merrill notes that although journalism is not presently considered to be a profession, many journalists perceive themselves as being professionals. The Oxford Shorter Dictionary defines ‘profession’ as “Occupation which one professes to be skilled in and to follow. . . .A vocation in which professed knowledge of some branch of learning is used in its application to the affairs of others, or in the practice of an art based upon it.” Merrill outlines several advantages those within a professionalized occupation benefit from inclu...   [tags: Journalism]

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New Journalism

- Inverted pyramid. Unbiased news gathering. Objectivity in reporting. Professionalism. Routines that would regulate news reports, translating information to readers, regardless of geography. Journalism spent the better part of the 20th century routinizing the news, attempting to shed its seedy past of “yellow journalism” amid the challenges of new technologies, first the radio, followed by the television. Then came the tumultuous 1950s and 1960s. Suddenly, the same tides of changes that were sweeping America's cultural and political landscape were also reshaping journalism....   [tags: Journalism ]

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Citizen Journalism

- Citizen journalism is the concept of average citizens playing an active role in the media. Blogging, social networks and participatory news sites have helped to contribute to the growth of citizen journalism. The idea of reporting instantly from any place at any time has grown to become a key tool in journalism today. A blog is a regular informal entry by an individual commenting on news stories or describing an event. They can range in any topic from fashion to politics. A blogger can remove or add an entry at any time with the use of the internet....   [tags: Journalism ]

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Journalism and Social Media

- Because I am a journalism student, I have talked, researched and discussed with many of my fellow students and faculty members about the topics above. I am choosing to talk about this because I think it is important and they are pertinent issues in the journalism field. I am also very interested in this topic, so I thought it would be fun to take the opportunity you gave us to design our own multi-part question and write about something in journalism that is appealing to me. I recently read an article somewhere, in which BBC journalist Sigrun Rottman said that objectivity in journalism is an illusion and the media should think more of being balanced than being objective....   [tags: Journalism News]

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Have we replaced journalism articles with mindless gossip columnists?

- Celebrity gossip is becoming something everyone is staying to know about from such celebrities as Paris Hilton, Britney Spears, Ben Cousins, Miley Cyrus etc. These celebrities are being to take over news articles, internet articles and now also in magazine articles. This has pushed journalism articles to the back of the magazines and newspaper articles and has made them less important and has made these articles much smaller which is showing less importance. This can be seen in (____).Have we become so caught up in finding out gossip that we have left the real news article behind....   [tags: Journalism ]

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Fictionalizing Quotations in Journalism – Masson v. New Yorker Magazine

- Introduction Jeffrey Masson, a psychoanalyst, served as a Projects Director of the Sigmund Freud Archives when he became disillusioned with Freudian psychology. He was then fired after he tried advancing his own theories (Masson v. New Yorker Magazine, 1991). Janet Malcolm, an author and contributor to New Yorker Magazine, recorded many interviews with Masson and wrote an article containing many lengthy quotes about his relationship with the Sigmund Freud Archives (Masson v. New Yorker Magazine, 1991)....   [tags: Journalism ]

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What Are The Risk And Opportunities Of Citizen Journalism?

- ... Everyone can be a journalist as most citizen journalist are able to shoot on their phone camera and it is easy to learn and use, even people without any professional training and experience in journalism(Chadha and Steiner,2015)can be journalist. members of public are able to warn the media to news stories that the mainstream news may not already knew about, or the traditional journalist haven 't got the ability to cover it. Citizen journalist can be a major help by providing written reports , photographs, and videos during the events to the mainstream news....   [tags: Mass media, Journalism, Citizen journalism]

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History Of Journalism And Bob Woodward

- History of Journalism and Bob Woodward Journalism is a discipline of collecting, analyzing, verifying, and presenting news regarding current events, trends, issues and people. The certain individuals who practice journalism are called journalists. Journalism's main goal in reporting events is to state who, what, when, where, why, and how, and to explain the significance of all. There are two main types of journalism which are print journalism and also broadcast journalism. Print journalism can include newspapers, news magazines, newsletters, general interest magazines, and online news pages....   [tags: Journalism]

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The Self Mutilation Of Journalism

- ... The reason so many stories like this exist is to seek better network ratings. The media however, is not meant only for entertainment value. The media has a great responsibility because it holds a heavy influence on the public’s mind. Especially to those who don’t have the resources to experience life outside of their home environments. Much of the news almost takes away the opportunity for audiences to develop their own ideas or views. Even more unsettling is journalists are sometimes required to push flamboyant stories through with only rudimentary research, just to keep a job in this tough market....   [tags: Journalism, Mass media]

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The Issues Facing North American Journalism

- ... These cutbacks in newspaper reporting have had an effect on both radio and television news, as both rely heavily on newspapers for their stories. This is not to say that good journalism does not exist, but that the quality and breadth of reporting has been impacted greatly by a downsizing in newsroom staff, lack of resources and tight deadlines. The rise in profit based journalism has brought sensationalist and entertainment news to the fore once again, with financially struggling newspapers favouring advertisers and headlines that sell over hard hitting investigative pieces....   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, Newspaper, Journalist]

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The Line Between Journalism And Entertainment

- The line between journalism and entertainment has never been less defined than it is today. Broadcast news is controlled by corporate conglomerates that monopolize all forms of communications in America. These telecommunication empires operate their holdings like a business and the currency of modern media is ratings. When the determining factor of the worth of a news story is how many people are watching it, then journalism becomes a malleable medium that can serve agendas and manipulate public opinion....   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, Freedom of the press]

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The Challenges Of Online Journalism

- The challenges of online journalism in China Angelo Agostini, the illustrator, journalist and founder of several publications, once said: “The Internet is creating big changes in the field of journalism. Hoping to appeal to a youthful public which is fast abandoning the printed word, the world’s leading newspapers are creating a presence for themselves on the Net, and making imaginative efforts to transform the whole business of providing news and information.” Nowadays, the increasing popularity of internet has brought not only a revolution in every walk of life, but also represents a sequence of challenges, especially in in our daily practice of journalism....   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, Newspaper, NEWS]

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The Death And Life Of American Journalism

- Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols believes that "Our republic and its press will rise or fall together." (6) In the novel The Death and Life of American Journalism, the author discuss about the news and corruption of the government being overpower. They point out the little change when the media is damage in a way. The government acknowledge the little things that is corrupt and try to fix it. McChesney and Nichols point at the significant of technology and advanced ways to get news. They find that it was the better method to get the messages about daily news out to the people....   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, Newspaper, Press]

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Journalism : The Perfect Career

- Journalism: The Perfect Career People have a difficult time when trying to decide on a career. There are many careers to choose from. As one can see, journalism is the perfect career for anyone with a love of writing. Journalists have a difficult job, but for others journalism could be considered easy. The career of a journalist is very difficult because of the education, training, and skills involved. Though the skill of writing has been around for thousands of centuries, a number of obstacles had to be overcome before the profession of writing evolved....   [tags: Journalism, Newspaper, Mass media, Employment]

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Common Indicators For Good Journalism

- Kovach and Rosenstiel (2007) outline several common indicators for good journalism in their book The Elements of Journalism. The first of which is the truth. In order for the public to be able to make a good decision regarding any given topic, the journalist must put forth reliable and accurate facts. The process of “journalistic truth” starts with professional discipline of gathering and verification of facts (Kovach et al., 2007). Then a good journalist will attempt to convey this fair and reliable account of their meaning which would also be subject to future investigating....   [tags: Journalism, Newspaper, Mass media, Bias]

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Is Citizen Journalism And Alternative Media?

- In recent years, a shifting media paradigm and the emergence of citizen journalism and alternative media has resulted in a greater plurality of media voices and media properties offering alternative perspectives and viewpoints. Thanks to changes in technology, as well as changes in the nature of mainstream media, there has been both a growth in the demand for alternative media and citizen journalism, as well as increased opportunities for independent media organizations and individuals to make contributions in this space....   [tags: Mass media, Journalism, News media]

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The Legal Steps Of Ethical Journalism

- This “prominent” politician who represents his entire state in running for re-election deserves no privacy in this situation. The politician serves the community; therefore its citizens deserve to hear any negative news the politician might be involved in. Whether this destroys the reputation of the politician or not, it is in the best interest of the people to be informed. In order to avoid any infringements on the rights of the politician, I must follow the steps of ethical journalism and ask myself, how do I address this....   [tags: Domestic violence, Crime, Journalism, Violence]

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Journalism and Serial Killers

- The dark, ominous alleyways of London’s East End divulge a very gruesome history of women “ripped up like [pigs] in a market” (Grose). The area, once littered with the torn up remains of brutally murdered prostitutes, looms over the city as symbol for the story of one of the most notorious serial killers: Jack the Ripper. The case enthralls and captivates people’s minds even today, over 100 years later (BBC). This begs the question of how serial killers become part of history, an answer found in extensive media coverage....   [tags: Journalism, Crime, Women]

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The Rise Of Print Journalism

- In recent discussions of the decline of printed newspapers in the digital era, a controversial issue has been made in regards to the factors that contribute towards the recession. On the one hand, some argue that the increase usage of technologies resulted in the downfall of print journalism. From this perspective, it could be argued that the increase reliance on technologies influence in the depreciation of newspapers. On the other hand, however, others argue that it was the stoppage of advertisement for print publications that causes the downfall....   [tags: Newspaper, Mass media, Journalism, Advertising]

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Why Journalism Is Still Important?

- ... Social media websites like Facebook and Twitter can update someone on months of media in one sitting instead of people getting up to pay for a newspaper today. Journalists should adapt to this new generation of beings whom have grown up with technology. The only reason that newspapers have not gone extinct yet is because of older generations that still go through the motions of buying the tangible one. Going digital is the first step for newspapers to appeal to both older generations that have adapted to technology, as well as the iGeneration that has grown up with it....   [tags: Newspaper, Journalism, The New York Times]

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Why I Am A Journalism

- ... Social media websites like Facebook and Twitter can update someone on months of media in one sitting instead of people paying for a newspaper today. Journalists should adapt to this new generation of beings whom have grown up with technology. The only reason that newspapers have not gone extinct yet is as long as the elder generations that still ‘go through the motions’ of buy the tangible one. Converting to digitalized news is the first step for newspaper companies to appeal to both earlier generations that have adapted to technology along with the iGeneration that has grown up with it....   [tags: Newspaper, The New York Times, Journalism]

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My Day Of Journalism Class

- As I walked into Journalism, the first elective English class of my high school career, my intentions were to add “newspaper” as an activity to my college applications, and maybe to improve my writing so I would increase my score on the SATs. To my surprise, I gained more insight than I expected. Receiving scores between seventy-five and eighty-five percent on essentially all of my papers irritated me at the time, but made me a better writer in the long run, but most importantly, the dynamic of the class forced me to gain better social skills....   [tags: Newspaper, Journalism, High school, Writing]

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Journalism And Society By Denis Mcquail

- As a journalist myself, it is important that I understand what my roles are to the public and how the public perceives me. Currently, I am employed by KWWL, a news station in Waterloo, Iowa, as a multi-media journalist. Though I have not started my job yet, I am constantly looking for ways to improve my journalistic skills. I feel that one very important skill a journalist needs to have is the knowledge of how society is affected by the news they are given. Denis McQuail’s book, Journalism and Society, breaks down the true meaning of journalism, what responsibility journalists have to the society and problems that can arouse....   [tags: Mass media, Journalism, Newspaper, News media]

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Entrepreneurial Journalism : A Bangladesh Perspective

- ... While, in our country, journalists are working as Entrepreneurial Journalists at an alarming rate, some are bucking the trend and starting successful businesses nevertheless are not academically expressed. After all, the conceptualisation of entrepreneurial journalism is still new-fangled of its kind in the country. I had the opportunity to scan some studies and articles regarding ‘Journalism Entrepreneurship: Bangladesh’ perspective and lastly I googled the term ‘entrepreneurial journalism’ + ‘Bangladesh’ and found not a single write-up or study has been articled or carried out on the buzz issue....   [tags: Mass media, Journalism, News media, Advertising]

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Citizen Journalism : The Savior Of Online News

- Citizen Journalism has been hailed as the savior of online news, bringing stories to the attention of the public sphere, that other wise wouldn’t, and being free of all the bias and influence that hinders mainstream news, although some scholars have argued that isn’t the full story and citizen journalism is playing a similar role to the mainstream in discouraging a healthy public sphere (Bruns, 2011). Citizen journalism has been growing more and more popular as social networking and the Intent become more prevalent in everyday life, and has most certainly aided in promoting a better public sphere through online news, as opposed to if online news was, solely controlled by the mainstream media...   [tags: Mass media, Blog, Citizen journalism, Journalism]

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Democratization Of Journalism And Corporate Media

- Democratization of Journalism and Corporate Media: An analytic comparative essay Due to plummeting price and better accessibility of technologies similar to cell phones and the internet, the access to information and sharing has become cheaper and easier. The decentralized nature of these technologies has helped give rise to citizen journalism where audiences collect, analyze and disseminate news information usually primarily through the internet. Since citizen journalism is decentralized, the media content cannot be regulated....   [tags: Mass media, Journalism, Blog, News media]

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Business Journalism Is The Career Path

- ... The link between the two provides me with another potential career path. Hammerand also talked about networking and how he wished he had known how important it was before pursuing this career. Networking is a big part of business and it was interesting to see how helpful it is in a separate career path. It helped to further stress the fact that networking is beneficial in many career paths. Although I found many aspects of this career path interesting I feel that it could get very overwhelming and frustrating figuring out all of the pieces of the puzzles and how they fit together which is one of the reasons Hammerand really enjoys his job....   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, Newspaper, News media]

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Online Journalism And Its Contributions

- In the space of a decade, online journalism has become extremely important to people’s lives, which in some cases has lead to the decline in print news altogether. With the rise of citizen journalism, some may think that the quality of digital journalism has also declined. In this essay, using references from both past and present examples, I will be discussing the current state of online journalism and its contributions to a more critical and diverse form of journalism. I will also look into the growth of citizen journalism and the effects that this has on online journalism....   [tags: Social media, Mass media, Journalism, Twitter]

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Journalism backs the Entertainment and Advertising Moment

- As part of pop culture’s largest entertainment and advertising movement, magazine journalism and publishing is a profession based on research, writing and reproof that I feel led to pursue because of the desires and talents that god has blessed me with. Journalism is the action of providing citizens with the information they need to stay independent, free, and self-governing. This main focus has remained constant throughout journalism’s long history. Although journalism has been stretched to a new level, as anyone with basic writing skills and technology may call themselves journalist, the definition remains the same that it is the sending out of new information to the people that they might...   [tags: advertisements, entertainment, journalism, ]

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The Future Of Journalism And The Media Industry

- ... These members of the community believed they had just as much right (if not more) to see their words in print as those who worked for the publication. The importance of user-generated content was cemented in my mind when I worked in Madisonville, Texas. The “Around Town” column, which focused on people’s vacations, trips to Bible camps, recent births, and visitors to the area occupied its customary spot on the front page. The one-week when the column’s author took a vacation of her own, despite warning the public, we were deluged with the day the paper was delivered when the column failed to appear....   [tags: Mass media, Newspaper, Journalism, News media]

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A Brief Note On Journalism Feeds On Curiosity

- ... It did not take long for me to find a love for teaching, and the experience prompted me to volunteer as an ESL tutor back home. Yet even as I deliberately stepped away from journalism, I felt myself wanting to write about everything I witnessed in Ahmedabad. I watched the number of girls in my high school class dwindle, as several were forced to drop out to help with household duties. I witnessed people who had nothing but their vote cheer in the streets for the newly elected Narendra Modi. I stayed late at work to listen my Indian colleagues talk about the wave of change they hoped would wash over politics, although corruption was still rife in many aspects of daily life....   [tags: Policy, Foreign policy, Journalism]

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I Took The Roundabout Way Of Journalism

- I took the roundabout way to journalism. Before 2009 and embracing my vocation in earnest, I had tutored little kids, been a paid-by-the page typist and an IT support technician. I had even sold tea door-to-door on a sputtering moped. My then friends called me King of the long shot. From the early to mid-2000s, I was mostly a failing songwriter desperately hanging on the “dream” and taking any and every gig that would support my “habit.” I had an MBA degree, but hated the thought of being a suit....   [tags: Journalism, Newspaper, Pakistan, Advertising]

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I Took The Roundabout Route For Journalism

- I took the roundabout route to journalism. Before 2009, and my embracing the vocation in earnest, I had been a private tutor to little kids, a paid-by-the page typist and an IT support technician. I had even sold tea door-to-door on a sputtering moped. My then friends called me King of the long shot. From the early to mid-2000s, I was mostly a failing songwriter desperately hanging on the “dream” and taking any and every gig that would support my “habit.” I had a masters degree in marketing but hated the thought of being a suit....   [tags: Journalism, Newspaper, Pakistan, Advertising]

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Citizen Journalism : The Social Importance Is Worth The Risk

- Citizen Journalism: The Social Importance is Worth the Risk The way that people receive news has traditionally been through channels of journalists who report over newscasts or in newspapers. Over the last few decades this has changed drastically. The birth of widespread internet, technology and social media began this revolution of change. Anyone with a smartphone today can instantly capture a story and begin circulating it within a matter of minutes. The occupation of journalism itself carries an inherent risk; whether citizen or professional....   [tags: Mass media, Journalism, Citizen journalism]

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Journalism 's Social Responsibility And The Lack Of Public Trust

- Code: 11512 10. In a December 2013 Gallup poll, newspaper reporters and TV reporters ranked slightly above lawyers and slightly below local politicians in terms of the public 's view on honesty and ethical standards. Only 21 percent of those polled said newspaper reporters had very high or high ethical standards, and 20 percent said the same of TV reporters. Write an essay based in mass media theory on why the public lacks trust in journalists and journalism. What’s the Deal With Media?: Journalism’s Social Responsibility and the Lack of Public Trust New communications technologies and scandals of reporters fabricating stories have influenced the public’s perception and trust in the media...   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, Advertising, Journalist]

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Social Media And The Negative Effects It Has On Journalism

- Social Media and the Negative Effects it has on Journalism Since technology is growing rapidly people turn to social media more than ever to get their information. Whether it is from trending stories on Facebook or Twitter hashtags, social media has the power to leak this information right away. Once this information is posted within seconds most of the world has already seen it. This can be quite crazy to wrap your head around, but it has become a major problem for journalists. Two stories that help to explain these issues are The New York Times article “Falling for the Dylann Roof hoax and Sunil Tripathi Boston Marathon bombing accusations....   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, Ethics, Journalist]

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The De Professionalization And Democratization Of Traditional Journalism

- ... The first is the crisis of viability. The chance of success in the journalism in the mainstream is approaching a decline due to the transformations in technologies and new access to multiple sources of information. The second is a crisis in civic adequacy. The contributions of journalism to citizenship and democracy have begun to shift and this shift has caused a question of the relevancy of journalism to democratic processes. In a democratic society journalism plays the role of the government watchdog....   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, Democracy, News media]

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A Brief Note On Social Media And Journalism

- Social Media and Journalism In today 's world, news is a nonstop 24/7 reel of stories and events which tends to make people feel a certain way about society, democracy and themselves. The problem with that is stories get taken out of context, and used in such a way to promote ideas and concepts that are not entirely rooted in truth. Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat are a secondary source for news which increases the tendency for taking news stories and the event out of context for both malicious and sometimes beneficial intent....   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, Democracy, News media]

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Social Media Has Changed Journalism

- Social media has changed journalism in a lot of ways over the past 20 years. The most important and obvious change is that now journalism is reaching a wider audience other than just the audiences that comes from digital space, for example Facebook and Twitter, as the second quarter of 2015, Facebook had 1.49 billion monthly active users and Twitter has reached 304 million users, all these users may or may not be aware that they are involved in journalism one way or the other. 20 years ago, journalism was all about long paragraphs and lectures, it contained researches and facts and by putting them together, news are forms....   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, Social media, Change]

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Evolution of Newspapers, Journalism, and Its Censorships in China

- Evolution of Newspapers, Journalism and its Censorships in China As we have read many articles on the past, we have been reading about different censorships that are happening in China. It is very important to understand where China came from and how the country has developed their government, and how the totalitarianism government is and has been playing a role in the case of journalism. There are many scholars who have been studying the situations and evolutionary developments of newspapers and journalisms within China and it is important to see how these situations have developed over course of time....   [tags: government, journalism, ideologies, publications]

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Journalism On The Internet

- Journalism on the Internet The common forms of media in today's world each have both advantages and disadvantages. The Internet has been around for an almost equal amount of time as most of them, but only recently has it become a popular way of retrieving information. The Internet takes the best of all other medium and combines them into a very unique form. The Internet is the best way to retrieve information. This combination of paper publishing, TV, radio, telephones, and mail is the future of communications....   [tags: Media Journalism Web Cyberspace Essays]

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Why School Journalism Programs Are So Important?

- ... She was called out by the assistant principal and one of our newspaper’s advertisers, neither of which would have seen her writing if it wasn’t published in the paper. This will be a great learning experience for this young lady. She will learn that if she wants to be trusted as a writer and reporter, she needs to get her facts straight. Our newspaper students also receive a great deal of praise from the community for their work, which is just as valuable as those rare unpleasant learning experiences....   [tags: Newspaper, Journalism, Writing, Publishing]

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Journalism: Inform, Entertain and Brainwash

- Journalism: Inform, Entertain and Brainwash As a journalist, the first thing we learn is what are the major functions of the media. In Chapter Four of Print and Broadcast Journalism: A Critical Examination by Ed Applegate, according to William L. Rivers, Wilbur Schramm, and Clifford G.Christians, authors of Responsibility in Mass Communication, the three major functions of the media are to inform, entertain and persuade. However, current articles in the media, especially magazines, have me questioning whether or not these functions actually do exist....   [tags: Journalism Essays]

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The Internet Has Changed The Face Of Newsroom Journalism

- "The Internet has changed the face of newsroom journalism practice." Discuss. Name: Nandita Menon Student ID: 200901452 Institue of Communication of Studies In - sessional Assignment 2014 - 2015 Word Count: "The Internet has changed the face of newsroom journalism practice." Discuss. The Oxford Dictionary defines journalism as "The activity or profession of writing for newspapers or magazines or of broadcasting news on radio or television." If this definition can be taken into account, then we can agree that in its core journalism hasn 't changed....   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, Newspaper, Change]

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Public Relations And Journalism Go Together Well

- Public relations and journalism go together well, but there is always conflict. The two media work with each other to promote their content. In the journalists’ conversation in the YouTube video, they talk badly about PR professionals. In the article PR and the Media: A collaborative relationship, they are not quite as blunt about their dislike of PR. They mainly just feel that PR people are annoying. PR professionals contact journalists “10 to 15 times a day” according to some reporters. The journalists’ conversation in the video somewhat validates the opinions in the article....   [tags: Public relations, Mass media, Journalism, Spin]

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The Elements Of Journalism By Bill Kovach And Tom Rosenstiel

- An argument can be made that Journalism is one of the very few professions in the world of media that is handled with some sort of dignity and pride. After reading “The Elements of Journalism” by Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel, I realized how important journalism is to each and every one of us. Whether you’re a writer or a reader, the back and forth exchange between provider and consumer is extremely important in pushing society forward. Journalism after all is designed to challenge society, promote new ideas and spark conversation between one another....   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, Donald Trump, Twitter]

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New Media, Old News, Journalism And Democracy

- ‘New Media, Old News: Journalism and Democracy in the Digital Age’ is a book of essays written by authors James Curran, Des Freedman, Angela Phillips, Nick Couldry, Peter Lee-Wright, Tamara Witschge, Aeron Davis, Joanna Redden, Rodney Benson and Natalie Fenton, who also edited the book. These essays are based on a large scale multi-year investigation into the journalistic practices of news organisations in the present day where the internet has made access to news instantaneous and the competition for speed and accuracy is fiercer than ever....   [tags: Mass media, Journalism, Newspaper, News media]

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Media Journalism And Its Impact On American Politics

- ... This task would surely require great integrity and trust be placed in those who are responsible for helping us understand the world around us. Yet in 2003 in a nationwide poll conducted by the Gallup Poll Organization Americans were asked to…” rate the honesty and ethics of people in various fields, twenty-six occupations were more trusted than “newspaper reporters.” Only three (car sales, insurance sales, and the advertising industry) were less trusted. Almost nine in ten Americans believe members of the media are regularly influenced by their personal views when covering politics.” (Gallup2003) This atmosphere of mistrust and suspicion may have ominous consequences....   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, Bias, News media]

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Two Forms of Journalism

- Two Forms of Journalism Recent events such as the tsunami disaster (where blogs helped in covering the enormous size of the story), the war in Iraq (where blogs help to present both opinions of all parties involved), the Dan Rather's scandal, a CBS Evening News anchor who reported as authentic a series of forged documents about George W. Bush (where blogs were highly instrumental in exposing him) have all contributed to the growing popularity of citizen journalism. So, why is there a recent growth in popularity of citizen journalism....   [tags: Media Journalism compare Contrast]

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David Halberstam: An American Journalist

- American author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, David Halberstam is most known for his early work on the Vietnam War, the Civil Rights Movement, American culture and also for his edgy sports writing. Among the many awards Halberstam received are the Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award as well as an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Colby College (Acadamey of Achievement). Halberstam encountered many ethical issues throughout his career but never backed down. His passion for honest journalism is just one of the many reasons he is honored as one of the leading journalist in American history....   [tags: Journalism]

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What Makes Good Quality? Journalism And Its Role On The Society

- Journalism is the collection and sharing of information about ongoing events to a mass group of people (Bainbridge et al., 2011). Its core principle is to provide information as well as the truth to the public. Reported news serves a role in the society as they inform the public of relevant information on events that happens. Good journalism entails various factors that align with the interest of the public. In this essay, I will show different elements of what constitutes ‘good quality’ journalism and its role in the society....   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, NEWS, News]

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Citizen Journalism

- Communication networks are an integral part of society. To improve society, we create new and increasingly complex ways of communicating and interacting with each other and we create networks that permit us to relay information and share resources effectively across short and long distances. Communication networks may present themselves in different ways and even though many communication networks differ greatly, they are alike in that they impact our society in very significant and interesting manners, for example, by influencing how we carry our day-to-day business....   [tags: Journalism ]

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A Brief Note On Journalism And Its Effect On The Quality Of People 's Life

- XXIth century surprises the society with a huge number of changes which occur much more often that most people could expect. It may be said that there might be observed an enormous technology progress, which might be considered as a factor making life easier and more pleasant. However, the progress has an impact not only on the quality of people’s life, but also on their jobs. According to McNair (2009, p. 1), journalism is an expanding business. Journalists are one of that people who had to adjust to the XXIth century requirements to be still able to fulfil their responsibilities and commitments (Synge, 2010, p....   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, 21st century, Bias]

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An Article On Journalism And Journalism

- Journal to Journalism Journalism in popular media is sometimes based on scientific psychological research, but just because it quotes research is it in fact a true representation of the researcher’s data and conclusions. In this essay, both the journal and journalism copy of the research is investigated and reviewed to determine the validity of the journalism claims. Summary of Journalism Story An article by Ana Swanson, the disturbing thing scientists learned when they bribed babies with graham crackers, appeared in the on-line version of the Washington Post in April of 2016....   [tags: Research, Psychology]

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Hunter S. Tompson and Gonzo Journalism

- Hunter S. Tompson and Gonzo Journalism In the late sixties a young journalist and free-lance novelist named Hunter S. Thompson (HST) emerged with a new, crazed and exaggerated brand of reporting. It was sooner or later referred to as “Gonzo”. HST’s own definition of gonzo has varied over the years, but he still maintains that a good gonzo journalist “needs the talent of a master journalist, the eye of an artist/photographer and the heavy balls of an actor” and that gonzo is a “style of reporting based on William Faulkner’s idea that the best fiction is far more true than any kind of journalism”(Carroll, page 192)....   [tags: Gonzo Journalism Argumentative Essays Press Media]

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Journalism

- Journalism Today the term journalism is applied to prestigious publications such as The New York Times, and to television news operations such as 60 Minutes and NBC Nightly News. “ First amendment rights and the democratic political environment of the united states have contributed to the uninhibited growth of the news media in public and private communication.”1 the world of journalism has changed dramatically from the colonial days. When newspapers were just channels or devices of commercial and political information....   [tags: Media Journalists Journalism News Essays]

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Analysis Of The Film ' Page One : Inside The New York Times, The Inner World Of Journalism

- In the documentary film, Page One: Inside The New York Times, the inner world of journalism is revealed through journalists David Carr and Brian Stelter as the newspaper company The New York Times, struggles to keep alive within a new wave of news journalism. The film is dedicated to reveal the true inner mechanics of what modern day new journalists face on a daily basis and leaves the audience almost in a state of shock. It broadcasts news journalism as yes, an old school method of news generation, but it also highlights an important component that reveals the importance behind this “old school” methodology....   [tags: Journalism, Newspaper, Mass media, News]

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The Failure of Journalism during the Civil War in El Salvador

- The Failure of Journalism during the Civil War in El Salvador The Civil War in El Salvador was an event that most individuals misunderstood. A twelve year conflict and a power struggle that claimed to keep communism out of El Salvador killed 75,000 people and the whole story still remains untold. The Civil War in El Salvador was a conflict that roughly started in 1980 and ended with the peace accords in 1992. These dates are rough because there were many conflicts before 1980 and even after the peace accords were signed in 1992 the “death squads [1] ” were still active every now and again....   [tags: Journalism News Reporters]

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Sports Journalism

- Sports Journalism “Da na na Da na na”. Every sports fanatic knows what that famous tone means. It means that it is time for Sports Center, one of the most watched television programs in America. There are many expert journalists such as Bob Ryan and Buster Olney that make appearances on the show. They cover sports from different parts of the country. There is much more to sports journalism than what most people believe. For example, the first actual account of sports journalism dates back to 850 B.C.E when Homer recorded what seemed to be the first ever wrestling match (New World Encyclopedia)....   [tags: sports journalist, Golden Age, technology, sports]

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A Career in Journalism

- Journalism is type of writing that investigates and includes lots of research of good and bad stories and some events. Journalists tend to write news stories that people should know about and haven’t already heard. Journalism comes in different categories; some are reporters, writers, editors, and photographers. People who tend to like journalism are those who love language and enjoying writing and reading, are called journalist; they work as reporters at newspapers, magazines, websites, TV stations, and radio stations....   [tags: Career Essays]

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The Life Of A Journalist

- ... 1897 – The Mood The Year that Defined American Journalism studies the series of remarkable and critical moments in American journalism during 1897, a year of momentous evolution that helped redefine the profession and shape its modern lines. This defining year featured an important clash of paradigms fighting the activism of William Randolph Hearst 's sharing 'journalism of action ' against the separate, fact-based opposite of activist journalism, by the name of Adolph Ochs of the New York Times, and an unconventional experiment in literary journalism pursued by Lincoln Steffens at the New York Commercial-Advertiser....   [tags: Newspaper, Journalism, William Randolph Hearst]

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On Journalism

- On Journalism 'News is service, service by the members of the Fourth Estate to the greater social weal.' Journalism is all about providing citizens with complete and accurate information regarding the political and social events that will affect their lives. It is about a sacred, selfless mission to THE PEOPLE. Even if we are to make allowances for the fact that commercialism has slightly crept into and slightly eroded the above institutional goal of the press, substantiated by the rising number of tabloid and plainly gossip publications, to call it a mere 'branch of the entertainment industry' would be, to put it simply, a wrong and ignorant statement....   [tags: Papers]

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Journalism Errors: Double Check The Spelling of Names and Other Facts

- When Emilie Davis, a newspaper journalism professor at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, picks up her nametag at an event, she often stares down at the more common spelling of her name, “Emily.” She is used to people misspelling her name, so she usually leaves it the way it’s written to not make it a big deal. As Steve Davis, Emilie Davis’s husband, explained his wife’s silent frustration when people misspell her name, he said, “it never hurts to just double check.” Steve Davis, also a newspaper journalism professor, as well as chair of the newspaper department at the Newhouse School, is very familiar with spelling mistakes and factual errors when it c...   [tags: Journalist, Photojournalism]

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Biasses in Journalism

- When I hear the word “media” I initially think of news journalism, mainly our local news outlets whether that is TV, radio, print, or internet. News journalism is everywhere, whether it is local, national, or international broadcasted. There is the morning, afternoon, and nightly news, as well as news on print and news websites. I walk into the health club and there are 7-10 flat screens with at least half of them on a national news stations and within those news channels are news tickers at the bottom of the screen scrolling the “breaking News”....   [tags: persuasive]

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Objectivity in Journalism

- Journalists should express their ideologies and opinions while covering poverty, however, at the same time they should aim to maintain the objectivity and impartiality standards for effective and truthful and accurate reporting. In news reporting, objectivity is seen as one of the chief values for journalists. The objectivity norm guides to separate the facts from opinions and focus on reporting only the factual content, resulting in neutral and detached reports rather than emotional ones (Schudson, 2001)....   [tags: Ideologies, Opinions, Poverty]

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The Field Journalism

- ... He continues by detailing what the purpose of journalist because this to make ensure audience that they are still important. Ramos defines the purpose of the community, it is “the business of telling the truth”, “of speaking truth to power”, he states it is the community 's responsibility to put “information in perspective, to tell us what’s relevant and what’s not relevant and to be fiercely independent”. He does not mean independent in the sense of away from the community but not to take political sides as a Democrat, or Republican, simply “to be a journalist”....   [tags: Question, Rhetorical question, Nobel Prize]

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