• Mass Media News One Political
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    In America, the media holds a powerful and effective position in politicizing and socializing the general populace. The main political function of the media is to inform and analyze while being accountable. However the question of whether the media produces a pluralist democracy, or fosters a one dimensional society still remains unanswered. Many contemporary philosophers conclude that the media does contribute to both, some even postulate other drawbacks, for instance they posit that the media ...
  • American Media Tabloids People Magazines
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    According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, a tabloid is a newspaper characterized by half the standard page size, abundant illustrations, and generally, fairly brief article. In every supermarket, every corner store, and in hands of people all across America and the world are the compact, computer friendly covers of the tabloids. The tabloids of America, however, are not what one might call an extremely credible source of inside information, yet their underlying integrity has kept these magazines...
  • Portrayal Of Asian Americans
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    Abstract My research focused on the coverage of Asian Americans in contemporary mass media. The following types of media were researched: . Music. Television. Films. Magazines gave several examples where Asian Americans were used to play very simple characters. These roles were defined by stereotypes that exist in America. I also researched instances on counter actions taken by Asian Americans to protest against these negative images. My research also has examples of Asians that have succeeded...
  • American Media Dominating Canadian Culture
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    American Media Dominating Canadian Culture The possibility of the American media taking over Canadian culture has always been an intimidating issue for Canadians over the past few decades. It has been known that the American model of life is one that is very different from ours and that the americanization of Canada could prove to be a threat of losing our own values and beliefs. The presence of the American media is very tempting for Canadians to forget about our own nations people and their va...
  • American Media In The Middle East
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    Muhammad Ali Philosophy 100 Final Essay American Media and the Middle East Our views of world conflicts such as war are influenced by the part of the world in which we live. When exploring media coverage of discord, it is important to think about where the author is from and how it has influenced the way he / she has portrayed disharmony. Reports on a world conflict can express extremely different views depending on the social values and understandings of the writers. One must read articles that...
  • Medias Impact On Iraq War
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    Media in modern day affects the public indirectly in more ways than almost anything else. It makes up our opinions for us, and modifies our thoughts and feelings for a lot of big issues including that of the Iraq war. Usually we are affected mostly by the media in the county in which we live in but also by the media of other countries. Media affects the public not only during times of peace but also during times of war. During times of war the media is the most important for the war faring coun...
  • The Media And Kosovo Crisis
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    By Maros i Tris eugenie MA in Southeast European Studies School of Slavonic and East European Studies 2002 Introduction Probably every conflict is fought on at least two grounds: the battlefield and the minds of the people. Indeed, the war in Kosovo was not taking place only in the military field. In parallel with the NATO air strikes against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, was taking place the information and propaganda warfare. And while the military outcome between the two combatants -FRY...