• Association Of Kenyan Women Writers
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    The Association of Media Women in Kenya, AMWIK, is a national media association whose overall concern is to promote and represent interests of women in the media and women in general, particularly in as far as the media portrays them and in their efforts to participate equally in national development. The association was started in 1983 with the prime desire to promote the interests and advancement of women in the media. The organization is apolitical and is run on a voluntary basis by members w...
  • Is Print Media Dead
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    Print media and journalism in general has a bright future in the upcoming decade. I do believe that it is shifting, and we may have to redefine journalism. Journalism has always defined newspapers, magazines, and the printed word. Broadcast journalists also earn that distinction but to a lesser degree because of the medium they work in. I do think that the printed works of journalists are here to stay for a long time. The area that I see changing is where the words are going to be printed. Word...
  • Journalistic Integrity Koch 1129
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    The Media s Role in Informing the Public We do not often print everything we know, reveals David Lawrence, publisher of the Miami Herald (qtd. in Valente 4). There is a contrast between printing everything that is known, selecting information to disregard, and presenting information that is simply false. This difference has an impact on society. Media personnel representing a major bias also have an affect on facts that are being analyzed by the masses. Thus, accuracy in journalism is important...
  • Desert Storm Compare And Contrast To Vietnam War
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    Desert Storm and Vietnam were portrayed in the media are similar because in each the American soldiers had confidence when fighting, both were on tv, journalists and reporters were with soldiers on the battlefield. They were different because Desert Storm lasted six weeks and Vietnam was ten years plus. In Desert Storm, there was an easily identified bad guy; Vietnam was a poor man's war or Blue Collar War. Both Vietnam and Desert Storm there was a lot confidence in the American Military, becaus...
  • Journalism General Knowledge
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    When journalism is chosen as a career, society tends to have a stereotypical image of a group of photographers chasing celebrities. If not, then an image of an anonymous person writing biased comments about current affairs, trying to manipulate the truth. However, their real work earns them every cent they deserve unlike the heartless lawyers who earns millions for defending criminals. The work of journalism, on the hand, consists of interviewing and attending events in all conditions in order t...
  • Journalism Singapore Government Journalists
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    A journalist is someone who works in the news gathering business, such as a photographer, editor or reporter. Journalism is all around us. It dominates television and surrounds us in the vast publishing industry of popularization. Journalism influence our perspectives on issues concerning us. In other words, its undeniable that journalism has a deep impact on our lives. There are two sides to journalism - good journalism and bad journalism. According to K. Minogue, the journalist has the power ...
  • Daily Tasks Journalism News Job
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    Before there were newspapers, news was taken by horse from town to town; neighbors and friends had to rely on each other for information. Now journalism is one of the fastest most competitively growing job markets and with college students clamoring for internships at vogue and rolling stone it's difficult to get your foot in the door. Being a reporter isn't a nine to five job with a normal salary and a weekly pay check its being stressed over deadlines and spending hours on the phone checking s...
  • News Is It Prime Time Or All The Time
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    New sIs it prime time or all the time? Media influence has become a social mainstay in contemporary society. Not only do newspapers, radio, television and magazines strive to inform and entertain, but they also hold a significant power over what people believe. Since its inception, the standard of media presence was long a tool of integrity and fairness. News persons and entertainers may have embellished here and there in order to put more flavor into a certain piece or program, but for the most...
  • The Publics Right To Know
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    The Constitutional responsibility of the press is to inform the public. The First Amendment comes into direct conflict with the rights and responsibilities of media coverage. There is a fine line between personal privacy and the publics right to know. The constitution overrides the option of privacy beside the amendment of freedom of speech or freedom of the press. Freedom of the press is to be guarded as an inalienable right of the people in a free society. Freedom of the press carries along wi...
  • Objectivity In Journalism Journalists Public Internet
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    Merriam Webster defines objectivity as expressing or dealing with facts or conditions as perceived without distortion by personal feelings, prejudices, or interpretations. Objectivity, as defined by the school of media ethics, means standing so far from the community that you see all events and all viewpoints as equally distant and important, or unimportant for that matter. It is employed by giving equal weight to all viewpoints-or, if not, giving all an interesting twist, within taste. The resu...
  • Essay About Journalism News Skills Editor
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    Journalism, a profession that has started to become a good paymaster in the last five years has expanded over the years from print, audio, video, multimedia to the latest craze internet (Web content manager). Though journalism has its own ethical lapses, majority of journalists do have high ethical standards and are dedicated to their job, which in reality can be termed as a public service. The basic job profile of a journalist can be termed as gathering and presenting news for a wide variety of...
  • Glittering Generalities Enemy Journalists People
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    Assertion: Assertion is a common modern propaganda technique. Assertion is a wholehearted or energetic statement given like a fact even though it may not be true. Assertions very often are stated with an air of confidence as to ward off questions and make people believe they are in no need of an explanation. This might have been used by yellow journalists when reporting on the Cuban rebellion during the blowing up of the USS Maine- when the reporters were saying it was torpedoed rather than blow...
  • Egypt And Defamation Public Egyptian Freedom
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    Egypt and Defamation. According to Committee to protect Journalist, "In March, a court in the capital, Cairo, sentenced Adel Hammouda and Essay Fah my, both of the independent weekly Sat al-Umma, to six months in prison each for defaming prominent Egyptian businessman Na guib Sawiris. The case stemmed from an article in which they had accused Sawiris of financial misconduct. Although the journalists were never jailed, the ruling may have fostered even more self-censorship among journalists tryin...
  • Women In Journalism Research
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    Women are seen everyday in the forefront of music, fashion, sports and movie entertainment. When it is time to tune into the 6 o'clock news, there is a lack of women in the newsroom. With the demographics of the nation today changing, there is a need for the newsroom to do the same. Women make up 65% percent of the population, but only make up 35 % of the anchors in the newsroom. The overall number of women journalists employed in the media around the world has decreased by 2 percent in the ...
  • Woodward And Bernstein President Today Journalists
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    All the President s Men takes a look at one of the most notorious episodes in our country s history. The issue behind it, Watergate, is still discussed today and considered to be the worst scandal every suffered by the office of the President of the United States. One of the central figures of this event was the media and the role it played in unveiling the corruption and illegal practices that occurred. As we look back on the scandal we see it set a precedent for the future on how the media cou...