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  • Private Facts And Libel
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    Libel and invasion of privacy Libel and invasion of privacy are two very important issues dealing with broadcast media. The two are very similar but different from each. Libel deals more with what was actually printed or broadcast, where as invasion of privacy deals with how the information was actually gathered. Both have laws to regulate and influence what kind of information is gathered and, how it is actually obtained Libel simply is "defamation of character by published word", the publishin...
  • Current Election The Media
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    Mass Media and The Right To Think University admission costs are a deceitful practice that needs to be investigated and changed for the good of the honest student. After having a topic chosen for the past week this, sadly, is all I can come up with. I have written this essay many times, and it always ends with failure. There is something missing, an element that is important. What is it Oh yes, my belief. As I rewrote the essay, I felt less and less animate about the subject than at the beginnin...
  • Deregulation Of The Radio Industry
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    Some may ask why care about the radio and media (radio) policy? Because the radio shapes our views on the issues that we care most about. All our opinions are formed by information - and while some of that information may come from personal experience, we get much of what we know from the (radio). There must not be a deregulation; it would be detrimental to us all. Toomey's argument is that radio is a community resource that is being misused, and she is a making a call to action for people to ge...
  • Independent Media Operations Unlike The Gulf War
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    Compare And Contrast The Way The Media Has Handled The Falklands Conflict And The Gulf War Compare and Contrast the way in which the media has handled the Falklands War and the Gulf War. "You can win the battle but lose the war if you don't handle the story right". General Colin Powell in a speech to the National Defence University, 1990. Both the Gulf War and the Falklands War were extremely different not only in how they were fought but also how the media covered them. In this paper there will...
  • Voter Choice
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    How much does your vote really count? As a voter, does your choice really matter? How much influence does the media have on your vote? How many choices does the media actually make when it comes to our nation's leadership? These are questions pondered by both political scientists and the average American citizen each year as the second Tuesday in November approaches. Though we know that the framers founded this nation on the principles of representing it's citizens, and on the ideals of a nation...
  • Record Standard Cd R Discs
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    TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction... pg. 2 Factors Creating the Demand For Secondary Storage... pg. 2 Why Buy Optical... pg. 3 CD Physical Characteristics... pg. 4 How Does a CD Work... pg 5 What is a CD-R... pg 5 What is CD-RW... pg 5 How Does A CD-RW Work... pg. 5 Advantages of CD-RW... pg. 5 DVD... pg 6 DVD vs. CD... pg 6 Glossary... pg 7 Questions... INTRODUCTION The use of optical storage continues to grow at an incredible pace. The word optical in the computer industry refers to any storage m...
  • Media Shapes Public Perception Of Environmental Risk
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    Media Portrayal of Environmental Risk: Dissemination or Delusion? Transmission of ideas and information through media avenues like television and the press are the predominant means by which much of contemporary culture and the developed world obtain vital information. The media has an enormous impact on the public's conceptualization of ideals: societal perceptions are shaped by the information made available to us through the different venues of media. Examining how the transmittal of informat...
  • Change In The Media Cross Ownership Laws
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    Discuss the free speech justifications for cross-media ownership laws in Australia and consider whether these laws are relevant in the age of increasingly diverse media sources. Consider the arguments for and against the current proposals for reform. When Paul Keating made his famous remark about restricting media barons power so they could only be 'Queens of the screen or Princes of Print', he was referring to the division of power under law that would make sure no-one media conglomerate could ...
  • Entertainment Culture
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    A primary issue of concern in the media and communication arena is the existence of entertainment culture. Entertainment culture that is synonymous to "packaging". It has been said that media is no longer the business of informing but it now concentrates on the task of entertaining. Postman's fear is that present-day information is being reduced to mere entertainment. That relevant language is being replaced by surface theatrics. Reporting and imparting news has become marginally biased. There i...
  • Chinese Government And The Mass Media
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    1. Wang Dan is the most prominent new exile to the U.S. He was one of the leaders of the Tiananmen Square democracy movement in 1989 in China. By conducting a textual analysis of his address to Taipei Times I will show how Wang Dan used propaganda to portray the Chinese people are innocent victims and frame what the Chinese government should have done particularly with regard to the mass media to remedy government!'s slowness and inappropriateness of response to an outbreak of SARS in order to m...
  • Media Management In Contemporary Wars
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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...
  • Glasgow Media Group
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    A Comparartive Media Study Of The Falklands Comparartive Media Study Of The Falklands War The analysis of media coverage is tricky in any time period, with debates raging over the role and aims of the media in conveying information to the masses. The situation is further complicated during periods of crisis – historically, the media has been used to spread propaganda, through the popular press in the First World War, and the radio and cinema in its successor. It was the television coverage...

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