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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...
  • Your Operations Security
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    21 April 2002 Just like an investigator, criminals are looking for little clues that will indicate what a law enforcement agency is up to. The easiest way to compromise the operations security of a law enforcement investigation is by leaking little bits of information. If someone is trying to find out what your agency is up to, they will more than like get to know a couple of people on your team. If you are not careful what you say, even the smallest of details, it can be coupled together with o...
  • Interactive Services On The Information Superhighway
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    Internet Access: Flat Fee vs. Pay-Per-Use Most Internet users are either not charged to access information, or pay a low-cost flat fee. The Information SuperHighway, on the other hand, will likely be based upon a pay-per-use model. On a gross level, one might say that the payment model for the Internet is closer to that of broadcast (or perhaps cable) television while the model for the Information SuperHighway is likely to be more like that of pay-per-view T.V. 'Pay-per-use' environments affect ...
  • Private Consumption Of Censorship Materials
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    Principles of Censorship in Singapore Administration of censorship in Singapore has been performed in a typically methodical manner with guidelines developed through experience. [8] First, materials going into the home are more heavily censored than those going into the corporate world. The Singapore authorities have drawn a distinction between information for business uses, which should be as free flowing as possible, and information for non-business uses. Information for the home is seen to be...
  • Due To Interpretation Of Information
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    Feel Safer Now? 1. In order for organizations to function, there must be a free flow of information. This is a complex process, which becomes even more complicated when information is expected to flow freely from one government agency to another. This is the difficulty which plagued US agencies in the events leading up to September 11th. There were several sources of breakdowns in information present before the attacks in New York. One of the large breakdowns in information was due to informatio...
  • Gay People
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    In the year 2000, the average person is spending more of his / her leisure time watching television, or using their computer. The shows on TV and the information available to us available through all types of media influence our decision process. An individuals perception of the world is ever-changing as he / she relieves more and more information. Although being informed is good, it can be very dangerous. TV influences every aspect of our lives; our life style, what we wear, how we look, and ho...
  • First One Deals With Personal Information Warfare
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    As we entered the third wave, we traded in our pens and notebooks, for keyboards and CPU's. A simple wire connected from a phone line to a modem to your CPU, brings the whole world into your hands. And you into the worlds hand as well. Political realism is defined as doing what is necessary for survival. One must depend on themselves, because no one else will look out for them. Information Warfare has become a mass ly used tactic by individuals as well as companies looking out for their own surv...
  • Quality Of Hype In Junk Mail
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    The art of hype pervades advertising of all kinds. You can see it everywhere you go. It's characterized by its extensive use of exclamation points, big words, powerful colors, and giant pictures. You " re sure to see several trademark symbols and percentages that they claim you will save. What they hide are the details which are quite often exceptions to their claims and end up rendering their savings minuscule. These details are usually confined to 'fine print' which they expect no one to read....
  • Television Stations News Programs
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    Discuss to what extent two television stations broadcasting to audiences in Western Australia succeed in informing the public about significant events, in a fair and balanced way. Television news is an entertainment medium intending to inform the public of current issues in society, but that is not its prime function. It also serves as a program that helps viewers to see issues from different perspectives. Some perfect fairness cannot exist, so bias of some sort must be present in all Television...
  • Sense Of An Information Overload
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    Scientific and technological developments have real and direct effects on every person's life. Some effects are desirable; others are not. Some of the desirable effects may have undesirable side effects. In essence, there seems to be a trade-off principle working in which gains are accompanied by losses. Example: As our society continues to increase its demands on energy consumption and consumer goods, we are likely to attain a higher standard of living while allowing further deterioration of th...
  • Parish Records And Census Returns
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    Explain how you would evaluate the reliability of parish records and census returns as written sources. Sources are never completely reliable or unreliable. It is the Historians job to evaluate the sources and from that reach drawn conclusions. However, different people, who may or may not see certain points as, for instance, biased, can interpret sources in different ways. Both Parish records and census returns are public records, more so local records as they are kept in local record offices. ...
  • Addition To Location Data For Passenger Information
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    At a time when mankind is applying technology in our daily life at unprecedented speed, and as the number of cars on the road is increasing and creating more congested highways than ever before, the number of people who opt to take advantage of mass transit and other alternative transportation continues to grow as well. Metro-North Railroad, the second largest commuter line in the United States, provides more than 200,000 trips each weekday and some 62 million trips per year in New York and Conn...
  • Real Practice For The Toefl Test
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    positive attitude is the main characteristic of ther person to grow. NOTE: ETS is in the process of converting to a new shipping and distribution system to improve our efficiency and customer service, and is currently working through a series of conversion related issues. We appreciate your patience and understanding in these matters. We will keep you informed of our progress. For more information, please contact us at. Para Pro Assessment Study Guide New to the ETS store, this guide for parapro...
  • Competition The Organisation Needs Information
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    Information is power. Discuss What is power? Power is hard to define, as most definitions are circular, they do not really tell you anything. Power takes different guises and is therefore difficult to pin down. One definition is: "The ability of a firm (or an entrepreneur) to own and control critical assets in markets and supply chains that allow it to sustain its ability to appropriate and accumulate value for itself by constantly leveraging its customers, competitors and suppliers". Emerson st...
  • Accurate Accounting Statements
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    Accounting rules have become highly complex, even confusing. Like alcohol prohibition laws, they are easily evaded. Some companies evade them to improve accuracy, while others do it to artificially inflate their earnings. Slightly altering the nature of a transaction can generate a unique set of circumstances not covered by the overly specific accounting rules. By micromanaging accounting standards, the government has merely encouraged firms to expend resources restructuring their transactions t...
  • Information Technology
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    In today's push-button world, the expression "the world is getting smaller everyday" could not be truer. Technology has shrunk distances and differences, and even brought down many a cultural barrier. Lift your handset and dial, and you are connected to the other side of the world. Change the channel on your TV, and alien nations and notions come to life in your living room. Log on, and a whole new world of weird and wonderful communications is only a mouse click away. It is not only our high-te...
  • Information About Different Treatments Of Endometriosis
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    Endometriosis is a disorder that not many people know about; however, it is the most common disorders of woman during childbearing years all over the world. This disorder is commonly misdiagnosed and the pain disregarded as being part of womanhood. Woman wouldn't have to go through so much pain and suffering if doctors, nurses, and they were more informed about it and especially how to treat it. There are ways to treat endometriosis and its symptoms, and to know about the options would be very h...
  • Information Technologies
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    It is often claimed that information technologies are blurring the traditional distinctions between simulation and reality. If this is so, what might be the consequences? The ways we receive our information is getting blurred, instead of getting more precise information about what is happening around us, we get miss informed and manipulated, even though our communication technologies has greatly improved in the past years. What we see on the television, the news for example, is said to be true, ...
  • Modern Automaticity And Sacred Shortcuts
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    Cial dini - Chapter 8 Essay Instance influence, the title of chapter eight, more or less sums up the book. Primitive automaticity, modern automaticity, and sacred shortcuts are all things I will now be aware of in my daily life and will be able to understand why I and others do the things we do. As it discusses in the book primitive automaticity are decision making shortcuts that we will most likely always take. Being aware of the factors learned in this book; reciprocation, consistency, social ...
  • Message Board On The Rnc's Site
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    DNC: To be honest, there isn't a lot I like about the DNC's website. There isn't a good deal of truely useful information (Unless I wanted to pump money into a candidate), and other than the debate schedule, there isn't anything that couldn't be found in the local newspaper. To add to the site and make it more informative, the first thing that I think they need to do is to have profiles of each candidate. They could add previous credentials and achievements, as well as back ground information on...

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