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  • First Newspaper In Colonial America
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    The History of Newspapers Today, people can use newspapers to find out many things. One can use the newspaper to check sports scores, get the day's news, read 'feel good's tories, or even find out their horoscope. It was not always that way. From the 'Acta Diurnal,' reported in the ancient Roman empire, to the New York Times, newspapers have come a long way. In this report, the distance that newspapers have traveled since their inception is going to be outlined. Before literacy was commonplace i...
  • Used Reports From The Associated Press
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    'Clay Beats Liston: February 25, 1964'From the accounts of various Kentucky newspapers, I was able to learn a few facts about Cassius Clay, later known as Muhammad Ali, as well as the attitudes of his fellow Kentuckians. The first thing I noticed in all the newspapers that viewed was that almost all the articles written about the fight were written by writers from either the Associated Press (AP) or United Press International (UPI). This displayed three things about the Kentucky press, first the...
  • Hamill's Journey Through The Newspaper Business
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    News Is a Verb: Journalism at the End of the Twentieth Century In Pete Hamill's News Is a Verb, Hamill offers an explanation of how newspapers have evolved during the past few decades and how fulfilling it has been to work for a newspaper. He introduces his readers to his passion and love for newspaper as well as encourages and distraught the meanings and duties of print journalism. He started at the New York Post in 1960 and then worked his way to the New York Daily News, and the New York Newsd...
  • Print Journalism With Other Students
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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...
  • Newspapers On The Internet
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    Newspapers have been around forever. They serve as a purpose to inform people what is going on in the world and in their own towns. The news on television is only on for about an hour, they would not be able to tell people what is going on in their individual towns. If there were no newspapers, people would have to make sure they watch TV or listen to the radio to get the news, but for people who work all day, that might be impossible. There are so many other things that a newspaper has besides ...
  • Newspapers Of Colonial America
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    The Birth of the American Newspaper It has been said that the true newspaper must meet these qualifications: (1) it must be published at least once a week; (2) it must be produced by mechanical means (to distinguish it from handwritten 'news letters'); (3) it must be available to anyone willing to pay the price, regardless of class or special interest; (4) it must print anything of interest to a general public, as contrasted with some of the religious and business publications; (5) it must have ...
  • Hearst With His Newspapers
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    INTRODUCTION American journalism and mass media were both profoundly influenced by a very dominating figure. In the last decade of the 19th century up until the end of the first half of the 20th century, William Randolph Hearst was a mega-force to be reckoned with. Hearst was a famous American publisher who built up the nation's largest chain of newspapers. He was also a political figure and one of the leading figures during the Spanish-American War period. In his newspapers, he introduced a sen...
  • Newspapers Audiences
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    Changing audience forces media to change their ways It's no secret. During the past 40 years, the trust that was once invested in the media has slowly declined. In a poll conducted by the Gallup Organization in November 2000, journalists and reporters were given an average to low rating for honesty and ethical standards. Professions ranked lower than newspaper reporters in this poll were insurance salesmen, advertising practitioners and car salesmen. Those who think that the media have become bi...
  • Tabloid Newspapers Use
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    Introduction Newspapers play a huge part in British life and there are numerous printed throughout the UK so there should be something for everyone. In terms of daily national papers, newspapers are divided into the broadsheets and the tabloids. The broadsheets are at the top end of the scale in terms of quality, and they include The Times, The Telegraph and The Guardian. The tabloids vary greatly in quality with some being more preoccupied with gossip and scandal than news. Tabloids include the...
  • 70 Percent Of The Crime News Stories
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    Journalists strive to be objective because it gains them credibility. Objectivity is by no means equivalent to the truth. Reporting the news objectively means reporting the news without any biases or value judgments. Nobody is going to take seriously an organization claiming to be a credible news source if it interjects slanted arguments in the midst of their reports. Objectivity is the "most fundamental professional standard" of journalism (131). (CITE C&H) Journalists with extreme views are of...

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