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  • Benin Symbolism

    According to BBC, the kingdom of Benin started in the 900s when the Edo individuals settled in the rainforests of West Africa. By the 1400s they had made a well off kingdom with a powerful ruler, known as the Oba. The Obas lived in palaces decorated with shining brass. Continuously, the Obas won more land and developed an empire. They additionally began exchanging with dealers from Europe and with other African kingdoms. Rather than utilizing cash they traded merchandise, for example, brass manilla bracelets, cowrie shells, guns from Europe, ivory from Benin, peppercorns from Benin and slaves from Benin ( BBC 1 ). Plankensteiner stated that, principally made of cast bronze and cut ivory, Benin craftsmanship was delivered essentially for…

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  • Malala

    Both journalists use quotes from the Malala’s father, Ziauddin Yousafzai. Usborne uses Ziauddin quote “she can do more than a doctor” to build her up as an individual. Husain instead uses a quote that describe the impact of Malala’s struggle to smile. Husain attempts to see a deeper struggle to humanize Malala. She uses another quote “it’s very easy to understand in a 15 year old” in regards to Malala’s struggle with her appearance. Usborne alternatively uses the voices of powerful people and…

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  • Inrix Media Narrative Report

    communications, with a brief spell at the Highways Agency (now HE), including time as a BBC producer/broadcaster and manager at Inrix Media. At Inrix Media a large part of my work involved me liaising with the Police and Highways Agency to bring information from control rooms to the public via radio, web and mobile app. Most recently I held the post of Marketing Co-ordinator for a chain of 17 restaurants, and designed a marketing planner for the brand, as well as local restaurant sites. This…

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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Geography

    They provide insight into global issues in a professional way that, in theory, should be un-bias. These companies both have their positives and negatives in relation to the way they present there information and the type of information that they do present. The benefits that come from using news sources are that they are very easily accessible. There is a wide selection of news reporting companies that display the news in different formats. BBC News portrays the news online and on television…

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  • The BBC Prison Experiment

    Aim: The BBC prison experiment was a study that tested the psychological effect of people being placed in an environment where there was inequality in terms of power, status and resources. As stated by Haslam and Reicher, they “were trying to investigate the factors (e.g., social identification, permeability, cognitive alternatives) that determine when people act as group members and how they respond to an unequal social system.” (Haslam and Reicher, 2008). Method: Fifteen men were chosen to…

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  • Essay On Indecency

    Indecency seems to be the biggest category for debate in the field of broadcasting. What is defined as indecency? The FCC has defined broadcast indecency as "language or material that, in context, depicts or describes, in terms patently offensive as measured by contemporary community standards for the broadcast medium, sexual or excretory organs or activities” (). This definition can be interpreted in many ways. This is why there is so much controversy over what is labeled as indecent and what…

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  • British Television Vs American Sitcoms

    Title Television is a universal idea, for decades it has brought family, friends, and all sorts of relationships to come together. However, television can vary from country to country. What may be popular in one part of the world, might not even be aired on another. America and Britain are usually paired with one another when discussing ideas about the world, because they contain so many similarities. Throughout the course of my time here, I have discovered, although that is not the case when it…

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  • The Influence Of Television And Its Impact On Society

    Do you love watching TV? TV is all around us and has been one of best invention that was made. Television has a huge impact on society, especially teenagers. According to the average American sees more than five hours of live TV every day. Children aged 2-11 watch over 24 hours of TV per week, while adults aged 35-49 watch more than 33( Television was made to entertain people like the radio did. People use to sit around and listen to the…

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  • Golden Age Of Tv Essay

    Television is experiencing a new Golden Age. With the rise of cable and premium television along with online content providers, people have much more access to extended content than any other era before now. People’s want for more feature programming is what is driving this new era. Consumers have a need for quality and quantity in television, and the industry is trying to deliver. I want to be a part of this new era. I have a deep fondness for writing and producing my own work. Over the years,…

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  • Tv's Impact On American Culture

    Since the 1950’s the television set has been a staple in every American family’s living room. They gathered around to watch the moon landing, nightly newscasts, Saturday Night Live, the Superbowl, presidential debates, and to find out the winner of American Idol. TV has a long history of impacting our culture and society, but what it once was is slowly dissolving and transforming into something new. We now live in the age of Netflix, binge watching, and being able to carry a TV with us at all…

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