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    every nerd’s fantasy and seventy years prior to that television was a glimmer in a young inventor’s eye. In fact, for the majority of known history the spread of information has been by print. Whereas, the advancement of technology such as radio, internet, and television allowed new mediums for news to be spread to the general public. As well as increased ways for the information to be framed in ways favorable to the bias of the reporter or news agency. Arguably the most important result of these technological advancements is the invention of the twenty four seven cable news networks. Dan Rather, a news correspondent, anchor, and managing editor for forty four years is disappointed by the continuous news cycle created by networks such as CNN, MSNBC, and Fox. “The advent of the 24/7/365 news coverage, with the proliferation of cable news stations that followed CNN’s launch in 1980 has carried a great but largely unfulfilled promise to those who care about the state of our nation and our world.” (Rather, 2008, p. 1) Rather’s describes that promise as the idea that since these news networks are freed from column inches, word counts, and time constraints of older forms of media, they will be able to devote more time and resources to an in depth analysis of the issues. This becomes significant when viewed in terms of political coverage of candidates and their campaigns. Rather says that the political coverage by these cable news networks is more focused on process such as…

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    Mainstream Media Bias

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    The mainstream media plays a pivotal role with informing individuals about what is happening around the world. As the distributor of the information, the media has the power to portray that information however they would like. For example, CNN news station has gained the reputation as to being more favorable to the liberal side of politics, while Fox News is viewed as predominantly conservative in politics (Blake). Ultimately, these media outlets could depict the same stories immensely…

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    Every year hundreds of people die in the world from the cause of a concussion. Even those who survive the dangers of concussions tend to face permanent damage involving learning disorders and even permanent paralysis in certain parts of the body. In “Hard Knocks” by Gabriel Charles Tyler, “Concussion Hazards in Youth Football” by CNN, and the infographic from the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology, it can be clearly comprehended that although the sports that teens play are fun, there…

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    won this state. He won that state. He won Florida,” said Rachouh. “It got to a point where it was like Hillary can’t win.” She clocked out of work well before the official projection was made. Instead of trudging through the cool weather back to her apartment, Rachouh made a right turn toward the computer lab of E-Wing to work on her paper due the next day. As her fingers danced across the grimy keyboard, strings of words appeared on the smudgy computer screen. “I was tired, sad, and in awe,”…

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    government was not doing their jobs so everyone else had to do it for them. For Lou and his supporters Violence was seen to be legally condoned because they were doing the right thing by getting rid of the problem. They believed that these people were actually the ones ruining this country and that they had no right being here. They believed that by getting rid of the people who were assumed to be the problems of this country, then they would be doing justice for everyone and making this country…

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    Berlinger, Joshua. "Baltimore Riots: A Timeline." CNN. Cable News Network, 28 Apr. 2015. Web. 12 Apr. 2016. Freddie Gray, 25 years old, was being transported in a police van after being charged with possession of an illegal switchblade. He was beaten by police while being transported to the prison, leaving him in a coma where he later died from his injuries. In the wake of Freddie Gray’s funeral riots broke out in Baltimore, buildings were looted and burned down, and rioters threw glass bottles…

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    classes with or do some homework sitting outside. Middle School students want recess so Middle School should have it. Recess is a break from school but it isn't in middle school. Recess is wanted, it's a pretty low cost, it has benefits and evidence shows it's good for kids. Most importantly, there are many learning benefits. Research supports our idea. An expert says, kids get 42% of their exercise.(slate.com) This evidence shows that recess can help kids. CNN says kids learn much outside…

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    Media Corruption

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    but due to the lack of knowledge it still resulted in Americans wanting to go to war, according to Eric Foner, a history professor at the University of Columbia. b. If media corruption is allowed to continue it could impact our lives on an even more drastic level, including the collapse of modern society. i. An example of this was when the democrats thought they were easily going to win the 2016 presidential election because the majority of media was predicting their candidate would win.…

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    Have you ever watched the news in the evening, and saw that maybe Kim Kardashian and her family are on Fox News at 8? Or have you seen the commercial with the little hungry kids that you can feed for only “ 35 cents a day”? Well, in today’s world, that is considered media biased. Media bias is the perception of reporting news in a partial or prejudiced manner. It occurs when the media pushes certain viewpoints, rather than actually reporting the news. The reporters ignore an important aspect of…

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    According to the Interactive Session on Turner Broadcasting and e-commerce on pages 381-382 of textbook, Information systems in global business today. Management Information Systems (11th ed.), the study reviews Turner Sports New Media, which is the sports division of Turner Media and Turner Broadcasting System, TBS. This paper will discuss the unique features of e-commerce, how the Web enhances the TV business and adds value, why NASCAR TrackPass is a good example of Turner Sports New Media’s…

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