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  • Concussions Should Be Banned In Schools

    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 are serious dangers that support the argument that schools should ban programs such as football. In “Concussion Hazards in Youth Football” by CNN, the topic of concussions and their life-threatening and permanent results are discussed. In the video Dr. Sanjay Gupta states, “… and in this case we followed along a single high school football team who had suffered tragedies… players had lost their lives in the past because of head injuries… two players…

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  • Four-Century Election Cycle

    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…

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  • An Example Of A Timeline: Baltimore Riots

    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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  • Media Corruption

    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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  • Is Mass Media Affecting African Americans?

    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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  • Terrorism By CNN Isis

    their points. Isis has no shame in what they do and have kidnapped people for ransom. In order for Isis to promote their criminal acts they use the technology of today to show case their name and advertise their group. YouTube, Facebook, and other social sites have been used by the members of Isis to show off how they can take a life in a instant if not given their way. On November Friday the 13th, 2015, Paris was attacked by Isis and took the lives of more than 120 people. Isis shot in…

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  • A Rhetorical Analysis Of Cnn Student News By Carl Azuz

    CNN Student News The news segment that I chose to watch and write my rhetorical analysis paper is CNN Student News. This is a daily ten minute that is given by Carl Azuz, a news reporter for CNN, these daily news reports are designed for students in middle and high school. I believe that CNN and Carl Azuz use high energy tactics to keep viewers interested, they give news headlines teaching lessons, and a source of entertainment and are also very selective on the news that they provide. I…

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  • Michael Morton Case

    father and husband. His wife, Christine Morton, was attacked and killed in their home in Williams County, Texas. (CNN) The crime occurred during the time in which Michael was at work. (CNN) Although, Michael and Christine’s three year old son Eric was at home at the time of the crime. He stated that the man that attacked his mother was a “monster” (?) Eric gave a description of what the man looked like, which concluded that the man who killed his mother was not his daddy. (CNN) In addition, the…

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  • Comparison And Contrast Essay: The 2016 Presidential Election

    According to the official 2016 CNN Exit Polls, or “surveys of a small percentage of voters taken after they leave their voting place”, the area type exit polls might help explain Mr. Trump’s win (2016). Mr. Trump received 50 percent of the suburban vote, as well as 62 percent of the rural vote (CNN 2016). This means nearly two thirds of the geographic U.S. voted for Mr. Trump (CNN, 2016). This gave him the advantage in the Electoral College, the part of the U.S. political system that actually…

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  • Social Media Effects On Teenage Mental Health

    Social Media Effects on Teenage Mental Health Assignment 1 Question B The effect of social media on today’s youth is a subject of much debate. This essay will analyse an article from the CNN website, which presents statistics from a range of surveys, as well as a qualitative case study of a young boy’s road to recovery due to social media, and one from CBS Atlanta which, in contrast, focuses on quantitative statistics and data from the Ottawa Public Health. The comparison of these two articles…

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