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  • Gossip Girl Play Analysis

    laugh at the ridiculousness of it all without feeling jealous or demoralized by the wealth portrayed. This show portrays a lifestyle that audiences are entertained by, but it is not realistic enough to judge through a critical lens for the average viewer. In contrast, another article discusses how viewer’s perceptions of the show changed after the financial crisis hit in 2008, a year after the show premiered. This article references the New York Magazine article I examined above when it states that initially the show received positive reviews. This article discusses that it was difficult for audiences to take pleasure in watching wealthy people throw around money when they themselves were facing economic hardship. It relates to my first piece of evidence because it shows that audiences who felt positively about the show for reasons depicted in the first article may have changed their opinions due to the economic crisis. “XOXO, Conspicuous Consumption: How the Economy Killed ‘Gossip Girl’” was published in The Atlantic. This article discusses how audience perceptions of the show became more negative after the financial crisis in 2008 because it was no longer enjoyable to watch the lives of the exceedingly wealthy. As Berman states, “Gossip Girl tried to sell escapism, and until the recession hit, it succeeded.” Audiences were no longer able to view Gossip Girl as a guilty pleasure, because public opinion was so negative of the elite at this time. The negativity the audience…

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  • The Importance Of Environmental Crisis

    Imagine the following disasters: Drought causing water shortages; Flood engulfing a whole city; Destruction left after a hurricane’s wake; Climate change due to carbon emissions; land restructuring due to rising sea level - hence, Hawaii. In a time of environmental crisis, how do we live right now? I do not have a concrete plan on how I will live within the time of environmental crisis, but I will explore my options and opinions on the matter. From acquired information, through media, articles,…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Social Media Reports Of A Natural Disaster

    Jim Scatterfield was quoted saying “misinformation in a crisis can be its own disaster and increase confusion” (“How” 3). Sometimes, information being reported can be misleading because it was posted too soon or it is just simply incorrect. Social media can also cause a harm to the country as a whole from terrorist groups. Mantel confirms that “[terrorists] find the internet appealing for the same reasons as everyone else does: it is cheap, easily accessible, unregulated, and reaches a…

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  • Product-Harm Crisis Paper

    Introduction: Product-Harm Crisis In 2009 the Toyota Corporation encountered a major public crisis. Recalls concerning faulty accelerator peddles which resulted in accidents and fatalities challenged Toyota’s reputation and dependability. The event with the fatal crash in 2009 that led to public outcry was the release of the 911 call that was made from the vehicle. Product-harm crisis occurs when an organization’s products are found to be flawed, unhealthy, or perilous. “The different types of…

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  • Tony Packo III

    years. It was very strange to just hear that story then all of a sudden Mr. Horvath appears back in the business and start accusing the Packo family of wrongdoing. This helped show to me the character of Mr. Horvath and his true motive as to wanting to be the one shareholder of the company and shift the Packo’s out of the business. Crisis management is key for any business to survive. When the Packo’s were dragged into this lawsuit, they could of made it a lot worse by degrading Mr. Horvath’s…

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  • Character Analysis: My Brilliant Friend

    downs, once this beat flatlines it is a clear sign of death. Without an essential crisis in a person’s life, that takes them through ups and downs, one is no longer living. This is shown clearly through the…

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  • Mental Health Narrative Report

    assigned area around town in order to ask for donations. My sophomore year of college I broke my ankle and was not able to participate in the actual event. Additionally, this meant that I could not participate my junior year as well, but I continued to raise a minimum of $400 each year. Johnson County Crisis Center—1121 S Gilbert Ct, Iowa City, IA: I also volunteer at the Johnson County Crisis Center where I am a certified Crisis Intervention Specialist. I completed an extensive training…

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  • Crisis Intervention Plan Essay

    Accidents and natural disasters are inevitable. This is a terrifying reality. However, proper planning can better prepare one for these situations. Crisis intervention plans were made for that purpose. There are different crisis intervention plans that cater to all ranges of crises from car accidents to earthquakes. The focus of this paper will be crisis intervention plans regarding school shootings. When parents take their kids to school they are less likely thinking about the possibility of…

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  • Current Events Research Paper

    an EF1 is what hit this area and the wind range is 85-110 mph. To help Ashlie and her family with the trauma of this crisis, it is important to understand and utilize the ABC model of crisis intervention. This short term therapy will decrease the trauma when used immediately after a crisis. Ashlie will need to learn coping skills to help her overcome the trauma she encountered. In conclusion, it will be important to listen and understand Ashlie…

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  • Summary: Residential Water Conservation

    from Australia 's methods for water conservation which include outdoor water restrictions and lower-flush toilets. Cahill and Lund explain the restrictions by stating, "In Melbourne, for example, outdoor watering is prohibited from 10:00am to 8:00pm. If residents notice neighbors wasting water, they can call a hotline to report water wasters and impose fines of up to AUD $458" (2). California has adopted this method in order to benefit us and our water usage. Homeowners consistently use their…

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