Emmy Award

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  • Importance Of Emmy Awards

    An Emmy Award recognizes excellence in the television industry. It corresponds to the Grammy Award for music, the Academy Award, or the Oscar for film and the Tony Award for theatre. Winning all four is referred to as the grand slam or “EGOT” coined by actor Philip Michael Thomas who said his acronym originally stood for energy, growth, opportunity and talent. Only 12 people have achieved this. Directly off the Emmy website, The Emmy Awards were conceived in 1948 and its founding fathers struggled to name the awards. Something interesting I found was that the awards were supposed to be named “Immy’s”, but was feminized as “Emmys” to match the statuette. The first award ceremony was in 1949 and the awards were given to Los Angeles area programming.…

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  • Primetime Emmy Awards Analysis

    The video that I chose is from this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards, which celebrates works of excellence in the television industry. It’s Viola Davis’ acceptance speech after she won the Emmy Award for Best Actress in a drama series. She became the first African-American women in the ceremony’s 67-year history to win in that category. She used this large platform as an opportunity to address the lack of diversity in the entertainment industry and what essentially stands in the way of women of…

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  • Importance Of Broader Sources Of Knowledge

    Broader Sources of Knowledge In ancient times, people passed on survival experience to the next generation through oral method. Later, various ways such as making ropes, drawing pictures on walls, and characters emerged to record daily events. People record daily life in order to educate next generation so that the next generation of people can live a better life. With the advent of photographic film, the recording process becomes more and more lifelike and vivid. With the rapid development of…

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  • The Importance Of Participation Trophys

    Participation trophies have mounted to become a notably debated topic because many wonder if participation trophies are not beneficial to the kids that receive them, or merely just taking up space in children’s rooms. Author Ashley Merryman elaborated on these opinions in a bold declaration against participation awards. The opposing point of view suggests that participation trophies do more good than bad in a competitive society. Contributing their word to the conversation, Eric Priceman and…

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  • What's Wrong With Giving Children Participation Trophys?

    described their bold opinions concerning the topic of participation awards, allowing me to decide my view of these awards: allowing kids to be encouraged by participation awards is useful in young kids taking part in different activities. Parker Abate claims within his article “In Youth Sports, Participation Trophies Send a Powerful Message” that participation trophies help kids remember that teamwork with peers allows one to succeed in life and that succeeding doesn’t always mean coming in…

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  • Participation Backwards

    What does an award mean to a person? An award could mean a person was successful; such as, moving to the next step in a career. A reward could also mean recognition for a simple action given; such as, showing up to class. These rewards for showing up to class, one may feel that these are participation trophies. While participation trophies may boost a child's self-esteem, children grow up believing goals in life are easy to come by and no matter how hard they try, they still receive credit;…

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  • Diagnostic Products Corporation Case Analysis

    This encourages FSEs to work efficiently and finish their jobs in a timely manner. However, the points part of this system are not currently attached to monetary compensation and are just being collected by FSEs with no reward in sight. This is a problem as employees are beginning to feel that they are being held accountable for something that is not real. DPC should look to attaching awards to these points as soon as possible. DPC had suggested three awards based on points accumulated. These…

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  • When I Became A Leader

    only test scores and your high school GPA, but on the integrity of the person applying for the scholarship. They, the scholarship committee, did this by having every applicant write something very similar to a personal essay one would write for a college application. In fact, I tweaked one of my personal statements to correctly address the question at hand. For all the winners of the scholarship there was a commemorative dinner. At this dinner each award recipient could bring two other people…

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  • Should The Lottery Be Abolished Persuasive Essay

    Whether to award participation trophies or not is a big controversial issue in America today. However, most people are in favor of not awarding participation trophies to children because it does not teach them a life lesson. A solution to solve the problematic are to ensure both the winning and losing team a trophy. However, when both teams receive a trophy this defeats the purpose of even playing the game. Children are smart enough to know if they won or lost a game, and by letting each team…

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  • Should Millennials Be Allowed In The Hunger Games

    cone either way. I'd rather play half a game." This quote is from one of Brian Regan's performances, "Lousy in Little League", where he talks about the new social norm of rewarding children for participating. While Brian Regan is a comedian, and this was meant to be funny, it does have some truth. Just as Brian Regan said, children become aware that the same reward is given no matter the amount of effort given on their part. This leads to the growing problems the upcoming generations struggle…

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