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  • The Functionalist Perspective: The Presence Of Mass Media

    The presence of Mass media in our modern society is very strong, where the access to technology has become available for almost all parts of the world that enables them to stay connected with whatever is happing around them. Due to that a big majority are so dependent on this connection that even their states of mind and mentalities are directly impacted by messages, news and different information conveyed through broad communications channels. Mass media influence our activities, views, and…

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  • Really To Blame

    In “Who’s Really to Blame for Fake News: Look in the mirror, America,”(Moyers & Company, November 30, 2016) Neal Gabler suggests we have a fake news problem as the media caters to the public’s wants because people want to hear fake news and will go as far as pay for those articles. Additionally, fake news does not only rob people of the truth, but also hurts democracy. Not to mention, fake news distracts the public’s attention away from real news. This is what Gabler calls “post-truth disease”…

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  • Today's Negative Influence On Society

    Society today is exposed to advertisements by television, radio, magazines, newspapers, and even billboards (G Barve et. al.). This exposure, however, has begun to negatively influence American society. Advertisements influence different people in society today in many different ways, and ever since television and broadcasting were brought into the American culture, it has been one of the main sources for information. However, many people do not know about the serious problems advertisements can…

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  • The Media Exaggerates Negative News By Steven Pinker

    In the article “The media exaggerates negative news. This distortion has consequences”(2018), the author Steven Pinker introduces to the general public why the media like to report the negative news and exaggerate it. The author states exaggeration is worse and he explains why it happened. Firstly the author describes what is negative news and he gives some examples of the negative news in history. Then he argues the negative news effects and he believes it is negative forwards to the public. In…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Tabloidization

    empirical evidence lends very little support to the suggestion that there is a linear and continuous trend from serious informative coverage of society towards a more light weight journalism geared to maximum ratings” (Djerf-Pierre 2000 cited in Winston,…

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  • The Importance Of Sensationalism In Journalism

    229). It is found that television news is dull, not entertaining, and repetitive and news has been criticized for its growing trifle and sensationalism in the face of commercialization (Poindexter 2012). Over the past decade, sensationalism in journalism has been discussed with much eagerness. Sensationalism has been referred as public discourse turned into a kind of new sink which is preserving an idiot culture (Bernstein, 1992, pp. 22,…

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  • Buzzfeeed Research Paper

    BuzzFeed: Can We Consider it Professional Journalism? News practices and values have shifted dramatically since the rise of online media. Following this phenomenon, there is the quick development of what we now know as citizen journalism. This allows the general public to share news instantly without being a professional journalist. However, the term has created many debates in this field as it there is a fine line between being a professional and being a citizen. The added aspect of online…

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  • Cultural Violence In Hong Kong Protests

    The Hong Kong protests, also known as the Umbrella Revolution, began in September 2014 when activists in Hong Kong started to protest outside the Hong Kong Government headquarters and in several major city intersections, mainly due to NPCSC’s decision of disallowing civil nominations in future elections. It has become a stunning peaceful civil disobedience movement, able to bring together thousands of protesters. Although some violent outbreaks have happened, this conflict should be mostly…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Fake News

    real news. How big of a deal is fake news, is this fake news hurting the society it reports to or just breezing by without harming anyone? According to Fabrizio Moreira, it’s a very big deal. “Fake news is a big thing in the field of Social Media Journalism. Fake news can be as simple as spreading misinformation or…

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  • Negative And Negative Effects Of The Media

    Gadgets and technology have robbed our children of their childhood. According to Mcdonough, children ages 2-5 spend an average of 32 hours a week in front of a TV—watching television, DVDs, DVR and videos, and using a game console (Mcdonough, 2009). Children who have a TV in their bedroom spend about 1 ½ hours more per day watching it than kids without a TV in their bedroom. Children tend to spend less time interacting with family members the more they watch TV (Umichedu, 2015). Media can have…

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