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    Why does it matter who owns news media? Wordcount: 1461 News media is a form of mass media which targets the general public by supplying vital news by either print based, broadcast or online text. This essay will focus on news media ownership and coverage, and how that affects society as a whole. Diversity of media ownership ensures that a variety of opinions are fulfilled and that the news media caters for every audience. Rupert Murdoch is the owner of many media companies including The Sun, The Times and 21st Century Fox (Cassidy, 2006). Today, Murdoch’s NewsCorp Company stretches across five continents, covering 75% of the world’s population. (Arsenault, A. and Castells, M. 2008). Therefore, Murdoch has control over many different platforms…

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    information that is not already filtered through news and social media. Most of the information the public receives is not directly from the word of the police report or trial transcript. The primary source for most people is information is directly through the media, and it is no secret that the news media is not unbiased. The way the news media presents stories, especially stories about crime, creates fear and reduces the chances for the viewer to empathize with the offender on screen. This…

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    News Media Bias

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    Viewers tend to watch news channels which the individual believes rather than channels do not believe in because people do not want their opinions being challenged. As the viewer watches tv or news channels, the viewer does not want to spend hours on the internet searching or flipping through different news channels trying to look for the true story. News reporters know several different ways to get to the viewer, emotional appeal being one of many. Reporters are convincing with words to get to…

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    Biases In News Media

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    Biases in Media The news media is being purposely biased, perpetuating the unfavorable political atmosphere that exists in the United States as a whole. It goes without saying that the year has been filled with more than its fair share of controversy. The news media tirelessly perpetuates the drama that currently exists on the United States political platform. I would assume most people would wondering, why I make such claims, to say that the year has been filled with so much controversy, among…

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    Throughout history, the news media influences heavily on the way people see things and how people think. The reason for that is because there has never been an objective news media source that appeals to the people. There is always a writer or a reporter who is naturally biased and wants to make the reader see what they see and there are always readers who want to only read what they like. For example, Adolf Hitler used highly biased media to make a sense of hatred for Jews, such as posters that…

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    News Media Framing

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    The news media plays an important role in society. It sets the stage for political news, manages their agenda, sources and controls the information. It possesses the ability to shape public knowledge and attitudes. Television remains the dominant way that Americans get news at home. Large audiences tune into local and network broadcast news but national cable news commands the most attention from its viewers. News Channels must constantly decide which facts to include, whom to use as…

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    New Media Content Analysis

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    This essay examines the way ‘new media’ has affected the relationship between the media consumers and producers and how the audience are becoming the creator of their own media content. Today people tend to rely on social media as their main source of information, and through multiple new media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc. they are not only able to produce but also distribute their content. The essay will discuss how easy access to information, sharing and collaboration has…

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    The Effect of New Media on Print Newspaper The dawn of new media, especially the internet, has emerged with several opportunities as well as challenges for traditional print newspapers. The prevalence of the internet and the new media in particular has introduced new challenges to traditional media more than ever the printed newspaper. Industrial organizations and business analysts purport that newspaper commerce in the U.S suffers through what can be accorded as the worst financial relapse…

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    Negativity In News Media

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    ENGL 2546 Rhetorical Principles, Professor Spoel Oration An estimated 1.96 billion individuals and over 78% of U.S. Americans have a social media profile. (Statista, 2016) This number does not include the millions of people who aren 't connected on the web, but are connected through the television. Now, as a young, Canadian boy, I was always taught that spreading positivity was better than outputting negativity. Whether I was playing sports, being a leader in my school, or even just going…

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    Women In News Media

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    News media, in its varied forms, is a fundamental part of modern society, and reflects and reinforces existing ideas within society. Therefore, the representation of women within the news media is crucial in analysing the position of women in society today, and attempting to improve it. New Zealand is a country which prides itself on being egalitarian, and was the first country in the world to give women the vote. Unfortunately, over the past 20 years, New Zealand’s media representation of women…

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