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  • Rupert Murdoch's War On Journalism

    and not submit to the whims of ownership? Shouldn’t the media present and take care of the needs of its consumers? The philosophy that the market will take care of the needs of consumers is just that, a philosophy. Owners of media outlets can and do dictate the content as to not offend advertisers or to promote the company itself. A perfect example of this currently happening today is at Fox News. The 2004 documentary Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch 's War on Journalism by filmmaker Robert Greenwald criticizes the Fox News Channel, and its owner, Rupert Murdoch, claiming that the channel is used…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Outfoxed

    Watching the film Outfoxed one would think that, yes Fox News is extremely bias. Their tactics of promoting their slogan of fair and balance news is far from being true. I completely agree with the claim that Fox News with their political bias is a danger to American society. Although I believe that claim could have been better supported by adding the news coverages from all the other networks, and showing statistics on the decisions of the public based on the given news by other networks in…

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  • Outfoxed Documentary Analysis

    “Outfoxed” is a documentary that strictly describes a specific media union as a false representation of what the world consists of. Instead, this group also known as “Fox News” is exclaimed to set a “smoke and mirrors” illusion. During the film, different officials, state and show explicit evidence and facts about the misconduct of the Fox News channel. The documentary begins by introducing Rupert Murdoch, a wealthy businessman that bought the Fox station in 1985. Fox began as an affluent news…

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  • Luck And Other Virtues Of Katniss Everdeen In The Hunger Games

    comfortable in the woods where her father taught her to use a bow and arrow. Peeta boasted about Katniss’ abilities to Haymitch, “‘She’s excellent,’ says Peeta. ‘My father buys her squirrels. He always comments on how the arrows never pierce the body. She hits every one in the eye.’” (89). The choosing of arena was just as lucky for Katniss as it was unlucky for the other tributes. Many of them were from regions near water, or flat lands, or lands with more rocky terrain. However, Katniss…

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  • Carpentry In The Miller's Prologue And Tale

    Here at the beginning of the tales, we see this relationship most clearly. The Knight's Tale and The Miller's Tale involve a three-way love triangle. In both tales, two men are seeking the love (or possession) of the same woman. In both tales, the woman remains the more-or-less passive bystander while the men struggle for her. Furthermore, the two tales deal with justice and injustice or getting what one deserves. In spite of his jealousy and precaution, the carpenter's wife "thus was swyver…

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