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    Many news sources covered gun violence and potential gun policies in the wake of the Umpqua Community College shooting in Oregon. Each news outlet that covered the issue did it in a slightly different way, and in many cases with some bias. This bias can be caused by a variety of factors, such as the outlet’s target audience, who sponsors the outlet, and even the author’s socioeconomic background. The Washington Post is one of the most well respected news sources in world on both the Internet and in print. The Post showed why it is so well respected in its October 9th article “Most gun owners support restrictions. Why aren’t their voices heard?” This article was very fair to both liberal and conservative policies by showing that not everyone…

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    A 24-year-old blogger for The Washington Post, Ben Domenech, resigned yesterday after being confronted with evidence that he had plagiarized articles in other publications. His resignation came after writing six blog items in the three days he worked for Red America, a blog that The Post created to offer a conservative viewpoint on its Web site. Mr. Domenech — who had worked in the Bush administration and was a founder of the conservative blog RedState.com — came under heavy criticism from…

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    Washington Post Case

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    Hutchins, The Washington Post began publishing on December 6, 1877. The Post was sold person to person until in 1905, John R. Mclean bought the newspaper. Under his management, The Post was able to boosts its profits through advertisements and increased circulation. However, because John R. Mclean was a part of the democratic party, there was bias in the news judgements which lowered the credibility and influence of the paper. It wasn’t until 1933 when an auction being held sold The Post for…

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    Background: The Washington Post is an American daily newspaper. It is the most widely circulated newspaper published in Washington, D.C., and was founded on December 6, 1877. The newspaper won forty-seven Pulitzer Prizes and has a particular emphasis on national politics. Daily editions are printed for the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. Wesley Lowery joined the Washington Post in February 2014. He is a national reporter who covers law enforcement, justice, race and politics.…

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    Abstract: This paper explores the FDA’s decision of making the morning-after pill available over-the-counter for girls that are fifteen or older. Also, the views on both sides of whether or not their decision was a good idea. The articles from different news sources point towards both sides of the argument. This paper examines these articles, and the evidence that is shown in them. The different articles come from The Washington Post, CNN, and the FDA’s official website. I also found information…

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    All the President’s Men is a 1976 political motion picture directed by Alan J. Pakula. William Goldman wrote the screenplay for the film that is based on the 1974 book written by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward that is also named All the President’s Men (Perkins). In addition, the authors are the two journalists that handled the investigation of the Watergate scandal for The Washington Post. The film stars Robert Redford as Bob Woodward and Dustin Hoffman as Carl Bernstein. All the President’s…

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    Individual Project 1 In the editorial “Watergate: The Unfinished Business” the focal points are what was accomplished during the Watergate (The Washington Post Co., 1973). The debate was centered on what more could have been accomplished (The Washington Post Co., 1973). The article argues that Nixon on met the minimum requirements during Watergate (The Washington Post Co., 1973). On April 17 Nixon made an announcement on the severity of the Watergate situation, stating that he had serious…

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    public interest, and a near-suicidal commitment to the pursuit of truth and justice.” This is what Ron Dorfman, a writer for the Chicago Tribune, said in 1974 about All the President’s Men. All the President’s Men is a historical non-fiction book written collaboratively by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward in 1974, both were investigative journalists reporting about the Watergate Scandal for the Washington Post. This book chronicles the break-in at the Watergate and all the wrongdoings that…

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    The Nobel Peace Prize is just some worthless piece of metal. Anybody can achieve it, yet some of the people who have received it accomplished feats that anyone could do. Watson and Crick did not have to discover DNA, anyone could have done that, and Gandhi did not have to invent the nonviolence movement, that’s so easy. Tom Toles illustrated a political cartoon in the Washington Post and Michael Binyon wrote an article in the London Times claiming that the prize the Nobel committee gives to…

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    Deserving Poor Essay

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    The “deserving poor” are people who get public assistance because they are simply poor due to illness, disability or age, etc. The “undeserving poor” are categorized as lazy people. Collecting welfare means your living in poverty. These two types of groups are separated and given expectations in order to receive help. According to “The Washington Post” she/he states that the deserving people are working, married, have children meanwhile the undeserving are people who are single parents or…

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