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  • The Role Of Gun Control Policies In The Washington Post

    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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  • Washington Post Case

    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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  • The Washington Post Argument

    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 Analysis

    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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  • Deserving Poor Essay

    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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  • How To Write A Short Summary Of All The President's Men

    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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  • Analysis Of Pokemon Go

    In an article on The Washington Post, the author included a post on Reddit to bring attention to the side effect of playing Pokémon Go – injuries. The post said, “Pokémon Go put me in the ER last night.” In addition to this, the author also included another post on Reddit about getting hurt from playing the game. It said, “Not even 30 minutes after the release last night, I slipped and fell down a ditch” (Tsukayama 2016). In another article on New York Post, the author also mentions that playing…

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  • Why Looks Are The Last Bastion Of Discrimination Analysis

    It would have had more of an impact if she had explored the significance of this proposal against all others who have earned their place in the Civil Rights Laws. That is where the majority of people have had to go through a struggle to get their turn to speak. While she provides ample research and stories in support of her view, a way to connect more with the audience is necessary to the success of an argument. In an article by Krissah Thompson of the Washington Post, the First Lady Michelle…

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  • Rooks And Deitz Summary

    org/publications/educational-leadership/dec12/vol70/num04/The-Dangers-and-Opportunities-of-the-Common-Core.aspx Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO). “InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards: A Resource for State Dialogue”. Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC). Washington, D.C. 4, April, 2011. 1-24. In this paper presented by the CCSSO a negative approach was taken toward Common Core and its applications. The writers presented a study of the overall…

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  • Washington Post Thiessen Summary

    Summary 1: In a web article for The Washington Post, Marc A. Thiessen covers the issue of protecting transgender people in public facilities. He maintains that people who are transgender should be protected, but that the government is not doing protecting them in a safe manner. The opening statement of the article reads, “Allowing biological men to use women’s restrooms and changing rooms - what could possibly go wrong? Plenty” (Thiessen). This statement immediately shows Thiessen’s awareness of…

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