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  • Oprah Winfrey Leadership Style

    larger-than-life celebrity perhaps best known for the words, “You’re fired!" employs a commanding leadership style. With his military school background and his bluntly assertive manner, he’s proven to raise hackles while developing real estate and an empire that’s worth, according to his own words, more than $8 billion. The commanding leadership style is described as a traditional, authoritative leadership style that involves dishing out orders and criticism, while rarely giving praise. Though it can be effective in crisis situations, when overused it can create friction in the group and adversely affect job satisfaction (Kelly Services, 2016). Ted Turner began working for his father’s company, Turner Advertising and became the president and CEO in 1963. Later, he renamed the company The Turner Broadcasting Company and founded CNN. Ted Turner, the visionary, stated that it helps to see over the horizon. He inspired people to follow him through his business sense, strategy and his overall desire to move forward. People using the visionary leadership style are considered to be inspiring since they have the capabilities to move people toward a common goal. According to Daniel Goleman’s leadership styles, visionary leaders tell their teams where they 're all going, but not how they 're going to get there, however, they leave it up to team members to find their way to the common goal (Mindtools, 2016). Oprah Winfrey has successfully built and led and enduring business empire…

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  • Symbolism In The Heroic Slave By Frederick Douglass

    Nat Turner's Confessions and Frederick Douglass' The Heroic Slave The names of Nat Turner and Frederick Douglass are remembered because of the fame that they earned as black Americans during pre-Civil War slave period. However, their names color the pages of history books for widely different reasons: Nat Turner led one of the greatest slave revolts in almost 150 years of slavery, while Frederick Douglass obtained his freedom and education, going on to become a renowned speaker, author, and…

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  • Media Industry In China Case Study

    1. INTRODUCTION China 's media industry has a great opportunity for development. According to the data released by SARFT (The State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television), the population coverage rate of Chinese television programmes is about 98.42%. China has more than 1900 television channels overall and the audience ratings suggest that users watch television for more than three hours per day. Therefore, China 's television industry and Chinese audiences are closely interrelated.…

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  • The Role And Responsibilities Of The Media And Its Responsibilities

    2 The media is a big part of our lives and has become a fundamental influence on the viewpoints and outcomes of world issues. The contribution allows everyone to have freedom of speech, but the media must take responsibility for its part in many of the problems that have been wide spread lately. The media have had a great impact on the younger generation telling them they have to look a certain way or be a certain size to be accepted by society. According to the Journal’s Code of Ethics, “the…

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  • Cultural Imperialism And Cultural Globalization

    Over the past century, the pace of globalization has accelerated considerably. While globalization is certainly not unique to this period of increased growth, the establishment of a “worldwide network of fast cables and telegraph systems, in tandem with developments in railways and steamships, eroded some of the obstacles of geography and made it easier to organize transcontinental business” (Winseck and Pike, p.1). In this context, debate has emerged amongst scholars as to the consequences of…

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  • Commercial Media Analysis

    Commercial Media is fueled simultaneously by the demands of the audience, but also by the advertisers and what they want the audience to consume. In a world where success is evaluated numerically, Radio is no exception this. Radio Stations are driven by ratings, a system that gives broadcasters an indication on the popularity of variables such as content, broadcasters and programming. How ratings and results are collected has changed numerous times to reach the few systems currently used…

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  • Bobs And Burgers Analysis

    A Feministic View on Boobs and Burgers People often question why Feminism exist. All I ask is that the people in society that question the existence of feminism do; watch the Carl’s Jr. Super Bowl ’15 Commercial. If there is still confusion, then there you have it. That is why feminism in today’s society of America exists. To be a feminist is simply the act of believing in the political, economic and social equality of the sexes (dictionary.com). The Carl’s Jr Super Bowl ’15 Ad is a…

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  • Social Media Communication Skills

    1.0 Introduction Professional communication is of vital importance in the media industry due to its fast paced nature. People working within this industry must have impeccable communication skills and this report will explore why this is essential. Within this report, a branch of the media industry, social media, will be analysed. As well as looking at this branch of the industry, this report will look at the different types of communication skills needed to succeed in using social media such…

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  • Is Technology Making It Possible

    the clock connection previous low-earth orbit satellites were unable to perform. The first successful geostationary satellite was SYNCOM 3; this satellite broadcast the 1964 Tokyo Olympics to the USA. It was the first transoceanic TV broadcast (Rosen, H. A. 1984). The accomplishment of SYNCOM prompted the improvement of satellite frameworks for both universal and local applications. The competition that followed among local satellite frameworks has brought about various imaginative…

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  • High Reach Rule Case Study

    2.0 Introduction In today’s modern world of technology, there are many new streaming services available from metropolitan networks allowing people from all over Australia to stream from their phones, laptops, tablets, and even smart televisions. As wonderful as this may be for residence who live in regional areas of Australia, it is becoming harder for the regional networks to keep up with the metropolitan networks. Earlier this year in February, the ABC quoted “Media companies have generally…

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