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YELLOW JOURNALISM Yellow journalism is a moneymaking tactic that started a war and a new brand of reporting. Yellow Journalism has effected a lot of lives over the past one hundred years hat it has been around. It has brought out the worst in many people and it can really expose a person s life. On the other hand it can be of some good, I mean who are we to know that everything that is printed in the newspapers. M

American journalism has gone through many changes since its inception. Some of these changes have been good, while some have not been good. One of the changes in American journalism that has not been good is the lack of values. It seems that in recent years, (most recently with the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal) American journalism is more interested in making money rather then presenting a story that is based on just the news and facts. Sensationalism has become a regular way of life and is

The Protagonist of a novel is the main character. The Protagonist of, The Color of Water, is James Mc Bride, also the author. He tells about his life story and about how he had to deal with a hard lifestyle growing up. He also tells the story from his mother, who also talks in the book. This novel is like a diary because James, in every chapter, writes about a different account in his life, just as one would write in their diary about what happened in a day. James describes his life in

Merriam Webster defines objectivity as expressing or dealing with facts or conditions as perceived without distortion by personal feelings, prejudices, or interpretations. Objectivity, as defined by the school of media ethics, means standing so far from the community that you see all events and all viewpoints as equally distant and important, or unimportant for that matter. It is employed by giving equal weight to all viewpoints--or, if not, giving all an interesting twist, within taste

Is today s news a truthful account of the day s events? Is it a blatant attempt to guide the reader s reaction to keep interests high? Or do entertainment corporations trying to make a profit overrun today s news? Should there be certain standards of journalism in news today? To answer these questions, the reader must understand the definition of news. Jack Fuller best defines news as a report of what a news organization has recently learned about matters of some significance or interest to

Yellow journalism, or yellow press , refers to an unethical, irresponsible brand of journalism given to hoaxes, altered photographs, screaming headlines, scoops , frauds, and endless promotions of the newspapers themselves. This term was first used in the 1890 s to describe the competition between two rival New York City newspapers, the World, and the Journal. In 1883, Joseph Pulitzer purchased the New York-based newspaper, the World. With its vivid, sensational reporting and excellent cru

When I received the criteria for this essay I knew that writing this would be a personal challenge to myself. My motivation and interest in being a journalist is so vast that I knew that I would have trouble squeezing it all into a mere 500 word essay. In addition, I would have to list my experience in journalism. During my high school years I have accumulated so much experience due to the responsibilities bestowed on me, that it would be hard to describe them all. As I entered my so

1. Briefly describe any professional experience in journalism. My experience in journalism has been multi-faceted throughout my college career. I have worked with photojournalism, marketing, design, and advertising. My experience in the area of photojournalism stemmed in high school while working for the yearbook and newspaper staff. My experience extended to college when I was employed by Northeast Studios to take partypics for Truman State University. I then came to Mizzou and too

In 1954, Sam Sheppard was accused of allegedly killing his wife, Marilyn. During this time, the media went absolutely wild. The way they obtained their stories was completely unlike any way they had gone about getting stories before. They completely invaded Sheppard's privacy to obtain “good” stories for their papers and television newscasts. Also, more stories were written about the case than any other event that had been covered in the past. Even the way stories were writt

Changing audience forces media to change their ways It s no secret. During the past 40 years, the trust that was once invested in the media has slowly declined. In a poll conducted by the Gallup Organization in November 2000, journalists and reporters were given an average to low rating for honesty and ethical standards. Professions ranked lower than newspaper reporters in this poll were insurance salesmen, advertising practitioners and car salesmen. Those who think that the media have becom