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Investigative Journalism – Libel Actions and Coalition Government Reforms

Investigative Journalism – Libel Actions and Coalition Government Reforms

| April 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abstract Investigative journalism is an important part of the international media and the lives of ordinary people, reporters involved with this type of work present important and highly valuable information to the public. This paper talks about investigative journalism and the risks and implications that result from it. When an organization or individual feels attacked […]

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Free Journalism Essay: Media Audience

Free Journalism Essay: Media Audience

| October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

New technologies are a poisoned chalice for newspaper journalists and their audiences: at once equipping journalists with the resources they need to compete in the 21st century but at the same time threatening their very survival and forcing newspaper insiders to contemplate what Robert Rosenthal, the former Managing Editor of the San Francisco Chronicle, called: “the greatest upheaval our industry and the institution of journalism has ever faced” (Beckett 2008, p.9). I have chosen newspapers as the basis of my inquiry into new technologies because it is a medium which some have observed to be in terminal decline due to flat lining circulations (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development 2010), merciless redundancies (Beckett 2008, p.27) and of course the rise of online journalism and new technologies (Bardoel 1999, p.379), one aspect of which is User Generated Content such as Youtube or Twitter where the audience is both a user and a producer of content (Birdsall 2007, p.1284). Web 2.0 technology has forced many commentators to reassess the ways in which both audience and audiences are understood (Nightingale 2011, p.7).

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Free Media Essay: Mobile TV – Has its time come?

Free Media Essay: Mobile TV – Has its time come?

| October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Mobile TV: Has its time come? The first mobile television was a pocket sized device with a 2-inch Cathode Ray Tube screen called Microvision or MTV-1. The device retailed at a price of £100 was sold to the public in January, 1977. The first mobile TV was developed over a period of 10 years with […]

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Free Media Essay: James Bond

Free Media Essay: James Bond

| October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

 “Pussy Galore”, “Honey Rider”, “Plenty O’Toole”, “Xenia Onatoppe”, “Octopussy” and “Solitaire”: All of these names have something in common in that they are all the provocative names of James Bond girls and symbols of an extreme form of the “Male Gaze” as coined by Laura Mulvey: the passive recipients of a specifically male gaze embodied […]

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Free Masters Journalism Assignment: Rupert Murdoch and Democracy

Free Masters Journalism Assignment: Rupert Murdoch and Democracy

| October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

‘Rupert Murdoch’s looming hunger for power is a threat to democracy’ (porter). Chilling insight or conspiracy theory?’

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Free Journalism Essay: Technology and Journalism

Free Journalism Essay: Technology and Journalism

| October 20, 2011 | 1 Comment

New technologies are a poisoned chalice for journalists: at once equipping them with the resources they need to compete in the 21st century but at the same time threatening their very survival and forcing newspaper insiders to contemplate what Robert Rosenthal, the former Managing Editor of the San Francisco Chronicle, called: “the greatest upheaval our […]

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