Essays Tagged: "A Current Affair"

A growing hacker community

AbstractThe popularity of the Internet has grown immeasurably in the past few years. Along with it t ... ernet has grown immeasurably in the past few years. Along with it the so-called 'hacker' community has grown and risen to a level where it's less of a black market scenario and more of 'A Current Affa ... where it's less of a black market scenario and more of 'A Current Affair' scenario. Misconceptions as to what a hacker is and does run rampant in everyone who thinks they understand what the Internet ...

(9 pages) 120 0 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The news media in Australia.

Everyone from politicians to academics now agrees that public communications systems play a vital role in society. It is t ... agrees that public communications systems play a vital role in society. It is through the news media in particular that citizens are able to stay informed and play an active role in the construction ... able to stay informed and play an active role in the construction of their democratic world. It is argued, however that the media is too influential on public opinion; and it is the proprietors of th ...

(8 pages) 152 0 4.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The Representation of The Media.

Media can be seen to shape the truth to suit it own needs from this we can gather is there really such a ... t it own needs from this we can gather is there really such a thing as truth? Some Needs of the media depend on factors such as the relentless pursuit of ratings, the longing for reputation and respec ... relentless pursuit of ratings, the longing for reputation and respect and pleasing their superiors/authority. These needs sway how the truth is represented and determine how close to the truth it rea ...

(8 pages) 174 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

An Essay Analysing the Techniques Used In A Current Affair Program, referring to Australian current affairs programs.

The Camera Doesn't Lie... Or Does It?An Essay Analysing the Techniques Used In A Current Affair ProgramSi ... Does It?An Essay Analysing the Techniques Used In A Current Affair ProgramSixty Minutes. A Current Affair. Today Tonight. We like to see people's lives. That's why these shows succeed. They show us t ... We like to see people's lives. That's why these shows succeed. They show us the good times and the bad. They bring people's lives into our living rooms. But are these shows bringing us the honest trut ...

(5 pages) 35 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Study notes on current affairs for the topic "Telling the truth"

Current affairs to me are the getting across of somebodies/peoples point of view on a situation whether is b ... the getting across of somebodies/peoples point of view on a situation whether is being a controversial issue, the raising awareness of an event, the truth exposed or just a current media issue. For me ... n event, the truth exposed or just a current media issue. For me they present a view on the truth that is so borderline between "truth" and lie that they just raise awareness and shouldn't be taken to ...

(11 pages) 48 2 4.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

English, Frontline- Telling the Truth Question: Our access to the truth is impeded by the powerful. Show how your study of the text and additional material demonstrates this assertion.

The statement, " Our access to the truth is impeded by the powerful", is truthful, as the main way citizen ... the truth is impeded by the powerful", is truthful, as the main way citizens find out about current affairs, is through various medias, all owned by the most wealthiest and powerful individuals in the ... ed by the most wealthiest and powerful individuals in the world, an example of one of these individuals in Australia, being Mr Murdoch. The accuracy of this statement is established throughout the 'Fr ...

(4 pages) 78 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cheque-Book Journalism

Cheque-book journalism presents one of the issues that modern western and capitalist societies must deal with. Do we ... the issues that modern western and capitalist societies must deal with. Do we allow massively profitable and wealthy corporations profit further from peoples stories and events in their lives? Do we a ... orporations profit further from peoples stories and events in their lives? Do we allow money, the chase for ratings and advertising dollars into our news and current affair programs? Why should anyone ...

(2 pages) 18 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Feature article "Truth is never pure and simple"

"You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad". Those were the words of Aldous Leonard Huxley ... and the truth shall make you mad". Those were the words of Aldous Leonard Huxley a British writer. Many people believe that in telling the truth everything would get sorted, and it will all be fine. B ... ruth everything would get sorted, and it will all be fine. But imagine going up to your best friend and telling her that she looks horrible in that dress she just recently bought. Will she not be mad? ...

(2 pages) 84 1 4.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Follow a news Story for a week

News Coverage of Steve Irwin’s death was first reported in Victoria on the 5th September 2006. Making ful ... n’s death was first reported in Victoria on the 5th September 2006. Making full front page spreads in most major newspapers in Australia, U.S and Britain.On the 6th September again it made front ... ewspapers in Australia, U.S and Britain.On the 6th September again it made front page news in most major newspapers in Australia and the U.S. Also news programs such as A Current Affair were running t ...

(4 pages) 14 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

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People running around with underwear on their head, a fake suicide over the Niagara Falls, forest rangers who are p ... eir head, a fake suicide over the Niagara Falls, forest rangers who are positive they seen Bigfoot, and sheriffs who make x-rated videos on a rented video camera and forget to take the tape out. These ... ake x-rated videos on a rented video camera and forget to take the tape out. These are some of the wacky stories Krista Bradford experiences during her career as an anchor on tabloid television. She t ...

(2 pages) 513 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The representation of truth to "A Current affairs" through the use of language choice and editing techniques

An episode of a current affair had debated on the 'rising petrol prices' and whether this was a resu ... nt affair had debated on the 'rising petrol prices' and whether this was a result of the petrol companies or the governments. This topic was constantly debated on a current affair which I believe had ... . This topic was constantly debated on a current affair which I believe had leaned towards the more aggressive style of reporting. This segment of a current affair had tended to be emotional and intru ...

(2 pages) 22 2 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The world 100 years from now

(13 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays