Essays Tagged: "media attention"

Race, Sexuality, and Discrimination: A look at prejudice through the book "Black Like Me," and the movie "Paris is Burning."

ing of the steps he took to turn from white to black, then his life as a black man, and finally the media attention he got after his experience became known. The most fascinating part of the book was ... aterialism in our culture, about gender roles, about the wealthy and impoverished people, about the media and what it observes, and about fame and adulation.

(2 pages) 70 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Internet Hackers - Methods to the "Madness"; This is an essay which details much of the techniques used by modern hackers, as well as their motives for such actions.

t threat to the internet and its users, and their motivation and methods have become the subject of media attention and close scrutiny.While there are no common demographic profiles of hackers, there ...

(13 pages) 305 3 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Seed sterilization

ent for a biotechnological process granted to a US seed company, while it has not received the same media attention as Dolly, might be a more significant development in terms of its impact on future h ...

(5 pages) 50 0 3.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Football Hooliganism in Great Britain: A Historical Overview.

olence associated are relatively infrequent, but the occasional violent events, which attract great media attention, have their roots in the rituals of matches, the loyalties and identities of players ... 50s and 1960s. These movements generated a high degree of social concern. The 'skinheads', the intermediate successors to the teds and the mods and rockers were the first in a series of working class ...

(15 pages) 124 0 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Robert Lartimer Case.

dying than death itself. In recent years, a number of events that received a considerable amount of media attention have prompted many Canadians in to considering end of life decisions in order to bet ...

(14 pages) 80 0 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Arugment Essay: Immigration

ation, as a political and social issue has been continually distorted through uninformed debate and media attention. Some look at immigrants as the personification and cause of many, if not all, conte ...

(5 pages) 553 1 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

"In Our View, Therefore, Medical Law is a Subset of Human Rights Law" (Kennedy, I & A. Grubb. Medical Law 3rd edition (2000))

The law concerning the delivery of health care is constantly changing, and media attention is often attracted by the latest story on some legal aspect of the practice of medic ...

(9 pages) 127 1 2.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Urban Legends: Fact vs. "Fact" / Discusses various aspects of urban legends and the "facts" surrounding them

a tale which attains this status somehow gains "truthfulness," subscribed believers, and occasional media attention. But what causes these jokes or rumors to obtain such widespread belief? What determ ... ile urban legends are essentially unverified by credible sources (government agencies, police, news media, etc.), their attention to detail and appeal to close relation to the speaker (friend of a fri ...

(6 pages) 85 0 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Antidumping Trade law or game law

economy, private trade remedy laws, notably antidumping, occupied the center stage. Ironically the media attention remained focussed on more dramatic 301 actions. (2)The antidumping investigations in ... rmful effects on the importing countries.It is arguable point of view that much of the supposedly remedial legislation in this area derives from the moral approbrium which attaches to dumping rather t ...

(72 pages) 732 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

English Issues- Analysis of Language eg: Persuasive techniques...etc

the David Irving's film." The film is named the search of truth and history and received extensive media attention to the banning of this documentary. Jackson believes that the film "should be openly ...

(1 pages) 34 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Reviews the seriousness of college campus security

y and staff member.The reason why many colleges are revamping their security programs is because of media attention from other cases. Crime on college campuses, particularly the 1986 Jeanne Clery sexu ... . Crime on college campuses, particularly the 1986 Jeanne Clery sexual assault and murder, captured media attention and brought the issue of campus safety sharply into public view. Suits filed by vict ...

(2 pages) 63 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mothers with Borderline Personality Disorder & the Effects they have on their Children

bid). It could also be that no celebrity has admitted to having the disorder, so BPD has not gotten media attention other illnesses and disorders have, such as eating disorders, AIDS, depression or br ...

(10 pages) 142 2 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Ralph nader and why he is a better candidate than bush or Kerry

st for your needs? Although Kerry and Bush have a combined 98 percent of the votes, and most of the media, attention, where does Ralph Nader factor in? According to the American Research group and Fox ... ing 2% of the American vote, without any corporate money used toward his campaign. According to, there are many more progressives who pay plenty of attention to politics, and know what N ...

(5 pages) 32 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The role of celebrities and their biased political views

brities often share a biased and uneducated view on issues and therefore they should not be allowed media attention to display their thoughts. I believe that the only role a celebrity should play is t ... and their decisions are swayed by what they hear. When I want to state my opinion, I don't get any media attention, even though I'm more educated than most celebrities. If everyone in America ...

(2 pages) 26 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Bias of the canadan supreme court

It totally avoids the elephant in the room. By looking at the process. Though it does say that more media attention has been brought to the issue and thus educating the public. It fails to give any re ... Minister signing the paper work.One of the main reasons stated for having the meetings was to bring media attention to the process, and thus educate the people, this article fails in doing so.The West ...

(4 pages) 21 0 1.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

How does grief from violent deaths differ from other deaths?

r other accidents, drowning or murder can create chaotic situations, including public curiosity and media coverage, that interferes with the natural process of grief. Media attention, though justified ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.4 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Dishonest Corporate Executives, Managers and Owners

ertainly full of honest and dishonest corporate executives, managers and owners. Recently, a lot of media attention has been given to the dishonest acts of corporate executives working for some very l ... t has drawn criticism for her controversial actions concerning the quick sale of her stock shares immediately before a company she was heavily invested in, went bankrupt. Fortunately for many executiv ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Child abuse

government agancy responsible, (DOCS) are constanly under public scrutinty and are a major focus of media attention. With the media coverage of every specific incidnent, comes the public outcry fo rmo ... children and adults) with the aim of preventing abuse before it starts. These programs include mass media cam-paigns or personal safety/protective behaviour programs. Examples include media campaigns ...

(5 pages) 112 1 4.2 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Watergate Scandal: How Deep throat was involved

Throat" started contacting Bob Woodward via telephone. But after the Watergate scandal gained huge media attention, he no longer felt comfortable talking on the phone. From that point on, he would pu ...

(1 pages) 55 0 2.0 May/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Persuasive Essay- Political Cartoon Offensive on Many Levels

lag, and other acts of aggression. Although this is very common in this part of the world, a lot of media attention has been focused on it. In an article of the Hattiesburg American, a man asks why th ...

(2 pages) 34 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues