Essays Tagged: "media coverage"

Princess Diana: an insightful look at the media's involvement in her death how did the media impact her death and how did they handle the after affects

tish Prime Minister Tony Blair and his government might try to enact laws to crack down on invasive media. Since the tragedy, Paris has Princess Diana's fatal accident has raised questions about the m ... al accident has raised questions about the media's role and behavior when covering celebrities. The media coverage, both national and international, was intense, and the spotlight of public attention ...

(4 pages) 168 0 4.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Eating Disorders

, increasing awareness of thedangers of eating disorders, sparked by medicall studies and extensive media coverage, has led many poeple toseek help. Nevertheless, some people with eating disorders ref ... sses. Once an eating disorder is diagnosed, the clinician must determine whether thepatient is in immediate medical danger and requires hospitalization. While most patients can be treated asoutpatient ...

(6 pages) 438 3 3.2 Jan/1988

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Evaluation: Twenty years ago natural hazards were a major topic of study as people were seen to be at risk from the environment. Today the situation appears to be reversed, and there is concern that t

nt. With scientific evidence to back up pessimistic predictions of our future, most people, through media coverage, political pressures and general concern now see the environment as being truly threa ... rapid onset, intensive hazards such as earthquakes, volcanoes, cyclones and floods that caught the media headlines and caused concern for the future of humankind from the environment. Today it is the ...

(8 pages) 169 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

The publics right to know. The Constitutional responsibility of the press.

the public. The First Amendment comes into direct conflict with the rights and responsibilities of media coverage. There is a fine line between personal privacy and the publics right to know. The con ... th the majority.In a hypothetical situation , a man running for president is caught in a bind where media has to decide if his private life should be published or not. Involving media forms such as ne ...

(4 pages) 100 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The Tainted Administration

This analysis of the news media coverage will focus on the Watergate affair which originally began on June 17, 1972 with the b ... tergate office complex in Washington D.C.. I will primarily concentrate on the negative impact that media coverage had to the publics eye. This media coverage, although justified and appropriate for t ... ion of the President (CRP also known as CREEP). (New York Times, June 21, 1972, page 1, column 3) Immediately after the arrests, the news media had already began initial accusations and offering possi ...

(5 pages) 94 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Shooting The Hippo by Linda McQuaig

ctual causes and the arguments which are merely presented to us through the various elements of the media. McQuaig delivers an insightful overview of the extensive media coverage which has bombarded u ... g social programs, would do the most in the attempt to eliminate the deficit.McQuaig criticizes the media's uncanny ability to deliver only half the story, and in doing so points out that the media ha ...

(4 pages) 36 0 3.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Media Coverage on September ll. 1,630 words, This essay is about the coverage and profits off of September ll. Works Cited Page included.

Media Coverage and Profits From 9/11The tragedy of September 11, 2001, has changed the American way ... from the age of superiority to a time of fear and mistrust. To make matters worse it seems that the media has pounced upon this as a cat for a treat. They have licked their lips and have cried for mor ... rage daily U.S. visitors.U.K. home Internet users also went online for attack-related news. Jupiter Media Metrix found the news category experienced more than 35 percent growth in the number of unique ...

(6 pages) 304 5 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Gun Control.

Gun ControlPersuasive EssayDue to extensive media coverage and mass publicattention to the recent high school threats and shootings, there isnow ...

(2 pages) 105 1 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Gun and Weapon Control

The media and how if affects candidates.

The media is usually the biggest source of information when elections come around, but it has the abilit ... tes. This is why we should acquire certain views prior to hearing name slandering, or virtue giving media coverage.A voter should in fact have an all around knowledge of all the good and improvement t ... to cover, along with what the candidate is capable of. This information is usually provided by the media, and to the people, many would believe it is in fact the media's responsibility to give us inf ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Critical Thinking Case Study.

al in most any capacity having differing interpretations of what the mission of the hospital is.The media presenting headlines regarding medical errors is the source of one of the problems that Pat, t ... es regarding medical errors is the source of one of the problems that Pat, the CEO, is facing. This media coverage of the current statistics regarding medical errors may contribute to another problem ...

(5 pages) 1154 3 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Sexploitation in Sport.

"The pressure on sportswomen to increase levels of sponsorship and media coverage has seen many resort to taking their clothes off just to receive some publicity"Jan B ... arly models how female sport changes to fit certain criteria, which will ensure more spectators and media coverage at the expense of a female athlete's dignity and talent.As immoral as sexploitation i ... ne's self. But for this essay's intensive purposes, focus will be placed on pressure created by the media, society, and attractive sums of money.The sporting media is only concerned with one thing, an ...

(6 pages) 101 1 4.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Write an essay of 1000 words stating whether Australia will become a Republic within 20 years & some of the legal issues that relate.

SynopsisThe Republican debate has raged since the early 1990's, and has had extensive media coverage. Despite this, agreement has not yet been reached on what form of Republic we should ... lic is not something that can be done with the single stroke of a pen. Despite extensive debate and media coverage on the issue, the average voter is still relatively uninformed and it seems we are no ...

(6 pages) 58 0 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Were Sports Different in the 1920's and 1930's than today?

ut in 1920 was when the National Hockey League came on to the scene. The same excitement, violence, media coverage and labor disputes were around then just as they are now. The game of hockey has been ... oves and have a fist fight, they would wack each other with their sticks and that was accepted. The media coverage was just as crazy as it is today. Every where you went you would see something about ...

(4 pages) 35 0 2.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Three Strike Law

e United States of America. Americans fear for their safety. Their fear is often caused by dramatic media coverage of violent crimes. Even though, statistics show that violent crimes have been declini ... if it has been declining? The answer wasn't hard to find, because it was right in front of me. The media, who makes everything so dramatic, in order to make sales, is one of the people to blame for o ...

(15 pages) 215 0 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Paper for my health class assessing the use of medical marijuana. I received an A on this paper. My sources are listed at the end.

a drug we see as completely shunned by society. Although it may receive a bad reputation because of media coverage, it has its benefits as well as downfalls. Science will never be proven, but people s ...

(6 pages) 160 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Describe in your own words how the deviancy amplification spiral operates to produce a 'moral panic'. Illustrate with two examples.

xamples in which we can plainly see the spiral operate.The main contributors to the process are the media and influential characters within society who define what behavior is classed as abnormal or i ... eared in The Sun on June 14th, 2000. The first headline, "Jab 'link' to autism", sparked a chain of media coverage that began with 3 children being administered the triple vaccination jab and subseque ...

(3 pages) 57 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

MGT 350. Let it pour Case Study,The mission of Faith Community Hospital.

e for proposed solutions.ProblemsOne of the main problems that Faith Community is bombarded with is media presenting headlines regarding medical errors. The media coverage states that tens of thousand ... need for either cost reduction or increased patient visits (revenue) could be resolved by creating media awareness within the community of the services that Faith Community offers; including credenti ...

(6 pages) 1082 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The People of Afghanistan

violence had now become a part of my world as well. There were many disturbing images shown by the media shortly after the U.S. bombings in Afghanistan. But, the media coverage of thousands of Afghan ...

(8 pages) 106 1 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

A Modern Day Hester Prynne; "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

haps in an attempt to make ourselves look better by comparison. Shunning today takes forms like bad media coverage, losing a court case, or being rejected by fans. One example of shunning in mo ... co companies have had today's equivalent of a scarlet letter in campaigns against their product and media coverage. Almost anyone in the country could tell you that smoking is bad for your health. Hes ...

(3 pages) 47 1 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The reputation of anyone who is subjected to media scrutiny will eventually be diminished

The intensity of today's media coverage has been greatly magnified by the sheer number and types of media outlets that are av ... on for the most revealing photographs and the latest information on a subject has turned even minor media events into so-called "media frenzies". Reporters are forced by the nature of the competition ... ry ever deeper for an angle on a story that no one else has been able to uncover. With this type of media coverage, it does become more and more likely that anyone who is subjected to it will have his ...

(3 pages) 35 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media