Academic Papers on Journalism

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History & The Media

  • 7 page paper

A 7 page paper giving a brief history of journalism which discusses the media's role in shaping history (a recounting it). Also discusses the differences between naturalism and realism in journalistic reporting. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

History of Writing

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page paper which gives an historical overview of the history of writing, beginning with the hieroglyphics and progressing to present day. Discusses such achievements as Gutenberg's printing press and the creation of punctuation. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Print Media Analyzed

  • 3 page paper

A 3 page paper which defines print media, explains its importance and effect on society, and its struggle to compete in an age of ‘instant' information. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

An 8 page proposal for a research study that considers the role of Elizabeth Mallet in the founding of the Daily Courant, England's first daily newspaper, and evaluates the gender-based biases that have resulted in her subjugation in history to later publisher Samuel Buckley and the use of the pseudonym Edward Mallet in reviews of ...

A 12 page paper that provides an overview of the influence of journalists like Walter Williams and Thomas Sowell on American journalism. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

An 8 page paper examining the civil rights movement of the 50's, 60's, and 70's and how protest has brought about change in our nation. Also examines the Women's Movement as a second pier protest and looks at the meaning and overall impact turbulent and peaceful protest has had on our society. Bibliography lists 1 ...

A 4 page essay examining whether sports writer and broadcast sports and news journalist Dick Schaap qualifies more as a journalist or as a literary writer. The paper includes excerpts from one of his 32 books and from an ABC news broadcast for examination. Schaap has won journalistic awards over the last 30 ...

A 10 page paper that considers the elements of the work of Ernie Pyle that made him one of the most copied journalists of the century. This paper provides an overview of the work of Pyle within the scope of World War II. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

The debate on the ethics of this style of journalism is explored in this 7 page paper. John Reed and George Plimpton are cited as possessing such a style. Opinions from others such as Tom Brokaw and Mary Matalin are expressed. Examples of journalistic techniques are provided. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Yellow Journalism

  • 10 page paper

10 pages in length. Just prior to 1900, there was an explosion of such literary significance that it still taints news reporting over one hundred years later. Yellow journalism, the sensationalistic tactics that opened up an entirely new venue of newspaper reporting, utilized some of the most unscrupulous tactics in order to sell ...

A 5 page paper discussing the book 'Taking Their Place' which details the history of women in journalism. Various notable female journalists are briefly discussed, as are the challenges they faced. Bibliography lists three sources.

Time Magazine 1

  • 2 page paper

A 2 page discussion of a current issue of Time Magazine. The issues addressed include the targeted audience, it s age, economic status, education level, gender, and marital status. In addition an evaluation of ten various advertisements is addressed, illustrating the audience targeted and the general feel of the advertisement. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Time Magazine 2

  • 2 page paper

A 2 page paper addressing one particular advertisement within a current issue of Time Magazine. The ad examined is one for an IBM notebook computer. The issues discussed involve the colors used in the ad, the picture itself, the people within the ad, and the setting of the ad. Other issues address images or ...

Time Magazine 3

  • 3 page paper

A 3 page paper that thoroughly examines one advertisement from a current issue of Time Magazine. The advertisement is from IBM and is for Borders books. The ad is examined in regards to the targeted audience. Issues include the ad and the magazines use of it, the scenes, the colors, the written message, and other ...

13 pages discussing journalistic accounts of Lincoln's infamous Gettysburg address just after it was delivered. No Bibliography available.

A 7 page research paper which examines how the New York Times covered the Tet Offensive of the Vietnam War using only primary sources. The writer looks at the original articles published between Jan. 31 and Feb. 7, 1968, and concludes that, despite the tendency of the conservative right to blame the American withdrawal from ...

A 5 page paper that provides an overview of the major points in Kurtz book which critically analyzes public journalism and the newspaper industry. No additional sources cited.

A 4 page paper which examines one article in Newsweek Magazine that deals with the Middle East. This article is discussed in terms of how it portrays Americans as 'us,' and Middle East citizens as 'them.' The many subtle and underlying attitudes are illustrated as well as the not so obvious illustrations that portray each ...

6 pages in total length. This file contains two fictitious newspaper articles written for study by those pursuing degrees and/or careers in journalism. These writings follow all rules of this genre ; One is on students protesting tuition hikes at a specific college and the other is on a controversial speaker's guest appearance at that ...

9 pages in length. This file contains three fictitious newspaper articles written for study by those pursuing degrees and/or careers in journalism. These writings follow all rules of this genre-- and are about different subjects concerning school & local politics. Please send us e-mail for more details.

Model Press Releases

  • 3 page paper

A total of 3 pages containing the text of 7 fictitious press releases to be used as models for those studying journalism. Topics include community programs, accomplishments of local individuals, and public education. No Bibliography.

An 8 page overview of objectivity in journalism. Presents a correlation between the level of technological advancement and the degree of lack of objectivity. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A 5 page paper discussing the involvement of the press in the lives of the presidents of the 1930's in comparison to their involvement in the life of the current president, President Clinton. The press has always been very actively interested in the lives of the presidents of the United States, but while it seems ...

8 pages in length. National Geographic Magazine is a publication about man and his world, a planet that houses nearly six billion inhabitants. Promoting understanding of all life and land, National Geographic strives to impart knowledge, excitement, vision and the pursuit of exploration within each and every issue. Also integral to the overall ...

A 5 page persuasive essay discussing why a clearer ratings system is needed for comic books, replacing the existing Comics Code Authority (CCA) which provides only a vague distinction and an ambiguous set of standards. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

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