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This 5 page report discusses the most positive ways of communicating personal educational and professional goals in a letter to a university’s admissions office. It is important that a student outline his/her reasons for their educational interest and express a measure of enthusiasm about their prospects. No additional sources.

(5pp) "What a chance! Get the Olympic Games in Russia Television Rights, and you will be able to name the position of your choice in this company." Sounds like the golden ring of the media world, even if it is a fantasy. But once one begins to explore doing business ...

This 10-page paper examines the impact of the media (television, radio, newspapers and magazines) on corporate America and business industries. The examples cited dealing with media influence include the rise and fall of Enron (and the media's role); how media tarnishes the reputation of the insurance industry and a case study about the importance of ...

This 6 page paper presents a business plan for beginning a talk radio show in Nigeria. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 15 page paper is written from the perspective of international management. Looking at a range of business-related news articles from the press in the United Kingdom and United States the cultures of the countries examines and can pair. The paper starts with a brief pest analysis of each country and then examines the newspaper ...

8 pages. We have all heard of the 'power of the press' and when it comes to politicians they know how to use the media to their utmost advantage. People tend to believe what they see in print. Because of this, the public relations and media feedback a politician gets can make ...

This 5 paper looks at this book, considers how it defines highwaymen as the media moguls who seek to gain power and profit form the use of their alliances and use of the information highway. The bibliography cites 1 source.

Democratizing The Media

  • 23 page paper

23 pages in length. Democratizing the media is not a new concept; rather it has been revisited time and time again throughout the history of this particular medium of communication, inasmuch as accusations of power and control have directly collided with the theory that mass media are supposed to be the watchdogs of democracy. ...

This 8 page paper considers the current trend of mergers and acquisitions in the media and discusses the impact this may have on the audiences as well as the industry in terms of information flow and control of information. The paper considers the role of information and propaganda going on to discusses the recent merger ...

8 pages in length. The transformation steadily taking place in contemporary mass media has many concerned over the compromised duality of effectiveness and accuracy. Indeed, as the gatekeepers of democracy, mass media have not necessarily displayed the ethical fortitude inherent to such a position of power, but rather the extent to which exploitation ...

Religion And The Media

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page research essay that explores the relationship between the many forms of the media and religion. How do journalists report about religious events or do they? Are journalists knowledgeable about religion? Where does the public gain its opinions about religion, faith and spirituality? These are the questions explored in this essay. The historical ...

A 5 page discussion of the 1996 Telecommunications Act and its Impact on Television and Radio. Emphasizes that the provisions of the Act have been made largely ineffective due to the numerous challenges the Act has faced and by the conflicting policies and actions being implemented by entities such as the FCC. Bibliography ...

This 10 page paper discusses how violent acts are depicted in the news media, i.e., objectively, persuasively, controversially and so on. The writer focuses on the shootings at Colombine High School in Littleton, Colorado to demonstrate different types of reporting. The writer also comments about how other violent acts were reported and the motivation behind ...

Language & Reality

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page essay/research paper that discusses the relationship between language, societal constructs and reality. Since the time of ancient Greece, people have contemplated the nature of reality. As Berger and Luckmann point out in their treatise on the nature of reality, what is referred to as reality is basically unknowable except through the narrow ...

A social and technological history of television is provided in this 3 page paper. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This 8 page paper looks at the way the aboriginal people of Australia have been represented in the media. The paper starts with the initial reports from some of the first visitors to Australia including Capitan William Dampier and Captain Cook and traces the images and representations looking at the written word and films such ...

8 pages worth of short essays on the mass media; its history and development. Specifically covered are : books, magazines, journalism, TV, radio, syndication, and more. All information from notes and films. No bibliography.

A 10 page examination of the advancements in technology which resulted in television as we know it today. Includes both a history of television technology, a synopsis of its current status, and predictions of future advancements. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Television Technology

  • 4 page paper

A 4 page look at the technological history of television. Traces the development of the medium from the discovery of selenium to the present day technology. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Cable Modems

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page overview of cable modems, including history, speed, cost, price to consumers, technological advancements, and competitor information. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

A 14 page research paper on the history of situational comedies ("sitcoms") and their presentation of the American family during the 1950's and 60's. The writer discusses specific shows, their characters, and the degree of reality presented by them and their on-screen families. Comparisons are made between yesterday and today regarding TV's portrayal of divorce, ...

The Telephone

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page research paper that examines this technological wonder of the nineteenth century. The telephone is so taken-for-granted in modern society that it's easy to forget that it radically changed the way people communicate. The writer discusses how this invention works and describes the early history of the Bell Company. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 17-page paper answers various questions concerning mass media. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Nortel Networks

  • 6 page paper

This 6 page paper discusses Nortel Networks, a giant in telephony, data, wireless and wireline solutions for the Internet. Topics discussed include: a critique of Nortel's Web site, their involvement with the Internet, their innovations, including what they call the four pillars of high performance Internet services. Also discussed: the long history of the company, ...

There are times when it seems that society is swimming in it's own redundancy. With the fast paced changes that have come to be the hallmark of American technology, it has been a relatively long time since something innovative and creative has appeared in the area of popular media. This 6 page paper argues that the Oxygen cable ...

This 8 page paper looks at the history of satellite television in Britain. First launched in 1989 Sky gained the first mover advantage, but the entrance of other influences and factors have changed the way in which the medium has developed. The paper considers the role of BSB as well and the development of pay ...

This 5 page paper provides an overview of televisions' beginnings and a journey through broadcast history. This paper takes a look at the subject from both a technological and broadcast perspective. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

“Censorship”

  • 5 page paper

A five page paper which looks at the history and development of censorship in the USA and Europe, with particular reference to film and television. Bibliography lists 10 sources

In 8 pages, the writer discusses the media and its ability to effect the public perception of police departments. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

This 5 page paper argues that telecommunications fraud will never be eradicated, only perhaps slowed down. Specific types of scams and schemes including cellular phone cloning are examined. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 7 page paper discussing the two separate forms of signals. Each one of the signals function differently and serve separate purposes. The technological world of today is quickly moving towards a digital communications system and eliminating much of the analog products. Although analog signal systems will undoubtedly still be employed in some uses most ...

4 pages in length. The writer discusses issues related to the implementation of The Telecommunications Act of 1996. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 12 page research paper that offers a comprehensive summation of a text by Lynne S. Gross and Edward Fink, Telecommunications: An Introduction to Electronic Media, which is a text that offers readers insight into the history of each major subcategory of telecommunications and thereby contributes greatly to the task of enlightening understanding about how ...

A 9 page paper exploring the 1992 presidential campaign, its rhetoric and its strategies regarding communication with the public through interaction with the press. Emphasizes that it is effective communication, most of which reaches the public through the press, that determines our political leaders and gives numerous examples of the communications strategies used by ...

This 16 page paper considers then importance of mass media and it role in international communication. The paper defines what is meant by international communication, its advantages disadvantages and the barriers that are in place. The second part of the paper then outlines the mass communications structure in France along with is similarities and differences ...

Satellite Communications

  • 20 page paper

This 20 page report discusses satellite communications and provides a basic informative and technical overview of the concepts and advancement of the technology. Bibliography lists 19 sources.

A 9 page paper discussing semiotics, the study of the meanings associated with signs and symbols. As such, it can and does inform marketing messages and communications. The paper discusses Guinness’ commissioning of a semiotics “decoder” for use in assessing competitors’ advertising and Wal-Mart’s use of “down home” images in its print and ...

Satellite Communications

  • 12 page paper

A 12 page paper that provides an overview of the development of satellite communications since Sputnik. The writer also outlines the issues and international impacts of this type of technology. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A 12 page research paper examining reasons why people watch television. The writer believes that those of us who watch more television do so with less reason. Similarly, those who watch less television do so with more reason. Primary research and the results of the writer's own small-scale survey (FREE copy of survey included) are ...

This 11 page report discusses the gaps between the theories related to satellite communications and their applications as compared with the actual practice being utilized or expanded upon. An ever-increasing number of applications of international communications satellite technology have developed in the past forty years but many of those applications are still variations on the ...

This 3 page paper considers some of the aspects seen in the job of a communications professional. The paper considers the need to communicate effectively by understanding the message, the audience and how they need to make sure then message is received correctly by the target audience. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

This is a 10 page paper discussing the White Paper on Communications introduced in the UK in December 2000. The introduction of the White Paper on Communications brought about many regulations which were seen as needed in the new area of increase communication services in the UK. However, by easing some restrictions on the communication ...

This is an 8 page paper discussing the Internet as an effective challenge to the hegemony of global corporate communication giants. Within the last thirty years, the monopoly of the global communication corporations has increased in addition to their continued ability to merge into larger and more powerful hegemonic corporations. When first introduced, it was ...

This 4 page paper explores the role of the communications professional, looking at the different tasks and factors that any communications professional will have to consider when undertaking their job. The paper considers this specifically from the perspective of a professional, such as a journalist, market or PR working in the UAE, but the theory ...

The role of a communications profession, whether in marketing, journalism or PR, is to communicate a set message so that it is understood b the target audience. This 3 page paper considers how professional communicators can undertake this task and why it is important they understand how the audience will receive the message. The bibliography ...

This 5 page paper provides insights into how to write a PSA and how it is different from writing for print. Persuasive writing is the focus of this paper that also includes a sample announcement. No sources.

5 pages in length. Research is the lifeblood of any policy; without the benefit of such examination, the foundation of policymaking would be suspect and wholly inaccurate. However, the seemingly cut-and-dried relationship between communication research and communication policy is anything but; the extent to which bias, personal agenda and ineptitude harmfully impact policy ...

This 5 page report discusses a variety of communication, marketing, and economic issues associated with Japanese tourism in Hawaii. Specialized channels of communication, as well as mainstream media in Japan, have created an image of the Hawaiian Islands that has little to do with unique cultural aspects or even the natural beauty of Hawaii and ...

A paper which considers the reporting of political events in the media with reference to intercultural communications, and the changes which have been brought about through the advent of global communication.

This 5 page report discusses the communication exchange of one-on-one that is referred to as “dyadic” and how it relates to consumer behavior and marketing. What friends tell friends about any particular item or service results in an impact on the support and objectivity of those providing the product or service. Marketing departments, advertising agencies, and public relations practitioners all want to ...

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