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TABLOIDISATION : DUMBING DOWN OR REACHING OUT

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Many journalists like Barnett (1998) today feel that the boundaries between news and entertainment are blurring, particularly in the television medium. In this study, I will analyze the issue that tabloidization is dumbing down the media or reaching out the people? As Langer (…
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Lexis and Semantics
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Meaning: the verb phrase dumbing down when referring to the society, describes their action of growing less intellectual, in this case through the act of reducing the rate of reading or quitting the practice of reading – all together. The adjective popular as used with…
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Avant-Garde and Kitsch
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The essay summarizes “Avant-Garde and Kitsch”, written by Clement Greenberg. Through avant-garde and modernist art, artists were able to rebel against what was expected of them, continuing to make art the way they felt it should be made - with no regard to the opinion of others…
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Television & Cultural Change
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I think that anxieties about "dumbing down" in public service broadcasting are legitimate. Soap operas like "Emmerdale" or "Eastenders" are drawing in people and make them to lose their interest to the real life. However dumb programmes are very popular in United Kingdom; for example, "Emmerdale" had more than 4,000 shows.
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Article analysis
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Scott Collins presents his central argument at the beginning of the article by pointing out that the GOP candidates prefer the late night entertainment programs as opposed to the traditional Sunday morning shows. This structure of the author’s article is effective in…
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Work Based Learning in the Creative and Cultural Industries
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This paper discusses some organizations which have changed the way that they look at different health care options as well as links that are a part of the work space. There are several organizations and cultural areas that have placed new demands based on society…
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Explain Race and the Wrong Side of the Bed in American History
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Is Pop Culture Affecting Our Intelligence? Many people believe that things like videogames, texting, and television are making people less intelligent. However, if we take a close look at these fears, and consider the kind of intelligence it takes to use these types of technology, we will see that that’s not the case at all…
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Newspapers and Television Media Forum Types
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This research will begin with the statement that both newspapers and television have a specific role to play in a political process. The manner under which these newspapers and television have played their role up till now is commendable to state the least…
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American Education
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Irshad Ahmad Academia-Research.Com American Education November 27, 2012. 1. Thesis Statement The Thesis Statement was that “American Education is on the decline.” America is leading the word technologically but the future point of concern it is that the American Education System stands on outdated foundations…
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Plagiarism and Fraud
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In the research paper “Plagiarism and Fraud” the author discusses the case of plagiarism, which occurred of a professor in India, where he was found guilty of plagiarising above 70 papers and publishing them in his name between the years 2004 to 2007…
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Student Testing in Elementary Schools in America

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A popular quotation translated from the original Latin says, "A country's citizens are made by the education offered by the State". When George Bush inaugurated the school learning program, No Child Left Behind, he had a rosy vision for the future American citizens; the destiny and dreams of America rest in these young elementary school children who are being molded to be the face of America in the future…
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Undergraduate Education by Marty Nemko
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An author of the current writing will conduct an analysis of the argument presented by Marty Nemko in “America’s Most Overrated Product: Undergraduate Education”. Furthermore, the writer will critique the used approach and illustrated points in the work…
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School Curriculum
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One of the most essential responsibilities of the educational systems and institutions is to ensure that the school curriculum has been effective in catering for the needs of all students and several media articles and journal articles have dealt with this topic in a significant way…
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The trouble with scientists
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Name: Instructor: Course: Date The Trouble with Scientists. The 1970’s saw the coining of a term in relation to food problems in the world, best known as “world food problem.” This phrase does not concern itself with the crisis of food prices and world food supplies but focuses on individual access to food and hunger…
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What is opera (with reference to Moses and Aron by Schoenberg)
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The term “opera” derives from the Italian word for “work” and has come to mean a large scale and extravagant creation, or a work of art which involves music, high drama and expensive costumes, delivered in sumptuous surroundings to a well-educated and wealthy audience…
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Art market and How does it influence the production of contemporary art
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The essay analyzes the art market and his role in the production of contemporary art. For as long as there has been a notion of art, there has always been a market for it. It is true that the earliest examples of visual art, the cave paintings were possibly not bought or sold…
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Amusing Ourselves to Death and You Just Dont Understand
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The book entitled Amusing Ourselves to Death (1985) by Neil Postman is a very thorough analysis of the way that modern media, and specifically television, affects western capitalist societies. …
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Making a Choice in US News Media's Top Stories
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This essay describes US news media’s top stories, it's current issues and how to make a choice in a variety of such stories. An understanding of the media issues, such as it's limits and roles will help the reader to regulate news media effectively.
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What is Opera - Reference to Moses and Aron by Schoenberg
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The paper "What is Opera - Reference to Moses and Aron by Schoenberg" discusses the nature and purpose of opera in the twentieth century with specific reference to the unfinished masterpiece Moses and Aron which was written by classical composers Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951) between 1930 and 1932…
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Summer in Algiers by Albert Camus
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This essay talks about Summer in Algiers by Albert Camus which deals with the importance of knowledge that is rooted in direct experience: pleasure, pain, misery and death, which are part of life, looked at in the face, and not evaded…
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Should Adults read Young Adult Literature
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The essay "Should Adults read Young Adult Literature?" covers whether adult readers should feel embarrassed in reading YA literature. …
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Issus on Populr Journlism
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The writer of this essay "Issuеs on Populаr Journаlism" conducts а rеsеаrch on thе strеаming dеvеlopmеnt of British journаlism аnd еffеcts it hаs on modеrn sociеty. The paper investigates the changes brought by the nеw еrа of journаlism in tvеnty first cеntury…
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Popular journalism
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In th twnty-first cntury th production of nws, nd journlism of ll kinds, is big businss. Th supply of informtion (whthr s journlism or s rwr forms of dt) occupis n industry of mjor conomic importnc, mploying hug humn nd finncil rsourcs, nd njoying high sttus…
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Originality in Modernism and Postmodernism
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The essay analyzes originality in modernism and postmodernism. Most artists struggle with the problem of originality. Often it seems that everything one can do in any art form has already been done, and every story has already been told in one form or another…
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Public Schoolings: Too Less, or Too Much, Attention
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The prompt of the essay is the question of what values must be changed in order for a cultural issue to receive greater attention. The thesis is that public education is receiving the wrong kind of attention, and the attention it should be receiving is philosophical in nature…
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Yoga: A Status Symbol or a Real Advantage

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People around the world have been facing tremendous pressure and stress due to the increasing pace of life activities. There have been positive advancements in the global level in recent years due to the globalization and the corresponding technological progress…
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) Crossover literature refers to fiction that crosses from child to adult or adult to child audiences (Sandra L. Beckett, Crossover Fiction). Is crossover fiction a recent phenomenon
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This genre of literature presents the reader with different kinds of writing which include realism and fantasy. This genre of…
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The Theory of Music Universality
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An author of this essay attempts to explore the history of music development and its use for expression of particular ideas throughout its history. Specifically, the writer would discuss the philosophical approach to music as well as describe its social aspect…
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Imposing Internet and Its Effect on Society
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This paper under the headline 'Imposing Internet and Its Effect on Society" focuses on the fact that the Internet has become an integral part of our life. The influence of technology has challenged the way we conduct fundamental operations in our everyday life…
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Political socialization is a very important process that creates and conveys the political culture of a society. Examine one of
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Political Socialization University Name Political Socialization Introduction Western society is supposed to be free. We are free to believe as we wish in an ideological, religious, and cultural sense. For the most part, the citizenry is permitted to carry on living their daily lives in the way that they see fit as long as they do so within socially constructed norms…
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Evolution of News Programs
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This paper demonstrates how the concept of news and the media is one that is divided by policies and expectations from producers in conveying a specific message and levels of communication. And also how The current changes in technology and forms of news have also altered how news is presented to consumers…
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What do you see as the advantages and disadvantages of being a native speaker and a non - native speaker of English

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English is a West Germanic language that is spoken in Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, the United Kingdom, the United States, and many other countries. English is now the third-most spoken native language worldwide (after Chinese…
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Geordie
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This paper traces the development of the ‘Geordie’ variety of English, from its Celtic forebears to the ‘enregistered and commodified’ dialect of the twenty-first century. ‘Geordie’ must be examined within the context of the dialect group known as the ‘General Northern English’ as defined by Wales…
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Historical Documentary
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As the flow of Current Affairs documentary ebbed, and the global and competitive nature of television increased, one form of documentary suddenly became more popular than it had ever been before - history documentary. In this essay I would like to have a look at where history documentary came from, and why it 'boomed'…
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Lefeveres Concept of Translation
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This paper reflects on a statement by Lefevere regarding the way that texts are manipulated through various forms of rewriting, including translation. Some manipulation is done in the interests of bridging culture gaps that Lefevere overstates the influence exercised by elite establishments…
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Employment Opportunities for Young People in UK
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I have attached my dissertation prop, the literature review i used for prop, but i have been toled that 'the literature review i used is not much an outline of the literature i am going to review but a disorganised discription of what it says.'
Thesis: the specialised Diplomas being introduced for 14-19 year olds will reduce drop out rates in Key Stage 4 (KS4) but will not assist young people to find rewarding careers suited to their interests and abilities.
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The Concept of Multi-Cultural Diversity With Relevance to the Hospitality Industry
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This primary data was also collected from one hotel on its training programs. Two dilemmas have been reported here – communication and empowerment. Industry examples have been provided on how the organizations faced the challenge and through right leadership, they could overcome the challenges…
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The Merger and Dissolution of Daimler-Benz and Chrysler
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This case study "The Merger and Dissolution of Daimler-Benz and Chrysler" analyzes one of the most prominent representatives of the German Automobile Industry, namely Daimler-Benz and Chrysler, their merger announcement and the effects it has on the German economy. …
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The Regulation of the Internet
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This research paper “The Regulation of the Internet” shall examine the arguments which have been put forward for the regulation of the Internet. The paper shall answer whether or not internet censorship is compatible with democratic values and ideals…
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The Regulation of the Internet
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This paper shall examine the arguments which have been put forward for the regulation of the Internet. This paper is being carried out in order to establish how concerned parties can manage internet information and use while still maintaining democratic ideals and values. …
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Conceptual Art: Challenging Existing Conventions of Art Production
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From this research it’s clear that all conceptual art is intimidating by its rejection of the traditional, as it redefines what we should focus on. By allowing the viewer to be involved, it adds the experiences of the individual to question what they see…
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EU Dumping Determinations and WTO Law
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This essay  "EU Dumping Determinations and WTO Law"  describes dumping that refers to the sale of goods at a relatively low price in the global market. Dumping refers to the sale of goods at a price below its “normal value”. The normal value refers to the price at which goods are sold domestically…
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Actions of the United States Government on Bringing Peace
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This paper “Actions of the United States Government on Bringing Peace” is a review of two videos. The first video outlines the steps taken by the American government after the 9/11 bombing until the Boston Marathon bombing. The second video is about the Rise of ISIS…
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Causes of the Increase in Somali-led Piracy off the Horn of Africa during the Past 5 Years
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This paper analyses major causes of the increase in Somali-led piracy off the Horn of Africa during the past 5 years. Poverty, lack of employment, environmental hardship, pitifully low incomes, reduction of pastoralists all contribute to the rise and continuance of piracy in Somalia…
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Case Study : Drone Attacks in Counterterrorism
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Drone Attacks in Counterterrorism Drone Attacks in Counterterrorism The war against terrorists has reached a new turn when the US government has resorted to the policy of targeting terrorists. The government has given the authority to the military and agencies to carry out drone attacks on the terrorists who can harm citizens and cannot be neutralized by using other forms…
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The Titanic OR The Love Canal OR BP Deepwater Horizon Spill OR Fukushima Reactor Meltdown OR Wikileaks(Julian Assange)
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Name Institution College Date Love Canal and Existentialism Existentialism is a twentieth century approach that emphasizes on the primacy of individual existence as a human being over any other presumed natural essence (Warnock 34) Proponents of existentialism, (Sartre, Jaspers, Kierkegaard, Beauvoir, Camus, and Heidegger), supposes that the fact that an individuals’ existence as a human being involves both his/her unqualified freedom to make of himself/herself of whatever he/she will and that awesome responsibility of employing the given freedom as required, without the anxiety towards escaping into the self-deception or inauthenticity of any sort of conventional rules for behavior, even t…
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Dunning Paradigm for Investment Evaluation
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The study "Dunning Paradigm for Investment Evaluation" presents an explanation of the elements of Dunning's OLI Paradigm concerning the evaluation of market-seeking and resource-seeking types of investment. Competitive advantage (Porter ME., 1980) is the heart of all strategies…
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Trade Law Exercise: Dirty play, but by Whom
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1. Introduction to Unfair Trade Practices Unfair trade could encompass the domains of cartel agreements, price fixing, abusing dominant market positions. Overall, the unfair trade practices tend to cover monopolistic, duopolistic and similar practices. However at the moment WTO does not prescribe detailed laws to deal with the situation and instead it provides rules to curtail dumping and specific forms of subsidisation that would provide unfair leverage to one party…
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Study of Anti-Dumping by a Regional Trade Agreement
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Anti-dumping measures provide WTO member states with a trade remedy and arguably have commercial value (Durling, 2003). A number of regional trade agreements contain anti-dumping policies incorporating the WTO’s Anti-Dumping Agreement and impact WTO Member States. …
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Green Criminology
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The following essay "Green Criminology" deals with the effects of corporate victimization of the general public especially poor countries by dumping of toxic hazards. Reportedly, Beirne & South have defined Green Criminology as the study of those harms against humanity…
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