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  • The Censorship Of The Media

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    as Americans debate the the merits of these candidates, many other countries and their politics are disregarded. In a global economy, the ongoings of the world inform American policy and economics. Yet Americans remain ambivalent because other countries are not debated in the news. The news media implicitly apply filters to their coverage of news stories to inform the public thereby creating a narrative skewed by political or financial gain to influence their viewers. Because the media is privatized

  • Essay Other Jobs of Television Personalities

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    Lara Spencer is a News Anchor for ABC’s Good Morning America television program. Spencer was born in Garden City, New York June 19, 1969. Growing up, Lara was the youngest of five children. After high school she went to Penn State University, with a swimming scholarship, where she graduated with a degree in broadcast journalism. She was also the captain of her swim team and an All American Athlete. After college she started her broadcasting career with NBC not as a news reporter but in the sales

  • America Is A Melting Pot

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    backgrounds, so why are the American news broadcasters predominantly white men in their late forties? News represents the American society so therefore American broadcasters should reflect society as a whole. In addition, many people consider news anchors role models and it is important to see themselves represented and trust their news source. The lack of diversity among newscasters impacts the audience’s reception of the news. People are more likely to trust news sources that they relate to and identify

  • Inventing the Caribbean: Columbus’s Creation of the Other Essay

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    Todorov contends that real interactions between the self and the other only occurred in the realms of the natural and human spheres, wherein Columbus related to the material world and to living beings; while no direct communication occurred in the divine sphere, the beliefs and values associated with it ultimately affected Columbus’s interactions with nature and man by creating a predisposition for certain interpretations and

  • Immigrant Reality Exposed in Bread Givers Essay

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    differences about immigration and the New World that create difficulties and often separate generations in the immigrating family. Anzia Yezierska creates an immigration story based on a Jewish family that is less than ideal. Yezierska’s text is a

  • Holden's Transition Into an Adult

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    or driving or finally being able to drink. But then they feel the weight of the adult world with its responsibilities and restrictions of a society that doesn’t value the individual and expects its citizens to morph into mature, controllable adults. This is the time parents hate, the time when their children try to rebel or run away to escape their future as adults, but time, alas, cannot be outrun. The adult world expects many things of its inhabitants—a job, a family, taxes, sex, and much more. Unfortunately

  • Research Paper - Is Christopher Columbus a Hero or Villain

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    Christopher Columbus found a new world and jumpstarted an age of exploration like no other. After he found the Americas there was massive colonization, giant trade increases and more resources such as gold and silver were being surfaced. Europeans learned new agricultural techniques from the indigenous people, the Europeans also acquired a large number of new crops to farm such as potatoes, tomatoes, corn and cocoa. With all of the pros that the age of exploration brought to Europeans it is hard

  • Christopher Columbus the Liar

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    Christopher Columbus wrote back to Spain to report his findings in the New World sparked intrigued me and sparked my imagination. Why I have been so absorbed in this letter I can not explain. This letter is supposed to be about describing an unknown land, a land that has not been seen by anyone besides the natives, but it seems that there is more to it than that. Columbus is known in elementary schools as the man who found the New World, and is regarded as a hero. To the contrary, historians who have

  • Pocahontas Essay examples

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    Her secret name only known by her tribesmen was Matoax meaning "Little Snow Feather". (Woodward, 20) During The first days of Jamestown, Pocahontas started to watch and observed the new strangers in her land. She starts to see how they ran life and govern themselves. Pocahontas was still very young when the first settles land at Jamestown. When she starting visiting the colony there were only about 100 Englishmen, the Anglican chaplain

  • The Impact of European Diseases in the New World Essay

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    The Impact of European Diseases in the New World If science has taught us anything, it is that one event invariably effects countless others. This is no more evident than when a species is introduced into a new environment. Once a foreign species finds itself in new surroundings, it can either die or adapt. Often, these introduced species take over the environment, irrevocably changing it to fit their needs. This usually leads to a serious deteriorating in the well being of species currently

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