Investigative Reporters and Editors

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  • The Role Of Journalism And Democracy And What Is The Most Powerful Current Threat That Role?

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    of the press This is on the basis that the loss of 400 jobs and funding to the ABC ( could have dire consequences on Four Corners’ ability to fulfil their vital and important roles to produce quality investigative reports that serve the public interest. The libertarian model is one of the four facets of the theory of the press developed by Fred Siebert, Theodore Peterson and Wilbur Schramm (whatever the book is (1956)). The model argues that “the press resembles

  • Why Democracy Needs an Investigative Journalism

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    I N T R O D U C T I O N “A free, aggressive, open and bold press is part of the spiritual core of our Democracy”. -Thomas Jefferson In the world we are living today, investigative journalism is becoming a significant part in our daily lives as it informs, unleash and reveals us the happenings in our community, society, government and in the country. Having the democracy to exercise and express our freedom of the press, which was have been suppressed before, during the Marcos regime, we can say

  • Essay on Investigative Reporting is the Driving Force in Journalism

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    Investigative reporting has been a driving force in journalism for centuries. The reporting tradition of revealing misconduct was already well established much before the 20th Century. Its practise even predates the publication of the first successful colonial newspaper in 1704, demonstrating the press’ watchdog role has had deep historical roots in democracy much prior to the 1960s. Over the past three centuries, investigative reporters have tried to make a difference by raising public consciousness

  • Film Critique of All the President's Men

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    I. Summary Opening in theaters around the United States in April of 1976, All the President's Men paints quite an accurate account of American journalism yet at the same time is a suspenseful adventure that manages to entertain and inform its viewers. Vincent Canby, a reviewer for the New York Times called the movie, "an unequivocal smash-hit—the thinking man's Jaws." Because the film is written from the perspective of Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the movie works as a blockbuster, and not

  • Analysis Of Nonprofit News: The Future Of American Journalism

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    future of American Journalism?” is written by Michael McGrath, a Journalist and the author of 15 articles, who is also an editor of The Kilkenny Journal, the problem of the future of journalism has been discussed. The author starts with an example of one reporter, who worked for Denver’s paper “Rocky Mountain News” and who predicted its short life The name of this reporter is Laura Frank. She noticed, that the publishing house has too few people, not enough time and tools, but has too many “in-depth

  • Film Critique of All the Presidents Men Essay

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    The ending is history. Two unknown and inexperienced reporters uncover one of the largest scandals of the decade because of their hunger for more details and the ambition with which they attacked the story. II.     Critical Analysis a.     What is the basic

  • Essay about Corporate Interests and Their Impact on News Coverage

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    coverage of stories and investigative reports are certainly at risk with the rise of media as a business, rather than strictly a service to the public. Over the past few years, there have been a number of cases where television stations or news publications have killed news stories or forced reporters to slant stories due to pressure from advertisers or those in power at the news. This paper will attempt to examine the relationship between social responsibility and news editors, and apply ethical theories

  • Media 's Influence On The Public Perception Of The Media

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    portrayals of the press in Hollywood. An example of a film that stands as a positive representation is The Front Page. Although the film presents reporters and editors “lying and hurting innocent people”, the audience is able to fall for their unique charm and charisma—they are brash, fast-paced, intelligent, composed, independent, passionate and investigative. They embody what America ultimately champions: self-reliance, drive for action and accomplishment. However, popular culture also perpetuates

  • Essay on "All the Presidents Men" - The Watergate Scandal

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    Politicians are known as "liars" and people who keep secrets from the public. The Watergate Scandal is something Nixon can never make up for, but will always beremembered for. Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward were the investigative reporters to the Watergate scandal. Bernstein was a reporter at the Washington Post; he had

  • Investigative Journalism

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    Investigative Journalism ` ` ` ` ` ` ` ` ` Rajashri Venkatesh Ameet Kaur Abhishek Baldota Avinash Kaur Bedi Kawaljeet Singh Chandhok Divya Chitroda Shilpa Das Aakash Prabhakar Kashish Kapoor ` An investigative report is a document that is meant to provide information on a certain topic that is not easily obtained. It is meant to present the reader with a wealth of easily understood information and usually contains an interview or two on the subject. In order to