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  • Reaction Paper : Philip Rucker

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    Syed Hassan Ali Rizvi Ms. Ramsey AP LANG Period 4th 8th December 2015 Reaction Paper Philip Rucker was promoted from the White House beat to national political correspondent for The Washington Post, where he has reported since 2005. Philip Rucker, as a reporter focused on the “2014 midterms”(Byers), as well as covered “Mitt Romney’s 2012 campaign”(Byers), and “Obama’s transition to the White House”(Byers), in 2008. Rucker is a member of political reporters, who are dedicated to the “Clinton beat”(Byers)

  • Politics And The Impact Of Politics On Social Media

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    elevated itself and became the main source of news and information for the masses in American society. Too often people will read tabloid articles and accept them as facts. This causes a chain reaction in which readers often reiterate what they read and post it on social media. Social media is a platform in which many users all around the world use to communicate and share personal experiences. Too often the lines become blurred between personal and political issues. Once these two issues become joined

  • Argumentative Essay On Gun Control

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    Considering The Washington Post is a primarily “liberal” or democratic news hub, most liberals are “pro-gun control,” while most “conservatives” or republicans are “pro second amendment.” Therefore, if this article was written on a different news hub, it could’ve had a different

  • Why I Hate Math Research Paper

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    they still aren’t. It can’t be inherited but I do think that a child can develop the anxiety that the parents have because that is how they are growing up. Math isn’t like a sport. You can’t practice it, you can’t learn from watching others. In the Post article, the author quotes basketball legend Michael Jordan: “I’ve missed 3,000 shots. Twenty-six times the game-winning shot has been trusted to me, and I’ve missed. I’ve lost over 300 games. I’ve failed over and over and over again, and that is why

  • Article Analysis Of The North Korean Missile Launch

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    North korea is threatening. The misle showed that it could reach Guam if it really wanted to. Where the Washington Post states that Trump and the President of Japan spoke about how they need to put more pressure on North Korea due to their actions. Due to the test they did it looks aggressive to Washington, Seoul and Tokyo. The pentagon is doing

  • All The President 's Men

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    where a President has abused public trust, presidential power, and deliberately obstructed justice. President Richard Nixon had committed and attempted to cover up those illegal activities through harassment, impediment, and denial; however, Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncovered details of the Watergate scandal and revealed them to the public. In the 1976 film “All the President’s Men”, the plot successfully follows the major chronological timeline of events and authentic

  • Occupy Wall Street: Are Big Corporations Leading to America’s Downfall?

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    Corporate greed is a much debated topic in today’s society. Oil company profits are soaring while people are having trouble paying for gasoline and home heating. Bank executives are collecting enormous bonuses after government bailout money, while hundreds of thousands still face mortgage foreclosures. Big business seems to be recovering from the 2008 recession, but does not seem to be taking the people with them as unemployment remains high. In response to these issues, “Occupy Wall Street” has

  • Film Analysis Of Nightcrawler

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    television culture will go as far as they have to for publicity. From the camera man doing whatever it takes to get a good shot, to the news companies paying top dollar for a film, in the end it 's all about getting publicity and money.    In the Washington Post, Michael O 'Sullivan tells us about how Jake Gyllenhaal, who plays Lou Bloom has previously said " 'If the movie registers a 10 on the f---ed up scale ', Gyllenhaal argues,  'it isn 't because Lou is a monster, but

  • Bob Woodward's Accomplishments

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    the DNC (Democratic National Committee) at the Watergate office complex in Washington D.C. Woodward along with a younger and more experienced reporter Carl Bernstein were assigned to cover this breaking news of the

  • Essay

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    articles and in what specific publications do they appear? An article titled “Trump’s decision to allow plastic bottle sales in national parks condemned” was published in The Guardian. Another article that covers the same topic published in The Washington Post is “National parks put a ban on bottled water to ease pollution. Trump just sided with the lobby that fought it”. Both