Communication Studies Speech

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My name is Christina Silvera. The title of my speech is “Bullying: A curse or a blessing?”. Throughout the past few weeks majority of my time has been used to research the effects of bullying. Three sources which aided me are: the websites stopbullying.gov and an article entitled, “Back from being bullied” written by Madeleine McCarty from the Upstart Magazine. Upstart Magazine has posted over a hundred articles. It was founded in 2009 and it has a average readership of 2000 person per month. All its writers are thirsty upcoming journalists with something to prove by submitting factual and well researched articles in order to make their mark. The journalist who wrote this article Madeleine McCarty graduated top of her class when she received her bachelor degree at La Trobe University and now plays an important role as an editor of Upstart Magazine. So this article proves to be more than credible. A website is a reliable medium as information is related to current events and the time of each post is available. It allows for visitors fast and easy access. Also it is the most popular mass media across the world. In March of 2011 the president of the united states of America Barack Obama’s conference and speech which highlighted the effects of bullying on the people across the country and by extension across the world resulted to the creation of stopbullying.gov. stopbullying.gov contains a vast selection which is equipped to educate anyone on bullying. Its viewers and writers are teachers, students, parents and those who have ever been bullied. Therefore it can be said that stopbullying.com is a credible source. Now that I have...
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