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 What is a journalist A journalist is a person who works with collecting, writing and distributing news and other current information. The Work of journalist A journalist's work is referred to as journalism. A journalist can work with general issues, or specialized in certain issues.  The work of news reporter A reporter is a type of journalist who researches, writes, and reports on information to present in sources, conduct interviews, engage in research, and make reports.  Job category...

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Journalist and Pr Relationship

Parasitosis?” Journalists and Public Relations (PR) practitioners interact with each other everyday as part of the process of news production. Journalists communicate towards public relations practitioners with requests for information or material to help produce the stories they are writing. While public relations practitioners advise stories and deliver journalists with information they have created themselves in hope to be published in the newspaper. The relationship between journalists and public...

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The Impact of the Rise of Citizen Journalists for Mainstream Media

strata changes and new media rise gradually. Citizen journalists can be regarded as a representative of new media. As the concept is relatively new, it is not yet completely defined. Generally speaking, citizen journalists refer to members of the public who are not trained or employed as professional journalists for a living to produce and circulate photos, videos, news and views (Stabe, 2006). In recent years, the rise of citizen journalists has an impact on mainstream media. Mainstream media, which...

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“Being a Journalist Is Not Like Working on a Baked Bean Factory – Journalists Have a More Social Role That Goes Beyond the Production of Commodities to Sell in the Market Place.” (Harcup) How True Is This?

“Being a journalist is not like working on a baked bean factory – journalists have a more social role that goes beyond the production of commodities to sell in the market place.” (Harcup) How true is this? According to an article appeared in The Guardian in December 2010, almost 15 million nation and regional daily newspapers are sold in the UK every day. Many more people also regularly use Internet sites, radio and television programmes to access information. Despites a highly discussed question...

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Social Media's Impact on Journalism

information. While social media benefits journalism, it is a major hurting factor as well. Social media is often seen as an optimistic thing for many journalists around the world. More times than not, news hits the social media networks long before any journalists can get their hands on the information. For many years, a common rule for journalists has been to “keep in touch with your sources, because you will get ideas for stories from them.” This comes in play more today than ever before because...

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media and heroes

inform itself about the current events the world was facing. The fundamental of reading has drop for the main reason that the media uses much the wired world than the natural writing. The writer says that the one to blame is no one. Reporters and journalist are not the ones to totally blame on. Although the set themselves to sell their interviews, their lies or their gossip to the world. Performing such bias ideas of those that are attack by the harsh criticism the writers form. As to his end of his...

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ENGLISH FOR JOURNALIST ASSIGNEMENT NAME: PHILEMON KOGANYO REGISTRATION NO: AIJI/O3858P/2014 PHONE NO. 0702252929 1. Explain the term journalist. A journalist is person whose job is to collect news and write about it for newspapers, magazines, television or radio. He is a person engaged in journalism; especially a writer or editor for a news medium. He is writer who aims at a mass audience. A journalist is also a person who keeps journal. 2. What are the qualities of a good journalist? Information...

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Ethics and Standards in Journalism

serves as a guideline for all editors and journalists to be able to sustain accountability in their work. (Richards, I 2005) How does it justify a journalist’s work when he bridges the code of ethics just to be able to provide information? As explained by Elliot and Culver (1992), there are 3 stages of deception when obtaining information. The first stage would begin with the investigation process. According to Elliot and Culver, at this stage, journalist themselves go undercover and go right into...

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Ethics and Power in Journalism

What Roles Do Ethics and Power Play in Journalism? For the most part, journalists have power that can hurt, instead of help citizen autonomy. The ways journalists treat their subjects and sources have generated much concern. The ethics of these two endeavors share much in common, because both use people in various ways to reach each others goals. The well-developed guidelines in research designed to protect research participants' autonomy, to guard against needless deception, and to recognize...

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Effects of News Media

investigative integrity, attention to detail, and accuracy are not in line with the standards that is expected from the public. Journalist are first taught to remain unbiased and report the facts, so that news media would reflect the political views of all political parties, often fall prey to individuals who have undue influence over their publications. However, if journalists reported only the facts individuals of the public would not have agendas pushed onto them and would be given the information...

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