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15 Jan 2009
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of obtaining political information from TV and newspapers?

Essay - 9 pages - Journalism

If the Media industry is often seen as information and entertainment generators, it is especially the basis of our Western democracies. Indeed, the Media industry is certainly the most efficient and at least the most use mean to inform the people about politics. Media is then empowering Canadians...

15 Jan 2009
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International crime: Evolutions in wildlife trafficking

Essay - 7 pages - Journalism

Environmental crimes are by their very nature a transnational issue. The threat of species extinction for instance is not confined to a single country. However, the protection of the environment often comes against the global development process or increased standards of living worldwide...

15 Jan 2009
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Church and State in Franco´s Spain

Essay - 9 pages - Journalism

“In the last sixty years the mutation of the Spanish Catholic Church has been extraordinary. It is as though we had been watching a play of several act, complete with changes of scenery, of the plot and of the personality of the characters and even the emotional tone: furious in the...

15 Jan 2009
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Acupuncture

Essay - 3 pages - Journalism

The term acupuncture comes from Latin acus which means “needle” and pungere which means “prick”. In China, the practice of acupuncture can perhaps be traced as far back as the first millennium BC and archeological evidence has been identified during the period of the Han...

15 Jan 2009
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International journalism: Freedom of the press in China

Essay - 6 pages - Journalism

First, China as a growing power in the world is a country which fuels many observations and issues. And as a student in political science I need to learn more about the Asian miracle and obviously what the main obstacles remain in the Chinese race to modernity. Then, we had the opportunity,...

15 Jan 2009
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Sustainable development, oil and the future: the trilogy

Essay - 18 pages - Journalism

Sustainable development has been extensively discussed in the past few years, and is still a great matter of concern nowadays. In fact, there is no single way to deal with this subject, except choosing a guideline of this workshop avoiding “clichés”. Its main objective is therefore to...

15 Jan 2009
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Women and media

Essay - 3 pages - Journalism

As women worldwide fight for that equal chance in the newsroom or boardroom, others are building their own media to make their voices heard. Critical questions are being raised: Will women's equal participation change the nature of journalism? Is women's news fundamentally different from...

15 Jan 2009
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Innovation

Essay - 9 pages - Journalism

Innovation is a concept widely studied in scientific literature. However, it seems that a lot of work can still be doing about it. This is not a new concept, but it is still very difficult to define, because all the studies have different opinion on this subject. Innovation is a very simple word,...

15 Jan 2009
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Oil depletion and use of vehicles: what are the alternative energies?

Essay - 13 pages - Journalism

In our modern society, oil is omnipresent in our habits and plays a significant role. It has several stakes in economical, political and strategic fields. Indeed oil is considered as the best energy source because it is easily extracted, stocked and transformed. Moreover, its energy yield is very...

15 Jan 2009
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Fundamentalist Islamist terrorism and counter terrorism

Essay - 3 pages - Journalism

In the past few weeks, Mr Straw, leader of the House of Commons, argued that the niqab dress, a black long costume covering the whole of the body - including the face - and required by Muslim fundamentalists in Iran, is an unhelpful symbol of separateness. Since 09/11, there is a mutual...

15 Jan 2009
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UN peacekeeping operations

Essay - 4 pages - Journalism

Peacekeeping operations (PKOs) illustrate both the successes and the difficulties of the United Nations in the fulfillment of their primary goal: "the maintenance of international peace and security." They symbolize the ambitions of the organization but also its adaptation: it is thus interesting...

15 Jan 2009
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Violation of Human Rights at Guantanamo Bay

Essay - 3 pages - Journalism

After 09/11 terrorist attacks, the Bush Administration declared war to Al Qaeda. As Commander in chief of the Armed Forces, President Bush authorized the detention of non-American citizens considered as "enemy combatants" (Fogarty 2005, 54). A classified report prepared by Defence Department...

15 Jan 2009
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Space Race

Essay - 9 pages - Journalism

The Space Race was an informal competition between the United States and the Soviet Union that lasted from 1957 to 1975. It involved the parallel efforts by each of those countries to explore space with artificial satellites, to send humans into space, and to land people on the Moon. Space was a...

13 Jan 2009
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Bill Gates

Essay - 5 pages - Journalism

On October 28, 1955, shortly after 9:00 p.m., William Henry Gates III was born. He was born into a family with a rich history in business, politics, and community service. His great-grandfather had been a state legislator and mayor, his grandfather was the vice president of a national bank, and...

13 Jan 2009
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Profile of Mrs Sofia Augousta - A South African woman leader

Essay - 6 pages - Journalism

M other of two children, Mrs. Sofia Augousta (Sofia) is working in the top management of a family business in Bloemfontein (South Africa): DMN Family Trust, well known under the name N. Georgiou Business Consultants. Because people see her like a “housewife”, she is glowing with energy...

13 Jan 2009
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Does modern Britain owe much to the Normans?

Essay - 3 pages - Journalism

“Apparently as the result of one day's fighting (14 October 1066), England received a new royal dynasty, a new aristocracy, a virtually new Church, a new art, a new architecture and a new language.”(DAVIES, 1976; 103). This sentence shows clearly the crucial influence of the Normans on...

13 Jan 2009
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The Japanese immigration to Brazil

Essay - 3 pages - Journalism

Japanese immigration to Brazil has a long history starting early in the twentieth century when astonishing amounts of Japanese immigrated to Brazil to take advantage of Japanese government funds encouraging emigration as well as the Brazilian market. However, a deep economic crisis in...

13 Jan 2009
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How has the nature of war changed? Has it changed the way of making peace?

Essay - 6 pages - Journalism

“War appears to be as old as mankind, but peace is a modern invention” . This quotation of Sir Henry Maine seems obvious: wars have been a common feature of mankind history. On the other hand, implementation of durable peace, and not only end of the war, is a more intricate...

13 Jan 2009
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Has British public policy been Europeanised in the period since 1973?

Essay - 6 pages - Journalism

As Johan Olsen affirms ““Europeanization” is a fashionable but contested concept.” This term indeed occupies a lot of space in all studies about the European Union and more specifically about the domestic changes incurred by the member states through the dynamics of...

13 Jan 2009
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The Daily Mail's electronic version, United Kingdom

Essay - 6 pages - Journalism

The news outlet I have chosen to analyze is the internet version of “The Daily Mail “, a newspaper based in the United Kingdom, very famous especially in England. It includes the daily version of this newspaper as well as “The Mail on Sunday”, its week-end's edition....

13 Jan 2009
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TMode: Trade show of fashion creators

Essay - 3 pages - Journalism

The fashion industry includes, in term of activity, the manufacture of clothes, footwear and of sweaters, shoes, perfumes and jewels. An industrial company on 10 works in the field of the fashion. Sector was little concentrated, it groups together almost 2000 companies of more than 20 salaried...

13 Jan 2009
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Study of an innovation: SMART

Essay - 2 pages - Journalism

The innovation that I have chosen to study is the car SMART. First, before explaining the reasons for this choice, I would like to delimit the word innovation. Indeed, what is the difference between invention and innovation? One can say that innovation is the successful exploitation of new ideas,...

12 Jan 2009
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St Patrick

Essay - 4 pages - Journalism

It is difficult to retrace the life of Saint Patrick, because no one is sure of the exactness of the events. Indeed, the punctuality of the facts is mixed up by a lot of legends. The historical marks are not sure and it is difficult to extract the reality of the facts. This is why it is said...

09 Jan 2009
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The Life and mind of Virginia Woolf

Essay - 6 pages - Journalism

One of the controversial questions facing any writer is that of whether or not the author's life and work are inseparable. I think that with the majority of authors this is often a possibility, but when it comes to the distinguished English novelist, Virginia Woolf, there remains some secret to...

09 Jan 2009
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The Stephen Lawrence affair

Essay - 7 pages - Journalism

Stephen Lawrence was born in 1974; he was the first child of Doreen and Neville who emigrated from Jamaica in the 1960s. He had one brother Stuart and one sister Georgina. By the age of seven he had already resolved to become an architect. He lived at Plumstead, south-east London, which is a...

18 Dec 2008
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From judging to legislating: The Supreme Court as a law-making body

Essay - 4 pages - Journalism

Whether the judicial branch in the United States should exercise activism or restraint has been debated since before the constitution was ratified. Delegates to the Constitutional Convention in 1787 were split on the issue, and left Article III of the Constitution purposefully ambiguous, most...

18 Dec 2008
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Harry S. Truman: The man from Missouri

Essay - 5 pages - Journalism

In the fifty-three years since his presidency, the nation has truly had time to reflect, and Harry S. Truman has now been elevated to the pantheon of ‘great' Presidents of the United States. Hailing from humble roots in the heartland of Missouri, Truman guided the nation through some...

18 Dec 2008
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The morality of drug use and dealing

Essay - 6 pages - Journalism

Everyone in America wants to live the American Dream. They want to make a lot of money and be happy. Life is not easy though, and it is difficult to successfully live out the American Dream. Some people are fortunate enough to be born into families who are financially well off and everything in...

18 Dec 2008
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Underwater inspection system

Essay - 5 pages - Journalism

Different forms of security such as underwater surveillance are becoming much more important in maintaining the safety of the United States of America. Though there has been much progress made in advancing underwater surveillance and technology, there is still a necessity for improvement and...

09 Dec 2008
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Whaling during the 19th Century

Essay - 10 pages - Journalism

The subject of whaling can hardly be discussed without a mention of Moby Dick, the maritime adventure novel by Herman Melville. Published in 1951, it tells the story of Captain Ahab, and his obsession with catching the “white whale.” Mythic in its titanic beauty, nothing serves as a...