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29 Jul 2010
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Hannah Montana tour prompts lawsuits and advocacy against ticket brokers

Thesis - 2 pages - Journalism

This phenomenon is nothing new, but the freshest teen singing-acting-Disney sensation, Hannah Montana, real name Miley Cyrus, 14, is shaking up the concert industry like Britney Spears never did. Parents even join their youngsters in enjoyment of her music and hit television show, also called...

29 Jul 2010
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The Philadelphia Eagles: Champions of 1960

Thesis - 2 pages - Journalism

It's no longer at the corner of 62 Street and Walnut, but Bill Barnes will never forget Donahue's. The former Philadelphia Eagles running back remembers going to the restaurant every Monday before a game with the team. The 1960 Eagles would discuss the game, eat and have fun. “We were very,...

28 Jul 2010
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Social spheres and genteel women

Book review - 2 pages - Journalism

The book The Gentleman's Daughter: Women's Lives In Georgian England by Amanda Vickery is a study of “genteel” women during Georgian England. These women came from prominent families (however, not aristocracy) who were daughters of lawyers, clerics, minor gentlemen,...

28 Jul 2010
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Human trafficking and trading

Thesis - 2 pages - Journalism

Human trafficking is the politically correct term for modern slavery. There is nothing polished or proper about this trade of human flesh. Most modern day slaves are women and children. The women are addicted to drugs by their pimps, then used as prostitutes. The girls are often lured away from...

28 Jul 2010
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Current communication: Ancient aphorisms

Thesis - 2 pages - Journalism

Communication separates human from animals. The ability to have distinct languages and understandings of them sets the human race apart. Humans have volumes of literature, books, plays, and poems that have survived throughout the centuries. Thus, efficient means of communication become...

19 Jul 2010
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Jonestown, USA

Thesis - 2 pages - Journalism

The most fruitful ways to reflect on Jim Jones and the events leading to the mass suicide of the People's Temple is to look at them with a functionalist sociological perspective and an inter-actionalist perspective. Jim Jones is a dynamic, ambiguous figure. When discussing his life and...

19 Jul 2010
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Sensory writings: My bedroom at 12

Essay - 2 pages - Journalism

At age twelve, I lived in Elkridge, Maryland, a country town that was on its path to the suburban. I lived with my mother in a two bedroom, two bathroom apartment on the second floor of a corner building. My room was the farthest room from the front door. In order to reach...

15 Jul 2010
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The comparison of He's just not that into you, Book vs. Movie

Book review - 4 pages - Journalism

Both the book and movie He's Just Not That Into You by Behrendt and Tuccillo give realistic advice to women, on how to date men. Many women have always been confused about knowing how men feel about them and what goes on through men's heads. For centuries females have been making...

15 Jul 2010
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The art of social justice in today's society

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

Social Justice is a pledge to take care of social issues, the economy, and the environment of one's planet for the future. Respecting the planet is a task we were all born with; either by recycling, planting tress, or going green is a definite was to empower a transformation of socially. ...

12 Jul 2010
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Honors contract: The future of the newspaper industry

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

Newspapers are not doing well: circulation is down, staffs are dwindling, and websites are getting more hits than pages are getting turned. The New York Times' website in October 2008 saw 20 million users, while the print product went to 1 million readers (Hirschorn, “End Times”). This...

12 Jul 2010
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Free education for students

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

An education is one of the most important things any person could ever receive. It is so important, that we make school mandatory for all children until they reach the age of 16. A college education is incredibly important to many people. To get any job these days, you must have at least a...

12 Jul 2010
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Tom Cruise and the character of Charlie

Thesis - 2 pages - Journalism

There are many lessons that parents teach their children. Parents teach their children to be honest, patient, nice, kind, non-materialistic, giving, and many, many more. As we go and we learn our society's films reflect the same messages. The movie “Rain Man,” directed by Barry Levinson...

12 Jul 2010
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The issue of abortion

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

Abortion is a tricky issue that has been debated about for hundreds of years. Abortion itself is the act of terminating a pregnancy. There are two sides to this issue: pro-life or pro-choice. Pro-lifers take the stance that abortion should be illegal (mostly because of moral issues), while those...

30 Jun 2010
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Tax reform meets renewable energy solutions

Essay - 1 pages - Journalism

Yesterday, the House introduced H.R. 6049 the Energy Tax Extenders Act also known as the Job Creation Act. The bill serves to reinstate tax incentives for American-produced renewable energy sources which are critical to creating more jobs with a focus on renewable energy, as well as...

30 Jun 2010
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Poverty, "smells too much like fear"

Essay - 1 pages - Journalism

The “Parallel Universe” as described by Barbara Ehrenreich, is the coexistence of two classes within the same city. In Key West, Florida the author attempts to tackle low-wage service work in the tourism climate of South Florida. While she provides brief glances into her own life, she...

30 Jun 2010
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Numbers, charts and facts: The department of education

Essay - 1 pages - Journalism

40% of American school children are deemed “low income,” unable to pay for higher education without private funding. 40% equals almost 20 million students under the age of 18. Across the country those low income students have a reading comprehension 27% below the national average, by...

30 Jun 2010
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The North Dakota quarterly: Summer 2007

Essay - 1 pages - Journalism

The words "My wild and irregular life" open the summer 2007 issue of the North Dakota Quarterly. From the first illustration, to these arousing words on the opposite page this issue of NDQ engages the reader, never letting him go. Creative and articulate, as a whole, the journal is a refreshing...

29 Jun 2010
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Travel Log

Essay - 1 pages - Journalism

In The Expedition of Humphrey Clinker by Tabias Smollett, readers receive an insight into the ever-changing life of the traveling man and his daily interactions as well as his travel findings. The novel can be read as a travel log because through these men, the reader learns of the landscape over...

29 Jun 2010
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Iconoclasm and its role within the Islamic communities of the world

Essay - 1 pages - Journalism

Iconoclasm, the destruction of important images or icons, in this case religious symbols is often taken as defamation on that religious culture. It is the breaking of an assumed image taken in a new context to create a new meaning. In Finbarr Barry Flood's article, “Between Cult and Culture:...

29 Jun 2010
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A letter to a black hole

Essay - 1 pages - Journalism

Silence is known as the lack of sound or movement but it is also characterized as the restrain from the exercise of any function, privilege of instruction. The two views are very different, but yet are the same. Silence isn't always intentional or good. In some cases silence is good because it...

29 Jun 2010
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My life during summer

Essay - 1 pages - Journalism

This is the life. My body hanging gently suspended in the air by a finely woven hammock. The warm air has generated a thin line of sweat that caresses my shirtless chest and arms. Comfortably folded behind my head are my arms, fully relaxed and unflinching. Every...

28 Jun 2010
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Couldn't fool me

Essay - 1 pages - Journalism

One of the stories that gets told a lot about myself by my family members, especially my brother and mother, was the story of me when I was about seven or eight years old. I had just woken up from a nap and I'm typically crabby when somebody or something wakes me up. My brother made a video...

28 Jun 2010
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Letter of reflection

Thesis - 2 pages - Journalism

I just finished reading my Letter of Reflection from last year to get an idea of what to write. After reading I realized how different things are and yet how similar they are. Much of what I wrote is true and some is not, or at least not “me.” So this time I have decided to explain me...

28 Jun 2010
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Never fully returning

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

“Last survivor from World Trade Center leaves hospital;” “Katrina survivor calls Aiken home;” “Hurricane survivor mourns;” “Holocaust survivor to be reunited;” “Accident survivor shares nightmare;” “Bomb survivor recalls mayhem;”...

28 Jun 2010
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No hitter

Essay - 3 pages - Journalism

Here I stand, on the brink of immortality. Three outs, no more, no less. No problem. A little flutter from the butterflies in my stomach, but they're not bad. Three outs at a time, trot out, trot back in. I've done this many times I tell myself, no sweat....

24 Jun 2010
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Watney, Simon. 1987. "The spectacle of AIDS" Lesbian and gay studies reader. New York: Routledge

Essay - 1 pages - Journalism

In Simon Watney's article, “The Spectacle of AIDS”, Watney illustrates that the AIDS epidemic has become just that; a spectacle. Watney first places the blame for this confusion on the strategic constant misreporting of facts and figures relating to this epidemic. He then goes on to...

24 Jun 2010
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Rubin, Gayle. 1993. "Thinking sex: Notes for a radical theory of the politics of sexuality." Lesbian and gay studies reader. New York: Routledge

Essay - 1 pages - Journalism

Gayle Rubin, in her 1984 essay entitled “Thinking Sex: Notes for a Radical Theory of the Politics of Sexuality” argues that sex is a political tool causing repression in Western Society. Her first claim refers to the Victorian ideal of morality as she explains that the hold of Christian...

24 Jun 2010
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Feinberg, Leslie. 1992. "Transgender Liberation: A Movement Whose Time Has Come." New York: World View Forum

Essay - 1 pages - Journalism

In Leslie Feinberg's article, “Transgender Liberation: A Movement Whose Time Has Come”, she begins by introducing the oppression and violence that is put upon transgendered people. Feinberg first uses the example of “berdache” or transgendered Native Americans, who were...

21 Jun 2010
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The Bulgarian identity

Essay - 1 pages - Journalism

The subject of this essay is the world's assumptions and inferences about my identity as a Bulgarian. There are two general opinions on Bulgarian people: the opinion of the Bulgarians and the opinion of the foreign visitors of the country. We Bulgarians define ourselves as smart, warm and...

21 Jun 2010
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The hysterical epidemic

Essay - 1 pages - Journalism

The editorial chosen for evaluation is “The Hysterical Epidemic” (Capital, issue 44/7-13 November 2009, p. 16 - 17). It concerns the most popular topic for the last weeks - the epidemic of swine flu. The editorial argues that that kind of flu is not as dangerous as it seems....