Todd Gitlin Mass Media Summary

Gitlin emphasizes that individuals don’t understand part of their lives. He focuses on individuals and factors that affect them, how low income people not having enough information. If the low income people are involved in interest groups like unions, things will be different. However, low income people are not in unions. They don’t have regular … Read more

Journalism Monologue

Thank you. I know that must have been difficult for you to agree to. We can settle the details of the meeting later– that you will at all surprised me. I know you enjoy your solitude… Or at least, you find solace in it. To answer your question, your only question, I’m not sure how … Read more

Essay On Media Bias

Media bias is an unavoidable aspect of any information spreading source or program. Much like the saying “history is written by the victors” (Winston Churchill), any information provided to the general public should be expected to be affected by the personal bias of the ones reporting the information. While it may be hard to spot … Read more

Muckrakers Report Essay

Muckraking was a powerful journalistic force, whose supporters made it become so. Muckraking was the practice of writers and critics exposing corrupt politicians and business practices. President Theodore Roosevelt made the term “muck-raker” popular. He once said The man with the muck-rake, the man who could look no way but downward with the muck-rake in … Read more

Words of Wisdom

Sometimes the strangest situations turn out to be miracles in disguise. That is what happened to me. Who thought that someone who did not like English that much would pick a career that deals with it every day? I sure did not. It must have been something in the air at Kossuth High School, maybe … Read more