Journalism Essay Topics

Mother Jones advertises itself as smart, fearless journalism

Of all mothers, Mother Jones advertises itself as “smart, fearless journalism. ” If only we all had mothers who looked this deeply through current events. This is a unique journal which holds itself to high standards in both a journalistic and moral sense. As the website says, they look for articles that are “Hard-hitting, investigative… View Article

Values, Goals and Good Journalism

Power of the press… Glory of the byline… Thrill of being among the first to know… These are just some of the legendary benefits that a person gets when he or she takes journalism for a profession. The public looks up to journalists as those who do very interesting things – meeting the rich and… View Article

The Pros and Cons of Embedded Journalism

Abstract During the past wars, journalists have very limited access to information regarding military operations in other countries. Reporters received neither assistance nor protection from the military. The military and media have been estranged to one another for many years despite sharing important roles in advancing democracy. Oftentimes, the media give erroneous accounts of US… View Article

The Trend of Free Newspapers in London

Introduction A drop in the number of sales recorded by newspapers sold to people across the world has introduced different trends and methods of reviving sales within the industry. Some Newspaper Publishing companies have resorted to experimenting with free newspapers, which are commonly produced by smaller teams of journalists and distributed to people at no… View Article

Journalism and Andrew Sullivan

Many people believe that in today’s society, a vast majority of the population is being consumed by technology. Andrew Sullivan, author of “Ipod World: The End of Society”, states that people of today are isolating themselves from the surrounding world, witting out socialization and ultimately dancing to their own beat. In his essay, Andrew Sullivan… View Article

Treason Paper

 Wikipedia defines treason as disloyalty to one’s nation or state.  A person who betrays their citizenship and/or reneges on an oath of loyalty and in some way willfully cooperates with the enemy.  For the purpose of this paper, I will use the term a little more loosely, but still carry the ramifications of a terrible,… View Article

Trauma and Grief in Australian Journalism

Since November 22, 1800, when George Howe arrived in Australia and started production on Australia’s first newspaper, the Sydney Gazette, much has changed in the nation’s journalism industry (Morris, 2002). The rapid boost of information technology and advances in the Australia’s educational system brought forth a radical and innovative breed of young journalists, all too… View Article

Two Weeks Of Journaling Events

I have always believed that taking immediate actions to achieve the things that I want to accomplish will most surely ensure my success. As such, I have always avoided procrastinating. I hate leaving things half-baked. I always make sure that I finish at the end of the day whatever it is that I decided to… View Article

Print versus Online Journalism

In almost any part of the world, the journalists are the people who deliver to us the daily news, significant events, updates, celebrity scoops, and other bits of information. Traditionally, journalists obtain their news through extensive research, interviews, and leg work among others. After hours, days, or even weeks of research, journalists then write and… View Article

History and development of Bengali journalism

Bengal, especially Calcutta (presently Kolkata) was the cradle of journalism in India. The first newspaper of India Hickey’s Bengal Gazette was published in Kolkata in 1780. So were the first four non-English newspapers- in Bengali, Urdu, Hindi and Persian. Several language newspapers owe their birth to Kolkata in some form or the other; for example… View Article

Media Freedom

Ripples and dominoes, that is the order of the world today… Everything is interconnected and interdependent, an incident anywhere in the world can have adverse consequences anywhere else, our economies, our social structure, the very ideas and beliefs we use to identify ourselves are part of a functional global village. And THAT, is the reason… View Article

Analysis Paper: Zinsser’s Book on Writing

How can I, as a writer, balance writing for myself and for my readers without sacrificing the other? That is the question I was struck with while reading Zinsser’s book On Writing Well, and one he presents.In his book, writers are encouraged to adopt a style that is fitting of themselves, yet capture and maintain… View Article

Pack Journalism

Today’s mass-media offers satellite-driven-world-wide-news-at-the-instant in twenty four hour news-cycles with thousands of professional newscasters, news-readers, bloggers and online journalists broadcasting with up-to-the-minute Internet technology. However, twenty-four hour news-cycles have not brought about a depth of reporting, but have enabled superficial reporting, with a preponderance of journalists opting to shock and entertain rather than inform. On… View Article

Social Problems Among Youth

Introduction The public always relate social ills or social problems with teenagers from the age of 13 to 20 years old. Unfortunately, social problems have occurred in every corner around the world including Malaysia. It is one of the most serious problems that are growing worldwide. Most of the teenagers around the world are facing… View Article