Two Kill A Mockingbird Analysis

According to Atticus, “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view…” (p.35) How does Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird, position readers to empathise with characters in the novel? The iconic and Pulitzer Prize winning novel, Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, engages the reader through…

Has celebrity journalism changed journalism for good?

Is celebrity journalism in Western Society overriding more serious news? Well, a quick glance at the newsstand, a scroll online and television channel surfing will definitely suggest a focus on celebrity in today’s media content. Not only are tabloids covered front to back with scandal and gossip, but in an effort to meet consumer demands,…

Internet access barriers mean it will never be a truly global medium

If anything is rapidly changing in present day, it is the idea and process of communication. It is like an informational cascade in which people observe, adopt and adapt the actions of others, and every year its channels evolve (Ohiagu, 2011). One such communication method that has increasingly caused mixed reaction internationally is the Internet….

What differentiates journalism from infotainment?

Communication and media industries have steadily prospered and disseminated news in non-traditional journalism ways to target audiences that appeal to the ever-changing society. Due to the influx of careers in communication and media, this essay will delve into traditional, ‘hard news’ journalism and show how, although it shares similarities to infotainment programs, it differs in…