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My Role in Parents' Panic

As a student who is studying journalism, I found Kidnapped: Childhood Stolen by Karen Stemheimer particularly interesting. In short, the article is about the child kidnapping scare of the late 1900′s and early 2000′s (and other widespread “panics” of the time) and how the media played a major role in blowing these issues out of proportion. 294 more words

What Would A Patriot Do?

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.–That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, …

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  • We do not refer to a person’s race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender self-identification or physical ability unless it is pertinent to the story.
  • We avoid stereotypes of race, gender, age, religion, ethnicity, geography, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance or social status.
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How Madhyamam, MediaOne, IndiaVision and Reporter broke journalistic ethics

As a resident of Kerala and a student of computer science, I was curious to know about the recent incident in my state, especially with regard to few media houses leading a direct personality attack on one of the most respected humanitarian leaders of our times, Amma. 2,128 more words