Damage-Control

Living in a world full of risks, the important thing is to know how to cope with them. Especially in financial terms, taking risks can be extremely dangerous. This is where actuaries come in. They analyze the risks mathematically, figure out the probability of something happening, and produce charts and graphs to explain their calculations.…

Partisan Activism in Journalism

If a media organization distorts news according to its economical and political interests, we can absolutely be sure that that certain media organization is not reliable. However, if the biased articles of a media organization are classified as “Op-Ed” and there are articles from various opinions, then this should not be labeled as “partisan activism.”…

Technology in School

From the day it was created, technology has been taking over our lives. Today, its reign is stronger than we could have ever imagined. Developing faster than ever, technology is pulling the world in a certain direction. Everything is now accessible online. Eventually, we will be entering a society completely based on technology and the…

Are the news sided?

Media world is full of conflicts of interests. At one side, media organizations are supposed to inform the people with accurate information however; they also have to make money in order not to go bankrupt and keep on distributing the news to the people. In addition governments are also affecting the media’s choices greatly by…

Journalism Is Changing Hands

Citizen journalism consists of people formerly known as ‘’the audience’’ where individuals do what professional reporters do; collect, report, analyze and spread information. In these days, new media such as podcasts, blogs and social networking websites have been making citizen journalism a popular trend. Especially online websites such as Facebook and Twitter create an online…

China

Nowadays, massively growing China has a lot of new effects on Africa. China’s new political and diplomatic aim is to show its power in Africa. For that reason, China becomes dominant in different sectors of Africa.   For example,  $ 200 million is being financed by Beijing to build a ring road in Africa. Also,…

What is Street Journalism?

I do believe that street journalism is a principal aspect of communication due to the fact that a person can spread information swiftly because of Internet. Citizens are a huge contributor to media when they can record and write about everything that is going on around them. If this piece of writing benefits people and…

President and Corruption

We all see politicians on our televisions or newspapers saying that their opinions about changing the rule to profit the government. It is very common to spot the ones that are lying. But what if the elected president is lying? Then how can this be stopped and how can this occur? First of all, there…