Essays about: "Journalism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 186 essays containing the word Journalism.

  1. 1. Defending Journalism in Court - A case study on how journalists in Uganda are mobilising for media freedom

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Carl-Magnus Höglund; [2019-10-18]
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    Abstract : There is a global decline in media freedom. Journalists are increasingly being harassed,assaulted and imprisoned. While there is a lot of research on this depressing trend, there islittle research on how social actors can act to defend media freedom. READ MORE

  2. 2. Death becomes her. Journalistic portrayals of murdered women and their bodies as subject, object and abject in Swedish high profile murder cases

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för mediestudier

    Author : Maria Kjellman Wall; [2019]
    Keywords : media representation; crime journalism; objectification; abjection; murder; Thematic Analysis; Critical Discourse Analysis; Multimodal Visual Analysis; intersectionality; grief journalism; media and communication studies;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns how murdered women and their bodies are represented through written and visual language in tabloid crime journalism. Two Swedish high profile murders were chosen through a purposeful sampling, and 436 articles from Sweden's two largest tabloid newspapers, Aftonbladet and Expressen, were thematized through Thematic Analysis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Vying for victimhood : subtextual moral judgements and news organisation standpoints reporting Gaza 2014

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Amy Margaret Franck; [2019]
    Keywords : Israel; Palestine; Gaza; Victimhood; Media Bias; Media Morality; Mediapolis; Objectivity; Proximity; Al Jazeera; Associated Press; News Agency; Newswire; Dehumanisation; Standpoint theory; Journalism; Hamas; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the summer of 2014, a violent conflagration erupted in the isolated Palestinian enclave of Gaza. Whilst the fighting was between Hamas and Israel, Palestinian civilians paid the price. The stark disparity in deaths triggered a debate in the West about Israeli tactics, and the media was accused of ‘bias’ by both Israelis and Palestinians. READ MORE

  4. 4. Human Rights Watch partnered with Upworthy. You won’t believe what happened next… A case study analysis of NGO-new media partnerships

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Michael Wilkinson; [2019]
    Keywords : social media; Human Rights Watch; Upworthy; Facebook; Youtube; NGO; media; partnership; Communication for Development;

    Abstract : As media organisations dedicate less money and resources to journalism covering issues relating to development and social change, NGO’s are becoming increasingly visible as news creators, funders and enablers. NGOs and media organisations are now frequently collaborating and even making partnerships to produce news content, which is having wide-ranging effects on the field of journalism. READ MORE

  5. 5. “The government is watching – don’t step on their toes” : An investigation of the press freedom and the working conditions for journalists in Tanzania

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för kultur- och medievetenskaper

    Author : Benjamin Backlund; [2019]
    Keywords : Press freedom; development journalism; brown envelope; self-censorship; journalistic interventionism; values of journalism; developing countries; Tanzania; Dar es Salaam; Tanzanian journalists.;

    Abstract : According to reports from Reporters sans frontiers and Freedom House, the freedom of the press has declined during the recent years in the sub-Saharan country Tanzania. Using the human rights reports as an entry point, this study set out to investigate the working conditions for journalists in the capital de facto of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam. READ MORE