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media monopoly I. Introduction In this book report, the book that I read was The Media Monopoly, the Fifth Edition. This book was written by Ben H. Bagdikian, who is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and dean emeritus of the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley. Bagdikian originally published this book in 1983. Author Bagdikian explores the way in which the media fuctions. His particular area of interest is the way in which the media is controlled. His explor
Memory1 MEMORY Memory is defined as the faculty by which sense impressions and information are retained in the mind and subsequently recalled. A person’ s capacity to remember and the total store of mentally retained impressions and knowledge also formulate memory. (Webster, 1992) “We all possess inside our heads a system for declassifying, storing and retrieving information that exceeds the best computer capacity, flexibility, and speed. Yet the same system is so limited and unreliable that it
Mercantilism More sophisticated proponents of the mercantilist doctrine understood that the real wealth of a nation was not its hoard of precious metals, but its ability to produce. They correctly saw that the influx of gold and silver from a favorable trade balance would serve as a stimulus to economic activity generally, thus enabling the state to levy more taxes and gain more revenue. Only a few states that practiced mercantilism, however, understood this principle. Beginnings of Modern Capit
Mercantilism More sophisticated proponents of the mercantilist doctrine understood that the real wealth of a nation was not its hoard of precious metals, but its ability to produce. They correctly saw that the influx of gold and silver from a favorable trade balance would serve as a stimulus to economic activity generally, thus enabling the state to levy more taxes and gain more revenue. Only a few states that practiced mercantilism, however, understood this principle. Beginnings of Modern Capit
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Mr4 November 13, 2000 TCP-IP TCP and IP were developed by a Department of Defense (DOD) research project to connect a number different networks designed by different vendors into a network of networks (the "Internet"). It was initially successful because it delivered a few basic services that everyone needs (file transfer, electronic mail, remote logon) across a very large number of client and server systems. Several computers in a small department can use TCP/IP (along with other protocols) on
Mr4 November 13, 2000 TCP-IP TCP and IP were developed by a Department of Defense (DOD) research project to connect a number different networks designed by different vendors into a network of networks (the "Internet"). It was initially successful because it delivered a few basic services that everyone needs (file transfer, electronic mail, remote logon) across a very large number of client and server systems. Several computers in a small department can use TCP/IP (along with other protocols) on
Mt St Helens1 hat Causes A Volcano? It was once thought that volcanic eruptions were the result of water moving into highly heated area of the earth. That not true any more. More recently, with the better understanding of the movement of the earth\'s crust plates, known as plate tectonics, has been accepted as generating the energy that causes a volcanic eruption. (Microsoft, Encarta) Volcanoes form at the site of 2 kind of plate boundaries. The convergent plate plunges under another divergent p
multicultural Multicultural Education in America America has long been called "The Melting Pot" due to the factthat it is made up of a various mix of races, cultures, and ethnicities. As more and more immigrants come to America searching for a better life, the population naturally becomes more diverse. This has, in turn, spun a great debate over multiculturalism. Some of the issues under fire are who is benefiting from the education, and how to present the material in a way so as to offend the l
Multicultural Education in America Multicultural Education in America America has long been called "The Melting Pot" due to the factthat it is made up of a varied mix of races, cultures, and ethnicities. As more and more immigrants come to America searching for a better life, the population naturally becomes more diverse. This has, in turn, spun a great debate over multiculturalism. Some of the issues under fire are who is benefiting from the education, and how to present the material in a way s
Nazis compared to story What if a there was one feature on or in a human being that separated them into two groups, with each filled with hate for the other? With the Asian ethnicity and white race being the two most dominate ethnic/racial groups in the world, imagine these two groups having nothing but pure hatred for the other, and a world completely divided . This scenario is the basis for James Alan Gardner’s short story, Three Hearings Existence of Snakes in the Human Bloodstream. In this s
nike Barker 2 Inside Nike Introduction The Nike Company History; Beginning to the Present For more than 25 years, Nike has been committed to giving people who compete and recreate the very best performance product. The company that we know today as Nike (received this name in 1972) was formally known as “Blue Ribbon Sports.” Between 1957-1960, Bill Bowerman, a coach at the University of Oregon was handcrafting shoes for his runners, when he met Phil Knight an athlete at Stanford Business school.
nike Barker 2 Inside Nike Introduction The Nike Company History; Beginning to the Present For more than 25 years, Nike has been committed to giving people who compete and recreate the very best performance product. The company that we know today as Nike (received this name in 1972) was formally known as “Blue Ribbon Sports.” Between 1957-1960, Bill Bowerman, a coach at the University of Oregon was handcrafting shoes for his runners, when he met Phil Knight an athlete at Stanford Business school.
Nintendo in Hungary Nintendo In Hungary Geographical Settings: Hungary is located in central Europe and it covers about 93,000 square kilometers. It is bounded to the north by Slovakia, to the east by Ukraine and Romania, to the south by Yugoslavia and Croatia, and to the west by Slovenia and Austria. Most of the eastern part of the country is flat, but the northwestern area has rolling hills and low mountains. Almost 55% of the land is suitable for cultivation, allowing the country to be nearly
None Provided101 What characterizes the animal rights movement as many hands on many oars? The best example I can think of that would characterize the animal rights movement as many hands on many oars? is portrayed by the list found at the web page address: http://arrs.envirolink.org/organizations /arsites.html. This page lists link to approximately 250 other web sites concerning animal rights. Everything from the Animal Rights Advocates of Western New York to Zoocheck Canada can be found in
Nostradamus1 Nostradamus was a physician and astrologer that lived during the fourteenth century. His insights in to modern day occurrences have astounded millions, and it leaves them wondering about the translations of his prophecies that have not occurred yet, particularly his perspicacity about the end of the world. Nostradamus was born in Saint Remi, in southern France, and was raised as a Roman Catholic. He studied medicine in Montpellier, and started a practice about 1525. Soon after, he b
nothing3 The U.S. Constitution Article Five, clause two of the United States Constitution states, "under the Authority of the United States, [the Constitution] shall be the supreme law of the land." As a result of the fact that the current activist government is pursuing inconsistent policies, many believe the Constitution has become irrelevant because no guiding principles seem to exist. Thomas Jefferson once said, "The Constitution belongs to the living and not to the dead." Accordingly, it is
Nuclear Power The term Nuclear Reactor means an interaction between two or more Nuclei, Nuclear Particles, or Radiation, possibly causing transformation of the nuclear type; includes, for example, fission, capture, elastic container. Reactor means the core and its immediate container. Nuclear Reactors are used to produce electricity . The numbers of Nuclear Reactor plants have grown sufficiently . Electricity is being generated in a number of ways, it can be generated by using Thermal Power. It
Nuclear Power The term Nuclear Reactor means an interaction between two or more Nuclei, Nuclear Particles, or Radiation, possibly causing transformation of the nuclear type; includes, for example, fission, capture, elastic container. Reactor means the core and its immediate container. Nuclear Reactors are used to produce electricity . The numbers of Nuclear Reactor plants have grown sufficiently . Electricity is being generated in a number of ways, it can be generated by using Thermal Power. It
oil The Importance of Oil In U.S. Foreign Policy Introduction During the oil and energy crisis of the mid-1970s Americans became painfully aware of the consequences of the United States dependence on foreign sources of oil. Unfortunately, research and exploration for alternative sources of oil in North America has not been pursued vigorously enough to cease such foreign dependence. As a result, in the mid-1990s Americans find themselves in the same precarious position as they were during the 197
old man and the sea1 This part of the story has to do with Santiago against nature and the sea. In this part of the story, he goes out and fights nature in the form of terrible forces and dangerous creatures, among them, a marlin, sharks and hunger. He starts the story in a small skiff and moves out in a journey to capture a fish after a long losing streak of eighty-four days. Unfortunately his friend must desert him due to this problem and a greater force, his parents. Santiago must go out into
Our disappearing Rights Our Disappearing Rights We were born into a nation where freedom was the ultimate privilage. We have the freedom to say what we want, meet with whomever we want, and be whomever we want. We also were given the right to defend ourselves from threats foreign or domestic. We currently live in a nation that guarantees us the right to bear arms. However, this cherished right is slowly being taken away from us. Gun control advocates are calling for more restrictions on the lawf
Our Tax System Needs Changing Our current tax system is complex, costly, and unfair. Surely, America can do better for our children than redistribution and regulation. Our nation is over four trillion dollars in debt. It is time to act instead of letting lawyers and politicians play with our money. A flat tax plan is a simple solution to remedy the stagnant apathy our nation has been so accustomed to for the last seventy years. A flat tax would make calculating and collecting tax simple. Accordi
Pension Founds and Financial Market The importance of funded pension systems is growing and the move away from \'pay-as-you-go’ pension systems administered by the state, in particular in countries where they are still dominant, is gathering pace. As a result, the financial asset of pension founds have grown dramatically, and their impact on the world’s financial markets is increasingly attracting the attention of policy-makers. It is widely recognized that the development of funded pension syst
pete rose1 Bart Giamatti’s decision to ban Pete Rose from the Baseball Hall of Fame was not a fair decision at all. Pete Rose was placed on Baseball’s ineligible list in 1989 when commissioner of baseball, Bart Giamatti concluded that Rose had bet on baseball games, including games involving his own team, the Cincinnati Reds. In an agreement made with Baseball, Rose accepted his banishment from the sport. Although he never admitted to having gambled on baseball games(McCarver 44). Pete Rose was
Philosophy of Nightmares Philosophy of Nightmares The best way to understand why we have nightmares is to think of them as an early warning system or an alarm that alerts us that something is wrong in our lives and is hurting us. We need to focus our attention on the dream, and fix the problems so we can overcome them and clear our mind. Being human, we do not always pay attention to the subtle hints or little nudges that tell us that we need to change something. We keep procrastinating instead
Physcohistory Psychohistory ------------------   A solution for a society facing critical times. ---------------------------------------------------     Quite a few net diehards have been suffering from insomnia - trying to figure out, whether psychohistory can be applied, as a science, on bushmen in Africa ?   The answer will follow ...     Introduction. ----------------     Another crisis. At times it seems as problems, problems always face the poor defenceless humans. How nice it would be, ju
pigs Analysis of Police Corruption Police corruption is a complex phenomenon, which does not readily submit to simple analysis. It is a problem that has and will continue to affect us all, whether we are civilians or law enforcement officers. Since its beginnings, may aspects of policing have changed; however, one aspect that has remained relatively unchanged is the existence of corruption. An examination of a local newspaper or any police-related publication on any given day will have an articl
plane Instructor: Greg Alston Abstract This paper examines the in-flight separation of the number two pylon and engine from a Boeing 747-121 shortly after takeoff from the Anchorage International Airport on March 31, 1993. The safety issues discussed focus on the inspection of Boeing 747 engine pylons, meteorological hazards to aircraft, the lateral load-carrying capability of engine pylon structures, and aircraft departure routes at Anchorage International Airport during turbulent weather condi
plane1 Instructor: Greg Alston Abstract This paper examines the in-flight separation of the number two pylon and engine from a Boeing 747-121 shortly after takeoff from the Anchorage International Airport on March 31, 1993. The safety issues discussed focus on the inspection of Boeing 747 engine pylons, meteorological hazards to aircraft, the lateral load-carrying capability of engine pylon structures, and aircraft departure routes at Anchorage International Airport during turbulent weather cond
plate tectonics Now Showing Matches 1 To 19 Field Guide to Geology A 6 page book report on "The Field Guide to Geology" by David Lambert. Lambert is known for his clear and unique style of cataloging information so that laymen can readily understand the subject. This book is no exception to that rule. It is a very clear and concise introduction to the world of geology, written in easy to understand language. He covers subjects such as the earth\'s crust, volcanoes, rocks in general, deformed and
Plea Baragining ISBN: 0-919584-63-2 NEWS! Directory Grad Programs Information Service Publications WWW Links How to ORDER Back to Publications List Police Use of Deadly Force: Canadian Perspectives by: Duncan Chappell Linda P. Graham ISBN: 0-919584-63-2 Price: CAN $9.00 Dimensions: 6 x 9 inches Pages: xvii + 195 © 1985 Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto All Rights Reserved This monograph examines an important and, on occasions, controversial subject: the use by Canadian police of deadl
Police Corruption Analysis of Police Corruption Police corruption is a complex phenomenon, which does not readily submit to simple analysis. It is a problem that has and will continue to affect us all, whether we are civilians or law enforcement officers. Since its beginnings, may aspects of policing have changed; however, one aspect that has remained relatively unchanged is the existence of corruption. An examination of a local newspaper or any police-related publication on any given day will h
Police Corruption Analysis of Police Corruption Police corruption is a complex phenomenon, which does not readily submit to simple analysis. It is a problem that has and will continue to affect us all, whether we are civilians or law enforcement officers. Since its beginnings, may aspects of policing have changed; however, one aspect that has remained relatively unchanged is the existence of corruption. An examination of a local newspaper or any police-related publication on any given day will h
politic Book Summary of LIVING WITH CHINA By: Pamela Longley E-mail: [email protected] This is a book Summary I did for an International Polictics Course. I do not wish to have my name published, because if the teacher found out I submitted it I would be expelled. I attend SUNY in NY, USA. I recieved an A on this paper. The only comments she made was that I needed to replace the Whichs with thats & I needed to have a page for siting. Book Summary : Living With China Living With China: U.S. -C
Pop Culture The Essence of Pop Culture Essay written by T “Talk about Pop Music, Talk about Pop Music…” was one of the most catchy phrases of the 1980’s. Just as in the 80’s, today we see many characteristics of “pop culture” effecting our lives. But, what is “pop culture?” I spent some time online trying to answer my question and time after time I was led to the same direction: pop culture is what we see, hear, speak, and are otherwise exposed to on a daily basis. The infomercials we see late o
Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome Post-traumatic Stress Disorder or (PTSD) is defined as being caused by exposure to violent events such as rape, domestic violence, child abuse, war, accidents, natural disasters and political torture. PTSD has effected thousands of people and it affects children, adults, men and women. It was thought to be a disorder of war veterans who had been involved in combat, but research studied reveals that PTSD can result in many types of trauma especially those being life
Postmodern culture constitutes a crisis in representation In a world of delusions, illusions, allusions and virtual realities, but also of constructed realities and of ‘deconstructed’ textualities, the means of representation, the signs, have dissolved in the ongoing process of infinite semiosis. The crisis of representation is the apprehension of a world in which the signs have lost their power to represent anything. Where is the structural foundation of text in a network of hypertextuality, ex
Private Prisons and Special Interest Groups Privately owned prisons began to emerge in the mid-1980s. These prisons emerged because of the ideological imperatives of the free market, the huge increase in the number of prisoners, and the substantial increase in imprisonment costs. (1) Proponents of privatized prisons put forward a simple case: The private sector can do it cheaper and more efficiently. Corporations such as Correction Corporation of America and Wackenhut promised design and managem
Propofol vs thiopental Abstract Neuromuscular blocking agents are an essential aspect of attaining adequate muscle relaxation in patients prior to attempting endotracheal intubation. Succinylcholine is one these agents used, most commonly when attempting a rapid sequence induction. Succinylcholine administration is associated with muscle fasciculations and subsequent myalgias postoperatively. A nondepolarizing neuromuscular agent is commonly administered to reduce the occurance of fasciculations
Proposed Marketing Plan for Amazoncom EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Amazon.com has experienced exceptional growth since the company’s inception in early 1994. The company has grown to a massive online superstore with recent sales of $1.64 billion in 1999, an increase of 270% from the previous year’s sales. The stellar grow of the company’s sales can be attributed to a very strong product situation. Amazon.com’s initial target market, online book consumers, proved to be very lucrative. In addition, the expan
pshycology test Physiology Exam Directions: The following exam consists of various types of questions designed to test the critical reasoning skills of the examinee. Answers are found on the following page, with rationales. This is a Twenty question test, with an allotted time of 45 minutes to indulge one’s academic and clinical prowess. Questions 1-4 are based on the following scenario: A 55 year old male, medium body build of 90 Kg presents complaining of acute shortness of breath. He has a hi
public sphere The mathematical definition of the twentieth century corresponds to a hundred year period with a strictly defined beginning and an end. However, the picture differs when we look at the issue in a critical perspective. For most historians and social scientists, our century is characterized by vast and rapid changes in social, economical and political institutions. This analysis holds a large amount of validity even when the empirical data of a personal life experience is used. There
Quality Function Deployment PREFACE Product development knits a new technology or novel idea together with specific customer requirements to fill a corporate strategic need. The customer requirements are deployed through the hierarchy of the product and through time as the technology being embodied in the product is refined. The deployment of customer requirements into a product involves numerous decisions at all product hierarchical levels. Some useful concepts in understanding the complexity o
Rain ˙Acid Rain Acid Rain Introduction Acid rain has become an environmental concern of global importance within the last decade. With the increasing environmental awareness of the "unhealthy" condition of our planet earth the concern about acid rain has not lessened. In brief, acid rain is rain with pH values of less than 5.6. When dealing with acid rain one must study and understand the process of making Sulfuric acid. In this project we will take an in depth look into the production of sulfur
rAP CENORSHIP *.INHEAD* *.AD* Music and Censorship Victor Lombardi December 1991 Second Reader: Alan Stuart Instructor: Richard Hixon Introduction Our society today largely views censorship as a method that has disappeared from liberal cultures since the enlightenment with the exception of restrictions in time of war. The enlightenment served to cripple the intolerance of incisive religious and government leaders, but did not obliterate censorship altogether. Instead, the job of expurgating unac
Regionalism and Humor in Huck Finn Effective message through dialect, regionalism, and humor in Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Some writers use dialect, regionalism, and humor in their literary works to enhance their themes. Mark Twain’s ability to write in the vernacular allows him to capitalize on humor and dialect. In the novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, the author conveys an effective message through dialect, regionalism, and humor in southern cultur
Relation between the Indonesian and French Revolution Preliminary Stage of Indonesia\'s revolution began early this in the 20th century while they were still under Dutch rule. Indonesian independence movements began and expanded rapidly, particularly between the two World Wars. Its leaders came from a small group of young professionals and students, some of whom had been educated in the Netherlands. This group can be paralleled to the intellectuals of the Fench revolution who criticized the mona
relativism on Hamlet The speaker of this statement is Hamlet. It appears in a conversation with Rosencrantz and Guildenstern who visited Hamlet by Claudiuss order to spy on him. In this statement Hamlet is saying that because good or bad (relativism) depends on how people think, there is no mutual concept of good or bad. To Hamlet whether the world is to be seen as a full of confines and lies or not, it all depends on what people think about the world they are living. To Hamlet consequence
religion and evolution Religion & Evolution In my short life on this planet I have come to question things that many take upon blind faith. We all know that we must some day die; yet we continuously deny the forces at work inside ourselves, which want to search out the answers of what may or may not come after. It is far easier for humanity to accept that they will go to a safe haven and be rewarded for their lives with pleasures and fantasies of an unfathomable scale than to question the existe