Pseudo-Events Term Paper by ResearchRiter

A look at the trend of pseudo-events in news coverage.
# 121564 | 750 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Communication (Journalism) , Communication (Mass Media)

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This paper discusses the phenomenon of pseudo-events, providing examples and analyzing the advantages, disadvantages, and impact on our culture. The paper explains the shift in news coverage and gives examples of pseudo-events.

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"It is a feature of the modern age that what used to be looked on as news has become something much less natural and true and much more made up. Whereas newsmen in the early days were more determined to present the news in a neutral way, newsmen today are more like honorary members of Hollywood focusing on PR, supporting personal agendas and making politically slanted statements, rather than delivering pure news. A trend typical of this shift is the pseudo-event-an event that has been staged..."

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