sting operation

What is a Sting Operation?

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Ethical Issues in Journalism

What is a Sting Operation? Sting operations are covert operations that journalists conduct to find illegal activity or gather evidence against people or organizations. These operations typically involve journalists posing as accomplices or participants in illegal activities to gather information or evidence. The term “Sting Operation” was first used in 1973 in a Hollywood film […]

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paid news

How Paid News is Eroding Trust in Media

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Ethical Issues in Journalism

Paid News: Definition Paid news refers to media outlets accepting monetary compensation in exchange for publishing or airing biased content that favors a particular individual, organization, or product. This can involve articles, advertisements, or even entire news segments created to influence public opinion in favor of the paying party. This content is often presented as

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Fake News Detection

The Rise of Misinformation: Fake News Detection Explained

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Ethical Issues in Journalism

Introduction to Fake News The term “fake news” has become increasingly common in our everyday conversations. In today’s digital age, rapidly disseminating false information and misleading content is a significant concern. This can have far-reaching consequences, influencing public sentiment and shaping political discussions. It is important to differentiate between facts and falsehoods in today’s world.

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Sensationalism in Journalism

Sensationalism in Journalism: Engagement and Integrity

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Ethical Issues in Journalism

Introduction to Sensationalism in Journalism “Sensationalism” is often associated with journalism that prioritizes eye-catching, shocking, or thrilling news over factual or informative content. This approach to news reporting is not a new phenomenon. It has roots stretching back centuries, evolving significantly with each technological advancement and cultural shift. Today, sensationalism is practiced as a powerful

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Qualities of a Journalist

Qualities of a Journalist

Qualities of a Journalist Journalism is an indispensable profession that is pivotal in informing the public, shaping opinions, and holding those in power accountable. A journalist’s qualities are crucial for performing their duties effectively. Let’s discuss the essential qualities that make a journalist competent and respected in their field, such as having a nose for

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Indian Parallel Cinema

Indian Parallel Cinema

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Cinema and Social Change

Indian Parallel Cinema: Introduction “Indian Parallel Cinema,” also known as “Indian New Wave Cinema” and “Alternative Cinema,” is a film movement that gained prominence in the 1950s in the West Bengal state of India. At that time, commercial films were more popular and known for being melodramatic, with excessive glamour and many songs and dances

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Cinema and Social Change

Hindi Cinema and Social Change

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Cinema and Social Change

Cinema and Social Change As an art form, cinema has always been like a mirror that shows society’s complexities, struggles, accomplishments, and changes. Throughout history, various art forms have played pivotal roles in social movements and revolutions. Before the advent of cinema, passionate literature, and poetry were instrumental in stirring emotions and mobilizing people toward

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Genres of Films

A Comprehensive Guide to Genres of Films in 2024

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series History of Cinema

Genres of Films A genre is a category of writing, music, or any other art form with a particular style, form, or content. In simple words, the genre is a way to classify any form of art into more or less similar kinds of categories. The concept of the genre began during the Hollywood studio

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Pioneers of Cinema

Pioneers of Cinema: Knowing Legendary Filmmakers

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series History of Cinema

Pioneers of Cinema This article explores the pioneers of cinema, the filmmakers who established the foundation for the modern cinematic landscape. They introduced groundbreaking inventions, visionary storytelling, and innovative techniques in filmmaking that continue to inspire and influence filmmakers worldwide. The creativity and ingenuity of these visionaries, from the Lumière brothers’ invention of the motion

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history of cinema

Exploring the Fascinating History of Cinema

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series History of Cinema

History of Cinema: Introduction ‘Cinema’ is derived from the French word ‘cinématographe,’ which means ‘motion picture projector and camera.’ The Lumiere brothers, credited with inventing the art form, coined the term in the 1890s. Since then, we have come a long way in capturing and viewing motion pictures. From the Lumiere brothers’ early motion-picture camera

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