Newspaper Essay Topics

Dangers That Reporters Face

Most people are ignorant to the fact that news reporters face incredible risks within their profession. This fact is obviously clearer now due to the war coverage and the deaths of some reporters. There have been many fatalities of reporters over the past year, and it is discouraging to think that the only reason that… View Article

Copyright Stephen van Fleteren/MSF

Mdecins Sans Frontires (from here on referred to as MSF) was founded in 1971 in Paris out the efforts of 12 dedicated French doctors. It is a private international organization which believes that “all people should have the right to medical care and that the needs of these people supersede respect for national borders” (MSF,… View Article

A recent newspaper report

The council had fitted a new toilet into Judy Weiss’s flat as part of a refurbishment. Ms Weiss noted that it looked good, but also complained that it smelled when the weather was warm. A workman was sent by the council to look at it, who then said they could not smell anything. No further… View Article

Wild Swan Dies of Bird Flu in UK

On Thursday 6 April 2006 the tabloid newspaper the Sun and the broadsheet newspaper the Daily Telegraph both featured front page articles on the first wild bird dying from bird flu in the UK. On the following, day, Friday 7 April, both papers once again featured follow up articles on their front pages. On Thursday… View Article

Communication And Newspaper

Racism and sexism were a major part of the 1950s and 1960s, with very few newspapers or magazines being able to maintain neutrality in their printed word against such hate. The Watts riots of Los Angeles in the movie, Heat Wave, involved attacks of a bigoted police force against black individuals who had very little… View Article

Eulogy Case

The obituary is a section that most newspapers have and despite being buried in the back of the newspaper, is a section of the paper that most people read, at least in passing. Older people read it to see if they can find anyone that they know. Younger people might read it to see how… View Article

The Newspaper Industry

In a 1971 U.S. Supreme Court Case, New York Times Co. v. United States, 403 U.S. 713, the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit ruled in favor of the New York Times and the Washington Post.             The court ruled both newspapers could publish excerpts from a classified U.S. Defense Department study… View Article

The Relativity of Weight

Abstract  People who are struggling with obesity should be delighted to know that the human body’s weight is actual relative, and totally dependent on that human’s position in space.  The human would body weigh differently on different planets in our solar system, and different points in our universe.  Our universe appears to be inviting us… View Article

Origin and Evolution of Newspapers

The history of newspapers is argueably one of the most dramatic episoodes of human experience. The actual origin of newspapers lies in the renaissance Europe when local merchants used to distribute hand written newsletters amongst each other, however it was not until the 14th century when Germany introduced the precursors of printed newspapers. Since then… View Article

Grim First-Quarter Results for Newspapers

This particular article talks about the continuing decline in newspaper subscriptions and purchases by the general public.  Many people believe that the newspapers and all print magazines are well on their way to being extinction.  Many critics believe the reason for this is because the news can easily and efficiently be found and read on… View Article

New York Times

The newspaper serves as the first draft of history and is the most important source of primary documents in which historians use in order to better gauge exactly what were the concerns and motivations of a specific age. In 1900, America was celebrating a new century although there was little to celebrate. The Boar War… View Article

New York Times v. Sullivan

Introduction Communication refers to the exchange of ideas or information between two or more people. Information composes of voice (e.g. telephone, handy talky etc), data (short message services/SMS, facsimile etc), and video (video streaming, video conference etc). Although the types of information are still the same, their importance always gets stronger eventually. Information is the… View Article

Photography History in the News

Over two centuries, civilizations have used print media to spread news and information to the masses. During a period of time around 59 B.C the Roman Acta Diurna, is the earliest recorded “newspaper”. Julius Caesar, wanting to inform the public about important social and political happenings, ordered upcoming events posted in major cities. Written on… View Article

The Ferre Media Group

The Ferre Media Group case talks about a family business starting out as the Puerto Rican Cement Company in the 1940s, with a grandfather and son, Luis A. Ferre or Antonio’s father. But, Over the years and a few generations on, by the mid- 1960s tension and sibling rivalry started. Antonio Luis Ferre and his… View Article

Newspapers and Books Are Outdated

As we move into the twenty- first century an increasing number of people are relying on new forms of technology. A possible consequence of this is that traditional media such as books and newspapers are not just less popular but are considered by some to be outdated. Personally, I disagree with this point of view…. View Article