chpt 10 # 3

chpt 10 # 3 - published in the New York Times, 135 of them...

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Kelley Owens JOU 3372 – Chapter 10 Exercise 3 November 21, 2007 In the Waco Tribune-Herald throughout the week of November 14 – November 18, there were 45 stories in the news section. There were 22 stories in the sports section, and 24 stories in the feature section. Of these 91 stories, 23 of them focused on an ethnic group or an issue related to an ethnic group. Of the 23 stories that focused on ethnic groups, 6 of them were positive, 9 were negative and 8 were neutral. I believe that the general coverage was negative because most of the stories reflected negative aspects of ethnic groups. For example, in the article titled “ POLICE REPORT: Police looking for suspect in convenience store robbery ,” it stated “The clerk described the man to police as a 5-foot-10 black man weighing about 160 pounds.” In the New York Times during the week of November 14 – November 18, there were 477 news stories, 146 sports stories and 309 feature stories. Of the 932 stories
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Unformatted text preview: published in the New York Times, 135 of them dealt with an ethnic group or an issue associated with an ethnic group. Of the 135 stories that concentrated on ethnic groups, 79 of then were negative, 38 were positive, and 18 of them were neutral. I think that the general coverage was negative because of the same reason stated before. An illustration of a negative article from the New York Times that has to do with ethnic groups is titled New Japanese Immigration Controls Worry Foreigners. In the story it says Japan has tried hard in recent years to shake its image as an overly insular society and offer a warmer welcome to foreign investors and tourists. But the country is about to impose strict immigration controls that many fear could deter visitors and discourage businesses from locating here....
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