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issues in the future, one must have a clear I am also a confident debate speaker, perspective of what has come before us. skills I nurtured while serving as captain of I am a proficient student of history, which my debate team. I am most interested in I think provides me with a significant applying these skills to family law. advantage. I have always been interested
in the historical perspective and believe I cannot imagine a more noble cause than this has influenced my choice to pursue that of children, and family law seeks law as a career. I am fascinated by the to speak for those children who have staying power of some of the ancient been rendered voiceless because of fear www.getintouni.com Get Into Uni | Get into uni Journalism
When I reflect upon my desire to
study journalism and the cause of
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the media of modern times has
forgotten our essential purpose.
Frequently, we hear criticisms
of the press for making waves
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negative view is warranted when
the intent is to ruin reputations
and to make money. I have had the valuable experience of had improved, I began volunteering as witnessing firsthand the influence and a tennis teacher for a group of girls from necessity of good reporting. In school, a local primary school. This experience I served two years as the editor of our afforded me the opportunity to fine-tune student newspaper, The Student Observer. my communication and leadership skills. In that time, I helped transform the paper I greatly enjoyed the opportunity to pass from a one-sheet list of announcements on the gift that I had received, and I have to an award-winning and widely-read continued to work with the students periodical. every year. Last year, a controversy arose when our A degree in Journalism will prepare me school negotiated the sale of our sports for a career as a reporter and someday a field to housing developers. I wrote an magazine writer. I will relay good tidings Other times, however, reporters simply article on the subject that spurred such an and bad, as long as I report the facts. I perform the tasks their employers assign. abundant amount of letters to the editor will perform the roles of instructor and I want to return the media to its rightful that they spanned a school record of bearer of the white flag. I will rely on what function of informing the public of the twenty-seven pages. Mark Twain once said: ‘A newspaper is
not just for reporting the news as it is, truth, and hopefully if what I report reflects
society’s problems then someone will be Eventually, even the governors wrote a but to make people mad enough to do inspired to fix them. letter, in which they made their case for something about it’. In this manner, I will selling the land. The sale went through, have the opportunity to continue serving I understand that actions and not words which angered some students, but my community and always represent the change the world, but when I t...
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