Category Archives: News values

PR Analysis: Airlines Promote Japan Donations

A press release headlined, United and Continental Customers Donate More Than $2.5 Million for Humanitarian Aid in Japan, was written with an inverted pyramid structure-listing the most important news first and the less-relevant information toward the end. An inverted pyramid structure was … Continue reading

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Students Prepare Themselves for Possible Future Disasters

            In the wake of the recent disasters in Japan and New Zealand, students reflect on how they would prepare themselves for life altering disasters.             Gretchen Honnold, a junior from Charlotte, N.C., believes that residents aren’t planning enough for … Continue reading

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Investigation of a Multimedia News-Story

A Wall Street Journal article titled, “Fear Stalks Tripoli Amid Protests and Crackdown” does more than just explain the breaking-news in Libya. It shows it first-hand by presenting the reader with a multimedia package. This news-story performs an in-depth analysis … Continue reading

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School Board Discuss Big Budget

Teachers and students will be seeing big changes in heir schools, as the Alamance-Burlington School System announced Monday that there will be substantial reductions in the coming years. School Board members agreed to a priority plan to reduce or eliminate … Continue reading

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Piling Driving is Driving Student’s Frustration

Just when students thought that the banging noise from the pilings would be the only annoyance they would have to put up with during the new construction project on Williamson Avenue, another frustration came crawling through the door. Lindsay Trigoboff, … Continue reading

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Is It All Worth It?

Nina Boston, a sophomore from Westminster, Md, questions if Elon University’s construction is all actually worth it. It was not the loud banging or the shaking rooms that put Boston over the edge but the financial issues of the future. … Continue reading

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Students Complain about the Construction

Shaking classrooms and a constant thumping noise is what Elon University students have had to deal with for the past two weeks as the construction for the Elon Town Center began. The workers have been impounding rods into the ground … Continue reading

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