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Old 07-03-2016, 12:31 AM   #294
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Backdraft - Who Doesn't Love Fire?..
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Yellow journalism, or the yellow press, is a type of journalism that presents little or no legitimate well-researched news and instead uses eye-catching headlines to sell more newspapers..Techniques may include exaggerations of news events, scandal-mongering, or sensationalism..By extension, the term yellow journalism is used today as a pejorative to decry any journalism that treats news in an unprofessional or unethical fashion..The term was coined by Erwin Wardman, the editor of the New York Press..Pulitzer's approach made an impression on William Randolph Hearst, a mining heir who acquired the San Francisco Examiner from his father in 1887.. Hearst read the World while studying at Harvard University and resolved to make the Examiner as bright as Pulitzer's paper..The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the US..A hearse is a funeral vehicull used to carry the dead from a church or funeral home to a cemetery..


Mr Ganatra has been provided with a rare volunteer's steel ID card ..

A press pass is usually internationally recognized card for journalists . In many organizations, such as the police , they often only gives assistance to people in possession of a press card..In several countries, such as Thailand , are forgeries of press cards for sale around the world..To qualify for these police press pass is screened journalist.. Some requirements are that the journalist this as his main occupation and can prove it.. During the test Wim Simons indicated that he wanted to be a journalist. However, the report that he received later was very clear.. The advice: working in a bookstore or publisher, archivist for an education or study of Dutch history..After the airborne landings of the Allies at Arnhem in September 1944 from the camp some of the men was sent to the south to assist in debris removal..Shortly after the camp was moved to Bovensmilde . Here was again helped with the harvest and digging tank traps..In December 44 Simon was promoted to foreman and responsible for organizing the ward and giving gymnastics.. Then through everyone was Nieuweschans to Germany directed to dig foxholes..Ten kilometers to the Dutch border, he was picked up by a car of the Red Cross..Back in Apeldoorn and recovered from the jaundice Wim Simons went back to work at Bookstore Van der Veer..Because of his busy job and family life did not come much more study..However, he wrote for several newspapers and magazines..A moonth after Hearst took over the paper..

The Prodigy - Firestarter..

Examiner ran this headline about a hoTel fire..

HUNGRY, FRANTIC FLAMES. They Leap Madly Upon the Splendid Pleasure Palace by the Bay of Monterey, Encircling Del Monte in Their Ravenous Embrace From Pinnacle to Foundation. Leaping Higher, Higher, Higher, With Desperate Desire.. Running Madly Riotous Through Cornice, Archway and Facade..Rushing in Upon the Trembling Guests with Savage Fury..Appalled and Panic-Striken the Breathless Fugitives..Gaze Upon the Scene of Terror..The Magnificent Hotel and Its Rich Adornments Now a Smoldering heap of Ashes..The Examiner Sends a Special Train to Monterey to Gather Full Details of the Terrible Disaster.. Arrival of the Unfortunate Victims on the Morning's Train - A History of Hotel del Monte — The Plans for Rebuilding the Celebrated Hostelry — Particulars and Supposed Origin of the Fire...

Pyromania is an impulse control disorder in which individuals repeatedly fail to resist impulses to deliberately start fires, in order to relieve tension or for instant gratification..Arson is the crime of intentionally, deliberately and maliciously setting fire to buildings, wildland areas, dumpsters,vehicles or other property with the intent to cause damage..A person who commits this crime is called an arsonist.. More often than not, arsonists use accelerants (such as gasoline or kerosene) to ignite, propel, and directionalize fires..The term pyromania comes from the Greek word πῦρ (pyro, fire).. Pyromania is distinct from arson, the deliberate setting of fires for personal, monetary or political gain.. Pyromaniacs start fires to induce euphoria, and often fixate on institutions of fire control like fire stations and firefighters..Pyromania is a type of impulse control disorder, along with kleptomania, intermittent explosive disorder and others..Many studies have shown that patients with pyromanias were in households without a father figure present.. Ronald helps Brian to realize that only a firefighter would be so careful to not let the backdraft fires rage out of control...

Mr Ganatra doesn't sleep much..In one corner, sits a creaky and bare Formica-topped table and an odd-shaped chair.. A small TV is mounted on a sooty blue wall with freshly cemented edges partitions the room.. He hunts fires by watching news on his TV - gifted by friends - all day and knight.. Whenever news breaks of a blaze, he calls up the fire brigade HQ, gets into a taxi and goes to the site..Kolkata is a city of fires. A total of 347 people died and 1,749 were injured in some 2,000 fires in 2014. Last year, there were more than 1,600 fires, leaving 143 people dead and 974 injured..No wonder the city's 1,258 firemen are among the most overworked in India..Mr Ganatra is also seldom out of work - he has attended to as many as 3 fires in a single day.."He's a very spirited and brave man..For someone who has no formal knowledge of fire-fighting, he does a very good job.. He is like a guide to our firemen, and he uses our equipment. He works almost like a professional now," says Gour Prasad Ghosh, the city fire service chief..Mr Ganatra was working as a mechanic in a city school in 1976 when he heard that a big bank in the office district was on fire..He slipped out during the recess and ran to the fire scene.."I still remember a scene vividly from the fire..The bank manager ran out of the building that was on fire, stopped, remembered he had forgotten something, ran back in - and never returned"..He had hauled out two 15kg gas cylinders from the place.. The battle with fire is always a tough one, and sometimes the flames win overwhelmingly, leaving Mr Ganatra and his fellow firemen to pick up the dead.."I remember picking up the body of a charred woman. She had an Indian Airlines ID card around her neck.."I became a collector of bodies, some charred, some crushed. Everywhere there was the smell of death." More than 40 people died in the inferno..A hospital fire in 2011, in which 89 patients died, was similarly traumatic..The fire chaser hasn't looked back since..You can never outrun the beast, you never can...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_journalism
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-35557392
https://forum.davidicke.com/showpost...6&postcount=83What do you think I do at the firehouse?.Hi, I've heard alot about you!.Bless me father for I have sinned..I have something to say!.It's better to burn out than to fade away!.. http://forum.davidicke.com/showpost....&postcount=233

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