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The depiction of the Watergate scandal in the movies: Comparison of feature films and documentaries
Verem, Anja ; Novotný, David Jan (advisor) ; Štoll, Martin (referee)
The diploma thesis The depiction of the Watergate scandal in the movies: Comparison of feature films and documentaries focuses on portrayal of journalists and the Watergate scandal on film. It illustrates this on examples of specific feature films and documentaries, which have been made about this topic. These particular movies are All the President's Men (1976), Frost/Nixon (2008), Watergate (2018), Our Nixon (2013) a Nixon by Nixon: In His Own Words (2014). In the first part of the thesis summarises the general history of the portrayal of journalists and media on film. It also contains the introduction of the key players in the Watergate scandal, which are Richard Nixon, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein. Furthermore, this part also describes the history of the newspaper The Washington Post and the Watergate scandal itself. The next part focuses on defining the basic terms used in the thesis, such as for example feature film, documentary, investigative journalist etc. The third and the last part, then concentrates on comparing and analysing the six aforementioned chosen films with the help of comparative method, which should lead to the final results. The primary question, in which this thesis focuses, is how (and if) the portrayal of the Watergate scandal differentiates in feature films and...
Berdych's Case in Czech Film: From Reality and Newspaper/TV News to Film and Film Reviews
Robotková, Martina ; Novotný, David Jan (advisor) ; Doležal, Aleš (referee)
The bachelor's thesis entitled "The Berdych case in Czech film: from reality and newspaper/TV news to film treatment to film reviews" deals with an organized criminal group that formed around David Berdych, the bouncer from Discoland Sylvia, in the early 1990s. The specificity of the Berdych's case lies in the fact that detectives from the Department for Combating Organized Crime (OBOZ) were part of the criminal gang and they were covering up the criminal activities of the gang over the years. The Berdych's gang committed kidnappings, thefts and robberies until 2004, when two detectives from OBOZ, Helena Kahnová and Tomáš Gregor, managed to uncover the gang. The thesis focuses on the media portrayal of the Berdych's case, using selected Czech news websites and news programmes. The Berdych's gang later inspired the TV Nova series Expozitura and the documentary film Zákon Helena by filmmaker Petra Nesvačilová. The thesis deals with the specifics of the TV series and the documentary film, analysis of these film works and reviews of film critics and the public. The aim of the work was to present a comprehensive picture of the Berdych's case, which has gone down in history as the biggest case of organised crime intertwined with the police in our history.
Status of the Czech first ladies and their media image in the period 1993-2020
Daněčková, Aneta ; Lovaš, Karol (advisor) ; Novotný, David Jan (referee)
The subject of this diploma thesis is media image of the Czech first ladies in the period 1993-2020. The office of the first lady is not official in the Czech Republic, so each lady determines for herself what she will do during the term of office. Czech media monitor the activities of the first ladies and, on the basis of their activities, assign certain roles to them. According to this information, which is presented to the audience, the public forms an opinion about the wives of the presidents. The aim of this thesis is to describe a media image of all Czech first ladies in the years 1993-2020. To obtain their media images, articles from the daily newspapers, from Lidové noviny and Blesk were chosen. To achieve these results, a qualitative content analysis was chosen and complemented by a quantitative content analysis. Due to insufficient resources in the field of research of the first Czech ladies, foreign literature was used in the theoretical part. The final part of this thesis contains answers to research questions, a comparison of differences in coverage of the first ladies in two different types of media and the resulting media images of all Czech first ladies.
Story building in serial format focusing on the Chernobyl miniseries
Lišková, Michaela ; Štoll, Martin (advisor) ; Novotný, David Jan (referee)
This diploma theses titled Story building in serial format focusing on the Chernobyl miniseries analyses the serial Chernobyl coproduced by American HBO and British Sky aired in 2019. Chernobyl miniseries gained public recognition and still ranks as one of the highest-rated TV shows in history according to movie databases in the Czech Republic and abroad. It also received wide media coverage from different newspapers and movie servers. The miniseries has five episodes it describes primarily the human aspect of a horrifying disaster in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in 1986. The main aim of this theses is content and dramaturgy analysis, description, and development of individual characters and themes. This diploma thesis also focuses on the story building of a serial in terms of theoretical concepts and aspects typical for making serials and series. Moreover, the thesis mentions particular Czech and international reviews of Chernobyl.
Case Milada Horáková: from reality and media reflection to film cover
Horová, Kateřina ; Novotný, David Jan (advisor) ; Jirků, Jan (referee)
This diploma thesis deals with the fate of Milada Horáková. It focuses on media responses regarding the trial, the film production Milada and the responses to it, the opinions of experts and further portrayal of the fate of the only woman executed in political trials. The first part of the diploma thesis is devoted to the life of Milada Horáková and is set in the context of that period. It also gives a detailed description of the trial preparations and subsequently explains the details of each day prior to the trial with all thirteen defendants. The initial part of the thesis analyzes the contemporary media responses of the three most important daily newspapers of that time, Rudé právo, Svobodné slovo and Lidová demokracie. Finally, the thesis deals with the rehabilitation of Milada Horáková and the responses regarding the matter in the summer of 1968 in the above-mentioned dailies. The second part of the thesis starts with defining the historical biographical motion picture as a genre. Subsequently, it describes the film Milada in detail and it gives a brief overview of the film's director David Mrnka and his opinion on the film. The thesis continues with the analysis of the actual film and its comparison with the actual sequence of events as well as Jan Mudra's documentary The Case of Dr....
Ondřej Suchý: portrayal of a journalist
Hedbávný, Marek ; Malý, Radek (advisor) ; Novotný, David Jan (referee)
This diploma thesis summarises the life and work of Ondřej Suchý with an emphasis on his journalistic activities in the press, radio and television. One of Suchý's projects in the Czechoslovakian TV was being a TV presenter in Kavárnička dříve narozených (1985-1995). He worked intermittently in the Czech radio from 1962 to 2018, presenting programmes such as Padesátník (1992-2008) or Nostalgické muzeum zábavy (1997-2008). As for the printed media, his name is mainly connected with a children's magazine Sedmička (1968-1971) and with an insert of Svobodné Slovo, Kvítko. This thesis also marginally covers Suchý's artistic work: he used to make a living as a caricaturist (he was known for his cartoon jokes about mice) or as a music lyric writer (he co-operated with Karel Černoch, Hana Hegerová or Dagmar Patrasová). He has also published over 50 books, mainly nonfiction; he focuses on biographies of famous actors, actresses, comedians and singers from the 1930s to 1960s. Further chapters cover his personal and professional relationship with his older brother Jiří, a critical assessment of his work by means of periodic reviews and an analysis of Suchý's journalistic methods. There is also an attachement which includes a thematic photo gallery.
Control System For Small Injection Molding Machine
Novotný, Jan
This paper deals with design and realization of control system in application for smallinjection molding machine. The small injection molding machine is intended to serve as a substitutefor 3D printers in company, thus reducing producing time and improving mechanical properties offinal product. The main goal was to design its own control system, which will be more cost-effectivethan using a PLC. An integral part was also the assembly, commissioning and programming of itsown control system.
Control System For Micro Hydropower Plant
Novotný, Jan
This paper deals with design and realization of control system and power part in application for micro hydropower plant consisting of non-regulation turbine and asynchronous generator working in isolated network. The micro hydropower plant is intended to serve as a substitute for gasoline generators at appropriate locations, thus reducing environmental impact and increasing electricity coverage in remote locations. The main goal was to design its own control system, which will be more cost-effective than using a PLC. The next part deals with the design of the power part needed to control the water turbine. An integral part was also the assembly, commissioning and programming of its own control system.
Interviews about the Revival of the Czech Scout Movement after 1989
Kubicová, Kateřina ; Novotný, David Jan (advisor) ; Slanec, Jaroslav (referee)
This practical bachelor thesis is dedicated to the revival of the Czech scout movement after 1989. The thesis outlines the circumstances of the revival through interviews with contemporaries. The first part of the thesis describes the scout movement. It focuses on the foundations of the movement internationally and it introduces individuals who participated in it. Furthermore, the thesis depicts the circumstances of establishing the Czech scout movement and its history. It also describes the main principles and values of the movement. The second chapter of the theoretical part defines the interview as a specific journalistic genre. It specifies its key features and different types. At the same time, it mentions a number of principles and various approaches a journalist can take when conducting an interview. It describes the history of the genre and highlights significant authors and journalists who influenced it the most. The practical part of this bachelor thesis consists of six interviews and a photobook. The interviews were conducted with contemporaries, who were members of the scout movement after 1989 and remember its revival. At the time they were either leading it or were active in scout units. Through their memories, the practical part reveals different problems and circumstances connected...

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