Argesul

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Argesul

 

a river in Rumania; a left tributary of the Danube. The Argesul is 335 km long and drains a basin of 12,400 sq km. It rises in the Făgăraş massif (southern Carpathians) and flows through the Lower Danubian Plain in its lower reaches. The high-water level is reached in spring, and there are flash floods in summer. The Argesul is one of the main rivers of Rumania that is navigable by barge. The city of Olteniţa is located on it.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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This research aims to identify the image of Romanian Gypsies, as it is presented in the local newspapers Curierul Zilei and Argesul Liber in Arges County.
222 articles on Romanian Gypsies were identified, of which 126 were in Curierul Zilei and 96 in Argesul Liber.
"Argesul Liber" is 10.8% less aggressive, but the irony of certain actions against Romanian gypsies is more common.
In Argesul Liber the balance between discriminative-non-discriminative photographs is of 21to 26 photos, which shows a desire to introduce more than Romanian gypsies' identifiers in the text of the press.
Therefore the chosen sample is composed of 12 editions of two local publications, the oldest ones, "Argesul" and "Curierul Zilei", from 2012.
To illustrate the image of the local printed media market several names are presented: "Ancheta", "Top", "Obiectiv Arge?ean", "Arge?eanul", "Jurnalul de Arge?", "Profit" along with the two analysed ones: "Curierul Zilei" and "Argesul".
"Argesul Liber" uses several slogans to present its identity: "The only Quality newspaper in Arge?"; "Information, analysis and business publication in Arge?"; "Read Argesul--the first and most credible local news paper in Arge?!".
Meanwhile, the same year, in "Argesul" the proportions were 63, 75% for the text and 10, 75% for the pictures and illustrations.
In what it concerns the advertising-text rapport the situation was as as following: for "Curierul Zilei", in 2012 the higher percent was for the publicity (69, 06%) comparing with "Argesul" where the situation leans in the favour of text (73, 4%).
The survey was applied on a sample group of 60 persons who work in mass-media in Arges county, for newspapers as Top, Curierul Zilei, Argesul, Arge?
Among the most important interwar publications in the current Arges county are the following: Muguri, Prietenul nostru, Provincia literara, Literatura, poezie, arta, Cronica, Revista noastra, Solidaritatea, Facla Muscelului--Foaie pentru luminarea poporului, Argesul, Avantul, Buna Vestire, Calendarul--revista a gospodarului, Crezul nostru, Curierul, Curierul nostru, Da-i cu ba|ul, Ecoul, Ecoul muncii, Episcopia Argesului, Eroina, Gazeta argesenilor, Gazeta tineretului, Glasul tarii, Idealul nostru, Indemnul, Junimea, Lumina, Muscelul nostru, Muscelul studenjesc, Piatra Craiului, Presa.
After 1990 came the following cultural publications: Arges (new number in 1990), Cafeneaua literara (January, 2003), student magazine Juventus (new number in 2003) and 7 seri edition of Pitesti; Calende quarterly publications (cultural magazine founded in 1928, Bucharest, by Vladimir Streinu, Serban Cioculescu and refounded by Miron Cordun, Nicolae Oprea and Calin Vlasie in 1991), Buletin cultural argesean (formerly Cultura, cultural information and views magazine, 1998--Sergiu Nicolaescu I., appears in January 2005); Antarg SF (2002), Restituiri (quarterly journal of Armand Calinescu History Club), Agora, Satul natal, Argesul pe rime, JAR-Jurnal Artistic Rebreanu (journal of "Liviu Rebreanu" literary circle, with onset in 2004).