HUM 186 Week 4 Effects of News Media Assignment Options

HUM 186 Week 4 Effects of News Media Assignment Options

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 HUM 186 Week 4 Effects of News Media Assignment Options
 

Review the Week 4 readings and videos.

Submit a Turnitin plagiarism Report with all assignments.

Cite at least 3 scholarly academic sources with correct APA formatting.

Select and complete one of the following assignment options:

Option A

Write a 700- to 1,050-word essay in which you discuss how the information and news media have affected American culture.

Answer the following questions in a cohesive and organized essay:

 

 

 

Does the information media have social responsibility? If yes, in what ways? If not, why not?
 

 

Compare and contrast a media source that is credible with a media sources that is not credible. Use scholarly sources to support your argument for each source’s credibility.
 

 

What is the role of the information and news media in the shaping of political opinions? How has social media affected recent political events in the US?
 

 

How have electronic media and their convergence transformed journalism and news consumption?
 

 

Illustrate your responses with specific examples.

Format your summary according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

 

Option B

Research the events surrounding the airing and aftermath of the investigative news story “For the Record,” produced by CBS news and Dan Rather in 2004.

Based on your research of what actually unfolded, write a 700- to 1,050-word summary of the events and your opinion as to whether or not CBS news should have aired the program. Defend your position based on your understanding of the social responsibilities of journalists.

Include the following in your summary:

 

 

 

An assessment regarding how information media affect American values
 

 

A description of the role of the news media in politics
 

 

An evaluation of the effect of electronic media on this story
 

 

Format your summary according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.
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