HST 165 Week 4 News Story

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 HST 165 Week 4 News Story

The 1920s introduced many modern conveniences, such as the widespread use of the washing machine, and many modern ideas, such as buying on credit.

Imagine you are a newspaper reporter, magazine writer, or radio newsperson.

Choose one of the following topics for your news story:




Red Scare


Sacco and Vanzetti


Volstead Act


Al Capone


19th Amendment to the Constitution


Scopes Monkey Trial


Ku Klux Klan


Buying on credit


Birth control clinics


Films and celebrities


Professional sports: baseball and boxing


Immigration Act of 1924


Write a 700- to 1,050-word news story. If you choose the role of radio newsperson, you must write a broadcast script. The news story must address the following:




Detailed description of the topic, and its significance to the time


Implications for American society in terms of economic, social, and cultural trends


Choose one of the following companies and write an advertisement for that company to accompany your news story:




Ford Motor Company






Sears, Roebuck & Co.


General Electric




Hallmark Cards




American Tobacco Co.




Format your news story according to appropriate course level APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.
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