Monday, January 7, 2008

Assignment for Jan.9

1) Read Chapter 1. If you don't have the text yet, a copy is supposed to be on reserve in the campus library.

2) Discussion: Qualities of News Stories
Based on what you read in Ch. 1, pick a story from a local newspaper and cut and paste the first two or three paragraphs on a piece of paper. (Computer printouts are OK). Then, answer the following questions using the numbering format:

What three qualities are most prominent in this story? Name them and say how or why. Cite specific examples. 1. 2. 3. In class, we will discuss whether you agree or disagree with other students' findings.

3) Newspapers in the 1940s and Today
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