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Learning Goal: I’m working on a communications spreadsheet and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.
3: Respond to 2 classmates’ posts. 100 words each reply
Media Hype Assignment
Read: “Worry About the Right Things” and “The Media Likes Scaring Us” by John Stossel.
Watch: The YouTube Videos from 20/20 about Media Hype.
Write: Students are to write a 3-page reaction paper regarding “Worry About the Right Things”, “The Media Likes Scaring Us”, and the Media Hype 20/20 YouTube videos.
I’d like to know your opinion regarding the two articles you read and YouTube videos you watched. Please include your responses to these questions in your paper.
- Was anything surprising to you?
- Discuss something you remember being “hyped” on TV or in the newspaper.
- Describe a time when you or your family members were affected by media hype.
- Has something hyped in the media affected the way you thought or behaved?
- Do you have any fears that may have been enhanced by something you saw, heard, or read via some form of media?
- Discuss in detail some of the situations the author discussed and your reaction to it.
- Be typed, 12 point font, double spaced, MLA style only.
- Include proper spelling, grammar, capitalization, punctuation, and sentence structure.
- Include proper paragraphs.
- Include proper format (introduction, body, conclusion).
- Include a cover page.
- Include a works cited page.
- Be a full 3 pages (in addition to your cover page and works cited page).
- Remember to cite your sources (proper citation). Otherwise it is plagiarism.