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HUM 176 Week 7 Individual News Media


Published on January 25, 2016

For more course tutorials visit Choose one of the following options: Option 1: Toolwire® Learnscape Credibility and Impact Access the Toolwire® Learnscape: Credibility and Impact: Exploring the Internet and Politics through the link located on the student website. Complete the Learnscape Activities. Complete the Toolwire® Learnscape Assessment Part A and Part B. Write a 250-word response to the following question: • Do information media have social responsibility? If yes, in what ways? If no, why not? Option 2: Journalist E-mail You are a rookie news journalist, and you just completed your first major assignment covering a political campaign, including extensive research of websites to provide the political background of your story. Your best friend e-mails you and asks how it went. Write a 350- to 700-word e-mail to your friend in which you detail the challenges you faced regarding the following: • Your responsibility as a journalist to provide fair, honest, and balanced coverage • How you struggled with whether your story was socially responsible • Assessing the credibility of the political Internet sites you visited for your research (consider Drudge Report, Daily Kos, Politico, Colbert Nation, The Hill, etc.). Your awareness of how political news reporting might influence public opinion and American values

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