In a no les than 250 minimum word APA formatted (List of References and in-text


In a no les than 250 minimum word APA formatted (List of References and in-text citations) Q&A or essay, discuss:
1. Identify and watch a total of three primetime entertainment television programs and / or episodes. These programs and / or episodes must in the categories of movies, comedies, cartoons and / or drama for which you will use the Poll of Racial Stereotypes in Television Shows attached ( Poll of Racial Stereotypes in Television Shows.docx Poll of Racial Stereotypes in Television Shows.docx – Alternative Formats ). Choose 4 characters per program and / or episode and describe them according to the criteria in the appendix. Then, assess whether a. minorities—including African Americans, Latinos, Asians and Native Americans—are fairly portrayed; b. women are fairly portrayed. (10 points)
2. Pick a news topic of interest and discuss whom would you turn to as an opinion leader in a two-step or multi-step flow of information on that subject. Consider whether you yourself serve as an opinion leader for someone else on some topic. (10 points)
3. The Pew Center for Civic Journalism (www.pewcenter.org) does intriguing research about issues in journalism. Access the site and look up a study or survey about the news media that interests you and discuss your findings. (10 points)
4. Then write about which news sources you find most believable, and why. Discuss which news sources your parents find most believable. Discuss whether the news sources you use most are the ones you find most believable, and if not, why not. (10 points)
5. Then select a different news story and compare how that story was covered in print, on TV, on the radio, and on the Internet, and by different networks. Discuss the perceptions of each network’s (a) agenda-setting function of a news organization and (b) how complete the issues in the newscast are covered. Does the reporting leave any unanswered questions? (10 points)
6. Finally, find a news publication picture you consider to be great photojournalism. The pictures may be from current publications or older, even historic publications.


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