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Comparing Journalism Sources – Micro-research Assignment

This is a short writing assignment that asks students to compare how a single news story is told by different types of news outlets. I use this assignment in a media literacy class on a day in which we talk about the development of the notion of “objectivity” in journalism and the contested cultural authority of professional journalism. I use these assignments as the basis for class discussion on the day they are turned in. This assignment is easy to modify. Continue reading

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