News Perspective paper

News Perspective paper


Paper instructions:
News Perspective paper

View a television newscast and an online newscast of your choice.
Write a 3 to 4 page paper that addresses the following:

• Does either newscast use a marketing perspective to attract audiences? If so, how? If not, why not?

• Are the sources used in the news stories appropriate or credible? Why or why not?

• Do any of the news stories in the broadcast appear to be biased? If so, how did you recognize the bias? If not, how did the story appear to avoid bias?

• Do any of the news stories include presentations of racial or gender stereotypes? If so, in what way?

• If the newscast is biased in some way, what are your suggestions for making it more fair and balanced?

• Do you think the World Wide Web and the Internet now affect political points of view to a greater extent than other media do? Provide a rationale for your position.