What do you think the news media’s responsibility is in providing accurate information to the public?Are social media platforms responsible for ensuring the content their users share is accurate and factual? Why or why not?

Summative Assessment 3: Issues and Ethics in News and Social Media

Write a 400- to 600-word paper in which you answer the following:

What role do the following play in contemporary American society?
Traditional news media Social media

What do you think the news media’s responsibility is in providing accurate information to the public?

Are social media platforms responsible for ensuring the content their users share is accurate and factual? Why or why not?

Include 2 examples to support your conclusions.

Identify the challenges and milestones related to its development and how the selected media became part of contemporary American society.

Summative Assessment 2: Contemporary Media Forms

Research your selected media, and consider the following:

Evaluate how the media developed over time, and explain its evolution in the United States.
Identify the challenges and milestones related to its development and how the selected media became part of contemporary American society.

Create a horizontal or vertical timeline using a timeline template in Microsoft® Word, Canva®, or a program of your choice.

Why will people say things to people online that they would never say face to face?Do different kinds of management approaches affect the way my co-workers and perform our job duties?

Examples might be drawn from personal experience

My partner and have such different reactions to texting during dinner, what’s up with that?

Why will people say things to people online that they would never say face to face?
Some of my classmates are willing to share all kinds of personal information in class but that makes me uncomfortable.
Other example might relate to professional concerns
Am better off joining a work group that is high performing already, or joining a work group that has problems that might be able to fix?

Do different kinds of management approaches affect the way my co-workers and perform our job duties?

https://bookshelf.vitalsource.com/reader/books/9781792422171/pageid/200

Identify at least 2 important examples of each media type in your response. For example, if you selected TV and movies, you could identify specific TV shows or movies in your response.

Summative Assessment 1: American Mass Media and Culture

Assignment Content

American mass media and culture are deeply intertwined, and it is hard to imagine an aspect of American culture that is not influenced by mass media. Spirituality, politics, and even our language are influenced by media. In this assignment, you will investigate how 2 different types of media have impacted American culture.

Choose 2 types of media from the following list:

Newspapers
Magazines
TV
Movies
Radio
Internet

Write a 600- to 900-word paper that examines the impact that the 2 types of media you selected have had on American culture since 1970.

Include the following in your paper:

Describe how the 2 types of media have influenced American culture since 1970.
Identify at least 2 important examples of each media type in your response. For example, if you selected TV and movies, you could identify specific TV shows or movies in your response.

Cite sources to support your paper.

With clear references to the criteria for fear appeals discussed in this unit, what makes these posters work for scaring their audience?

Unit 6 discusses fear appeals, and the criteria for successful fear appeals. These two ads are WWII propaganda and are examples of successful fear appeals. With clear references to the criteria for fear appeals discussed in this unit, what makes these posters work for scaring their audience?

Go to the website below and find another poster, provide the link to it, and make a case for which persuasive technique from aside from fear appeals, it is using to persuade.

Materials published by the U.S. Congress are in the public domain. These posters are courtesy of Northwestern University poster archives.

https://images.northwestern.edu/catalog?f[institutional_collection_title_facet][]=World+War+II+Poster+Collection+at+Northwestern+University+Library

“What’s a Fair Share in the Age of Google” articulates another problem entirely, involving news organizations and how they fail to get compensated in an age of aggregation and search engines. What do you think is a fair solution here?Explain and support your answer based on your knowledge of copyright and your close reading of this article.

How can we ensure that creative industries stay lucrative while not stifling the sharing and flow of information and material? What are the ethical and legal implications?

“What’s a Fair Share in the Age of Google” articulates another problem entirely, involving news organizations and how they fail to get compensated in an age of aggregation and search engines. What do you think is a fair solution here?Explain and support your answer based on your knowledge of copyright and your close reading of this article.

The Copyright Conundrum in an Age of Innovation
United States Copyright Office, “Copyright Basics (Links to an external site.).” [PDF, File Size 670 KB] Open access at: https://www.copyright.gov/circs/circ01.pdf

Is this, in your collective mind, an objective news organization? Explain through examples.Does this news organization, in your collective mind, serve the public interest in a healthy manner?

NEW York Times
Required Questions:

Is this, in your collective mind, an objective news organization? Explain through examples.Does this news organization, in your collective mind, serve the public interest in a healthy manner?

That is, does it provide information that is in the best interest of the audience and that promotes healthy engagement in civic life? If so, how? If not, please articulate “the problems.” These can range from sensationalism to clickbait to bias to outright misleading or questionable information. Remember: It’s ok to have a news mix that offers hard news and soft news (the latter being more entertaining, lighter stories), but news should also be like a doctor-patient relationship, telling us what we need to know about our community or the world.

If you could make any changes to this news organization and the way in which it delivers information, what would it be?

Discuss the simple conflict based on individual differences you encounter (Module 03) when speaking to prospective adopters about the negative aspects of declawing cats.

Module 3

Briefly explain how you can use the knowledge you acquired to improve your communication skills in your selected area.

https://youtu.be/mCZCok_u37whttps://youtu.be/KDwdKytPIOQ.

Explain how, as a hairstylist, it is important to achieve shared meaning (Module 01) with your clients in order to cut their hair exactly how they want it.

Discuss the resource-related conflict (Module 02) that occurs when you and your co-workers need to compete for limited supplies or appointment slots.

Explain the importance of using the communication channel of social media (Module 01) in order to relay information about adoption days and the pets that are available for adoption.

Discuss the simple conflict based on individual differences you encounter (Module 03) when speaking to prospective adopters about the negative aspects of declawing cats.