Prepare by reading, watching, and listening to your local news media. (See the required readings above.)
Reflect on a widely covered local news item that caught your attention this week.
For the Discussion Forum, please:
- Summarize the basic story/facts in one paragraph.
- Discuss how it was covered across all the media outlets you read/watched, noting similarities and differences.
- Answer these questions:
- Were the differences due to the type of medium?
- Were the differences due to the particular reporter or media outlet covering the issue?
- Did you have personal reaction to any of the stories?
- What did you learn from reading, watching, or listening to this story?