Country adoption guidelines and countdown
1. International adoption guidelines
- Four-page paper--due to Dr. Clark day of presentaiton
- WWWWWH of media in that country
- Include country's brief history, population, religions, location, any distinguishing characteristics of culture, and the media
- Statistics on media circulation, numbers of TV channels, newspapers, etc
- Role of media, control of media
- 15-minute presentation to class with visuals, including map
- One page outline to each student
- Minimum of five sources
- Social media interview with someone in that county included
“I want to have a summary grasp of what media is like in the
country, how it functions, and its control and influence.”--Clark
- We will begin your country adoption reports Tuesday, Oct. 11, and have two or three a day. Date assignments will be made Sept. 30.
- By Thursday, Sept. 18, post below the person and media you will contact.
- By Tuesday, Sept. 23, you will have made contact by email with a media person in your country. We will discuss this in class.
- In initial email, introduce yourself; tell the person who you are and that you're doing this for a university class; and give the link to Clarkinternational as a reference.
- Ask for a confirmation email.
- Let them know you need to visit with them, via email, no later than Oct. 3.
- Ask them for a date when they'd have time to respond.
- If the person does not respond within 24 hours, send another email. If that doesn't work, find a backup person immediately.
- Being unable to contact a media person will subtract 30 points from your 150-point project.
- Send them the list of questions you'd to discuss, including but not exclusive:
- What is the roll of the media in their country?
- How has the Internet and social media changed media in their country?
- What is the most important thing to know about media in their country?
- Who controls the media in their country?
- What are the strengths of the media in their country?
- What are the weaknesses of the media in their country?