In your email, I suggest some form of the following:
I'm a senior (major) student at the University of Central Oklahoma in an international media class.
For my class assignment, I'm studying the media in your country and would appreciate it if you could answer a few questions for me.
Your views on the news media will be vital to my class presentation later this semester. The quesitons I'd like to ask follow. Would it be possible to have your answers by (date)?
Please let me know by (date) if you can do this.
Thank you very much,
list of questions