Thursday, April 14, 2016

The rise of authoritarianism?

Read this story from The New York Times. How do you see this applying to the media in the US and world?
Comment below by 5 pm Monday, april 18.

Death of Liberalism?

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Thursday speaker assignment

Be on time or don't come:

Justin Gillis is a reporter covering environmental science and policy for The New York Times since April 2010, with a particular focus on global climate change. Mr. Gillis is a native of Georgia and a 1982 graduate, in journalism, of the University of Georgia. He was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 1989 for an article on hidden land dealings by the top county government official in Miami, and he has won numerous other journalism awards.

He will speak to the class and you may ask questions. He will also speak at 2 pm in Pegasus, on
"Hot Times! Into a Warming World" Presented by: American Democracy Project at UCO.

Your assignment--500-word news story, typed, handed in first of class Tuesday April 12. No email. 50 points possible.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

What have you learned so far?

At this point in the semester, what would be the main lesson you will remember  about media from this class? Comment by 5 pm Wednesday.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

America's ethnocentric, eurocentric media

Consider these facts:

What harm to the American people does this do? Why is the media like this?
Comment below by 5p.m. Monday.