This writing assignment is to be 5 pages in length, APA plus a sources/citations page. Your paper should be written in a word-processing program (as in Word), double-spaced and proofread carefully for mistakes. Mistakes resulting from failure to spell-check assignments will be penalized. Submitted papers should have a header or cover sheet with your name, my name, the course and the title.
The topic for this paper is: MEDIA & SOCIETY.
You should address the following topics in this five-page paper: (1) How does media affect our society, and how does our society affect media – includes examples from the text & lectures; (2) what effect does media have on storytelling and what is it’s impact on society – again, with examples from text & lectures; (3) what is one specific area of concern about media & society (for instance – portrayals of violence, the use of portrayed sex, advertising and consumerism, body image and identity, diversity and the representation of minority groups, etc.)
Choose ONE specific area to focus on.