GEN 480 WEEK 4 Critical Thinking and the News

Watch a news report from a major news network. Then, find another report on the same topic from an online source.

Write a 750- to 1,050-word paper assessing both news stories for their clarity, relevance, depth, breadth, and significance.

Analyze the reports by answering the following questions for each:

  • Who is the intended audience?
  • Was the reasoning in the news report solid?
  • Was the report credible?
  • Was there any bias in the report?
  • What, if anything, was presented as fact, that should be presented as debatable?
  • Were the questions and answers relevant?
  • Was there any sociocentric thinking in either report?
  • What were the main differences in the two reports?
  • What outside pressures could account for the different manner in which the stories were written?

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GEN 480 WEEK 4 Critical Thinking and the News

Watch a news report from a major news network. Then, find another report on the same topic from an online source.

Write a 750- to 1,050-word paper assessing both news stories for their clarity, relevance, depth, breadth, and significance.

Analyze the reports by answering the following questions for each:

  • Who is the intended audience?
  • Was the reasoning in the news report solid?
  • Was the report credible?
  • Was there any bias in the report?
  • What, if anything, was presented as fact, that should be presented as debatable?
  • Were the questions and answers relevant?
  • Was there any sociocentric thinking in either report?
  • What were the main differences in the two reports?
  • What outside pressures could account for the different manner in which the stories were written?

Submit your assignment using the Assignment Files tab above.

GEN 480 WEEK 4 Critical Thinking and the News