University of Central Florida Media and Movements Discussion

contemporary social movement (between 2000-2019), and how media reporting compromised the integrity of the movements. Your task as a Communication student is to intervene between media reporting and the movement, and to offer a critique of the persuasiveness of media.

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Remember:

-introduce the movement in the intro

-discuss the movement

-find a direct quotations from the movement leaderships

-Find media report talks about the movement negatively/ Show how miss representing the movement in any newspaper or media report.

-quotes with no parphrasing

-use encode and decode analysis

-700-1000 words

-follow the rubric for the format and the details for each paragraph

Format:

  • The submission will be written in Times New Roman, 12 pt. font, and double spaced, and follow APA format.
  • Your opening paragraph will include the social movement, and discuss its importance in contemporary culture.
  • The following paragraph will directly quote from the movement’s leadership: what is it about? who are the leaders? what are the end-goals of the movement?
    • Following the direct quotation, you will intervene as a Communication student to explain the significance of their objectives.
    • For example: Berlusconi was already well known for Law 189/2002, the so-called Bossi/Fini law of 2001 that tightened regulations on foreign residents. This legislation made a standing job offer a requirement of the ‘entry for employment’ category, and abolished permits for employment-seeking migrants, thus linking the residence permit to the working contract and increasing the number of cases in which expulsion was
    • The example explains a law, and the bold text highlights the consequences/significance of the same law.
  • Your subsequent paragraphs will then quote any newspaper (online or print) reporting on the movement.
    • You will then compare the reporting to the movement’s objectives.
    • You are encouraged to conduct an encode-decode analysis of the reporting, but without explicitly stating the positions.
  • Restrict yourself to one theme per paragraph.
  • Your concluding paragraph will summarize your paper, and then end with your reflections on the persuasiveness of media.

Rubric

Media and Movements

Media and Movements

Criteria Ratings Pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIntroduction: Movement

1.0 pts

Identifies a movement

0.0 pts

Does not identify

1.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIntroduction: Importance

1.0 pts

Identifies importance

0.0 pts

Does not identify

1.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIntroduction: Thesis Statement

3.0 pts

Clearly states the thesis

2.0 pts

Thesis needs to be interpreted

1.0 pts

Thesis missing

3.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeMovement: Quote

2.0 pts

Quotes movement objective

1.0 pts

Quotes from an uncredible source

0.0 pts

Does not quote

2.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeMovement: Explain

3.0 pts

Good explanation of the movement

2.0 pts

Explanation is okay

1.0 pts

Poor explanation

3.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeMedia: Quote

2.0 pts

Quotes media report

1.0 pts

Quotes is not relevant

0.0 pts

Does not quote

2.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeMedia: Explain

3.0 pts

Good analysis of the report

2.0 pts

Analysis is okay

1.0 pts

Poor analysis

3.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeConclusion: Summary

2.0 pts

Well-written summary

1.0 pts

Abrupt/random conclusion

2.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeConclusion: Reflect

3.0 pts

Offers opinion on persuasion

2.0 pts

Rehashes known positions

1.0 pts

Does not offer opinion

3.0 pts

Total Points: 20.0

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