Yellow Journalism Activity
Find an article from any news source about the situation in Iraq
and attach it to this assignment. OR
give a detailed description of a news story you watched on television about the
situation in Iraq
(describe where you saw it, when you saw it, the story itself, and the way it
Then…answer the following questions.
- Do you
feel the article/program shows sensationalism at all? If so, give an
the program or article represent a variety of perspectives? If so, what are the muliple perspectives
provided? If not, what perspectives
are missing? Use a specfic
there evidence of bias or personal opinion in the article or news program. If not,
cite specific lines that cause you to believe this. Provide a specific example
what page of the news did you find this story OR during which part of the
news broadcast (beginning, middle, or end ) did
this air. Based on the source of
information, why do you think this story was placed here?
on this story, do you believe this source of information is credible? Why or why not? Was your article or program an example
of yellow journalism?