Watch videos on JFK assassination and Miller) and complete following questions;
Interpreting how news is reported
Walter Cronkite report on JFK assassination:
1. What is your first reaction as to how television media first presented President Kennedy’s assassination to the American public?
Alisa Miller report on news media reporting in 2007 with Iraqi War in full engagement:
1. Comment on how American media reports the news according to Miller. What specific issues may distort coverage today?
2. Priming-the process of preparing the public to take a particular view of an event or political actor. How does the media “prime” the public? Use a specific example from the Miller video.
3. Framing-the power of the media to influence how events and issues are interpreted. How can the media frame events and issues? Use a specific example from the Miller video.