Module 2: Critical Thinking
Social Construction of Media (70 Points)
For this assignment pick a media event to analyze based on the social construction of reality. The authors of the textbook are interested in the ways thatmedia constructs regulates and maintains the social relations among people. The ways in which relations among individuals are constructed and in which reality is constructed by socially integrated individuals are never fixed but instead are conditioned by the varying circumstances of history.
Using the ideas of structure and agency analyze a media event to determine how media coverage did or did not construct regulate and maintain the social reality of the audience. Questions to keep in mind include:
In order to back up your claims be sure to define and incorporate terms from the module lecture pages as well as from the textbook readings and the sources you find. Support your claims with external evidence from at least three reputable sources. (One of the best places to start researching includes the peer-reviewed articles found in the CSU-Global Library.)
Your paper must:
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