Choose a specific type of media (TV show, specific website, specific magazine)
- or choose a genre of media (fashion magazines, celebrity news, etc.)
How does this media/genre frame the world?
What elements does the piece use to shape this world?
-Consider aims & effects (audience, creator)
Use a minimum of 3 ADDITIONAL RELIABLE OUTSIDE SOURCES to support your argument.
Use specific examples from the media of your choice.
Cite sources within the essay and on a "Works Cited" page.
Some Questions to Ponder
What does this media use to interest me?
Lots of pictures? Large text? Type of music?
Who is this media's audience?
May say upfront; consider the type of articles, photos used or not
Who is/are the organization or authors writing for it?
This group or individuals may support a certain point of view.
Agree or disagree with the media's viewpoint/perspective?
Why or why not?