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Policy Analysis + Media Bias For this assignment, I want you to go to https://www.politico.com/ (Links to an external site.) When you click on their drop down menu, you will see a list of Policy issue areas. Part 1: 1. First an issue that you want this assignment to focus on. 2. Chose an article on Politico about that topic. 3. Give me the URL to the story that you picked. Part 2: 4. Write a three sentence summary of the issue. 5. Go to a notorious left leaning source (i.e. MSNBC) and a notorious right leaning source (i.e. Fox, Breitbart) and find one article about the same topic on each of the sites. 6. I want you to do the analysis to compare and contrast how the story gets framed and what sort of bias comes out. Part 3: 7. Why is it important to get information from multiple news sources if we want to better understand what our government is or is not working on? Suggested Formatting for the Assignment Part 1: Policy topic Immigration, Education, something else Politico story URL *copy and paste the URL Story summary in your own words… Part 2: Left leaning source Right leaning source Name of News Source Title of article URL of article Framing of story Watchdog element to the story Observed bias Part 3: Your answer to the last part of the assignment…. Rubric Some Rubric (1) Some Rubric (1) Criteria Ratings Pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePart 1: Identify issue 0.5 pts Full Marks 0.0 pts No Marks 0.5 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePart 1: URL of article 2.0 pts Full Marks 0.0 pts No Marks 2.0 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeSummary for Part 1 (#4) 5.0 pts Full Marks 4.0 pts B 3.5 pts C 3.0 pts D 0.0 pts No Marks 5.0 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePart 2: Left source ID 1.0 pts Full Marks 0.0 pts No Marks 1.0 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePart 2: Right source ID 1.0 pts Full Marks 0.0 pts No Marks 1.0 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePart 2: Left source URL 1.0 pts Full Marks 0.0 pts No Marks 1.0 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePart 2: Right source URL 1.0 pts Full Marks 0.0 pts No Marks 1.0 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePart 2: Left-Leaning Frame 3.0 pts Full Marks 2.4 pts B 2.1 pts C 1.8 pts D 0.0 pts No Marks 3.0 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePart 2: Right-Leaning Frame 3.0 pts Full Marks 2.4 pts B 2.1 pts C 1.8 pts D 0.0 pts No Marks 3.0 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePart 2: Left-Leaning Watchdog or other element 3.0 pts Full Marks 2.4 pts B 2.1 pts C 1.8 pts D 0.0 pts No Marks 3.0 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePart 2: Right-Leaning Watchdog or other element 3.0 pts Full Marks 2.4 pts B 2.1 pts C 1.8 pts D 0.0 pts No Marks 3.0 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePart 2: Left-Leaning ID of bias 3.0 pts Full Marks 2.4 pts B 2.1 pts C 1.8 pts D 0.0 pts No Marks 3.0 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePart 2: Right-Leaning ID of bias 3.0 pts Full Marks 2.4 pts B 2.1 pts C 1.8 pts D 0.0 pts No Marks 3.0 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePart 3: Importance of multiple sources 8.0 pts Full Marks 6.4 pts B 5.6 pts C 4.8 pts D 0.0 pts No Marks 8.0 pts

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