Reading Takeaway Assignment #2

Due: Feb 21 at 11:59pm

Calendar JOU3003 RVC 1221


Based on the reading and video assignments, explain the role that broadcast journalism played in awakening Americans to racial

oppression and the Civil Rights Movements of the the 1960’s. Cite specific events and outcomes of that era. Research additional sources

and describe how broadcast journalism and citizen journalism continue to report on the ongoing struggle for social justice and the impact

they are having in shaping American history and your personal lives. Similarly, cite specific events and unique recent outcomes.

Format: Two pages (maximum) of text with references (endnotes) on page 3.

Please use a 12 point normal font (e.g. Times Roman, not italic or script).

Margins should be one inch all around with page numbers.

No cover sheet is required.

Criteria for grading the takeaway (50 points).

–Quality of presenting the substantive issues, demonstrating understanding of the topic and knowledge of the topic.

–Writing level—writing is clear and concise and explanations are cohesive and logical.

–Citations use appropriate use of relevant citations.

Header: Your name.

Course title.


2 pages deadline 5 hours