STUDENTS WILL WATCH ONE 30 MINUTE NEWS SEGMENT ON TELEVISION. WRITE AN OUTLINE OF THE CONTENT OF THE 30 MINUTE BROADCAST. YOU SHOULD LIST EVERY TOPIC PRESENTED. YOU ARE LOOKING FOR ANY COVERAGE OF HEALTH & OR AGING ISSUES BUT RECORD EVERYTHING MENTIONED.
LIST WHAT COMMERICALS WERE RUN DURING, BEFORE AND AFTER THE NEWS PROGRAM. HOW MUCH TIME WAS USED FOR THE COMMERCIALS. WHAT WAS BEING ADVERTISED IN THE COMMERICALS. WHO WAS THE TARGET AUDIENCE FOR THE COMMERCIALS?
READ ONE NEWSPAPER COVER TO COVER.
WRITE HOW MUCH SPACE WAS USED FOR FULL OR HALF PAGE ADVERTISEMENTS AND HAD NO NEWS.
LIST HOW MANY PAGES WERE USED FOR; SPORTS, OBITUARIES, WEATHER, COMICS AND FINALLY HOW MUCH WAS ACTUAL NEWS!
HOW MANY ARTICLES WERE RELATED TO HEALTH AND/OR AGING ISSUES. (This can include zika virus or national issues along with US issues).
What place in the broadcast or in the newspaper were these issues placed? Front page? Last story on the TV broadcast? You be the reviewer of content!
Your thoughts! (Three – Five pages is usually the content needed.)