COMM 2150: Introduction to Media Theory

Class Activity

Free Writing Prompt

Take five minutes to write about ideas you have connected to your assigned media issue. If you feel stuck, try addressing some of these questions:

  1. What did you choose this issue? What's interesting about it to you?
  2. What do you think it's most important for people to know about this topic? 
  3. Can you think of examples from your own life that connect with this topic? 
  4. Can you think of examples from current events that connect with this topic? 

Media Issues

This assignment requires you to choose among the media issues surveyed in your textbook. These include the following: 

  • Media Ownership
  • Media Piracy
  • Sports Media
  • Media Violence
  • Advertising
  • Privacy