COMM 203.004 (77081) Media Literacy in a Diverse World
Assignment #1 The Danger of a Single Story — (100 points)
Due Date: Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 (in class only)
(Late, handwritten, e-mailed papers will not be accepted)
Each student must submit a minimum3 full pages andmaximum4full pages, word-processed paper (double-spaced, 1 inch margins, 12 point font, Times New Roman),using complete sentences with proper grammar and punctuations and few, if any, misspellings. Include your full name, course name/section, instructors name, and date in the upper right hand corner (single-spaced).Also, include a title that is centered. Do not use a cover page.Note: Papers will not be accepted if all directions and requirements for this Assignment are not followed.
Students must conduct research ANDwatch the following videos available on Blackboard under Assignments: 1. TED Global (2009),The Danger of a Single Story (18:49), author ChimamandaNgoziAdichie; 2. TEDx Pennsylvania Ave(2015)., From Invisible to Visible (11:56), journalist Maria Hinojosa; and 3. PBS NewHour (2018), Now Read Thisbook club interviews (2 videos: 7:19, 6:40), author JesmynWard.
The videos link is :
Based upon your research and viewing of the videos, you must provide your own responses (in complete sentences, using paragraphs) to the following questions, making sure tominimally cite relevant examplesfrom your research and videos (in proper APA format) as support for your responses. Additionally, all of your sources must be includedon a separate references page, in proper APA format, at the end of your paper. Do not include the questions as headings; do not number your responses; and do not include an introduction and conclusion.
1.Define the term media narrative and include examples of it from each of the assigned
videos?[Explainand provide different examples]
2. What does Adichie mean by the Danger of a Single Story? Also, provide examples
(at least two)from her video to support your responses. [Explainandprovidedifferent
3. How does Hinojosa explain the medias role in going From Invisible to Visible?
Also, provide examples (at least two) from her video to support your responses.
[Explain and providedifferent examples]
4. How does Ward address the Danger of a Single Story? Also, provide examples (at
least two) from her videos to support your responses. [Explain and provide different
5. How has your own life been affected by the Danger of a Single Story? Also, provide
a personal example to support your response.[Explainand provide an example]
Grading: Papers will be judged based on the Assignment #2grading rubric posted on Blackboard.