The media does have a very significant role in how U.S. citizens are exposed to political actors, policies, and processes that comprise American government.

Assignment Guidelines

  • Select 2 particular media forum types from the following list: 
    • Newspapers 
    • Radio 
    • Television 
    • Internet 
Address the following in 400–600 words: 
  • Provide 2-3 specific examples of information on government corruption that you have received from your chosen media types. 
    • Discuss the nature of the alleged corruption 
      • Where it took place 
      • The level of government involved – local, state or federal 
      • What the person or persons were alleged to have done 
      • How the alleged corruption was discovered and/or reported 
      • Whether the matter has resulted in any action taken against the person or persons. 
Use a minimum of 2 references (your media forums) to reinforce your thoughts. Be sure to include in-text citations and a reference list using APA style.

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