This essay focuses on Making a Proposal. Write a proposal for a solution to the problem of fake news, focusing on just one of the four sectors of responsibility discussed in the readings. Your proposal may be for a small-scale project in your own community or a larger campaign on a national level, or any size in between; just make sure that it is viable and realistic.
Writing Assignment 2: Making a Proposal Swaim-Fake news :
noredirect=on&utm_term=.e156529af8df Lemman-Fake news: https://www.sciencenews.org/blog/science-public/youve-probably-been-tricked-fake-news-and-dont-know-it Engelhaupt- Fake news:
https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/solving-the-problem-of-fake-news Sydell- Fake news:
For Swaim, the primary responsibility for eliminating the problem of fake news lies in the newsrooms themselves;
Lemann suggests that we should look to the government to take steps.
Engelhaupt’s report places the responsibility squarely in the lap of individual news readers/viewers,
while Sydell’s interviewee Coler suggests that as long as advertisers are willing to pay for it,
fake news will continue to thrive.
Certainly, such a complex problem needs to be confront in various ways and from multiple angles.
Firstly, Which angle do you consider most important to address?
Secondly, What do you think can be done? Write a proposal for a solution to the problem of fake news,
Thirdly, focusing on just one of the four sectors of responsibility discuss in the readings.
In addition, Your proposal may be for a small-scale project in your own community or a larger campaign on a national level,
or any size in between; just make sure that it is viable and realistic.
Moreover, Use the genre features list on page 343 as well as the roadmap in Chapter 16 of your text to help you structure your proposal from start to finish.
A precise description of the problem A clear and compelling solution to the problem
Evidence that your solution will address the problem
Acknowledgment of other possible solutions A statement of what your proposal will accomplish
This assignment will require you to incorporate and cite within the text of your essay at least two articles,
at least one of the four articles list in this unit.
In addition, each article contains links to other articles on fake news that you may use in addition to the assign articles.
You must use at least two articles in writing this essay.
You will need to cite the articles that you use in the text of your essay.