- Select a controversy related to environmental issues in the media and find two newspaper articles ( local/regional newspaper, a national newspaper—The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, USA Today,and so on) and two news magazine articles (e.g., Newsweek, Time, and US News & World Report).
- Based on the articles you found, evaluate the positive and negative contributions of the media coverage. Focus on the media’s ability to impart the information necessary for the public to make properly informed decisions on environmental issues.
- How does each of the examples you picked heighten or diffuse the controversy?
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