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choose a current news event, and find two video examples – one that represents itself as “serious” news and another that represents itself as humor. Some events may include Obamacare, the NSA, the
NRA, fast food workers strike, and Libya. In some ways this is a compare and contrast exercise. “Serious” news outlets may include CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC Political Humor outlets can be Real Time
with Bill Maher, The Colbert Report, The Daily Show, The Onion, Miller Time (Dennis Miller) on The O’Reilly Factor, Saturday Night Live How is this common news event expressed differently by these
two outlets? Ways to write about this: Summarize the event Summarize the “serious” coverage of this event in detail Summarize the humorous coverage of the same event in detail Discuss the
difference in audiences, emphasis on detail, language used, and assumption. Include links to any videos