News should report on politics but instead shapes it. Discuss with examples
focus on a topic covered in the module and discuss it in some depth and demonstrate the ability to examine different aspects of the news creation, dissemination, and reception process. 3,500 words
A pass will be achieved by demonstrating an understanding of and making a reasonable attempt at, answering the chosen question. Higher marks will be awarded to those students who show the ability to critically evaluate the relevant literature, think independently, and can produce a well-structured argument, drawing on examples from journalistic practice.