web-excursion-2-early-newspapers-communications-homework-help

Take a close look at one era of newspaper history and report on what you find. Search on the Web for your specific topic, such as “penny press,” “yellow journalism,” or “muckracking,” or “underground press”.

How does the journalistic practices of your selected era compare with the ones of today?

Write a two page double spaced response on your findings. Please include citations in the proper MLA citation format.

Criteria Ratings Pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeFormatview longer description

Two pages are typed, no spelling errors or grammatical errors.

2.5 pts

two typed pages, with two or less grammatical or spelling errors

1.5 pts

One page typed. Less than three grammatical or spelling errors

1.0 pts

One page typed. More than four grammatical or spelling errors.

0.0 pts

2.5 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeResearch

Selected relevant era. Selected three elements to examine.

2.5 pts

Selected relevant era. Selected two elements to examine.

1.5 pts

Selected relevant era. Examined only one element,.

1.0 pts

Either did not select a relevant era or did not bring out any elements to examine.

0.0 pts

2.5 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAnalysis

Compared the era to present day media.

2.5 pts

Did not address any comparisons to present day media

0.0 pts

2.5 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeCitations

At least two acceptable academic sources used, and are cited in proper format.

2.5 pts

One acceptable academic sources used and is cited in the proper format.

1.5 pts

Source is either not acceptable for academics (wikepedia or dictionary) or is in an unacceptable format.

1.0 pts

Source was both in an unacceptable format and from an unacceptable source.

0.0 pts

2.5 pts

Total Points: 10.0

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