Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Week#12 - Media & Politics

Making Sense of Internal and International Media & Politics


Discussion Questions

What should people know about politics/discussion politics in (Korea, What should people know about politics/discussion of politics in (Korea, China, U.S., & other countries)?

Give examples of political, sociological, and ethical values that are important in different countries?

In what ways do the
  • a) politics
  • b) news stories
  • c) popular media 
of a country affect your opinion of its people? Give examples.

Can you think of times when your assumptions based on politics and news stories about a country, turned out to be inaccurate.

Assignment: Look through the world section of recent news. Find a story about a place we haven’t discussed yet and learn about it. Not just the specifics of a particular event, but some of the background information that would help us understand it. Be prepared to share you learning in class next week.

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