Print Media Worksheet Essay

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Print Media Industry Worksheet

In Parts A and B, respond to each question using complete sentences, in a paragraph of at least 100 words. Be clear and concise, and explain your answers. Cite any outside sources consistent with APA guidelines.

In Part C, respond to each of the statements with a specific example or an explanation; use complete sentences as needed.



Part A: Historical and contemporary role of the print media industry


Choose one of the following two topics: the feminist movement (women’s liberation) or public education.

Answer the following questions about the relationship between your topic, the print media industry, and American society. Provide specific examples and cite
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Although it took years, print media has come to include work that supports women’s liberation. The
issues are easy to find now in many publications that bring attention to this topic, something that was hard to come by in the earlier years. It has helped address the issues of fare wages, sexual discrimination and workplace harassment that women had to face in the business world. There was a backlash surrounding this topic in which “family values” where attacked at the conclusion that women in the workplace were taking on too much responsibility to be able to continue proper care for the home and their families. The scandal of women’s rights to abortion and birth control was perhaps the biggest topic on a women’s right to choose. Many organizations fought over the topic of abortion and brought in religious ideals to enforce it.

3. What role has the print media industry played throughout the history of this topic? Do you think the current role of the print media is the same as it was in the 1800s and 1900s? Why or why not?

Print media has played a major role throughout history on women’s liberation and feminism because they have been responsible for providing news to the public. News coverage of protests reached the homes of every woman inspiring them to join in the protests and change the way the world treated them. The roles
that print media has played in the…