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%color=darkgreen%'''[+Perspectives+]'''%rfloat width=350%

* Think about the main idea from ''NWWK'' 2.6: "Texts Get Their Meaning From Other Texts" (Refer back to your book if you need to!)
** Let's discuss!


%color=#ff6600%'''[+Evaluating Sources+]'''

* Bias!
** %newwin%[[|Kinds of Bias]]
** Common %newwin%[[|biases]] connected to our media

[+'''[[|The problems with news]] are things we can practice identifying in our research:'''+]

* Use %newwin%[[|LexisNexis]] to find a news story about the topic you found for your Research Writing.

* Compare your news article (popular source) with your %newwin%[[|google scholar]] article and ''record your findings'' in today's freewriting thread.

* Between now and Monday, you'll be working on a shitty first draft of a Comparative Analysis of the two. Look for it in Blackboard!

* Let's also check out %newwin%[[,uid&profile=pov|Points of View]], %newwin%[[|ProCon]], and Satrakian's [[|News Deeply]].
** Using these, you can investigate the perspectives that are defined around an issue you've reserched. If your current topic isn't here, you can use a different topic for the sake of examining perspectives!
* Try to find ''varying perspectives'', then discuss and record any differences you might have about the [=PoV=] topic in your freewrite thread.
* These are the kinds of things you should continue to do to on your own to demonstrate how your writing plays a role in your understanding of your research (and that you can include in your portfolio!).



* On Thursday, we'll be using the 3rd Threshold Concept (pp. 48-58).
** Be sure to have read this short section by our next class meeting.
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