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English 102 - Hays: 1/24 Session

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Portrayal of News in Headlines

Headline 1

Mother Jones headline - Republicans Are Erasing Decades of Voting Rights Gains Before Our Eyes

Headline 2

Headline: Independent Journal Review

Headline: Graham calls voting rights push the most hyped, manufactured issue in a long time

Discussion Questions

Post your responses to the questions below here.

  1. How does each headline frame the issue of voting rights? What is emphasized in each headline?
  2. How is each headline supposed to make the audience feel? Why might it appeal to its target audience?
  3. Google the publication for each headline. What can you find out about why each media outlet might be framing the story this way?

Researching Media Outlets

Finding News through the Library

Fake News & Disinformation

Headline 3

Gateway Pundit

Elections expert reveals over 550,000 registered voters in wisconsin have a registration date of 1/1/1918


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