Discuss the impact of social media on one current news issue in a 4-5 pages double spaced essay.
This assignment involves an in-depth analysis of the impact of one or more issues on current news story of your choice. Selected topics should focus on a significant, political, economic, social, cultural, health environmental issues or events. You are encouraged to decide on a specific context, i.e. local, regional or international. Examples of topics could include but are not limited to: Facebook and the stock exchange; Canada’s Policy towards Afghanistan, local elections, popular personality or product, service etc). Successful completion of the assignment will be based on extensive information acquired from the selected media forum. If you are not a social media user, this assignment will require you to join at least one forum (e.g. Facebook or a support group) and to get into groups within the social media’s network that address your topic. Your essay should focus on perspectives from users. For example: Are the views objective? Is there a sense of community among the users? Is the forum effective in achieving its goals? (This is a partial list—consider other examples for your assignment.)