TOPIC: Why are fewer Americans interested in the news? What is the effect of an uninformed citizenry on the health of American democracy? What should be done to re-engage the public? Use these questions to help students understand the important role that media play in helping to create an informed public. Direct the discussion toward the need for a free press in a democratic society to perform this role and how the corporatization of media has made this more difficult.
Post (1) substantial initial post with a minimum of 250 WORDS all posts and replies must contain at least (2) professional references, properly cited in the current APA format.