Habits of Mind Unit 2
 

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Exercises

EXERCISE WH2-1

 

View the page that comes up for one or both of the following links.

 

a.  Bowling Green Daily News

 

b.  The Columbus Dispatch

 

Write a 250- to 400-word discussion that answers the following questions:  What framing do you see on the page?  Within the story?

 

EXERCISE WH2-2

 

In the following stories, identify which of the news values you see and where you see them. 

 

a.  nola.com’s story about a bookkeeper's arrest for stealing

 

b.  oregonlive.com’s story about a blood drive hosted by Portland firefighters

 

c.  ajc.com’s story about a high school student killed in a single-vehicle accident

 

d.  KTLA-TV’s story on the shooting instructor killed by a young girl

 

EXERCISE WH2-3

 

Thinking about the human interest aspect of a story, search for a news story that you find really interesting.  In a 250- to 400-word response, summarize the story and explain why you found it interesting.  Provide a link to the story.