Technology and You

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COMM/FILM/PCUL 2F00: New Media Literacy
SPRING 2016
ASSIGNMENT 2 (15%)

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Monday, June 20th at 11:45 p.m.

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For this assignment you will write an editorial response to Jon Ronson‟s piece, “How One Stupid Tweet Blew Up Justine Sacco‟s Life.”1

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http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/15/magazine/how-one-stupid-tweet-ruined-justine-saccos-life.html?smid=fbshare&_r=0
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A GUIDE TO THE EDITORIAL
What is an editorial?


Generally speaking, an editorial is a letter or an opinion published in a newspaper.



Editorials can be written about anything and from any standpoint. A strong editorial incorporates facts to support opinions.



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