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Print Media Industry Worksheet XCOM/225 Version 3

Associate Level Material


Print Media Industry Worksheet
Part A: Historical and contemporary role of the print media industry Choose one of the following topics: the feminist movement and womens liberation public education antiwar protestors fur and leather products pollution or wildlife and environment conservation! "nswer the following #uestions using complete sentences in at least 5! to 2!! "ords# $escribe the relationship between your topic the print media industry and "merican society! Provide specific e%amples and cite at least three professional publications or articles! 1! &ow has the print media industry historically treated your selected topic' &ow does the print media industry treat that topic today'

(! &ow has the print media industry helped drive improvements and public awareness of your selected topic' &as the media perpetuated any drawbacks controversies or scandals surrounding this topic'

)! What role has the print media industry played throughout the history of this topic' $o you think the current role of the print media is the same as it was in the 1*++s and 1,++s' Why or why not'

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Print Media Industry Worksheet XCOM/225 Version 3 $# Part %: Ma&or pu'lications in the print media industry

/or each print media industry0books newspapers and maga1ines0answer the following #uestions! 2espond to each of the #uestions with a specific e%ample or an e%planation3 use complete sentences as needed! 4e clear and concise and e%plain your answers! Cite any outside sources consistent with "P" guidelines# 5uestion &ow many total publications are sold annually in each print media industry' 4ooks 6ewspapers Maga1ines

What are the ma7or ownership chains in each print media industry'

8ist three ma7or publications in each print media industry!

/or each of the three ma7or publications you listed identify the target audience!

/or each of the three ma7or publications you listed describe the uni#ue writing style! What makes each publication stand out in the marketplace'

/or each of the three ma7or publications you listed describe the publishing trends! &ow is each

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Print Media Industry Worksheet XCOM/225 Version 3 publication changing in response to todays cultural political or technological climate'

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Print Media Industry Worksheet XCOM/225 Version 3 Part C: (he influence of ne" technolo)y on the print media industry

"nswer the following #uestions using complete sentences in at least 1:+ to (++ words! 4e clear and concise and e%plain your answers! Cite any outside sources consistent with "P" guidelines! 1! &ow has the development of the Internet wireless communication computers and handheld digital devices affected print media companies products and sales'

(! What changes have print media companies made to incorporate new technology into their traditional products' &ave these changes been successful or unsuccessful' Why or why not'

)! &ow have consumers reacted to these changes'

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