2006GIR Politics, Spin and the Media

Task: Your task is to build an Annotated Bibliography of five peer-reviewed sources on one of the following topics of Media Studies:
  • The influence of the mass media

  • Polls, focus groups and campaigning

  • Spin and Image

  • Rhetoric and speech making

  • The Political Interview

Research: Your Annotated Bibliography must include one Required reading (readings) as well as demonstrate the effective identification and analysis of research material (peer-reviewed journal articles, chapters in edited collections, scholarly monographs, etc.)..
Purpose: The purpose of this task is to demonstrate your understanding of a specific area of literature in the scholarship.
Criteria: Work will be assessed against the following criteria: argument and analysis; research; structure, communication and referencing.