In a fully developed short essay (minimum of eight paragraphs in length), please answer all of the questions below. Your work should include an introduction, a body of supporting evidence, and a conclusion. Please take some time to edit your work for punctuation, usage, and clarity prior to submission.
Questions for Analysis:
1) Of the three formal approaches outlined earlier in this learning module, which do you think is most effective for communicating in contemporary rhetorical situations? Be specific in supporting your answer.
2) What is Boczkowski saying about the influences of fake news on our current informational climate? What are the three effects that he sees as most damaging to our society, and is he optimistic or pessimistic about the near future of journalism?
3) As a consumer of information now taking college courses, how do you make sure that the sources you use to formulate your worldview and support your arguments are credible?
4) Finally, what do you feel are the consequences of fake news on American society? How have digital communication tools contributed to this problem?
Where applicable, feel free to use hyperlinks to connect your essay to a resource or two in support of your answers.
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