Communications and Media


Editorial: NOUN: an article in a newspaper or other periodical or on a website presenting the opinion of the publisher, writer, or editor
Argument/commentary. Several other sources refer to it as an “opinionated news story”.
commentary. Your assignment it to pick a relevant, timely, controversial issue and really craft an editorial to get people to hear your perspective and (hopefully) side with you. This is NOT a research essay although you need at least 3 source of support. Remember, the key is how you craft and back up your argument. The key categories for grading are:
• A clear thesis supported by logical and convincing evidence
• Strong organization
Proper MLA formatting (including intext citations and at least 3 “Works Cited”
• Excellent grammar and mechanics


Approximately 250 words