Chapter 1 Application Assignment
In the News
The purpose of this exercise is to assist you in thinking about human service problems, participants, organizations, and issues. You should select a news story which reflects a human service problem and will follow this story in the newspaper, on television, and in other media for one (1) week. Please address the following questions in this assignment.
a. Describe the situation you have identified.
b. What is the problem?
c. Who are the participants? Describe each and identify his/her perspective of the problem.
d. How is the situation resolved?
e. How well or how poorly do you think the situation was portrayed by the media? Why?
All assignments should be written in APA format. The deadline for completing this assignment is no later than midnight, Tuesday, January 26, 2020.