HUM176wk7 - Choose the biggest breaking story of the...

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Choose the biggest breaking story of the moment. Go to cnn.com , msnbc.com , and foxnews.com . Compare and contrast coverage. Compare and contrast information in the stories as well as how are they presented. Answer the following questions: What links are included? How does the commentary associated with the stories and source differ? Write three paragraphs comparing and contrasting the sites. Each paragraph must be at least 250-words. Post your paper as an attachment. CNN On the main page there is a video on the top story of “LEGENDARY PENN STATE COACH PATERNO DEAD AT 85.” Joe Paterno tenure the most successful coach in a major college football history ended adruptly in November after alligations of sex abuse scandal cost him his job. Soon after Paterno was diagnosed with what his family had called treatable form of lung cancer. In December he was hospitalized after breaking his pelvis and in January for what his son called minor complications from his cancer treatments. Paterno died early Sunday morning surrounded by his family. The article goes further into describing Paterno’s success as Penn States Coach. The university released a statement announcing their sorrows for the loss of a great man. The univerisyt is considering appropriate ways to honor Paterno’s legacy even though they fired him. The article goes into a very lengthy description of his life and career over the last 61 years. Then it goes into the lengthy detail of the scandal back in 2002 and how the sex abuse was covered up.
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2012 for the course HUM HUM 176 taught by Professor Na during the Winter '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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