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Retrieved from -election.htmlTopic 2: The Decline of the Newspaper IndustryQuestion #1: Pick a recent major national event or news story that interests you (the event/news story must not be more than 2 months old). Then, selecttwopapers of the six discussed in thereadingand explore the differences in how those newspapers reported on the story. How does the newspaper’s audience affect the way in which a story is presented? Include a link to the news stories you selected.A recent major national even or news story I selected is about the coronavirus outbreak and how itwould affect us if it happened in the United States. USA Today titled their story “US learned from Ebola but is 'nowhere near as prepared' as needed if coronavirus outbreak happened here” vs The
New York Times with “Coronavirus Live Updates: China Now Has More Cases Than It Had of SARS”. USA Today focuses more on news, money, sports, and life vs The New York Times which focuses more on Arts, Theater, and Metro. With that in mind it goes to show why The New York Times has a more dramatic title to pull their readers in. They go into what SARS is, how many were affected, how many countries, and how many actually died from it. Then they relate those statistics to that of the coronavirus. They end with fashionable masks that can be purchased through a website found here . As far as USA Today they reassure their readers the riskis low to Americans and we are much better prepared than we were 17 years ago when SARS emerged. They touch on what you should look for with common symptoms and transmission of the illness. Then we hit a map that breaks down the Coronavirus cases around the world.