Over arching question: how does new media, particularly twitter, disrupt or change
the way a story unfolds?
Our focus is to show how new media, specifically Twitter, has changed old
media. Twitter allows people to respond to news, but tweets sometimes bec
Due: October 19, 2012
If We Dont Vote, Is It Still Democracy?
Can a country be considered a democracy if it does not have universal suffrage?
Those living in America would most likely answer no; we think of voting as a func
Q2: Nations from Australia to Uruguay require eligible citizens to vote in every major
election, or to pay a fine. Would "compulsory voting" make sense in the United States, in
your view? Why or why not? What does such a system assume or require of citize
Please write a 10- to 12-page paper (double-spaced, 12 pt. font) about one (1) of the
following topics. Come talk to me after youve picked a topic, considered the readings
you'll use, and developed an outline or angle of approach. Top grades will go to pa