2019-2020 Catalog 
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GOVT180A CM - Political Reading and Writing I

In this semester the emphasis is on political reading and writing that is intended to support a political candidate. During the first half of the semester we will read examples of political writing that are mainly intended to support a political position or attack a political opponent: (1) op-ed (2) a longer newspaper or magazine editorial in support of or opposition to a political position, cause, or person. (3) an advertisement for a political candidate meant to appear on TV, radio, or social media. (4) a blog. (5) A direct mailing soliciting contributions for a political campaign or a political cause. (6) a biographical profile of a candidate for a political office. (7) a letter to an editor. (8) A statement of personal and political convictions given at the close of a debate.

Prerequisite: GOVT 020 CM  

Offered: Occasionally

Credit: 1

Course Number: GOVT180A CM