Current Event – Totalitarian Restrictions or Ethnic Conflict

Current Event – Totalitarian Restrictions or Ethnic Conflict

NSTRUCTIONS:
Write a paper on a current event article that discusses restrictions on freedoms by a totalitarian state or an article on ethnic conflict within a nation. Summarize the article and explain why this issue is important to the global community. What outside influences might help change this issue? How? Is the article neutral? Why or why not?

Be sure to include a scanned copy of the article in your submission in addition to citations. Article (no more than one-month old) from reputable news source such as The New York Times or The Washington Post. (PREFERRED FLORIDA ARTICLE BUT NOT REQUIRED)

Writing Requirements (APA format):
-Length: 3 full pages (not including the title or references page)
-1-inch margins
-Double-Spaced
-12-point Times New Roman font
-Title and Reference page required
-APA cite article with link (LINK REQUIRED)
-Scan copy of article REQUIRED

RUBRIC:
Identifies Newspaper Article
5.0 pts
-The student uses a newspaper article which is not more than thirty days old and is on topic.

Summarization
25.0 pts
-The student clearly describes all of the main points in the article.

Identifies How Affected
25.0 pts
-The student identifies how the issue relates to the global community accurately with significant supporting details.

Evaluates Source Credibility
10.0 pts
-The student accurately evaluates the creditability of the source.

What/How Outside Influences Might Help Change Issue
25.0 pts
-The student provides a detailed account of how outside forces could change the issue.

APA
5.0 pts
-The paper is formatted and referenced according to APA standards.

Writing
5.0 pts
-The student presents information using clear and concise language in an organized manner (minimal errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).

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