Analysis of Criminal News Stories

Aug 13th, 2014
Anonymous
Category:
Biology
Price: $20 USD

Question description


Write an analysis of two news articles or news stories addressing the following:

  • Describe the crime depicted in the article.
  • How is criminal justice system portrayed?
  • What feelings or reactions are evoked in you by the article?
  • How would you explain the reported criminal behavior using at least two theories from the psychological perspectives to each article or news story?

Give a complete citation for the selected article and include a digital copy, if possible.

Write a 2–3-page log entry in Word format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.


Assignment 2 Grading Criteria

Maximum Points

Selected two articles or news stories appropriate for the assignment.

10

Described the crime and portrayal of criminal justice system for each article.

22

Analyzed the feelings or reactions evoked in you by each article.

28

Applied at least 2 psychological theories to explain the crime described in each article.

32

Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

8

Total:

100


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