Foreign Press of the US in Two Countries Compare how an issue or politician in the United States is covered in the foreign press of two different countries.
You are required to utilize at least three sources from each country. If you don’t think the sources are of a good quality, please explain why.
Foreign Press of the US in Two Countries Paper Guidelines
Additionally, the paper must be:
-1,000 – 1,500 words.
– Times New Roman 12 font.
– Double spaced.
Please upload the assignment here. No hard copies will be accepted. I will look at drafts through November 29.
You will be graded according to the rubric below:
4= easily identifiable, clear and concise, insightful, and appropriate for assignment
3= identifiable, clear, and appropriate
2= somewhat difficult to identify, unclear, and/or slightly inappropriate for assignment
1= very difficult to identify, unclear, and/or inappropriate for assignment
0= unidentifiably, unclear, and/or wholly inappropriate for assignment
Use of Evidence
4= appropriate source information (typically primary) used to support thesis and buttress all arguments made in essay, excellent integration of quoted/paraphrased material into writing.
3= appropriate source information used to support thesis and to buttress most arguments, good integration of sources into writing
2= sometimes weak use of source information (excessively secondary), inadequately supports thesis and/or sub-arguments, weak integration of quoted/paraphrased material into writing
1= very weak use of source information (excessively secondary), fails to support thesis and/or sub-arguments, very weak integration of material into writing
0= wholly failures to use sources appropriately
Analysis, Logic and Argumentation
4= all ideas progress logically from an identifiable thesis, compelling justifications are offered to support thesis, counter-arguments are anticipated and addressed, appropriate connections are made to outside material
3= thesis is generally supported by logically compelling assertions and appropriate connections
2= insufficient support for some arguments, assertions are vague or lack focus, support offered is sometimes irrelevant, tangential or repetitive
1= lacks support for arguments, unfocused, uses irrelevant information to support thesis
0= wholly fails to related evidence to thesis statement
4= coherent and clear, all paragraphs support thesis statement, each paragraph supports its topic sentence, excellent transitions
3= mostly coherent, generally supports thesis, good transitions
2= often lacks coherence, mixed support for thesis, transitions often missing or weak
1= incoherent, lacks support for thesis, transitions weak and often missing
0= wholly incoherent, unsupportive of thesis and lacking in transitions
Mechanics (Grammar, Spelling, Language Usage, Sentence Structure, Citation Format)
4= excellent command of language, proper use of grammar/writing conventions, few to no misspelled words, correct word choice, excellent variety and complexity of sentence structure, uses proper citation format
3= good command of language, generally proper use of grammar/writing conventions, minimal misspelled words, largely good word choice, some variety and complexity in sentence structure, generally uses proper citation format
2= generally proper use of grammar/writing conventions, but with simple sentences generally lacking variety/complexity in structure, acceptable citation format
1= weak use of language, poor grammar, and numerous mechanical errors undermine coherence, weak citation format
0= extremely weak use of language/poor grammar, and pervasive errors seriously undermine coherence, improper citation format