English 101

Essay Four: Comparison and Contrast Essay (750-word minimum)
The Media and Struggles for Civil Rights


November 23:

December 5:

The purpose of this essay is to create a comparison of the role of the media in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s and what some have called "The New Civil Rights Movement" of today.
Specifically, in what ways have the media influenced the progress of these different movements? In what ways, if any, has this influence changed over the last fifty years?
Consider the new types of media--blogs, Twitter, and other social media, etc.--in your discussion.