Find a recent online article with a especially controversial or polarizing topic.
Recent = no older than 21 days from when you are posting your response to this prompt. The date stamp of your response will be used for this.
Select the article from one of the following sources:
- Reuters: https://www.reuters.com/
- NPR News: https://www.npr.org/sections/news/
- BBC News: https://www.bbc.com/news
Provide the following, and number your responses:
1. Article Title
2. Article Date
4. Brief summary of what the article is about (one or two sentences at most).
5. Now this is the challenging part. Your job is to describe the debate around this topic.
5a) What are the different views that are expressed, and how are they different?
5b) Next, use the principles of Rogerian argument to create a hypothetical website. Describe in your own words what the specific features would be most effective.
5c) How would this hypothetical website present the topic?
5d) How would this website speak to the stakeholders in this debate who hold opposing viewpoints?
(Minimum Word Count: 150-300 words total)