Write responses to the following prompts:
- Come up with three to five terms that characterize your sense of what democracy means: ideals, values, practices.
- How have you learned the meanings of democracy? It’s theory, history, and as everyday, lived practices? In other classes at UMass, what meanings and methods of democracy have you learned? (or not) In your workplace(s), internships, what else?
- In what ways, if any, have you thought about democracy applied to the entertainment industries? In what ways, if any, has then been discussed in other classes you’ve taken, in the Dept. of Communication and beyond? In what ways, if any, is it discussed on social media you follow? What issues and industries are raised?
Reading questions – WRITTEN RESPONSES REQUIRED — 1-2 pages. Post to rolling Google doc with date, assignment title; send link. Single-spaced & typed in Times New Roman or Arial (size 12 font), 1-inch margins. Insert horizontal line between assignments. Remember to proofread.