Tutor profile: Malysa K.
"Driving down the street, a deer came into the headlights." Identify what is wrong with this sentence and correct it.
The sentence is a dangling modifier. The sentence reads as if the deer was driving down the road. A correct sentence would be: As we were driving down the street, a deer came into the headlights.
Subject: Digital Media
What is the importance of following the inverted pyramid model for online news articles?
The importance of following the inverted pyramid model for online news articles is the ability to read what is most recent first. By having the most important information on top, writers and editors are able to remove what's on the bottom, as necessary, to fit it online or in print.
Identify and describe the two models of media literacy.
The two models of media literacy are the linear model and the cultural model. The linear model is the traditional approach to interpreting media content, where mass communication follows an order: senders deliver messages through a mass media channel to large groups of receivers. The cultural model of media literacy views media content as part of the culture. The media helps us to make sense of daily life and to articulate our values as culture forms. The cultural approach to studying the media critically analyzes media content, the ways in which audiences interpret the content and the circumstances of how the media produce such content.
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