Explain Gunnar Myrdal’s connection with & impact on the American civil rights struggle, history homework help
Answer five of the following 10 questions. Also Question 10 must be answer. So overall has 6 questions. answer words length need be 150-200 words per question. Clearly identify the questions you’re answering.
1. Explain Gunnar Myrdal’s connection with & impact on the American civil rights struggle. Who was he & why did he come to America? What did he find there that disturbed him, and what was his proposed solution? Do you think that solution has been successful?
2. Identify the following events. Put them in context of the civil rights struggle & explain why they’re also significant to media development: Emmett Till’s murder & trial, Montgomery bus boycott, Little Rock desegregation attempt, University of Alabama attempt, Ole Miss desegregation attempt, lunch counter sit-ins, 16th Street Baptist Church bombing and Freedom Riders.
3. Identify Hank Klibanoff, Charles Moore and William Bradford Huie. Why are these three significant to civil rights & journalism history and what do they have in common, geographically?
4.. Chapter Nos. 20-23 — Summarize these last chapters of the Race Beat. How did the Southern press lose ownership of the race story? How did the assassinations, violence & murders that marked 1963-1965 affect those who were covering the race beat? Why was the Voting Rights Act the high point of the civil-right struggle — and also “the beginning of the end”? (p. 394) How did advances in race relations affect the black press?
5. Identify & discuss ethical challenges journalists faced covering the civil rights struggle. Be specific with names & dates.
6. Identify & discuss legal challenges journalists faced covering the civil rights struggle. Be specific with names & dates.
7. Discuss how various people in the Race Beat used media to their advantage, especially Martin Luther King and Laurie Pritchett. When was media manipulation successful? Unsuccessful?
8. Describe how photojournalism, national magazines & network TV news were especially influential during the civil rights struggle.
9. Pick three reporters and/or editors from the Race Beat & discuss their contributions to the civil rights struggle AND the development of journalism.
10. What surprised and/or shocked you in the Race Beat? Why do you think this is or is not an important book to read?
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