Category: Education

News in the American Civil War

During the Civil War newspaper reporting dramatically came of age.  As the fight spread across the United States, so did masses of reporters and journalists. All of the major daily newspapers of the time were spreading rapidly throughout the North and the South leading to an all-time high in reporting. One of the major daily…

I chose to write about how the media can choose to use misleading graphs to misrepresent that data they are presenting and possibly persuade their viewers to develop a different opinion based on the misrepresentation of the data. Misrepresenting data or using misleading graphs can be done through but not limited to the use of…