- Find three sources that discuss the term "post-truth"
- Find three recent sources that discuss the term "newsspeak"
In a shared document:
Write definitions of the first two terms based on what you found in your sources.
Assess the sources that you used:
- Who is behind the website where you found your source?
- Are they biased or non-biased?
- Are they reliable?
- What genre are they?
As you will recognize, 1984 is being talked about more than is usual right now. Based on your sources, discuss the following question:
- Why is Trump's presidency being compared to "newsspeak" and 1984?
You may discuss these issues with your deskmate but you should each write separate documents and share with me.