Students are to read the articles “Faking It: Sex, Lies and Women’s Magazines” and “She Wrote Fake News for Cosmopolitan and Now Regrets Misleading Women on Feminism.”
Students are to watch the YouTube video about the Cosmopolitan writer, Sue Ellen Browder.
Please write a (full) 3-page paper discussing the articles and video.
The first and second pages should include a discussion regarding your opinions and thoughts on the articles and video. Be specific and use at least 2 examples from each article/video when responding.
The third page should include examples in current women’s magazines of the problems revealed and discussed by the various editors and writers interviewed in the article. You may use a hard copy of a magazine or an online copy of a woman’s magazine. If you find a men’s magazine that has examples of the same misleading information and tactics, you may use that too.
For example: look for examples that has small print that says “names have been changed” in the articles you are reading. Look for exaggerated claims regarding sex (or other topics) and its impact/benefit on health and beauty. Look for quotes from “real women & men” that don’t sound like how a real person might speak about sex (or other topics).
Make sure to include the (1)magazine you found the article in, (2)the issue you are using, (3)the name of the column or article, and its author. Give specific details when describing the article(s) you are discussing.
Be typed, 12 point font, double spaced MLA format.
Include proper spelling, grammar, capitalization, punctuation, and sentence structure.
Include proper paragraphs.
Include proper format (introduction, body, conclusion).
Include a cover page.
Include a works cited page.
Be a full 3 pages (in addition to your cover page and works cited page).
Remember to cite your sources (proper citation).