“Imagine you are a news editor. You have been asked to respond to an online discussion thread regarding how information media has affected American culture.

Does the information media have social responsibility? If yes, in what ways? If not, why not?
What is the role of the information and news media in the shaping of political opinions?
How have electronic media and their convergence transformed journalism and news consumption
How are standards in journalism still relevant and important in today’s media, opinion, and media-saturated world
What role does satire have in the news today? How have programs and websites– such as The Daily Show, Late Night with Stephen Colbert, and “”The Borowitz Report”” in The New Yorker–provided a separate space for commentary on the news and news providers?