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English 273 - Research Project: Visual Media

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Consuming visual media is another way to gain familiarity about your topic.  It can be useful to learn about the individuals or conditions in certain places.  As you watch, take careful notes about the subjects of the film and consider if the reporting is balanced. Consult your teacher for how you might include the information you learn in your paper. Options include documentaries, news clips, televised interviews or short tv programs.

Try Netflix

 Netflix has hundreds of documentaries. Here are a few titles related to research topics:

Domestic Violence - Behind Closed Doors

Criminal Justice Reform - 13th, Strong Island

Prison Reform - 13th, Babies Behind Bars and Breaking the Cycle

Low Performing Schools - The Bad Kids




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