Essay 750words 10% leeway
Media impacts each and all of us. How information is presented to us can change the way we
think about the situation/people being reported about.
Below are the two (2) pieces of media for your Assessment Task 1 Written Assignment.
Read/watch both pieces of media. Compare the language, tone and concepts that have been
used, and the impacts and influences to the audience.
Follow the rubric (Appendix 1 in the Unit Outline) to make sure you’re answering the question
Identifies the type of commentary in the piece of media.
All aspects of the media commentary are clearly identified and described comprehensively.
Critically reflects upon the media discussion
Comprehensive, critical and insightful discussion on the media content/item. Opinions are supported by specific
and highly effective examples/evidence; the main and supporting points relate to each other.
Communicates information coherently, incorporating information literacy standards.
Information is well sequenced with skilful transitions between ideas. Proficient use of language with no errors in
grammar, spelling or vocabulary.
Accesses and uses academic standard information ethically and legally.
Evidence of comprehensive research with references from both the reading list and additional relevant academic
sources that are well paraphrased.