Instructions Find an article in your local newspaper (Articles may not be more than one month old) about a local policy issue that affects you. For example, an article concerning your county’s decisio

Instructions

Find an article in your local newspaper (Articles may not be more than one month old) about a local policy issue that affects you. For example, an article concerning your county’s decision to privatize your trash collection service. Address the following:

●Summarize the article (The student describes the main points clearly).

●Explain how this issue affects you (The student identifies how the issue relates to them accurately and in detail).

●Is the article neutral? Why or why not?

● How might you influence this policy in the future (The student provides a detailed account of how they might influence the issue).

Evaluate the source (The student accurately evaluates the source).

Writing Requirements (APA format)

Length: 3 full pages (not including title page or references page)

In-text citations with at least two references

1-inch margins

Double spaced

12-point Times New Roman font

Title page

References page

Hyperlink to the article

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