Discussion Board

  • Find an Internet article about any of the following topics/issues, and explain how language issues are contributing to the misunderstandings and controversies about it. Be sure to use some key terms from the chapter to support your ideas. 
  • DO NOT select an article that has already been shared by a fellow classmate on this discussion board.
  • Yes, some of these topics may be upsetting, but PLEASE FOCUS ON THE LANGUAGE USED IN THE ARTICLE(S) YOU IDENTIFY AND SHARE FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT. PLEASE TRY NOT TO FOCUS ON YOUR THOUGHTS AND FEELING ABOUT THE TOPIC/ISSUE. 
  • OPTIONAL: After completing this assignment, feel free to share your thoughts or feelings regarding these topics. Be sure to consider the sensitive nature of this assignment.
    1. Alternative Facts
    2. Alternative Medicine
    3. Battleground States  
    4. Black Lives Matter
    5. Cancel Culture 
    6. Cradle of Civilization
    7. Defund the Police
    8. Fake News
    9. FDA Approved
    10. Genetically Modified Foods
    11. Gender Differences in Communication
    12. Glass Ceiling
    13. Intelligence Quotient (IQ)
    14. Medical Practice 
    15. The National Anthem
    16. Russia Gate
    17. Slave Wages

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