Trial By Media
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to analyze the effect of the media on Nick and Amy's actions.
Common Core Standards:
The police investigation into Nick Dunne – and presumably, his upcoming trial – are massively influenced by the media. Nick invests time, effort and money into appearing sympathetic. In fact, it may well be his biggest concern after Amy's disappearance!
Students should brainstorm a list of the ways that media representation of a person or story might influence the justice system. For example, media coverage might bias the jurors, law...
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