In a well-constructed initial response utilizing the knowledge you gained from the initial readings as well as your own experiences, discuss the following questions:
Supporting Your Ideas
There has been a lot of talk about this concept of “fake news.” This has a lot to do with making sure that we, as consumers of information, carefully evaluate sources before determining their worth. It is your task to find a piece of “fake” or misleading news and share it with us. Then, you should find 1–2 credible sources that support why it is fake. You should provide the source(s) for us at the end of this discussion in APA format.
You should then discuss your upcoming speech topic for your Person of Interest Speech. Tell us about the sources you chose to use and how you evaluated their credibility. How do these sources contribute to support your speech? How does the support you chose create audience connection with your topic? You should also cite these sources for us at the end of this discussion in APA format.
What is the overall danger of people not carefully analyzing and evaluating sources?
The following links will help in learning about how to effectively evaluate sources and how to cite sources in APA format.
How to Cite Sources Orally During Your Speech
When you use research for a speech, you must cite the source of your information. This is a requirement of the Person of Interest and Persuasive Speeches. Please view the document below on how to cite sources orally during the delivery of your speech in order to help you understand how to do this effectively.