Help Writing A Newspaper Article - Help for USA Students
make sure you use a recent newspaper.
pick an article from any (recent) daily newspaper that is related to the chapter indicated on the schedule below, summarize it, state how it pertains to a topic in the chapter, and explain how it has enhanced student’s learning.
These current event summaries should not exceed half of a page. The summary is to be e-mailed to the instructor by the end of the indicated date (3:00 p.m.). A copy of the article showing the name of the paper used, the date, and the author’s name should be attached to the news summary.
Example: Suppose the topic of the most recent chapter that was covered was on unemployment and inflation. You should find a recent article on this topic from a daily newspaper. Then: (1) summarize it in few sentences in your own words; (2) explain how unemployment/inflation was defined, and categorized in the chapter; (3) explain which part of the text coverage was discussed in the article that you have read, and indicate how you benefited from reading it>
the chapter topic is Externalities and public goods.
chapter outline :
- private solutions to externalities
- government solution to externalities
- public good
-common pool resource goods
Education, research and development, roads, welfare programs, security programs and clean
environment along with public health programs are all public goods. In an article in the
Economic Times, “Centre to Focus on Public Transport”, the author has mentioned that in New
Delhi the government is planning to improve the public transport rather than investing in new
roads and flyovers (Centre to Focus on Public Transport, 2015). The government feels that mass
rapid transport and improvement in public transport may help to reduce the congestion in the
capital of India.