I’m studying and need help with a Political Science question to help me learn.
Media has a large effect on campaigns. For this assignment you will choose 2 political commercials from each of the Trump and Clinton 2016 campaigns (4 total) and analyze each of them for the following:
- What do you see in the commercial? Describe images or text.
- What do you hear in the commercial? Describe voices, music, background sound effects.
- What do you think the commercial producers want you to feel or think? What makes you say this?
- Do you think the ad is effective? Why or why not?
Please write in full sentences!
Some useful websites to find political commercials from the 2016 campaign include:
- The Living Room Candidate (Links to an external site.) (Note: ads are not closed-captioned, but do include a transcript)
- Team Trump YouTube Channel (Links to an external site.) (Note: ads have auto-captioning)
- Hillary Clinton YouTube Channel (Links to an external site.)(Note: ads have auto-captioning)
Please use this template to help organize your thoughts,.
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