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Learning Exercise: It s No Laughing Matter: Analyzing Political Cartoons

It s No Laughing Matter: Analyzing Political Cartoons
This assignment analyzes political cartoons.
Course: American Government


Submitted by:
McGraw-Hill Learning Solutions
Date Last Modified:
November 11, 2008


Analyze Political Cartoon using Objective and Subjective Chart: 1. Objective Observations: Describe what you see in the cartoon -- the forms and structures, the arrangement of the various elements. Avoid personal feelings or interpretations. Your description should help someone who has not seen the cartoon to visualize it. 2. Describe your personal feelings, associations and judgements about the cartoon. Always anchor your subjective response in something that is seen. For example, "I see...., and it makes me think of ....."



  • College General Ed


Public Opinion and Mass Media: The Press and Democracy: Friend or Foe?

Learning Objectives

Examine the four roles of the media, and explain the importance of each to a democratic society.

Type of Task

  • Individual

Technical Notes

Author Robert Downs