You might not realize how often our civil liberties — particularly the right to privacy — are put to the test on a daily basis. Many of the current news stories reflect the line between a citizen’s right for privacy. Do you wonder about your privacy on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, for example? How do you feel about wiretapping and government accessing phone records? All of these concerns are things that affect our lives.
Choose a current or recent event that illustrates a privacy concern. Use and cite at least one quality news article or story. How does the article explain a theme or themes from our textbook or other class sources? Offer your opinion, thoughts or insight as well.
Some ideas of places to go for your news story:
For your Initial Post due by Thursday 11:59 PM:
For your Response to at least 2 classmates due by Sunday, 11:59 PM: