This assignment requires you to write an original research design. The final paper will not be an essay but will resemble, in structure, a professional article. Paper topics are currently being accepted for approval. The research design must be 5 full pages in length, double spaced 11 or 12-point Calibri font. It is due on November 23, 2020 and must be submitted in the text box. The topic of this paper will be “The impact of Mass Media on Democracy” The focus of the paper must be an aspect of political behavior and will include the following parts: Research problem – a statement of the focus of your research Literature review Descriptions of published research addressing the research you are undertaking 10 sources minimum Sources must come from professional journals Hypothesis – Propose an explanation for your research problem Theory – Expound on the hypothesis that you proposed by making arguments that support it Description of a proposed test and source of data If you choose to use data analysis, you do not have to actually conduct the analysis. You will need to identify the data that would be used and give its source. If you think you would like to utilize survey research you will need to include: The questions that you would ask on a survey Whom the sample would include. Example: I want to survey UCF students who have completed two years at the university No actual surveys will be conducted, as the administration of surveys requires IRB approval.