|Course Tutor – Ali Calthorpe |Year – 2012/2013 | |Unit – Unit 3 Citizenship and Diversity |Tutor – Ali Calthorpe | |Assignment Title – The media, current affairs and support within the public services | |Handout date – w/c 20/05/2013 |Submission date – w/c 03/06/2013 |
|Outcomes Covered | |Outcome | |Assessor signature - Date - | |Learner comments | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |(when resubmitting, use this space to direct the tutor to where the alterations/additions can be found) |
|Internally verified? YES / NO |Grades agreed? YES / NO | |Name - |Signed - |Date - | |Assessor seen and agreed |Signed - |Date - |
|Before you handing in work this front sheet should be fully completed and work will not be accepted without it. You should | |ensure your assignment is suitably presented and that you attempt to show all your references and sources of information used.|
|Assignment Scenario | |You are applying for a vacancy as a trainee press officer for your local police service. You must illustrate that you can | |report on current affairs and their impact upon your police service in a balanced approach. You will be required to attend an | |assessment centre and complete various tasks in order to successfully be appointed in the role. | |Overview: | |The media is an important tool the public services but their reporting can affect the public services in how they are | |represented. They can misrepresent the support that is offered to citizens, especially in terms of equality and diversity. | |There are also a number of issues that occur within society which can affect the public services. They will impact upon the | |public services in different ways and the media will report on this to inform the...
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