This packet is the third in a series about politics and mass media.
It explores media bias and how the news media portrays political candidates.
Use one or two adjectives to describe how each candidate looks.
Make at least one observation about the lighting for each image.
Notice the camera angle on both covers.
What might the cover words tell you about each candidate?
What might their nonverbal expressions reveal or mean?
How might they have been photographed differently?
Senator John McCain was on the cover August 2006
Former Sen. John Edwards graced the cover in August 2007 and
Senator Barack Obama graced the cover in June 2008.
Compare and contrast these three images:
pay close attention to expressions, clothes, camera angles, color and more.
What do you see?