I’m gonna copy and paste the exact instructions given by the professor, but first a summary.

I’m gonna copy and paste the exact instructions given by the professor, but first a summary. We are writing an annotated bibliography on a topic. I of course chose “Why Americans fear immigrants.” Keep in mind, I’m more left-leaning. But that doesn’t mean I want a complete bias viewpoint. I just want the facts on why Americans have mixed feelings about immigrants. Both agreeing and disagreeing. In other words, I want this to be as unbiased as possible. I have to use 20 articles and have them written a certain way (which you can read in the instructions.) And I’m sorry this is on such short notice, but I need this done by 11:55PM. She doesn’t seem to want a certain amount of words or pages. Well, you’ll know when you read the instructions. With that being said, here are the instructions.
“An annotated bibliography is just what you’ve done before, a list of resources you plan to use for your research, except this time you’ll write a short paragraph about each resource. That’s the annotation.
Your annotation is your summary of and reflection on the resource you’re citing. For this course, your annotation doesn’t have to be very long, a short paragraph of about three sentences, but it should answer the following questions:
What is the resource?
Summarize the resource very briefly. Is it an article, news post, podcast? What is it about? What topics are covered in the resource?
Who created the resource?
Can you identify the author or authors? (Sometimes this is easy but sometimes is can be more difficult.) Who are they and what is their goal in writing on this topic? What authority or credentials do they have? Are they biased or objective?
Why are you including the resource?
How does this resource relate to your own research? It can seem obvious to you that an article on one topic relates to your research on a similar topic, but draw that line connecting the dots for me. Tell me why you chose this resource out of all the thousands available. Is this resource valid? Reliable?
Each citation and annotation is worth 5 points for a total of 100 points for the entire annotated bibliography. Here is a breakdown of how I will grade each citation:
Is the bibliographic citation present? (1 point)
Is the bibliographic citation formatted correctly? (1 point)
Does the annotation answer WHAT? (1 point)
What is the resource (news article, radio story, podcast)?
What is the resource about/what topics does it cover?
Does the annotation answer WHO? (1 point)
Who created the resource?
What are the credentials or affiliations of the creator(s)? (Does the creator have an obvious bias?)
Does the annotation answer WHY? (1 point)
Why are you including this resource?
There may be thousands of available resources on your topic, so explain to me why you are including this resource in particular.
Simply reiterating that a resource mentions your topic is not enough. You need to justify the resource by describing how it supports your research or analysis of the topic.
To receive full credit, all parts of the citation and annotation must be present for all 20 citations.
For this assignment, you will submit an annotated bibliography of at least 20 articles from the media for a current issue of interest following either APA or MLA format. (You can find examples of both APA and MLA annotations at the Purdue OWL link above.) The annotation will include an evaluation of the validity and reliability of the source of the article and of the article itself.
Your annotated bibliography should consist of at least 20 articles from the media for a current issue of interest following either APA or MLA format. The annotation will include an evaluation of the validity and reliability of the source of the article and of the article itself. ”
And that’s all. If you need to reach me, my email is [email protected]

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