Minnesota State Government Shutdown Analysis

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The ending of the Minnesota State Government Shutdown In all of the stories on the ending of the Minnesota State Government Shutdown that I looked at they all pretty much just stated the bare minimum facts about the issue at hand. The three sources that I used for my research on the subject were the websites for CNN, MSNBC, and FOXNEWS. While they all had news coverage on the issue at hand they all covered it in very different ways. The CNN coverage was an article that they got from the AP News Wire that was a very well written article. The one on MSNBC was a very well written article that was, also an article that they got from the AP News Wire also, was the longest of all the articles that I researched. The FOXNEWS article was the shortest…show more content…
CNN for example, coverage was from the AP News Wire, and they talked to some of the people that were involved in the issue at hand all the way from the Governor himself, to what the House Majority Leader had said on the Minnesota Public Radio. They also talked to a few of the people that worked for the State of Minnesota, one was a lady that works for the Department of Education, another one who runs the Minnesota States ran horse track Canterbury Park, and the last one was a woman whose husband works as a representative for the Minnesota State Lottery Program. Where MSNBC’s coverage also which was, an AP News Wire article talked to a lot of the same people as the article on CNN. They also talked to the Governor, as well as the spokesman for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the man who runs the Minnesota State ran horse track Canterbury Downs, and the lady whose husband works as a representative for the Minnesota State Lottery Program. As for the FOXNEWS article, they only talked to one Senator that was involved with the Government Shutdown and they did not even have a very long response from her on the…show more content…
In some of them they had links that you could go to so that you could see more information on what they were talking about. In some the commentary from the people that they talked to was also longer in some articles than it was in the other articles. For example in the FOXNEWS article they had 3 links to stories that would give you more information on what they were talking about, where the MSNBC article, only had 2 links to other stories on the information that they were reporting on. As far as the CNN article there were no links to other stories about the issue at hand. The commentary in these three articles if you were to ask me was not really the best in any one of them though and the worst I would say was the FOXNEWS article with them only talking with one person. During that conversation they only printed one statement from her. The one with the most commentary from what I read was the MSNBC article they seemed to have talked to most people while they were researching their information for their article. Coming in at second place would be the CNN article while they talked to some they just did not talk to the same amount as the MSNBC article did and they certainly did talk to more people than the FOXNEWS article did. That is why in my opinion; I believe that the MSNBC article was the best overall article on the issue at
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