Assignment 4 – Spread the News

Darnton shows us how news travelled in eighteenth century Paris.  With his example of the multiple channels, sources, and media in mind, compare how a particular item of news travels in your world with how it seems to have travelled in the café society you read about in the four articles from the Spectator and Tatler.

Due: 2/17, 5:00 PM. Submit answer on bSpace assignment page.

For questions about the length or style of the essay, review the assignment guidelines. Please make sure to
  • answer the questions (a page or less)
  • provide citations (page numbers are fine if you’re referencing an assigned reading)
  • proofread your answer