Subject Probability and Statistics TopicÂ Â Â Â Statistics in the Media TypeÂ Â Â Â Â Essay LevelÂ Â Â Â High School StyleÂ Â Â Â Â APA SourcesÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 5 LanguageÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â English(U.S.) Description Submit your Assignment as a Word Document or PDF, along with proper APA citations for your sources (see bibme.org). The assignment must be THREE COMPLETE PAGES long, times new roman font ( size 12) and double spaced. Please note the reference page is not part of the three pages. For those students that need help with proper APA in text citation and references, please see the following link: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/. Additional APA Style links and documents will be posted on the Class online site. Also, see www.refworks.com Ð²Ð‚â€œ this source is available free to FIU students and will assist you in formatting references properly in APA and other formats. An additional source for APA Style is http://bruteforcestudyguide.com/essaywriting/apastyle.html The prompt is as follows for the assignment: Identify an example of a statistical research finding in a mainstream media outlet (newspaper, magazine, broadcast television, etc.) and then locate the actual study or peer-reviewed journal article that served as the basis of that media report. For help accessing scholarly resources, please visit library.fiu.edu. Based on the information provided in the mainstream media report and the original research study, please answer the questions below:
- The research question(s) and hypotheses
- The independent and dependent variable(s).
- Describe the overall design of the study (sample size, methodology, etc).
- Summarize and evaluate the conclusion of the study author(s).
- Identify any pertinent information regarding the actual study that was excluded from the mainstream media report
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