Salisbury University Criminal Organizations Discussion Questions

For this assignment, students need to read both of these articles.

NY Times Article: Journey Fatal for 9 Immigrants found in Truck in a San Antonio Parking Lot

BBC News Article: San Antonio: Truck Found in Texas with Dozens Inside

Using the two articles provided answer the following questions:

  1. Discuss how the individuals are portrayed (differences, similarities, etc.) by the media in each article?
  2. How does this relate to our previous discussion regarding the dangers of the single story?
  3. These articles highlight a “hot button” topic. How do they relate to this country’s current immigration discussion?