If you choose a written text, narrow your choice to a specific genre such as a specialized professional magazine, professional blog, or publication from a trade organization, a newsletter, etc. Either audio or a video version of Discipline project MUST accompany a transcript.
I CHOOSE A WRITTEN TEXT ( PROFESSION MAGAZINE OR A NEWSLETTER)
1. Then, establish your purpose and audience by creating a statement as below:
“I am writing for SciTech Daily, and my audience is interested and has read articles about using data statistics to develop a mobile app helping patients with diabetes control their sugar intake and exercise level.” Or, “I am writing for a section of film or art in The New York Times” that runs a series of how the current COVID pandemic affects the survival of small independent film industries with decreasing revenues.”
2. Genre convention analysis: Open the attached file here and start more detailed analysis of your chosen genre.
**** If you have a hard time finding your sample public article, you can check either NPR. ORG or FORTUNE.COM either for general news articles or Podcasts, regardless of your major or fields of study. They cover a wide range of topics from books, politics, movies to IT, business, science, etc.