News

Review the FBI’s top 10 news stories for the past week to see how a press release is written.

Write a 550- to 700 word press release about a current criminal justice event or an issue in your state that involves a diverse group and potential language barriers.

Include a 550- to 700-word reflection summary that addresses the following questions about the press release:

  • Who was your diverse group, and what methods did you use to communicate effectively?
  • Did writing a press release about the event require you to be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act? If so, how?
  • How did you address language barriers, if any?
  • What were the communication dynamics specific to this event?