600-750 words. Look for 6-8 articles about women and aging / Social Security / retirement (or working past retirement age) that were published in newspapers and popular magazines between 2007-2021 (no blogs or opinion pieces). The New York Times, Washington Post are good sources that combine scholarly research and anecdotal reporting. Compare/contrast the ideas in course texts to options generally available to women and the coverage in the media. Be sure to answer the questions posed as you use the author’s analyses as guides for discussing and presenting your own conclusions.
1. Each year, do the articles address the same issues? Is there a chronology to scholars’ interest in particular issues?
2. From what vantage point do they look at aging?
3. What did they add to or leave out of what you’ve learned thus far?
Include citations for sources at the end of your commentary (not on a separate page).