Critical review of a key concept that references two required readings. A critical review of key concepts identifies theoretical approaches to a topic (that is, how concepts are defined and used) and how the choice of concepts shapes research and discussion of that topic . identifies the relationships between various articles and scholars in the field of study and evaluates their contribution by answering questions such as: How do scholars justify their arguments, acknowledge prior research and create productive ‘dialogue’ with other scholars? What are the limitations or blindspots of this literature? Getting started? Find a productive entry point for talking about the article, concept or literature rather than trying to represent all the content. Examples of entry points: • This article argues that… • The author takes the side of… • A weakness of this article is… • What I found important in this article was… • The conceptualization of … is crucial to our understanding of… • There is a continuing debate in International Media Studies about whether… Your critical review of required readings, key concepts and the literature will achieve a pass grade or higher if it is well-written, demonstrates familiarity with the required readings, makes an argument using concepts and examples (where relevant) and lists references. Your critical review of required readings, key concepts and the literature will not achieve a pass grade if it only describes or summarises the texts, or provides superficial and unreferenced content provides superficial and unreferenced content that is unsupported by concepts or evidence.