Hey everyone! Here is my rough cut of my remediation project! I decided to take my Letter to A.J., an editorial in my city’s newspaper, and make it into a series of Public Service Announcements. Two changes happened as I went from my proposal to the actual cuts. First of all, I decided to do an audio PSA instead of a visual one. I planned to have the PSAs be intended to air after the evening news on television. However, between trying to film them with the equipment I had accessible and making them look as professional as the actual ones on television, I decided that I could make a more realistic audio PSA at this point. I decided to do a radio PSA to air on a radio station serving my area, both after traffic or weather reports (which would likely draw similar audiences to the audiences of the newspaper) and as a commercial break on top hit music stations to draw a younger crowd in their high school and college ages. I used my voice on one and had a classmate record the other two so that both genders were represented. Second of all, I decided to not address both race and the issue of treating student athletes like students as well. In a 30 second PSA, it was nearly impossible to address these two issues at the same time, both of which are substantial issues on their own. I decided that the main issue of my main paper was that A.J. was seen as an athlete, not a student. So, I decided to take the race factor out of the PSAs in order to get more at the central issue, which I see as how we view student-athletes (and even the fact that we use that term at all!) Anyhow, I would love any feedback on this work in progress!