You will have to conduct research and write an essay that analyzes a journalistic treatment of technology and contrasts that that approach with the concept of sociotechnical research. Your backgroup readings will help direct you to outlining what that may include. A common definition of such research approaches includes "A research outlook that highlights the interdependence and inextricable linkages between people (sociological systems) and ICTs (technological systems), underscores the co-evolution of these systems, and emphasizes that both systems need to be jointly optimized in order to produce positive practical outcomes." (from: Ruhl, U. (2018). Towards an interdisciplinary Socio-Technical Definition of Virtual Communities, in Encyclopedia of Information Science & Technology, 4th ed. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. For other definitions, consider these sources:
Read and cite the article you are addressing.
Conduct research hoping to find articles or evidence that allows you to distinguish between socio-technical research perspectives and other kinds of discourse. The following databases may offer you insights that will be useful for your persuasive arguments:
Find some images if appropriate to augment your writing from the tab that contains "Finding & Using Images." Make sure that you cite the image.