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As the White House hosted its February 2015 summit on the multinational clash with the militant group that calls itself the Islamic State, President Barack Obama found himself in a war of words — or, to be more precise — a war about words. His critics, ...
SERIES: Making sense of the campaign / Lessons in News Literacy. Drawing upon the 2016 presidential campaign for examples, this series of teacher's guides provides everything instructors will need to tailor foundational News Literacy lessons to ...
Would you call U.S. Sen. James Inhofe a climate change denier? The Oklahoma Republican who chairs the U.S. Senate’s Energy Committee is the author of a book titled “The Greatest Hoax: How the Global Warming Conspiracy Threatens Your Future.” The ...
A News Literacy "Handbook for Smart Readers" created by trainees of the Stony Brook University Model of teaching News Literacy from the Ho Chi Minh City University of Social Sciences and Humanities. Course Building Materials news_literacy ...
Key Concept(s)Accountability, Balance, Bias, Cognitive Dissonance, Context, Digital Information Revolution Issues & Problems for Consumers, Evidence Hierarchy, Fairness, Independence, Information Neighborhoods, Power of Images, Provisional Truth, Reliable, Scientific Truth, Source Evaluation, Transparency, Truth, Universal News Drivers, V. I. A., Verification
Course Section(s)What is News Literacy and Why Does it Matter?, The Power of Information, Know Your Neighborhood, What is News and Who Decides?, Balance Fairness and Bias, Truth and Verification, Evaluating Sources, Deconstructing the News, The Power of Images, Deconstructing TV News, News Literate You -- The Future, Deconstructing Social Media
A lesson that evaluates the level of democracy in Bhutan as a follow up from "Active Citizenship" lesson. From teacher participants in 2012 News Literacy workshop in Thimphu, Bhutan. Overseas Partner Lesson lesson_2_-_active_citizenship.pdf Do ...
This lesson, which focuses on problems that can arise in News Coverage, encourages students to exercise democratic skills through thoughtful evaluation of News Sources. Overseas Partner Lesson lesson_4_-_mistakes_in_news_coverage.pdf Do Not Display ...
Students learn about the ethical mandate that requires news to be free from personal opinion. Students will learn to identify common statements of opinion. This is the fourth lesson in a weeklong unit on News Literacy. U.S. Partner Resource 4_finding ...
By Masato Kajimoto and Anne Kruger The University of Hong Kong During the Occupy Central protests in Hong Kong during the fall of 2014, many rumors swirled online, drumming up attention to the attendees, especially during clashes with the police. In this ...