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" Hard to believe this is going on, as I keep saying, in a major American city... I don’t remember seeing anything like this in the United States of America in a long time..."-- CNN Anchor Wolf Blitzer as violence erupts on the streets of ...
The video purportedly shows a man jumping from a plane 9,000 feet above the earth with no parachute, dropping through a small opening in a roof and onto a trampoline. Thanks to the power of social media, it didn’t take long to go viral. But was it real?. ...
The picture of a toddler in a bright red shirt, blue shorts and black shoes lying dead in the surf on a Turkish beach carried a power unlike any of the other heartbreaking images to have emerged from the Syrian migration crisis. “I first saw the picture … ...
In this resource from our innovative High School partner, the Alternative Schools Network, this resource shows a number of photos from photographers from New York Magazine of the protests in Ferguson, MO. Description from ASN: This page has a few of 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
The film "Power of the Image" that profiles the power of images used in conjunction with newsgathering. Narrated by Walter Cronkite. Courtesy of the Newseum Video power_of_the_image.mp4 Do Not Display English Attribution-NonCommercial ...
I presented this activity: "All Media Start As Writing" at a recent Conference on English Leadership annual meeting in Las Vegas. The idea grew out of a news photo (below) that I have been using as part of my media/visual literacy workshops, ...
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 ...