You've probably heard the saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” That's more true today than ever before, as visual journalism has come to dominate modern news media. The power of images to verify journalistic truth is unmistakable. But ...
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When it comes to judging the credibility and reliability of news reports, news consumers have two main concerns: evidence and sources. Evaluating the reliability of information sources involves rating them based on a number of objective criteria. A simple ...
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?. ...
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
Who watches the watchdog? Journalistic peer review in the debate over a Chicago Police Department holding facility "Truth" is a tricky subject in News Literacy. Because we use each day's news as our text, students quickly discover that ...
From U.S. Rep Aaron Schock’s once-public Instagram feed: Visiting Myanmar and hiking in Patagonia. One of the most iconic scenes in the movie “All The President’s Men” showed Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein sitting at a table ...
A second follow up lesson on Active Citizenship in Bhutan which puts democracy to work through in-class activities. Overseas Partner Lesson lesson_3_-_active_citizenship.pdf Do Not Display English Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA ...
On the day American commandos killed Osama bin Laden, did Navy SEAL Team 6 infiltrate Pakistani air space and storm the Al-Qaeda leader's secret hideout after a perilous firefight? Or were the SEALS part of an elaborate conspiracy involving U.S. and ...
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 ...