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  1. CNL News Lesson

    Deconstructing a Viral Video: Skydiving Without a Parachute

    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?. ...

  2. CNL News Lesson

    Journalistic Peer Review: The Guardian vs. Chicago's Press Corps

    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 ...

  3. CNL News Lesson

    How Digital-Age Verification Exposed Rep. Aaron Schock

       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 ...

  4. Course Building Materials

    Vietnamese News Literacy Manual

  5. Overseas Partner Lesson

    Putting Bhutan's Democracy to Work- 2012 Bhutan Workshop Lesson

    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 ...

  6. CNL News Lesson

    Did Seymour Hersh "Open the Freezer®"?

    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 ...