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  1. News Lesson

    Unrest in Baltimore: A Lesson in Context

    " 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 ...

  2. CNL News Lesson

    The Phrase "Islamic Terrorism" and the Power of Words

    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, ...

  3. CNL News Lesson

    Chicago Defender News Literacy Curriculum Lesson 7- Parallels Between Mass Incarceration and Jim Crow

    Written by:   Myiti Sengstacke, African American Studies Instructor City Colleges of Chicago, Kennedy-King College Michelle R. Yisrael, Reading, English & Literature City Colleges of Chicago, Kennedy-King College Purpose: To examine for The Chicago ...

  4. CNL News Lesson

    Making sense of the campaign: Fairness and bias

    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 ...

  5. Video

    Jimmy Kimmel Tests People's Obama Knowledge in a Special 'Lie Witness News'

    A segment from the March 12, 2015 episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live which featured President Barack Obama as a guest. In preparation for the segment, Kimmel's staff created this segment of "Lie Witness News" to test the knowledge about the ...

  6. Course Building Materials

    Vietnamese News Literacy Manual

  7. Overseas Partner Lesson

    Evaluating Democracy in Bhutan- Bhutan 2012 Workshop Lesson

    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 ...

  8. Overseas Partner Lesson

    Finding Mistakes in News Coverage- 2012 Bhutan Workshop Lesson

    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 ...

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