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  1. 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

    Terror in Paris Exposes Social Media Perils and Plusses

    When terrorists struck Paris on Nov. 13, 2015, taking 130 lives, news consumers following the story through Internet postings saw the power of social media at its best and its worst. A key News Literacy lesson teaches us that in the digital age, news ...

  3. CNL News Lesson

    Making sense of the campaign: News vs. opinion

    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 ...

  4. Course Building Materials

    Vietnamese News Literacy Manual

  5. Overseas Partner Lesson

    Sorting Through Rumors During Hong Kong's Occupy Central

    Description:  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 ...