Lessons Ripped from the Headlines

Date Posted Title Course Section(s) Key Concept(s)
May, 2015 Unrest in Baltimore: A Lesson in Context Balance Fairness and Bias, The Power of Images, Deconstructing TV News Bias, Fairness, Power of Images, Reliable, Truth
May, 2015 Earthquakes and a new "Breaking News Consumer's Handbook" Truth and Verification Cognitive Dissonance, Digital Information Revolution Issues & Problems for Consumers, Reliable, Truth, Verification
May, 2015 In Natural Disasters, Truth is a Casualty Truth and Verification Cognitive Dissonance, Digital Information Revolution Issues & Problems for Consumers, Reliable, Truth, Verification
April, 2015 Understanding News Literacy from JEA What is News Literacy and Why Does it Matter? Verification
March, 2015 How Digital-Age Verification Exposed Rep. Aaron Schock The Power of Information, The Mission of the American Press, Truth and Verification Accountability, Digital Information Revolution Issues & Problems for Consumers, Source Evaluation
March, 2015 Journalistic Peer Review: The Guardian vs. Chicago's Press Corps What is News and Who Decides?, Truth and Verification, Evaluating Sources, Deconstructing the News Accountability, Reliable, Scientific Truth, Source Evaluation, Transparency, Truth, V. I. A., Verification
March, 2015 The Phrase "Islamic Terrorism" and the Power of Words Balance Fairness and Bias Balance, Bias, Fairness, Truth, Universal News Drivers
March, 2015 Deconstructing a Viral Video: Skydiving Without a Parachute Evaluating Sources, The Power of Images, Deconstructing Social Media Accountability, Digital Information Revolution Issues & Problems for Consumers, Power of Images, Source Evaluation, Verification
January, 2015 Differing Perceptions of What is News in China and Hong Kong What is News and Who Decides? Independence, Information Neighborhoods, Verification
January, 2015 Deconstructing Social Media during Occupy Central Deconstructing Social Media Accountability, V. I. A., Verification

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