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Do Journalists Shape or Report the News?
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Analyze the presence of negative stereotypes and biased reporting in news media, and how this affects one's understanding of other cultures. Learners read newspaper excerpts and quotes from famous personalities to discuss the power of...
Newspapers in Your Life: What’s News Where?
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Big news isn't necessarily newsworthy everywhere! How do journalists decide what to cover with so much happening around them? A instructional activity on media literacy examines the factors that affect the media's choice of stories to...
News and News Analysis: Navigating Fact and Opinion in the Times
8th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Help your class understand the difference between fact and opinion by exploring the New York Times homepage and articles. In pairs or small groups, pupils complete a scavenger hunt, answering the provided questions. Next, discuss the...
Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Issues
7th - 12th
Take a close look at news reporting techniques and global issues. Begin by creating a graphic representation of developing nations and defining the term. After class discussion, the second day's activities pick up by deconstructing news...