We found 442 reviewed resources for press freedom
Freedom of the Press: Crash Course Government and Politics #26
7 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
When does freedom of the press end and national security begin? Learners research the idea of the freedom of the press under the First Amendment in the United States government and politics. They view the 26th lesson of a 50-part unit,...
News Literacy Model Curriculum in Social Studies
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Scholars investigate news literacy in the twenty-first century. They use technology, legal decisions, writings, and digital privacy to analyze the topic. Using what they learned, a group assignment looks...
Using the Newspaper to Teach the Five Freedoms of the First Amendment
K - 12th CCSS: Designed
Of all the amendments found in The Bill of Rights, the First Amendment contains some of the most important freedoms for American citizens. A unit plan on the First Amendment features interactive lesson plans designed to teach about those...
Facing Ferguson: News Literacy in a Digital Age
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The reporting, both in professional news sources and on social media, of the events surrounding the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri provides 21st Century learners with an opportunity of consider how social media can influence perception of events. Using the events in Ferguson as a case study, the collection begins with a resource on how to establish a safe environment for discussing highly charged issues. Other resources examine how bias can influence reporting, the importance of and difficulty in verifying reports, the power of images, and concludes with a consideration of social media as a tool for change.
History of Media Literacy Part 1: Crash Course Media Literacy
10 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Even Plato understood the importance of media! Part of an ongoing series of media literacy videos, the resource takes viewers to where it all began ... ancient Greece. The video covers the emergence of media and the written word, the...
Media Institution: Crash Course Government and Politics #44
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
A short, informative video discusses the various ways the media impacts the thought processes of citizens in the United States. Scholars analyze what bias exists in the media and how to know who to trust in reporting the news. Open...
Citizens Together: You and Your Newspaper
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Not all news in a newspaper comes in the form of a traditional article; photographs, charts, and even editorial cartoons help spread important information, too. A civics-based unit describes the parts of the newspaper as tools for...
Chicago Tribune vs. US (1942): When Does Freedom of the Press Go Too Far?
9th - 12th
Students define freedom of the press in peace and war time. As a class, they identify the need for the public to be informed, but discuss where the line should be drawn to protect national security. They develop their arguments and...