Media Regulation: Crash Course Government and Politics #45

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Scholars investigate the legality of reporting the news or providing entertainment over the airwaves. Scholars discuss the limits of the Internet, television, and print media under the Constitution. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Assign a reading on the regulation of the media in the American system
  • Invite a local journalist as a guest speaker to address what limits exist on the media in our society
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires online technology if assigning the video for homework outside of class
  • 45th of a 50-part unit
Pros

  • Incorporates animation of key concept for visual learners 
  • Cites primary source evidence (Fairness Doctrine) for further research 
Cons

  • None