Government & Civics

Hearing begins for Trump’s attorney general nominee

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Tuesday saw the beginning of confirmation hearings for Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general. Continue reading

Joe Biden on Donald Trump and Russia

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Vice President Joe Biden criticized President-elect Donald Trump’s angry tweets in an interview with PBS NewsHour on Thursday, saying, “Grow up, Donald.” Continue reading

Alt-right seeks to make white nationalism mainstream

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Discuss the rise of the alt-right movement in the United States with this PBS NewsHour video and questions. Continue reading

Lesson plan: How to teach your students about fake news

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Fake news is making news, and it’s a problem. This lesson gives students media literacy skills they need to navigate the media, including how to spot fake news. Continue reading

Trump uses Twitter to bypass media

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President-elect Donald Trump continues to bypass the mainstream media by communicating with the public directly rather than using more traditional outlets. Continue reading

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