Democratic and Republican conventions through the eyes of young voters


PBS NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs (SRL) traveled to the Republican and Democratic National Conventions to find a diverse range of youth perspectives on this year’s presidential election. Continue reading


Class Activity — The Great Thanksgiving Listen


By Adelyn Baxter “Back when I was a kid…” Some of you may recall hearing one of your grandparents begin a story or memory with…read more


Iranian American reporter faces espionage trial in Iran


A closed trial began in Tehran yesterday for Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, who is charged with espionage, colluding with hostile governments and anti-government propaganda. Continue reading


Egypt frees Al Jazeera journalist after 400 days in jail


Egypt has freed one of three Al Jazeera journalists who had been jailed for over a year on charges of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamist group that is banned in Egypt. Continue reading


Podcasting: Sharing your ideas About featured topics – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Lisa Prososki Subject(s) Social Studies, Communication Arts, Technology, Science, Journalism Estimated Time: Part 1: One 90-minute class period, two 50-minute class periods Part 2:…read more


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