Journalism

How fake news about a DNC staffer’s murder buoyed conspiracies

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The murder of Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich in July 2016 has led to a conspiracy theory based on unfounded claims linking Rich to WikiLeaks. 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

PBS journalist Gwen Ifill remembered for history-making career

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PBS NewsHour co-anchor and longtime political journalist Gwen Ifill died Monday after battling cancer for the past several months.

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NewsHour anchor Gwen Ifill leaves behind journalism legacy for students

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The landscape of American journalism changed today with the news of the passing of Gwen Ifill, PBS NewsHour co-anchor and host of Washington Week. Continue reading

Democratic and Republican conventions through the eyes of young voters

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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

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