Media Literacy

Decoding Media Bias – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Students will view the We The Voters film “MediOcracy,” and then examine current news stories and how they’re covered by the three main cable news outlets. They will conclude by examining news stories for bias/point of view. Continue reading

Satire’s role in current events – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

This lesson asks students to think critically about their relationship to satire and explore the question of how it helps us interpret global events. Continue reading

Ebola outbreak mission instructions and resources – Digital Student Guide

Lesson Plan

By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Teacher Resource Producer Your Mission: to become an expert on the deadly Ebola virus and design a strategy to contain…read more

Student reporters honored as #NextGen public media producers

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What do an eighth grade news anchor from Newark, N.J., a three-time student Emmy winner from Michigan and Montana’s Journalist of the Year scholarship winner…read more

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