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Santa Fe study guide: Have school shootings become part of American culture?

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Learn about the lives of the eight students and two teachers killed in the school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas on Friday, May 18th. Continue reading

Who, what, when, where, why do hyperpartisan news sites exist?

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Video summary Part two the PBS NewsHour’s four-part series on “Junk News” explores who is behind creating inflammatory news sites and why. Science…read more

Lesson plan – Student Reporting Labs explore how youth deal with misinformation

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Find out what young people really think about the news and the spread of misinformation using a variety of short videos produced by PBS NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs (SRL). Continue reading

How Gold Star families became a political issue

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In this NewsHour Extra lesson, students learn about the controversy surrounding a condolence call made by President Trump to a Gold Star widow, Myeshia Johnson. Continue reading

Media literacy and the problem with the term ‘fake news’

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Take a look at one or more of these short videos on media literacy. The full NewsHour piece is here.  Media literacy can…read more

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