First Amendment

What are federal agents doing in Portland?

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Understand what is unusual about what’s happening right now amid protests in Portland. Continue reading

Are press freedoms under threat?

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In this lesson plan, hear from a journalist convicted of “cyber libel” in the Philippines and discuss press freedoms in the U.S. and around the world. Continue reading

Social media’s role in monitoring misinformation

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In this NewsHour EXTRA lesson, learn about Twitter’s new initiative to fact check the tweets of influential figures such as President Trump and how it has stirred debate over the role of social media platforms as content moderators.  Continue reading

Educator Voice: Why private schools need more student journalists

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  In order to fulfill school mission statements that extol leadership and student voice, high school teacher David Cutler wants to see more student publications…read more

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