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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

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

Jamal Khashoggi’s legacy and freedom of the press

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Freedom of the press is legally protected by the First Amendment in the Constitution. What other professions are specifically named or protected in the Constitution? Why do you think this was the case? Continue reading

Free speech and Trump’s reaction to NFL protesters

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Use this PBS NewsHour lesson plan to discuss President Trump’s comments that football players should be fired if they kneel during the national anthem. Continue reading

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