international relations

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

PBS news summary: Choose your own current event activity

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In this current events lesson, check out the PBS NewsHour’s 2-minute news wrap from April 8, 2020. Continue reading

Study guide: US kills Iran’s top general

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, students will learn about the hostilities taking place in Iraq, including the U.S. killing of Iran’s top General Qassem Soleimani. Continue reading

Greece seeks to bring back ancient Parthenon sculptures from Britain

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, explore the debate between Greece and Britain as to who are the rightful owners of the famed Parthenon (or Elgin) Marbles. Continue reading

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

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