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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 Voices: How the coronavirus pandemic will change education

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In this Educator Voices, seven educators share a variety of perspectives on how coronavirus has affected their lives, including concerns for students and their own…read more

Trump impeachment trial: The first two days

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In this NewsHour Extra lesson, learn and discuss the latest on President Trump’s impeachment trial. Continue reading

How chef José Andrés feeds the storm-stricken Bahamas

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In this PBS NewsHour lesson, find out why José Andrés, now a Nobel Prize nominee, decided to create an organization focused on providing homemade meals to people in disaster zones. Continue reading

Racism, coded language and the “politics of distraction” in U.S. history

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Use this NewsHour lesson to discuss how President Trump’s tweets serve the “politics of distraction” and how racist language has been used as an intentional device to divide the country throughout U.S. history. Continue reading

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