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  • Case Study

    Case Study: Controversial Cartoons

    January 7, 2015

    In light of the recent events in Paris, we are sharing a case study from one of our journalism ethics museum classes. Case studies are used in our classes to discuss ethical issues journalists and photojournalists face on a daily basis.

  • Media Literacy

    Use ‘War of the Worlds’ to Teach Media Literacy

    October 29, 2014

    This classroom activity features the classic 1938 “War of the Worlds” radio broadcast, which will help your students focus on their role as media consumers - and perhaps even get them into the Halloween spirit!

  • Media Literacy

    NewseumED Comes to Life in a Local Classroom

    August 13, 2014

    Students from the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Virginia develop an interactive lesson using media literacy tools from NewseumED.

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