Students use an infographic to gauge the value of a news story and weigh what they should do with it.
Want to make the most of your opportunities to participate in the media? These tools and activities will help you understand how the First Amendment has shaped our media landscape and your role as a media consumer and contributor.
Students consider how confirmation bias and motivated reasoning shape the way we respond to evidence presented in news and opinion pieces.
Freedom of the press is much simpler in theory than in practice. In this activity, students use the E.S.C.A.P.E. strategy to closely analyze a historical source, shedding light on how freedom of the press has ignited controversy and drawing comparisons to today’s debates over the role of the media.
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