Journalism

August 15, 2017
   End–of Summer Quiz  1. Which of the following people has NOT been fired by President Trump? a) Anthony Scaramucci b) Abraham Lincoln c) Sean Spicer d) James Comey e) Jeff Sessions f) Sally…
January 31, 2017
Ask students to read the following, or share the information with students.   Alternative Facts Chuck Todd, host of NBC's Meet the Press: "You did not answer the question of why the president…
September 6, 2016
To the teacher: This quiz aims to get students engaged in issues that have surfaced over the summer.  Discussion questions on selected subjects follow the quiz. You may also want to have further…
July 8, 2016
When upsetting things happen in the world, it can be very helpful to give young people a chance to share their feelings and thoughts about it. While we adults may be tempted to avoid bringing up…
July 23, 2011
by Alan Shapiro     To the Teacher "When war is declared, truth is the first casualty."—Senator Hiram Johnson, speaking in the U.S. Senate, 1918. The senator's source may have been an article in…
January 14, 2011
To the Teacher   The student readings, discussion questions, and inquiry suggestions below focus on the need to critically interpret and verify what one sees, hears, and reads to avoid being…