We found 18 resources with the concept investigative journalism
How One Journalist Risked Her Life to Hold Murderers Accountable
5 mins 6th - 12th
New ReviewA short video on Ida B. Wells introduces viewers to the work of this fearless investigative journalist whose articles about lynchings focused the country's attention on countless murders of African Americans.
“Read All About It”: Primary Source Reading in “Chronicling America”
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Can investigative journalism become too sensationalistic and accusatory, or is it vital for the survival of a democracy? Middle schoolers analyze primary source documents from early 20th-century newspapers as well as Theodore Roosevelt's...
Facing Ferguson: News Literacy in a Digital Age
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The reporting, both in professional news sources and on social media, of the events surrounding the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri provides 21st Century learners with an opportunity of consider how social media can influence perception of events. Using the events in Ferguson as a case study, the collection begins with a resource on how to establish a safe environment for discussing highly charged issues. Other resources examine how bias can influence reporting, the importance of and difficulty in verifying reports, the power of images, and concludes with a consideration of social media as a tool for change.
Student Reporting Labs: Think. Create. Inform.
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What is newsworthy? Who decides? How do video reports differ from printed news? What makes a good video report? What about journalism ethics? Learn all about it in this extra special collection of materials about video news production.
The Watergate Scandal: United States vs. Nixon
9 mins 9th - 12th
While the break-in at Watergate in the 1970s and the subsequent resignation of President Nixon was surely scandalous, what is more noteworthy is the lasting impact such an event had on the American public. With this engaging video, your...