A New Kind of News

This A New Kind of News activity & project also includes:

Newspapers and broadcast news. Social media, blogs, and blogospheres. Class members generate a list of news sources they use to get information about events. The big idea here is to introduce the necessary vocabulary and to establish a context for an examination of how news is distributed.

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Classroom Considerations

  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros

  • A scripted plan is designed to establish a context for the subsequent study of news distribution
Cons

  • Older learners may find the exercise obvious