Lessons to be Learned: The Importance of Attribution, Accuracy, and Honesty

Students investigate real world examples of media law issues. In this media law instructional activity, students read Janet Cooke’s feature and respond to the writing. Students read articles by Stephen Glass to highlight facts in need of checking. Students discuss fabrication of quotes and sources and view “Shattered Glass” and a “60 Minutes” interview. Students review the Model Code of Ethics for Student Journalists.

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Grade
10th - Higher Ed
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Discussion
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Video