Today we discussed the role of the news and different ways that news is created and consumed. We also noted the effect of point-of-view and bias. After that, we brainstormed some events that are currently in the news: some were local, some national and some international. We used the computers to gain access to a variety of "top news stories," and then chose three that we'd like to research. We will continue with this on Thursday, eventually sharing what we find with the class.
Class brainstorm of news events
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