ERIC Number: ED389267
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. October 1995.
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for the month of October, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Topics covered by the guides include: bedroom community business, freedom of expression and national security, Sao Tome and Principe, military takeovers, Internet job search, trial terminology, vocal ability and voice strain, hurricanes, and media and justice (October 2-6); future colleges, hurricane damage, Kenya elephant relocation, the Richter scale, union vs. business, self respect, fish venting, gravity, and the three sins of journalism (sensationalism, unverified quotations, and point of view) (October 9-13); the marriage of technology to human need and enterprise (i.e., tele-garden), Tuk Tuk power (Thailand), Million Man March, China's grain king, entrepreneur interviewing, laser guns, and fact vs. opinion (October 16-20); Internet telephone, controlling the Internet, Philippines cartoons, (United States/Russia politics (action/reaction), and perfume wars, media filters (October 23-27); shyness, poem creation, and world emerging diseases and border control (October 30-31). (MAS)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, News Media, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies
Turner Multimedia (specify date), 1 CNN Center, P.O. Box 105780, Atlanta, GA 30348-5780 (videos, $10.95 per episode). Available electronically through: gopher: ericir.syr.edu, Lesson Plans, CNN Newsroom Daily Lesson Plans or at the URL: gopher://ericir.syr.edu:70/11/Lesson/CNN.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.