ERIC Number: ED396708
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Classroom Guides, June 1996.
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily Cable News Network Newsroom broadcasts for the month of June, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and lists of related news terms. Top stories include: world reaction to the Israeli election of Benjamin Netanyahu; the United Nation Social Summit in Turkey; the transition in Israeli leadership; Cyber-crime and national security risks; and North Ireland multi-party peace talks (June 3-7); black church burnings; Russia and Chechnya agreements on local elections; the racial hatred behind the black church burnings; federal court decision against regulating the Internet; and the effects of Russia's presidential elections on world security (June 10-14); Russia votes and Yeltsin's deal with candidate Lebed; Russian election aftermath; the Netanyahu Government; Whitewater and "Filegate" questions surrounding the President and Mrs. Clinton; and Russian politics (June 17-21); the Arab League Summit and challenges to Israel's new leaders; the role of territorial compromise in the Mideast peace negotiations; bomb explosion on U.S. military housing complex in Saudi Arabia; U.S. reactions to the base bombing; and issues of terrorism raised by the bombing. (June 24-28). (AEF)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, High School Students, News Media, Programming (Broadcast)
Turner Multimedia, 1 CNN Center, P.O. Box 105780, Atlanta, GA 30348-5780 (specify date; videos, $10.95 per episode). Available electronically through: firstname.lastname@example.org, Lesson Plans, CNN Newsroom Daily Lesson Plans; or at the URL: gopher://ericir.syr.edu:70/11/Lesson/CNN.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.