ERIC Number: ED408216
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
News for the '90s: How To Analyze the News Media. Leader's Guide and Handout Masters. A Media Literacy Workshop Kit. [Revised.]
Osborn, Barbara; Davis, Jay F.
This guide contains three workshop modules to manage group discussion on the topic of the influence of the news media in the '90s. Module 1 instructs "How To Evaluate a News Story." Module 2 suggests "The Camera Never Lies - Or Does It?" Module 3 examines "What's Missing in the News: Democracy and the Media." Handouts accompanying module 3 include: (1) "You Are the Producer/Sample News Stories"; (2) "How To Analyze a News Story"; (3) "Scorecard"; (4) "Photo Opportunity"; (5) "Project Censored"; (6) "News Broadcast Story Lineup"; and (7) "Alternative News Sources." An evaluation form, follow-up ideas, and resources conclude the guide. (EH)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Freedom of Speech, Mass Media, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Role, Mass Media Use, Media Research, News Media, News Reporting, Social Influences, Social Studies
Center for Media Literacy, 1962 South Shenandoah, Los Angeles, CA 90034; phone: (310) 559-2944.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Center for Media Literacy, Los Angeles, CA.
Note: This guide accompanies SO 026 730.