ERIC Number: ED419485
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-May
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. May 1-29, 1998.
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.
CNN Newsroom is a daily 15-minute commercial-free news program specifically produced for classroom use and provided free to participating schools. These guides are designed to accompany the program broadcasts for May 1-29, 1998. Top stories include: effects of a labor strike on Denmark's economy (May 1); the new currency of the European Union, the "euro" (May 4); attempts at Middle East peace agreements in London (May 5); a new proposal by the United States aimed at jumpstarting the Mideast peace process (May 6); an explosion in space (May 7); an international merger, creating the world's fifth largest automaker (May 8); Sinn Fein approves the Northern Ireland peace agreement (May 11); the international community reacts to nuclear testing by India (May 12); attention on the"Seinfeld" finale (May 13); President Clinton calls for tough sanctions against India for its nuclear testing (May 14); violence over the economic and political situation in Indonesia (May 15); the 50th anniversary of the "Declaration of Human Rights" (May 18); the United States Department of Justice accuses Microsoft of unfair competition in the software industry (May 19); Indonesian President Suharto's resignation (May 21); Northern Ireland's citizens approve the peace accord (May 26); students at Thurston High return to school (May 27); a High School in Oregon is the site of gun violence (May 22); firefighters battle blazes in Florida (May 28); and Pakistan defies threats of international sanctions and denotes five nuclear devices (May 29). (AEF)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Headlines, News Media, News Reporting, Online Systems, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies, World Affairs
Turner Educational Services, 33 South Delaware Ave., Suite 202, Yardley, PA 19067; phone: 800-344-6219; electronic version: http://learning.turner.com/newsroom/archive.html (specify date, videos of broadcasts, $10.95 per episode).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.