ERIC Number: ED420299
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. June 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 daily classroom guides present top stories, headlines, environmental news, and other current events, along with suggested class discussion topics and activities to accompany the broadcasts for one month. Top stories for the month of June include: an earthquake in Afghanistan; the legal tug-of-war between Bill Clinton and Ken Starr; lift-off of the shuttle Discovery; relief efforts for earthquake victims in Afghanistan; United States Supreme Court rejection of Ken Starr's request for a hearing; the first global "Drug Summit"; death of Nigerian president Sani Abacha; violence on the border of Ethiopia and Eritrea; curbing supply as the focus of the Drug Summit; ethnic cleansing in Kosovo; Iraq and UNSCOM agreement on a plan to address disarmament; President Clinton's agenda for his trip to China; Albanians in Kosovo abandon non-violence in favor of armed insurrection; World Cup ticket scams; Israel's plan to expand Jerusalem may put the brakes on the peace process; the Clinton administration's efforts to eliminate tobacco use among teens; President Clinton's preparation to embark on a controversial trip to China; a proposed telecommunications mega-merger; Supreme Court strikes down the line item veto; impact of the Tiananmen Square massacre on U.S./China relations; and President Clinton visits Shanghai. (AEF)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Feature Stories, Headlines, Learning Activities, News Media, Programming (Broadcast), Reports, Social Studies, World Affairs
Turner Educational Services, 33 South Delaware Avenue, Suite 202, Yardley, PA 19067; phone: 800-344-6219; electronic version: http://learning.turner.com/guidearchive or http://www.nmis.org/NewsInteractive/CNN/Newsroom/library. html (specify date; videos of broadcasts, $10.95 per episode).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.