Believe It or Not? When the News Media Make Mistakes

Grade
6-9
9-12
Lesson Duration

From NewseumED

“Freedom of press doesn’t promise perfection. By exploring corrections, students learn why the news media make mistakes and what happens.”

Option to focus on Civil War content.

Go to: https://newseumed.org/activity/believe-it-or-not-when-the-news-media-make-mistakes/

tags: fake news, media literacy

 

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