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News Literacy – Mini-Lesson A: Monetization

Posted By llad On July 30, 2017 @ 1:54 pm In | Comments Disabled

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In this mini-lesson, give your students a reality check about the news industry by helping them understand that news is a business. Students learn how news providers monetize the news through advertisements and consider how the news/profit relationship affects journalism and news audiences.”

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize that news reporting is a business
  • Identify the relationship between news and advertising
  • Evaluate “native advertising” for deceptiveness

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tags: fake news, media literacy

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