For the Record provides teachers and parents with useful tools to encourage youth to engage with, reflect on, and think critically about the media they encounter on a daily basis. For the Record means: So that the true facts are recorded or known.
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JOURNALISM FUN & GAMES
COMMUNITY JOURNALISTS - Covering your hometown.
PODCASTING - A radio show in your pocket.
EDITORIALS AND COLUMNS - More than just the facts.
COURTS REPORTERS - Keeping track of justice.
PHOTOJOURNALISM - Creating images that capture the news.
HOW TO READ THE NEWS - Why it's important to do more than just skim the headlines.
SOCIAL MEDIA EXPERTS - Helping to spread the word.
CLICKBAIT - We discussed clickbait...And you won't believe what happened next.
EDITORIAL CARTOONS - Pictures that speak louder than words.
SPOTTING "FAKE NEWS" - Don't be so quick to click. What to consider before you like or share.
DOING RESEARCH: TALK, READ, GO.
THINKING CRITICALLY ABOUT ADVERTISING - Who is misrepresented, missing, stereotyped?
COVERING A FEDERAL ELECTION - How the news media cover a Federal election.
THE ART OF INTERVIEWING - How to ask great questions to get the best-and most-interesting answers.
THE TINTED LENS OF BIAS - Everyone has bias-even the media. Critical thinking is key.
NEWS LIBRARIANS: DETECTIVES OF THE NEWSROOM - Learn about the role of News Librarians.
CHECKING AND DOUBLE-CHECKING THE FACTS - The importance of accuracy in journalism.
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