McDonald's Coffee Case Facts
In 1994 an elderly woman burnt herself when she spilled hot coffee. She sued an won $2.86 million and the media had a field day making funny of the case. Here are facts without jokes.
Video 12 minutes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCkL9UlmCOE
How you Choose your News
Have you every that about where your news comes from and how it is presented.
Video 5 minutes: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-to-choose-your-news-damon-brown
Why the News isn't Really the News
Who do you trust and should you?
Video 3 minutes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YoZNJsp3Kik&list=PLvzOwE5lWqhSrnPm-9awXCCbzybGg0GHM&index=3
How do you tell Fact from Fiction Online
Has the internet change the news.
Video 14 mhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNV4yIyXXX0&index=4&list=PLvzOwE5lWqhSrnPm-9awXCCbzybGg0GHMinutes:
Documents you'll need for the project
1. Opening Survey Questions
2. Story Analysis Document
3. Closing Survey Questions
4. Worksheet 1.1: What is Newsworthy?
5. 2.3 Facts vs Opinions: Worksheet E
6. Lesson 2.3 Facts vs Opinions: Worksheet F
7. Worksheet 1.3: Journalism Ethic
8. Elements of Journalism.pptx
9. Fact vs. Opinion.pptx
10. Fact vs. Opinion Activity
Fact Checking Websites