News Literacy: Why News Matters, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Published By: Core Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532151772
  • ISBN-13: 9781532151774
  • DDC: 302.23
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released May 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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The right to a free press is guaranteed by the First Amendment, but it can be easy to take this freedom for granted. This book looks at the history of investigative journalism, including the scandals that reporters have uncovered and ways in which the world has changed for the better because of the efforts of these journalists. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Power of One News Story.
2: What is the News?.
3: Pioneering Reporters.
4: Searching for Truth Today.
5: Fast Facts.
6: Stop and Think.
Online Resources.
Learn More.
About the Author.