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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
In journalism, what is the most controversial topic today?
2. Slide
60 seconds
Journalism is a profession that values accuracy and objectivity. Debates in the field of journalism can range from ethical considerations to the role of technology. As an 18-year old, it is important to stay informed about journalism topics so you can have an informed opinion.
Debatable Topics in Journalism
3. Slide
60 seconds
Accuracy: The quality or state of being correct or precise. Objectivity: The practice of being unbiased and not influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considering or representing facts. Ethical Considerations: The principles of right and wrong that individuals, acting as free moral agents, use to make choices to guide their behaviors.
4. Poll
60 seconds
What is the most important issue facing Journalism today?
  • Objectivity
  • Censorship
  • Fact-checking
  • Journalist safety
5. Slide
60 seconds
The first printed newspaper was published in 1605 in Strasbourg, France. The Pulitzer Prize is the most prestigious award for journalistic excellence. The first female war correspondent was Virginia Cowles, who reported about World War II for the London Times.
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6. Drawings
450 seconds
Draw / write: Do you think mainstream media outlets have a responsibility to report on social and economic issues? Why or why not?
7. Drawings
360 seconds
Draw / write: What are some of the most important social and economic issues that journalists should be covering?
8. Open question
150 seconds
What is your opinion about the role of journalists in reporting on social and economic issues?
9. Open question
330 seconds
What could be done to ensure that all sides of a story are fairly represented in the news?

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