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Students improve critical thinking and research skills by…

Possible Assignments

  1. Applying critical analysis to news sources to determine what facts they provide, what opinions they share, how well they cover a topic, how much of it duplicates other news sources. Then determining the extent to which the source should be and how it should be used in writing a news story.
  2. Learning best practices and rules for evaluating different source materials.
  3. Assessing an existing article against a list of criteria including verifiability, presenting the most important information first and writing neutrally.

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