Professional Development - Think Like a Journalist

From Golden Telescope Research Guides


Intro

"...a twice-monthly podcast in the style of community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, featuring local weather, news, announcements from the Sheriff's Secret Police, mysterious lights in the night sky, dark hooded figures with unknowable powers, and cultural events" (Description from website).

Tools

  • EvaluationTools.png The Basic Evaluation Form and "The More."
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  • All Sides Use current news stories for identifying and examining bias.
  • RJ Pros and Cons Databases - On RJ Library Database Page
  • Canvas Assignment: RJHS Evaluation Form - Submit Form Here.

Developing - In the news

Activities

What does your bubble say about you?

The Regis Rabble & RJ Media articles - fact or fiction?

Evaluate these websites using "The More" and identify which type(s) of mis- or disinformation the site contains.

Resources

Upcoming Event

School Library Journal Webcast in partnership with ISTE.
Thursday March 16, 2017 1:00 - 2:00PM MTN
Critical thinking is more important than ever. Our panelists will cover how to vet information and establish best practices for students to manage the digital firehose, and consider perspective and bias.