Description This lesson provides students an opportunity to discuss how racial bias impacts news coverage in mainstream media outlets through a short video about multidisciplinary artist Alexandra Bell creating counternarratives from NY Times content. Students will apply ideas from this video to their own news consumption …
Description New multimedia apps for mobile phones are being developed every day, and many of them are free. This lesson will give students a chance to explore these apps with a critical eye, allowing them to brainstorm specific uses for the apps in a journalism class …
Students develop an “entrepreneurship report card” that could be used to determine the strength of a staff’s entrepreneurial activities.
Students will learn how the changing career field of journalism now requires students to understand the role of big data, including how to gather it and how to visualize it.
In this lesson, students will analyze current policies and write guidelines and procedures. Students will then analyze the others’ classwork and provide feedback. Students will be able to rewrite their contribution after the feedback is given. Students will also audit the publication’s diversity.
Description This lesson introduces students to the budgeting considerations that every media organization must consider, giving them a framework through which to understand what is necessary and optional for a publication as well as the pressures that advisers can feel when staffs do not understand monetary …
In this lesson, students apply their knowledge of sales and marketing concepts and budgeting techniques to get practical about fundraising in their own communities
In this lesson, students apply their knowledge of sales and marketing concepts and budgeting techniques to get practical about advertising in their own communities
In this lesson, students apply their knowledge of sales and marketing concepts and budgeting techniques to think about the pros and cons of advertising and fundraising and to get practical about advertising and fundraising in their own communities
This lesson introduces students to the process of either starting a new publication or adding a new platform to an existing publication