About the media: What makes news, news?

  • What Makes News News
  • Sarah Larsen
  • Austrálie
  • 2018
  • 13 min.
  • 13—21 let
Audio-visual lessons

Lesson objectives

  1. Approach media critically
  2. Get acquainted with the work of journalists and be able to recognize quality news
  3. Gain awareness of news values

Have you ever wondered what makes news news? We look at the news values that determine which stories we see and hear about and which ones we don't and how those new values can subtly shape the way we see the world.

Recommended age group

13—21 years

Thematic area

Výuka jazyků

Theme

Angličtina / English

Teaching materials

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News values

Activity / / B2+ / 90 min

Students will: 

  • Critically think about what influences the news to become news
  • Get acquainted with some of the news values
  • Work with a written text (news) and analyse it
  • Learn about Australia and Australian English

Questions and Answers

Informational texts

  • News coverage
  • Principles of journalism
  • Media and objectivity
  • Alternative media

 

Accompanying and recommended materials

5 key questions of media literacy - How to ask?

Analyze a media message using the 5 key questions.

Types of internet users

Read about different types of users of the internet.

Journalism standards

Short video by CIVIX representing journalism standars.

Czech media rating

An independent evaluation of the credibility of the Czech media (in Czech).

Lesson partners

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