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News Literacy: Practice

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Media Institution: Crash Course Government and Politics

Discussion Questions:

1. What is the role of news media? 

2. Describe a technique to minimize bias while utilizing news sources in order to be informed about a topic.

3. Identify one positive and one negative aspect of Internet based news media. 

4. What is the difference in receiving information about a topic from a Tweet and from a news story?