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What you'll learn

Go behind the scenes to discover how editors decide what stories will get top billing on their front page or news website. Students learn what makes a story “newsworthy” and how news coverage may vary depending on the audience and the community. Students then apply these media literacy skills by working in teams to make editorial decisions and to design their own front page or homepage.

Grade(s)
  • 5-9
Duration
50 minutes
Day(s) offered
Monday–Friday
Time(s) offered
9 a.m.-4 p.m. ET
Cost

Free

Venue and Capacity
  • Virtual (no limit)
Minimum enrollment
10 participants
Enrollment type
Registration required

Virtual classes must be requested at least two weeks in advance. To request a free virtual class, please complete the virtual request form. All reservations are tentative pending confirmation of hardware and software capabilities.

You can register by completing our online form
, calling 202/292-6650 or emailing [email protected]

Please notify us at least one week in advance if you must cancel your reservation.

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