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30-60 minutes
  • Journalism
  • Media Ethics
  • 5-12

  1. Have students read “Fairness Formula Starts With Accuracy,” by Charles L. Overby.
  2. Students then should complete the worksheet.
  3. Have students share their responses and look for similarities and differences in their answers. Is there agreement on good standards?


  • “Fairness Formula Starts With Accuracy” and Fairness Formula worksheet (download), one per student  

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