What Makes News, News?

Step 1

The words and phrases below will appear in the video. Use the various Quizlet study modes to get used to the words. Enjoy!

Step 2

Watch the video and answer the questions. Remember to write down your Code Word. Good luck!

Step 3

Look at the infographic and ask and answer the questions below with a partner/small group.

  1. Which country’s news are you most interested in, Japan, China, USA or Kenya? 
  2. Do you ever read/watch the news from other countries? If yes, which countries?
  3. Would you trust foreign news stories about your country?
  4. Which do you think are the most reliable news outlets in the world?
  5. Which is more likely to make the evening news? A woman baked a delicious cake or a delicious cake baked a woman? Why?
  6. Which four of the news values are most popular with audiences?
  7. Who made this infographic?
  8. What does this person do?
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