Students will be able to develop a better understanding of how news photos are being made and chosen to be shown to the audience.
In English, there is a phrase “Seeing is believing.” In Chinese, people say “眼見為實(眼见为实) — To see is to believe.”
On the internet, this new expression…
The following introduction activities are designed to bring out the following talking points:
In print newspapers and magazines, we have what we call advertorials. They look and read like news articles but in fact, they are sponsored content.
In other words, someone paid to put the story into the newspaper, just like an advertisement, but it is presented in the form…
The fundamental difference between news stories and other forms of storytelling is that news is factual — it should not be a result of fictional imagination, which is to say, all the information in a news story should come from somewhere outside of reporters’ brain.
Establish how powerful the information we like, share, and produce on social media could be. You may like to show the following videos.
Social media pledge + self-reflective video monologue
Students should be able to:
A constant stream of fraudulent news stories in our daily media diet has given rise to troubling cultural trends and alarming political movements in recent years across the world.
False claims, deceptive factoids, exaggerations, propaganda, hoaxes, rumors, questionable advertising, radical extremism, and other types of misleading content, often called misinformation…
By Annie Lab team
We have created a Flipboard magazine to share our bookmarks of fact-checking stories related to the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
If you have any content that seems to have not yet been investigated by any. fact checker, please contact us so that our team can look into it.
Annie Lab newsroom is a fact-checking project at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at the University of Hong Kong (HKU Journalism) in collaboration with ANNIE (Asian Network of News & Information Educators), a not-for-profit educational organization registered in Hong Kong (CR number 2890935).
In recent years, a constant stream…