TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Background/
Introduction/
Standards


Key Quotes 

Objectives/
Preparing Students


Critical Inquiry

Media Literacy

Teaching Suggestion
(NCSS)

Links to Other
Lesson Plans

Links to Candidates
Websites/Streams


NEW
Ad Watch Columns
(evaluating spots 
for accuracy)


Past Campaign Ads


In The News
(news stories to read/access/download)  
 

Links to Campaign/Election
news resources

Election sites for
Teachers and students


Web Resources

Recommended Texts

Recommended
Videos
 
 
 


 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Role of Media in Elections: 
Helping Students Understand Media's Influence

by Frank Baker, media educator
(Workshops available; contact me)

2004


                            LINKS TO  MEDIA's POLITICAL NEWS SITES


ABC News
 
Fox News Political News Today
Boston Globe's
Political Intelligence
Google News
Elections
Politics1.com
Campaign & Elections Magazine HuffPost Politics Politico
Campaign Desk (CJR) Los Angeles Times The State (SC) Newspaper
Local/State Politics
CBS News
Politics Site
McClatchy News/
Politics

Time Magazine's
Swampland
 
CNNPolitics.com MSNBC/NBC News
US News & World Report
 
CSPAN's
Campaign 2012
New York Times
Politics
Wall St Journal
Election 2012
Democracy In Action
(2008 website
)
PBS Newshour
 Politics
Washington Post 
 PostPolitics
    Yahoo News
Politics
 
 Can Democracy Survive The Media? (Sept. 2004)

Site Updated on: 08/05/2012