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Using Episodic and Thematic Frames to Get More Out of the News

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Using Episodic and Thematic Frames to Get More Out of the News
Abstract
This lesson teaches students about the concept of framing from mass media communication in order to help them think more critically about information production.
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Jaclyn Spraetz
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1. Students will be able to define framing and explain how it is used in traditional news sources.
2. Students will identify episodic and thematic frames in the news.
3. Students will reflect on episodic and thematic news stories in their media diets.
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2023-03-02
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media effects news literacy

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