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Media Effects Lesson on Agenda-Setting in the News

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Media Effects Lesson on Agenda-Setting in the News
Abstract
This news literacy lesson teaches students about the mass media concept, agenda-setting.
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Jaclyn Spraetz
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1. Students will be able to define agenda-setting and recognize it in news production.
2. Students will 'test out' the theory of agenda setting in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal and compare it with Pew Research Center data in order to understand the role of agenda setting in how news affects important issues for voters.
3. Students will reflect on whether agenda-setting plays a part in their news diets.
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2023-03-02
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