Topic: Journalism

40 years later

Current Event June 16, 2014

40 Years Later, "All the President's Men" Authors Reflect on Questions for Nixon

Politics Civics/Government Journalism

It has been 40 years since the publication of "All the President's Men" by Washington Post reporters, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein. The popular book was made into a movie at the same time. The authors of the book recently reflected on their reporting that revealed President Richard Nixon was trying to rig his re-election campaign. Listen to this radio story to teach your students about Watergate and its place in history.

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Journalists increasingly using drones to get a sneak peak at a story

Current Event May 15, 2014

Journalists Increasingly Using Drones to Get a Sneak Peek at a Story

Civics/Government Technology Journalism

Drones are not just for military use anymore. They are being used by journalists to report stories. But this is raising some privacy concerns.

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Jfk.assassination

Current Event November 25, 2013

Remembering Kennedy’s Assassination

US History II Journalism Storytelling

Decades of Americans are able to remember where they were at the moment they heard President John F. Kennedy had been shot and killed in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963. Fifty years later in this radio story we relive the events of that fateful day through the memories of two reporters who were there. Hugh Aynesworth was a local reporter for The Dallas Morning News and Sid Davis was a White House correspondent traveling with the president's press corps. Put yourselves in their shoes as they take you through how they learned about and covered the assassination.

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