This lesson plan centers on helping students move from a general thought or idea to a specific angle that has not yet been reported for a news article. Students will learn about resources in the Multimedia Journalism subject guide to help them find background material, research their topic in appropriate resources, and conduct fact-checking. An example topic is demonstrated using the Find It! search.
Databases, Searching as Strategic Exploration, Boolean operators, Topic refining, Evaluate
Ranger, Kim, "CMJ 310 Advanced Reporting Techniques" (2022). Lesson Plans. 5.