Please print out the following exercise and complete it as part of your portfolio:
You must finish all the course links (i.e. Introduction, Stereotyping and Bias) before you attempt this page. Refer to the assessment page if you are unsure about what to do.
Please go to the following website about Critical Media Literacy in Times of War:
Should you believe everything you read in the news? Do all news report the same facts? Are these facts accurate and do they have any 'real' proof to back up what they are reporting?
The above website will challenge your notions about the news and how and why they choose to report what they do.
Please go to the exercise link on the left and complete exercise 5 after reading through one of the two categories:
The War on Terror: Afghanistan
The Gulf War: Iraq