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St. John's Evening Telegram

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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news,...more
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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news, business, technology - even pop culture. This would be useful in any classroom where a knowledge of the now was focused on.

tag(s): canada (30), news (261)

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Use this site as a resource for current events projects - assign students various weeks through out the semester in which they are to be the class news reporter, keeping their peers up to date and informed. Have students research whats going on via this news site, and present a small presentation at the beginning of class every day during their week. Students can either orally present, or for the technologically inclined, create a short video summarizing the same information. Have students create news briefs and share them using a tool such as SchoolTube reviewed here.

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LeDroit

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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news,...more
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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news, business, technology - even pop culture. This would be useful in any classroom where a knowledge of the now was focused on.

tag(s): canada (30), news (261)

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Use this site to explore the differences in perception and media tilt between the US and one of Canada's leading newspapers. Access the site, sharing it on the interactive whiteboard or projector. Explain the idea of cultural perception and differences before allowing students to access the site on individual computers. Have students open both the LeDroit and a popular US paper, pulling up stories on the same issue. Have students create a Venn diagram of the differences in coverage, perceptions and tilt. Use an online tool such as Interactive Two Circle Venn Diagram (reviewed here). Great for a Government or World History class!

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Halifax Daily News

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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news,...more
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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news, business, technology - even pop culture. This would be useful in any classroom where a knowledge of the now was focused on.

tag(s): canada (30), news (261)

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During a lesson on the impact of the media on government and public opinion, have students select this newspaper and another to study for bias. Using a venn digram, have students compare the audiences of both papers, as well as framing issues, coverage, and popularity by numbers. Use an online tool such as Interactive Two Circle Venn Diagram (reviewed here).This would be a great in class activity before a class discussion of the impact newspapers can have, before focusing on the effects of more popular mediums - such as television.

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Candian Press

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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news,...more
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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news, business, technology - even pop culture. This would be useful in any classroom where a knowledge of the now was focused on.

tag(s): canada (30), news (261)

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Use this site as a resource for current events projects - assign students various weeks through out the semester in which they are to be the class news reporter, keeping their peers up to date and informed. Have students research whats going on via this news site, and present a small presentation at the beginning of class every day during their week. Students can either orally present, or for the technologically inclined, create a short video summarizing the same information. Have students create news briefs and share them using a tool such as SchoolTube reviewed here.

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Yomiuri News

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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events in Japan. There's information ranging from politics, global...more
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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events in Japan. There's information ranging from politics, global news, business, technology - even pop culture. This would be useful in any classroom where a knowledge of the now was focused on.

tag(s): japan (61), news (261)

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Use this site as a resource for current events projects - assign students various weeks through out the semester in which they are to be the class news reporter, keeping their peers up to date and informed. Have students research whats going on via this news site, and present a small presentation at the beginning of class every day during their week. Students can either orally present, or for the technologically inclined, create a short video summarizing the same information. Have students create news briefs and share them using a tool such as SchoolTube reviewed here.

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Taipei

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Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York uses this site to publish press releases about current events occurring in Taiwan. ...more
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Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York uses this site to publish press releases about current events occurring in Taiwan.

tag(s): china (66), news (261)

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KYODO News

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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news,...more
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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news, business, technology - even pop culture. This would be useful in any classroom where a knowledge of the now was focused on.

tag(s): japan (61), news (261)

In the Classroom

Use this site as a resource for current events projects - assign students various weeks through out the semester in which they are to be the class news reporter, keeping their peers up to date and informed. Have students research whats going on via this news site, and present a small presentation at the beginning of class every day during their week. Students can either orally present, or for the technologically inclined, create a short video summarizing the same information. Have students create news briefs and share them using a tool such as SchoolTube reviewed here.

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Japan Times On-line

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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news,...more
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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news, business, technology - even pop culture. This would be useful in any classroom where a knowledge of the now was focused on.

tag(s): japan (61), news (261), newspapers (94)

In the Classroom

Use this site as a resource for current events projects - assign students various weeks through out the semester in which they are to be the class news reporter, keeping their peers up to date and informed. Have students research whats going on via this news site, and present a small presentation at the beginning of class every day during their week. Students can either orally present, or for the technologically inclined, create a short video summarizing the same information. Have students create news briefs and share them using a tool such as SchoolTube reviewed here.

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Inside China Today

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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events in China. There's information ranging from politics, global...more
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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events in China. There's information ranging from politics, global news, business, technology - even pop culture. This would be useful in any classroom where a knowledge of the now was focused on.

tag(s): china (66), news (261)

In the Classroom

Use this site to explore the differences in perception and media tilt between the US and one of China's leading newspapers. Access the site, sharing it on the interactive whiteboard or projector. Explain the idea of cultural perception and differences before allowing students to access the site on individual computers. Have students open both sites, pulling up stories on the same issue. Have students create a Venn diagram of the differences in coverage, perceptions and tilt. Use an online tool such as Interactive Two Circle Venn Diagram (reviewed here). Great for a Government or World History class!

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Hong Kong Standard

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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events in Hong Kong. There's information ranging from politics,...more
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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events in Hong Kong. There's information ranging from politics, global news, business, technology - even pop culture. This would be useful in any classroom where a knowledge of the now was focused on.

tag(s): china (66), news (261), newspapers (94)

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Use this site to explore the differences in perception and media tilt between the US and one of Hong Kong's leading newspapers. Access the site, sharing it on the interactive whiteboard or projector. Explain the idea of cultural perception and differences before allowing students to access the site on individual computers. Have students open both the Hong Kong Standard and a popular US paper, pulling up stories on the same issue. Have students create a Venn diagram of the differences in coverage, perceptions and tilt. Use an online tool such as Interactive Two Circle Venn Diagram (reviewed here). Great for a Government or World History class!

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China Daily

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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events in China. There's information ranging from politics, global...more
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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events in China. There's information ranging from politics, global news, business, technology - even pop culture. This would be useful in any classroom where a knowledge of the now was focused on.

tag(s): china (66), news (261)

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Use this site to explore the differences in perception and media tilt between the US and one of China's leading newspapers. Access the site, sharing it on the interactive whiteboard or projector. Explain the idea of cultural perception and differences before allowing students to access the site on individual computers. Have students open both China Daily and a popular US paper, pulling up stories on the same issue. Have students create a Venn diagram of the differences in coverage, perceptions and tilt. Use an online tool such as Interactive Two Circle Venn Diagram (reviewed here). Great for a Government or World History class!

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Bangkok Post

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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events in Thailand. There's information ranging from politics,...more
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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events in Thailand. There's information ranging from politics, global news, business, technology - even pop culture. This would be useful in any classroom where a knowledge of the now was focused on.

tag(s): asia (73), china (66), news (261), newspapers (94)

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Use this site to explore the differences in perception and media tilt between the US and one of Thailand's leading newspapers. Access the paper, sharing it on the interactive whiteboard or projector. Explain the idea of cultural perception and differences before allowing students to access the site on individual computers. Have students open both the Bangkok Post and a popular US paper, pulling up stories on the same issue. Have students create a Venn diagram of the differences in coverage, perceptions and tilt. Use an online tool such as Interactive Two Circle Venn Diagram (reviewed here).

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Asahi News

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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news,...more
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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news, business, technology - even pop culture. This would be useful in any classroom where a knowledge of the now was focused on.

tag(s): japan (61), news (261), newspapers (94)

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Use this site to explore the differences in perception and media tilt between the US and one of Japan's leading newspapers. Access the site, sharing it on the interactive whiteboard or projector. Explain the idea of cultural perception and differences before allowing students to access the site on individual computers. Have students open both Asahi and a popular US paper, pulling up stories on the same issue. Have students create a Venn diagram of the differences in coverage, perceptions and tilt. Use an online tool such as Interactive Two Circle Venn Diagram (reviewed here).

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UK Papers

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This site serves as a database for most of Britain's newspapers - with easily searchable options! Search the site for a specific newspaper, or cross references all the papers for ...more
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This site serves as a database for most of Britain's newspapers - with easily searchable options! Search the site for a specific newspaper, or cross references all the papers for a specific topic.

tag(s): britain (35), england (57), news (261)

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Use this site as a resource for current events projects - assign students various weeks through out the semester in which they are to be the class news reporter, keeping their peers up to date and informed. Have students research whats going on via this news site, and present a small presentation at the beginning of class every day during their week. Students can either orally present, or for the technologically inclined, create a short video summarizing the same information. Have students create news briefs and share them using a tool such as SchoolTube reviewed here.

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UK-Independent

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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news,...more
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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news, business, technology - even pop culture. This would be useful in any classroom where a knowledge of the now was focused on.

tag(s): great britain (16), news (261), newspapers (94)

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Use this site to explore the differences in perception and media tilt between the US and one of Britain's leading newspapers. Access the site, sharing it on the interactive whiteboard or projector. Explain the idea of cultural perception and differences before allowing students to access the site on individual computers. Have students open both the UK Independent and a popular US paper, pulling up stories on the same issue. Have students create a Venn diagram of the differences in coverage, perceptions and tilt. Use an online tool such as Interactive Two Circle Venn Diagram (reviewed here). Great for a Government or World History class!

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The Guardian

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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news,...more
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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news, business, technology - even pop culture. This would be useful in any classroom where a knowledge of the now was focused on.

tag(s): britain (35), england (57), news (261), newspapers (94)

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Use this site to explore the differences in perception and media tilt between the US and one of Britain's leading newspapers. Access the site, sharing it on the interactive whiteboard or projector. Explain the idea of cultural perception and differences before allowing students to access the site on individual computers. Have students open both the Guardian and a popular US paper, pulling up stories on the same issue. Have students create a Venn diagram of the differences in coverage, perceptions and tilt. Use an online tool such as Interactive Two Circle Venn Diagram (reviewed here). Great for a Government or World History class!

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The Scotsman

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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news,...more
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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news, business, technology - even pop culture. This would be useful in any classroom where a knowledge of the now was focused on.

tag(s): news (261), newspapers (94), scotland (7)

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Use this site as a resource for current events projects - assign students various weeks through out the semester in which they are to be the class news reporter, keeping their peers up to date and informed. Have students research whats going on via this news site, and present a small presentation at the beginning of class every day during their week. Students can either orally present, or for the technologically inclined, create a short video summarizing the same information. Have students create news briefs and share them using a tool such as SchoolTube reviewed here.

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London Evening Standard

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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news,...more
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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news, business, technology - even pop culture. This would be useful in any classroom where a knowledge of the now was focused on.

tag(s): britain (35), england (57)

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Use this site as a resource for current events projects - assign students various weeks through out the semester in which they are to be the class news reporter, keeping their peers up to date and informed. Have students research whats going on via this news site, and present a small presentation at the beginning of class every day during their week. Students can either orally present, or for the technologically inclined, create a short video summarizing the same information. Have students create news briefs and share them using a tool such as SchoolTube reviewed here.

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The Times (London)

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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news,...more
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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news, business, technology - even pop culture. This would be useful in any classroom where a knowledge of the now was focused on.

tag(s): britain (35), england (57), news (261)

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Use this site to explore the differences in perception and media tilt between the US and one of UK's leading newspapers. Access the site, sharing it on the interactive whiteboard or projector. Explain the idea of cultural perception and differences before allowing students to access the site on individual computers. Have students open both the Times and a popular US paper, pulling up stories on the same issue. Have students create a Venn diagram of the differences in coverage, perceptions and tilt. Use an online tool such as Interactive Two Circle Venn Diagram (reviewed here). Great for a Government or World History class!

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Le Monde

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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news,...more
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This internationally published news source makes for an excellent resource for a teacher or student looking for current events. There's information ranging from politics, global news, business, technology - even pop culture. This would be useful in any classroom where a knowledge of the now was focused on.

tag(s): france (40), news (261)

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Use this site as a resource for current events projects - assign students various weeks through out the semester in which they are to be the class news reporter, keeping their peers up to date and informed. Have students research whats going on via this news site, and present a small presentation at the beginning of class every day during their week. Students can either orally present, or for the technologically inclined, create a short video summarizing the same information. Have students create news briefs and share them using a tool such as SchoolTube reviewed here.

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