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Evaluate Sources in a World of Fake News
http://dailygenius.com/5-tools-help-evaluate-sources-world-fake-news/
5 Tools to Help Evaluate Sources in a World of Fake News
Whether you call it “fake news”, “misinformation” or the more innocuous “spin,” and whether you see this as an entirely new problem or the continuation of an already existing problem (think “War of the Worlds,” “Yellow Journalism” and “Dewey Defeats Truman”), one thing is clear: there is a powerful and pressing need to prepare our youth to make sense of the constant flow of media information that they consume everyday.
While there is no one silver bullet website that can resolve this issue, many helpful resources exist. Here are a few to help you get started in constructing your curriculum.
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CNN Student News
http://edition.cnn.com/studentnews/
CNN Student News
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Vocalyze (free)
http://www.vocalyze.com/
Vocalyze is a mobile audio application that reads news, articles, tweets and other Internet text content out loud.
Vocalyze is great for people who cannot be distracted by reading web content, don't have time to read or have difficulty reading:
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TweenTribune for the classroom – Free
http://tweentribune.com/
TweenTribune for the classroom – Free!
TweenTribune lets students interact with the news, while fulfilling requirements for language arts, computer skills, and other classes.
Each weekday, we scour the Web for age-appropriate news stories that will interest tweens (generally defined as kids aged 8 to 14), and invite them to comment. All comments are moderated before publishing, so it’s Web-safe.
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TimeTube
http://www.dipity.com/mashups/timetube
A mashup of the YouTube and timeline app Dipity’s APIs, TimeTube takes a search string and maps out related YouTube videos on a timeline. This is a great way to visualize certain news trends and events that have decent representation on YouTube
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NetNews Daily
http://netnewsdaily.com/
NetNews Daily ... an internet news website
What's special about this ... it's run by a 13 year old editor ... quite amazing
Listen to an interview with the 13 year old editor(May09) editor at http://tr.im/mc9R
"Somewhere in Scotland, a 13-year-old student is running an online newspaper that rivals most professional publications. I had a chat with Scott Campbell of Net News Daily. At some point I am sure many journalists will be considering him for employment."
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Daily News Map
http://marumushi.com/apps/newsmap/newsmap.cfm
Daily News Map ... Visualisation of the News
This has the potential of being a valuable website for modern foreign language teachers as it is also available in other (mainly European) languages at the click of a button
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DailyMe
http://dailyme.com/
DailyMe
DailyMe is a news provider and content platform that allows you to customize, personalize, aggregate, share, and interact with the news, blogs, columns and stories that interest you.
Our licensing agreements allow us to import full articles into our database from thousands of diverse sources so that our audience can enjoy a more seamless, less distracting reading experience. (No more links or teasers that redirect you to other sites with different fonts, formats, etc.)
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NewsWare
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23781733/
What if your news were delivered in the form of a game?
NewsWare is msnbc.com’s laboratory for news-infused games, tools and other experimentation. From the first-ever interactive cinema crowd game to graphic news visualizers, we’re always searching for useful and fun ways to enhance and extend the msnbc.com experience. So explore, share and keep checking back for exclusive, digital news innovations from msnbc.com.
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Google : News Archive Search
http://news.google.com/archivesearch
Google : News Archive Search
News archive search provides an easy way to search and explore historical archives. In addition to helping you search, News archive search can automatically create timelines which show selected results from relevant time periods.
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Crisscross News
http://www.crisscross.com/
Crisscross News is an interactive news network that lets you comment on any story. Crisscross News covers U.S., Japan, and world news.
web 2.0
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Wikinews, the free news source you can write
http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Main_Page
Wikinews, the free news source you can write
All regions, countries and topics
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Newseum
http://www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/
Newseum
Todays newspaper front pages ... over 500 front pages from 50 countries.
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Press Display : Newspaper Front Pages
http://www.pressdisplay.com/pressdisplay/viewer.aspx
Press Display
Original format, layout and pagination... PressDisplay delivers the world's leading newspapers to you before they appear on newsstands in their home countries.
Replicas of over 200 daily newspapers from more than 50 countries
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NowPublic
http://www.nowpublic.com/
NowPublic
Share what you're reading and writing. Upload photos and videos. Add tags to anything. See what others are sharing. The News is NowPublic.
NowPublic is a site where you can publish news about events you care about.
You can use NowPublic to share your photos and videos, write about and point people to news you care about, and read news that you won't see anywhere else.
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ScoopGO
http://scoopgo.com/
ScoopGO! lets you create "Scoops": search engines which search through feeds you choose
ScoopGO brings you only new and reliable results. No spam. No old news.
Once you have created your own Scoops, they will appear in the dropdown.
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Threadwatch
http://www.threadwatch.org/
Threadwatch
Threadwatch.org is a community website focused on marketing and technology news, with a tabloid'esque skew.
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Gabb : Social News Community
http://gabbr.com/
Gabb : Social News Community
The latest news from agencies like CNN, Reuters, the Associated Press and BBC are accessible through Gabbr and updated in real time.
The top headlines in the blogosphere are also readable through Gabbr's interface. But you don't just read the news at Gabbr, you interact with other users by contributing to the discussion.
Users can comment on any story through Gabbr to be a part of the news story.
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Reddit
http://reddit.com/
Reddit
A source for what's new and popular on the web -- personalized for you. We want to democratize the traditional model by giving editorial control to the people who use the site, not those who run it. Your votes train a filter, so let reddit know what you liked and disliked, because you'll begin to be recommended links filtered to your tastes.
All of the content on reddit is from users who are rewarded for good submissions (and punished for bad ones) by their peers; you decide what appears on your front page and which submissions rise to fame or fall into obscurity.
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Topix
http://www.topix.net/
Topix : News Front Page
With so much news from so many sources being continually released, categorizing each story consistently, efficiently and accurately is very difficult. Rather than rely on human editors for this task, Topix.net uses its proprietary technology.
The Topix.net team has created artificial intelligence algorithms that continuously monitor breaking news from over 10,000 sources, 24 hours a day. These algorithms read every story as it is released and then categorize each one into one or more of the more the 300,000 'topix.net' pages that we created.
Currently, the Topix.net web page inventory consists of separate pages for the 30,000 US cities and towns, 5,500 public company and industry verticals, 48,000 celebrities and musicians, 1,500 sports teams and personalities, and many, many more.
web 2.0
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Memeorandum
http://memeorandum.com
Memeorandum
The Web is humming with discussions on politics and current affairs. memeorandum is page A1 for these conversations. Auto-updated every 5 minutes, it uncovers the most relevant items from thousands of news sites and weblogs.
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Happy News
http://www.happynews.com/
"Real News, Compelling Stories, Always Positive" is what you'll find on HappyNews.com. We believe virtue, goodwill and heroism are hot news. That's why we bring you up-to-the-minute news, geared to lift spirits and inspire lives. Add in a diverse team of Citizen Journalists reporting positive stories from around the world, and you've got one happy place for news.
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On This Day
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/bsp/about_this_site.stm
On This Day is a showcase of some of the most significant as well as some of the quirkier stories broadcast by BBC News since 1950 and now including a new World War II section.
We intend to continue adding stories over the coming years so you will always be able to find something fresh on the site.
You will probably enter the site via the front page. This will always be today? date and will offer a choice of reports drawn from the years 1950-2002 and 1939-45.
Nearly all the stories contain video or audio and are written as if the event had only just occurred, drawing on archive media, old newspapers and historical reference books.
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Today's Newspaper Front Pages
http://www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/flash/
Today's Newspaper Front Pages
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Reuters Alertnet
http://www.alertnet.org/
Reuters Alertnet
Reuters AlertNet is a humanitarian news network based around a popular website. It aims to keep relief professionals and the wider public up-to-date on humanitarian crises around the globe.
AlertNet attracts upwards of three million users a year, has a network of more than three hundred contributing humanitarian organizations and its weekly email digest is received by more than 10,000 readers.
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10 X 10: 100 Words and Pictures That Define the Time
http://www.tenbyten.org/
10 X 10: 100 Words and Pictures That Define the Time
10x10 ('ten by ten') is an interactive exploration of the words and pictures that define the time. The result is an often moving, sometimes shocking, occasionally frivolous, but always fitting snapshot of our world.
Every hour, 10x10 collects the 100 words and pictures that matter most on a global scale, and presents them as a single image, taken to encapsulate that moment in time. Over the course of days, months, and years, 10x10 leaves a trail of these hourly statements which, stitched together side by side, form a continuous patchwork tapestry of human life.
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Student News Net
http://www.studentnewsnet.com/
Student News Net : news service for students .. grades 3 to 5 ... USA mainly
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Google News
http://news.google.com/
Google News : Search and browse 4,500 news sources updated continuously.
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The New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/
Some wonderful teaching and learning materials on this site related to today's news.
Daily Lesson Plan | Lesson Plan Archive | News Snapshot | Crossword Puzzle | Affiliate Program | Advisory Board | Quote of the Day | Education News | Newspaper in Education (NIE) | Teacher Resources | Classroom Subscriptions | News Summaries | Daily News Quiz | Word of the Day | Test Prep Question of the Day | Web Explorer | Science Q & A | Conversation Starters | Family Movie Guide | Site of the Day | Discussion Topics | Product Reviews | Vacation Donation Plan | Educational Products | On this Day in History | Weekly News Quiz |
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