VOA News Literacy Lesson 4: Balance, Fairness
Read the story and watch the video that were originally published at https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/news-litearcy-lesson-4-balance-fairness/4396401.html.
This lesson is based on the News Literacy course at the Center for News Literacy at Stony Brook University. For more information on how to become a news literate citizen, go to http://www.centerfornewsliteracy.org/getting-started/
Words in this story:
abortion – n. a medical procedure used to end a pregnancy and cause the death of the fetus
verify – v. to prove, show, find out, or state that (something) is true or correct
perpetuate – v. to cause (something that should be stopped, such as a mistaken idea or a bad situation) to continue
equivalency – n. a level of that is considered to be on the same level
Ethnic – adj. of or relating to races or large groups of people who have the same customs, religion, origin, etc.