Friday, June 15, 2018

VOA News Literacy Lesson 4: Balance, Fairness

VOA News Literacy Lesson 4: Balance, Fairness

Read the story and watch the video that were originally published at

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

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.

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