VOA News Literacy Lesson 6: News and Social Media
Read the story and watch the video that were originally published at https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/news-litearcy-lesson-6-news-social-media/4396418.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:
tyrant – n. a ruler who has complete power over a country and who is cruel and unfair
cruelty – n. a desire to cause others to suffer : the quality or state of being cruel
legitimate – adj. allowed according to rules or laws
erroneous – adj. not correct
manipulate – v. to deal with or control (someone or something) in a clever and usually unfair or selfish way
reputation – n. the common opinion that people have about someone or something
distress – n. suffering that affects the mind or body
lure – v. to cause or persuade (a person or an animal) to go somewhere or to do something by offering some pleasure or gain
gossip – n. information about the behavior and personal lives of other people
obligation – n. something that you must do because of a law, rule, promise, etc.
discrepancy – n. a difference especially between things that should be the same
Post a Comment