News Literacy

Covering a story on a nationwide event

I wrote a story on the nationwide walkout that took place on March 14, 2018, one month after the Parkland shooting. I was covering a story on an event which happened in every school in the country, reporting on the events in my own community interviewing my peers on why they chose to participate.

I had to make sure that all stats and information were true and that the story wasn’t completely biased.

I know how to recognize the differences between fact and rumor, news and advertising, news and opinion, and bias and fairness.