Know Your Neighborhood - Part 1

Lesson Objectives:

  • Identify the 5 information neighborhoods presented in the lesson. 
  • Explain the characteristics of each of the 5 information neighborhoods

Video Introduction:

Stony Brook University School of Journalism Professor Steven Reiner explains the concept of information neighborhoods. 

Guiding Questions

  • What are the different information neighborhoods?
  • Why should they be categorized?
  •  How would you know that each of these categories is lacking one of the characteristics of verification, independence, or accountability?

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