Says Who? Evaluating Sources - Part 1 - The Importance of Sources

Lesson Objectives:

  • Define the term "source" in the context of the news literacy course. 

Video Introduction:

Stony Brook University School of Journalism Professor Steven Reiner explains the the importance of sources in a news story. 

Guiding Questions

  • What is a "source" in the news?
  • Why are sources so important to a news story?