Face-to-Face: Reports From Gaza and The West Bank

Course Overview

Face-to-Face: Reports From Gaza and The West Bank
Seminar Snapshot
Time Estimate:
One hour

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Jackie Spinner considers it her duty to find stories and report as objectively as possible. This often means being uncomfortable, she says. In this visually rich presentation, Spinner takes us to the West Bank and Gaza, proving, as she says, “Every person has an interesting story to tell. You just need to find it.”

In addition to the replay of the live "Face-to-Face" conversation on April 3, 2012, this Seminar Snapshot includes teaching resources designed to help students develop their news literacy skills. These include lesson plans and activities, a quiz and group discussion questions.

What Will I Learn:
  • An understanding of the deeper issues of foreign correspondence
  • Big-picture issues of journalism’s role at home and abroad, such as ethics and press freedom
  • Concerns about your own potential future as a foreign correspondent

This Seminar Snapshot also includes resources for teachers to use in the classroom.

Who should take this course:

High school and college students who are looking to expand their view on what it means to be a correspondent in a foreign country, as well as teachers who want to help students develop their news literacy skills.

Training Partner:

Face-to-Face: Conversations with Journalists

Face-to-Face: Conversations with Journalists puts students in touch with journalists they'd never otherwise meet, learning about the immense power of reliable information—and the challenges of getting it. Each month during the academic year, a newsmaker will speak live to hundreds of students in a virtual conversation that includes five schools—from high schools to universities.

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