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Newspapers and the Net

This Website, part of the School Zone Website developed by Newspapers in Education (NIE), gives plans and resources to educators that enable them to help students integrate newspapers and the Internet as learning and research tools. Activities, which are designed to have students begin with newspapers and then pursue further information on the Web, include units on Women in the News, International...
National Education: The New York Times on the Web

This permanent site in the library of the online New York Times offers a continually updated collection of extended features and short news stories on issues of education. Current posts include a lengthy feature entitled a "Teacher's Journal" in which a new teacher "recounts her year at a New York City failing school, where clocks never tick, the mantra is 'cover yourself' and students teeter on...
Deep Throat Uncovered

Last week at a conference held at the legendary Watergate complex in Washington DC, Professor Bill Gaines of the University of Illinois announced that, after four years, he and his journalism students had concluded that Fred Fielding (former assistant to President Nixon) was the legendary "Deep Throat" who provided information about the Watergate break-in that led to the downfall of President...
International Center for Journalists

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is a non-profit organization that has the unique goal of using "independent, vigorous media" to better the human condition. Under the "Our Work" tab at the top of their website, you can view their "Programs by Topic," or by region of the world, such as "Latin America/Caribbean", "Eastern Europe/Central Asia", and "Sub-Saharan Africa". Under the...