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Illegal alien costume discussion

Here's an exercise you can use to help students learn the importance of sourcing across the fault lines. In this story about a controversy over a Halloween costume depicting an "illegal alien," students see how the emphasis and frames of a story change depending on whom the reporter interviews. As you watch the video based on actual news reports, use this discussion guide (downloadable document).

 

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