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Social Studies and the Press : Keeping the Beast at Bay? - Margaret Crocco

Social Studies and the Press

Keeping the Beast at Bay?

By: Margaret Crocco (Editor)

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Published: 1st June 2005
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Beauty or beast?p. 3
Spreading the news about social studiesp. 15
The "information" media : social studies' main competitorp. 25
A fickle lover : experiences with the media in historical contextp. 39
Headlines and furrowed brows : NCSS engagement with social studies critics and the pressp. 55
Dispatches from the front line of the culture warsp. 67
The illusion of knowledge : editorial perspectives on the teaching and learning of historyp. 79
The press and global educationp. 93
Riding the tiger : the press, Myra, and mep. 109
Waiting for the other shoe to dropp. 119
What counts as a (news/his) story? : whose (news/his) story?p. 125
When your lesson plan ends up on the front pagep. 135
Give us 8 seconds and we'll give you ... the businessp. 141
Children's exposure to trauma and violence in the media : evolving literacy skills to counter hype and foster hopep. 159
Reading the "news" and reading the "world" in high school social studies classroomsp. 171
Democratic education and self-publishing on the Webp. 189
Blogs in the machinep. 199
Practicing what we preachp. 215
Covering the conflict and missing the pointp. 225
Down from the tower and into the fray : adventures in writing for the popular pressp. 245
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ISBN: 9781593113377
ISBN-10: 1593113374
Series: International Social Studies Forum
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 276
Published: 1st June 2005
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.56