While newspapers are fast becoming a niche market, it is still important for students to think critically about what they read and write. I find that when big news stories hit (like today’s), having students look at a range of responses helps them process the information, and gives them an idea about how the media can calm/incite panic by word/font/picture choices.
Enter the Newseum – Today’s Front Pages from around the world. Today’s total was 884 different papers from around the world. Please heed these words of caution before you let students dig in. Different areas of the world choosing more shocking/NSFS (not safe for school) images. I would preview anything first before you have them explore the front pages.