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Columbia Journalism Review

News roundups can be part of a smart media diet

"Learning what goes into a news roundup is reminiscent of a lesson called the Page One Meeting created by the News Literacy Project, where students get a chance to play the role of editor and weigh the decisions that go into selecting which stories go on page one of a print newspaper, or the homepage of a news website. What are the skills necessary to make these decisions? Who should we trust to exercise them? Can we, as news consumers, develop them for ourselves?"

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