2008 Political Satire or Libel?
Media literacy and critical thinking lesson decoding a New Yorker magazine cover depicting Barack and Michele Obama as radicals for messages about fear, stereotyping and satire.
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Kit: Media Constructions of Presidential Campaigns
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Relevant Subject Area(s)Visual Arts, Commercial Arts/Advertising, Journalism, US History And Government, Sociology
Grade Level(s)High School
Media Type(s)Book/magazine Cover, Editorial Opinion, Informational Text
Author(s)Sox Sperry & Chris Sperry
View StandardsResource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading: History Social Studies (RH), Reading: Informational text (RI), Speaking and Listening (SL)