Objective: Introduction: This lesson examines the role of the reporter, and the role that Hersh played as a reporter.
1. Divide the class into small groups. Ask each small group to come up with what they think the role of a reporter should be. Have the small groups share their answers with the class.
2. Keep the students in small groups. Ask each small group to compare what they know of Hersh to what their definition of the role of a reporter is. Based on this comparison, is Hersh a good reporter? Share the results with the class.
3. Class Discussion: Does freedom of the press help reporters in their investigative roles? How? Why? Would all of Hersh's stories have been possible without freedom of the press?
a) Read an article that Hersh has written. What is the topic? What kind of event is being covered?
b) Make a...
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