WHY IS IT NECESSARY FOR FREE PRESS TO REMAIN A FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE OF DEMOCRACY IN ORDER TO FORM A MORE PERFECT UNION?
SWBAT analyze, evaluate and synthesize excerpted primary and secondary sources on the topic of the free press as fundamental component of democracy with emphasis on building evidence-based reasoning skills necessary AP American History exam.
BOOK: Rather, D. & Kirschner, E. (2017) What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism. New York: Workman Publishing (Pgs. 53-70)
NEWSPAPER ARTICLE: “Why I Started Saying Reality-Based News In The Press Instead of Mainstream Media” 12/21/2017 – The Washington Post