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1988 Newsweek Cover, Jesse Jackson, and Poll Results



Media literacy and critical thinking activity analyzing a magazine cover and poll results about Jesse Jackson's 1988 campaign for messages about race and media bias.

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Relevant Subject Area(s)

Visual Arts, Commercial Arts/Advertising, Journalism, US History And Government, Sociology

Grade Level(s)

High School, College

Media Type(s)

Chart/graph, Editorial Opinion, News - Print

Author(s)

Sox Sperry & Chris Sperry

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Resource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading: History Social Studies (RH), Speaking and Listening (SL)