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Presidential Photo-Op and Political Protest: Who’s Telling the Story?



In this media literacy activity students analyze and compare a short video produced by the White House and a longer news report by MSNBC on President Trump’s photo-op in front of St. John’s Episcopal Church on June 1, 2020 during nationwide protests against police brutality and racism.

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Resource Details


Relevant Subject Area(s)

General Media And Information Literacy, Film/Video Arts, Journalism, US History And Government, Sociology

Grade Level(s)

High School

Media Type(s)

News Video, Television Program, Web Video

Author(s)

Sox Sperry

View Standards

Resource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading: History Social Studies (RH)