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#1 WARM UP
How are you today?
Who would you say controls the media in your country?
Give students an explanation and let them guess the word from vocabulary.
How do you find out about what’s going on in the world?
Is it important to know what is happening in the world? Why?
Do you ever use social media sites like Twitter and Reddit? Are they a good idea?
When was the last time you bought a newspaper? Do they have a future?
How often do you watch the news on television? Which is the best channel for news?
Do you have a favourite newsreader or journalist? Why do you like them?
Do you think the media reports news better than it did 25 years ago or worse?
What, in your opinion, is the most trustworthy source of news?
What, in your view, makes a good journalist?
Should newspapers be allowed to write anything they want?
Do you think the media has the power to influence people? How so?
Should the media focus more on domestic problems or on global problems?
Do you think that journalists should try and be more positive about the world?
Would you say that the media has helped to create a better society?
On the whole, do you trust what journalists in your country say?
Give students feedback on their mistakes.
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