Third Level - Suggested Activity

Evaluating News Reports - Chart

Use the chart below to analyse 'China's cuddly ambassadors with diplomatic clout'. Use your notes to give the report an overall evaluation.

Title, date and source of news report:

1. Summarise the main points of the report.


2. State the main purpose of the report.


3. How thorough is the report? 


4. How accurate and credible is the report? Can the facts be verified and are the sources named?


5. Are multiple points of view presented?


6. How many newsworthy criteria does the report meet?