A few weeks ago, interns Christin Gest and Becca Schneider wrote about a news literacy workshop we ran with students from the United Nations International School (UNIS). Since they typically spend their days focusing on issues far beyond the boundaries of New York City, we thought it would be interesting to take them local. And we mean really local – like, around the corner from our office, at Grand Central Terminal. They broke up into two teams and created their own news stories, one asking what people would change about New York City, and another asking about increased police presence in Grand Central following a bomb threat. We’re pleased to share both stories here:
How would you have answered if we interviewed you that day? Tell us in the comments below!