This fascinating series presents articles and opinion
pieces on major social, cultural, and political issues, tracking how coverage of
and perspectives on these topics have shifted with time and new revelations.
Scientific discoveries, social activism, and historical events have changed how
the public sees and thinks about such topics as women's roles, war, drugs,
minority rights, and immigration. Through the decades, The New York Times's
coverage on these subjects reflects changes in social norms, enlightening today's
readers on how our own perspectives today may vastly change in the future as new
information and attitudes come to light.
• Expertly written introductions provide context for each curated volume, equipping readers to understand the broader narrative in which each article is situated
• Media literacy questions encourage students to assess each article critically, helping readers identify sources and bias, and evaluate the effectiveness of how information is presented and organized
• Article citation lists provide students proper citations for every article in MLA format