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2011-2012 school year: andy

Posted in 2011-2012 school year, comics about teaching journalism with tags , , , , on April 26, 2012 by Christopher Pearce

Last semester, my unit on opinions and editorials dovetailed with the death of Andy Rooney. Rooney had a fantastic career but even when I was a teenager, his rambling 60 Minutes pieces were a punch line for comedians everywhere. Of course, times change and I’m not surprised most of my students weren’t familiar with his work.

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