These students didn’t know Bin Laden was dead. How did we get so clueless about news?

screen-shot-2016-09-12-at-7-48-07-amBy Margaret Sullivan | The Washington Post

Veteran journalist Alan Miller tells the story of the high school students who, years after the fact, didn’t know that Osama bin Laden had been killed. These were seniors, no less — in a journalism class at a well-regarded New York City charter school.

“Their reaction was ‘Wait, what? He’s dead?’ ” said Miller, who won a Pulitzer Prize as a reporter for the Los Angeles Times.

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