Wednesday, 13 September, 2017

The theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2018 is The power of words

This discussion resource has been designed specifically for those interested in journalism who are aged 16 years and older, and discusses issues surrounding:

  • The journalist as a witness to a genocide or similar atrocity
  • The responsibility of the press
  • The impact of a journalist’s choice of words

There is an accompanying PowerPoint presentation. 

Please note that this resource makes reference to violence, mass murder and systematic rape.
This lesson plan is for Key Stage 5+. Click here for lesson plans and resources for other ages. 


  • 16-18