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Three foundational lessons
The curriculum, Essential Topics in News Literacy, includes three foundational news literacy courses:
Credibility in news and the standards of quality journalism.
Exploring the misinformation landscape.
Understanding and teaching news media bias.
Endorsed by educators
— Stacey F., librarian for grades 6-8, Voorhees, New Jersey
— Elizabeth C., ELA, journalism educator for grades 9-12, Norwood, Massachusetts
— Jennifer C., media production, media studies educator for grades 8-12, Huntersville, North Carolina
— Cathy W., community college educator, Harrisburg, Illinois