National News Literacy Week

Jan. 22-26, 2024

National News Literacy Week 2024, presented by the News Literacy Project and The E.W. Scripps Company, turns a spotlight on local news and its role in a healthy democracy.


What is National News Literacy Week?

This annual initiative underscores the vital role of news literacy in a democracy and provides people of all ages with the knowledge and tools to become better informed and more civiclally engaged.

Who hosts it?

News Literacy Project — A nonpartisan education nonprofit building a national movement to create a more news-literate America. NLP is the nation’s leading provider of news literacy education.

The E.W. Scripps Company — One of the nation’s largest local TV broadcasters, serving communities with quality, objective local journalism.

Take action now

Don’t wait until January to get involved. Join our movement today!

For everyone

RumorGuard™ teaches people how to identify credible information, debunk viral rumors and help stop the spread of misinformation.

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For educators

NewsLitNation® is a national membership community that brings together educators to collaborate and share best practices and provides exclusive access to events and classroom resources.

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Spotlight on local news

Tuesday, Jan. 23

Behind the Scenes with the Washington Post TikTok Team


For Educators & Students

This free webinar for educators and students features a live conversation with The Washington Post's TikTok team about news and social media.

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