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Scripps, NLP join forces to promote news literacy education

Cincinnati, Aug. 22, 2019 — The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) and the News Literacy Project (NLP), a nonpartisan national education nonprofit, are teaming up to help the next generation of news consumers discern credible information from misinformation in today’s media landscape through virtual classroom lessons, training programs, journalists’ visits with students and a National News Literacy…

The News Literacy Project produces a free guide for developing news literacy education programs

Washington, Feb. 26, 2019 — A free, comprehensive guide to developing news literacy education programs is now available worldwide. The News Literacy Project, a U.S.-based nonpartisan education nonprofit, has produced Give Facts a Fighting Chance: A Global Playbook for Teaching News Literacy to help organizations begin or expand news literacy programs to help counter the relentless spread…

Before you vote, double-check your facts

Washington, D.C., Oct. 24, 2018 — As U.S. voters prepare to go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 6, the News Literacy Project is urging them to double-check their facts before they vote. The News Literacy Project is a nonpartisan national education nonprofit that works with educators and journalists to teach middle school and high school students…

The News Literacy Project and Samuel Hubbard Shoe Company stand for the First Amendment

Washington, D.C.,  and San Francisco Sept. 18, 2018— The News Literacy Project and Samuel Hubbard Shoe Company are teaming up to shine a light on the important freedoms protected under the First Amendment, most especially freedom of the press. Samuel Hubbard is rolling out its new “Freedom Shoe” line, which features the First Amendment engraved on the sole…

Fact-checking the future: The News Literacy Project expands online classroom for youth

Washington, D.C., August 15, 2018– The News Literacy Project (NLP) is launching a reimagined version 2.0 of its Checkology virtual classroom— an enhanced e-learning platform educators can use to teach middle school and high school students the critical-thinking skills needed to assess news and other information. It features new lessons requested by teachers, improved interactivity and…