Updates

New line of support for the News Literacy Project (and democracy)

I’m always pleased to announce new partners in news literacy, but this one is especially gratifying because it offers support in a distinctive way. The Samuel Hubbard Shoe Company has shown generosity matched by creativity in pledging to give $20 to the News Literacy Project for every pair of shoes bought online from its new…

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L.A. area educators: NewsLitCamp® at UCLA

Join the News Literacy Project and the Los Angeles Times for a highly engaging (and free!) teacher-centered NewsLitCamp — a professional development event featuring breakout sessions with L.A. Times journalists. The Los Angeles Times has been covering the city, the region and the world for more than 136 years. It has won 44 Pulitzer Prizes in a variety of categories…

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Houston area educators: NewsLitCamp® at The Houston Chronicle

Join the News Literacy Project, The Houston Chronicle and the Houston Independent School District on Friday, Nov. 9, for a highly engaging, and free teacher-centered NewsLitCamp featuring breakout sessions with Chronicle journalists. The Houston Chronicle, one of the largest newspapers in the United States, was founded in 1901. In addition to delivering in-depth coverage of local issues, the Houston Chronicle is committed to covering…

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PCMag: NLP provides the ‘proper tools to judge between fact and fiction’

In an opinion piece for PCMag, veteran tech reporter Tim Bajarin says the News Literacy Project and its programs should “become a fundamental building block of our students’ educational process” because it offers “the proper tools to judge between fact and fiction”: “It does not tell students which news source to use but rather, teaches…

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National Press Club interviews Miller

Our founder and CEO was the featured guest recently on the National Press Club’s podcast, Update-1. “We have students asking ‘What is news?’” said Alan C. Miller, explaining how our work tackles a great need for news literacy when credible news is mixed into social feeds already filled with rumors, ads and propaganda.

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This Week in Nope features board member Walt Mossberg

“There is hope for your children to be critical thinkers and not merely test-takers,” says NLP board member Walt Mossberg during the “yup” part of This Week in Nope, a podcast that offers a droll review of the week’s news. Hosts Rachel Dodes and Brian Hecht asked Mossberg, the former executive editor of Recode, to appear…

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Association for Middle Level Education 2018 conference

John Silva, NBCT, our director of education, is presenting a session at the 2018 conference of the Association of Middle Level Education (AMLE), which describes itself as “the most valuable and comprehensive professional development opportunity in the world for any person working with students ages 10–15.” John’s topic: “Creating a Classroom Where Facts Prevail and Students Become…

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Fast Company: NLP is ‘one of the most important educational tools’

In an article published today in Fast Company — a magazine that reports on innovations in technology, leadership, ideas and design — Mark Sullivan and Tim Bajarin write about NLP and our decade of work, first in individual classrooms and now online. Their conclusion: “The News Literacy Project has emerged as one of the most…

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Educators: Sign up for our online professional development series

Would you like to empower your students by providing them with the news literacy skills they need to become active and engaged participants in civic life? Our online professional development sessions are for you! Teaching News Literacy is an affordable series of four online workshops that meet these needs. Led by Peter Adams, NLP’s senior vice president…

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D.C. area educators: NewsLitCamp® at Bloomberg BNA

Join the News Literacy Project (NLP), Bloomberg BNA and Arlington (Virginia) Public Schools on Tuesday, Aug. 28, for a highly engaging, teacher-centered NewsLitCamp featuring breakout sessions with Bloomberg BNA journalists. This professional development event will be held at Bloomberg BNA’s headquarters in Crystal City (1801 S. Bell St., Arlington, VA 22202) from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. NLP empowers educators to provide students with the skills…

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