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Deterring violence through news literacy in South Central Pennsylvania

Led by Urban Rural Action, a nonprofit dedicated to bringing people together across divides to address common challenges, a group of more than two dozen concerned community members will work collaboratively over the next 18 months to take action to deter targeted violence in their counties. Urban Rural Action calls the participants “Uniters.”   As part…

Dive into News Literacy: Summer School Ideas

Join the News Literacy Project for a free educator webinar to discover how to teach news literacy skills that will serve your students throughout summer school and beyond.


Washington Post’s Valerie Strauss showcases The Sift

Washington Post education reporter Valerie Strauss features content from The Sift®,  NLP’s free weekly newsletter for educators, in her blog throughout the school year. Banning clothes with political slogans at school, and other news literacy lessons — (May 7, 2023) Why some marginalized people distrust the new, and other news literacy lessons (April 28, 2023)…

NLP in the News

Jan-Mar 23 Movement Building Update

Each quarter, through these updates, we’ll keep you in tune with the work our network of educators is doing and how that work is shifting the media literacy education landscape across the U.S. to create a future founded on facts.

Movement Building

NLP in the news: touting the importance of news literacy in the Washington Post, Chicago Sun-Times, Two Reporters podcast, and Word in Black

With information generated by artificial intelligence suddenly flooding our virtual spaces, news consumers are struggling to understand what to think and how to feel about the technology. NLP’s Darragh Worland, senior vice president of creative strategy and host of NLP’s Is that a Fact? podcast, was recently featured in the Washington Post offering tips for how to make sense of this rapidly changing information environment. 

NLP in the News

NLP’s National Journalism Advisory Council to deepen partnerships with newsrooms, help build trust in media

Building on its history of partnerships with journalists and news outlets, the News Literacy Project is launching its first National Journalism Advisory Council. This group of prominent leaders will help the nonpartisan education nonprofit deepen NLP’s engagement with news organizations and journalists, amplify its mission, and assist news outlets in strengthening trust with their communities.


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