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Finding water in a news desert

The News Literacy Project hosts rural journalism and election experts to explore how to find election information when local news coverage is limited.

Events

NLP ambassador on navigating the spread of misinformation among Latinos

NLP news literacy ambassador and Chicago high school teacher Alba Mendiola recently appeared on PBS station WTTW to talk about misinformation in Spanish-speaking communities. Many Latinos rely on social media sites for their news and other information, according to data from a Pew Research Center survey. Since fact checking in Spanish is less available, Latinos…

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Veiga discusses NLP’s efforts to help voters spot AI and deepfakes

During this year’s election season, it’s important to be prepared to encounter AI-generated misinformation, Christina Veiga, NLP’s senior director of media relations, said in a recent interview with BronxNet. Veiga discussed signs that indicate content is generated by AI or that videos are digitally altered “deepfakes,” how these technologies can impact young people and NLP’s…

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Infórmate en 2024

Virtual panel discussion in Spanish with live interpretation to English about how to find credible, trustworthy information during the 2024 elections.

Events

Is it misinformation?

It’s easy to avoid false information online — which is particularly important in an election year. Learn how on March 20 in this free webinar.

Events

Are you informed or influenced?

Learn to identify credible election information in this free webinar on Feb. 29, 2024 presented by the nonpartisan News Literacy Project.

Events

National News Literacy Week 2024 coverage

The fifth annual National News Literacy Week turned a spotlight on local news and its role in a healthy democracy. Through free events for educators and the public, this initiative provided people of all ages with the knowledge and tools to become better informed and more civically engaged. NLP staff and partners shared their expertise…

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Dan Evon on spotting misinformation in the Israel-Hamas war

The best way to help people avoid misinformation is to give them the tools to spot it, NLP’s Dan Evon said in a recent interview with CBS News. When young people view conflicts like the Israel-Hamas war through the lens of social media, false information can seep into the views they develop about the world,…

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