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Media Bias: Current Conversations

Peter Adams, NLP’s senior vice president of education, will discuss media bias and show consumers how to evaluate news coverage in a virtual presentation for the St. Charles City-County Library Current Conversations series. People frequently perceive and allege bias in news coverage, but what does this really mean? What makes a piece of news biased,…

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PitchIt! Essay Contest

Miami Dade Public Schools, in partnership with the News Literacy Project, is hosting a news literacy essay writing contest to empower students to be civically informed and engaged.

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Columbia educators: NewsLitCamp® with South Carolina ETV and Public Radio

NewsLitCamp helps teachers and librarians develop expertise in news literacy, demystifying what distinguishes quality journalism from misinformation. Join the News Literacy Project (NLP), South Carolina ETV and Public Radio, and Richland School District Two on May 14 and 21 for NewsLitCamp, a virtual teacher-centered professional learning event over two afternoons featuring breakout sessions with Columbia journalists. Sign up today (it’s…

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Senior Planet OATS webinar: ‘Fact-Checking and Digital Verification’

Join the News Literacy Project and OATS Senior Planet for a free webinar to learn how to fact-check content and use existing tools to verify information before you share it. The discussion will take place on Wednesday, March 31 at 1pm ET / 10am PT. In this webinar, we’ll share tips to help you understand the motivations of bad actors who push misleading, inaccurate and false information, and we’ll help you build skills to identify it and stop its spread. We’ll also teach you the basics of fact-checking so that you can protect yourself from falling for misinformation.

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Minnesota educators: NewsLitCamp® with Star Tribune

NewsLitCamp helps teachers & librarians develop expertise in news literacy, demystifying what distinguishes quality journalism from misinformation. Join the News Literacy Project (NLP), Star Tribune and Sourcewell Technology on June 15 for NewsLitCamp, a virtual teacher-centered day of professional learning featuring breakout sessions with Minnesota journalists. Sign up today (it’s FREE!) to reserve your seat! NewsLitCamp is an…

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All educators: NewsLitCamp® with The Wall Street Journal

NewsLitCamp helps teachers and librarians develop expertise in news literacy, demystifying what distinguishes quality journalism from misinformation. Join the News Literacy Project (NLP), The Wall Street Journal and the New York City Department of Education on June 3 for NewsLitCamp, a national virtual teacher-centered day of professional learning featuring breakout sessions with journalists from the Wall Street Journal. This program…

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More Civil Union: The Role of News Literacy in Civic Education

Hosted by: Constitutional Democracy Project – IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Presenter: Allie Niese, CPS Teacher March 11, 2021, 4-5:30 p.m. CT Sign up now! This webinar will answer questions surrounding the role of news literacy in the classroom, share resources, and develop content knowledge to better support civil dialogue in the classroom. The session…

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Senior Planet OATS webinar: ‘Exploring the Misinformation Landscape’

Register here for this free webinar from AARP/Senior Planet OATS initiative Join us Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 1 p.m. ET when the News Literacy Project (NLP) presents the free webinar Exploring the Misinformation Landscape for AARP’/Senior Planet. The session, part of the Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) initiative, will help older people recognize the motivations…

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edWeb Webinar: “Empowering Students with News Literacy”

Register here for this free presentation at edWeb. When students connect strongly to what you are teaching, they become motivated to turn assignments into action. If you want to ignite a spark in your students, you won’t want to miss this edWebinar, featuring the News Literacy Project’s ambassadors. They’ll describe how their students have elevated…

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NewsLit Week | Twitter chat

Participate in a live Twitter chat with Ebonee Rice, NLP’s vice president, Educator Network, and several of our NewsLit Nation ambassadors on at #NewsLiteracyWeek. Educators, join us to learn more about how to bring news literacy to your classrooms, to feel part of a community and to hear from reporters about how news literacy fits into…

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NewsLit Week | Free “What It Means To Be News Literate” Webinar

NLP is teaming up with Senior Planet to present a webinar titled “What It Means to be News Literate?” The event will serve as an introduction to news literacy for members of the Older Adults Technology Services’ organization and will give their members a better understanding of the basic concepts and skills needed to be…

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