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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.

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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.

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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.

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PitchIt! TEXAS Student Essay Contest 2024

Educators! Give your students the opportunity to write about some of the most important topics of our time and explore how they can help combat misinformation and work to protect the freedom of the press.

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NewsLitCamp®: The importance of local news

Join us on Jan. 26 for a National NewsLitCamp®️: The Importance of Local News, in partnership with Scripps News, a virtual, immersive day of professional learning built exclusively for educators and part of our National News Literacy Week.

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PitchIt! PENNSYLVANIA Student Essay Contest 2024

Educators! Give your students the opportunity to write about some of the most important topics of our time and explore how they can help combat misinformation and work to protect the freedom of the press.

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PitchIt! Colorado Student Essay Contest

Student voice is a catalyst for positive change in schools and communities. For this reason, the Colorado Language Arts Society and The Colorado Sun, in partnership with the News Literacy Project, are hosting a writing contest to empower Colorado students to be civically informed and engaged.

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Journalists in the Classroom: Experiential News Literacy Learning

This free webinar for educators, presented by the News Literacy Project and hosted by edWeb, explores strategies for teaching students news literacy — particularly through leveraging Checkology®️ lessons and Newsroom to Classroom journalist visits.

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Back to School with Student Press Rights

Learn about a free educator webinar from the News Literacy Project, focused on how educators can begin their school year teaching issues related to the First Amendment and student press rights.

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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.

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PitchIt! ALLEGHENY Student Essay Contest 2023

Educators! Give your students the opportunity to write about some of the most important topics of our time and explore how they can help combat misinformation and work to protect the freedom of the press.

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We regret the error: Public trust and media accountability

What can news organizations do to regain trust in their work? What lessons have newsroom leaders learned from past mistakes to help their audiences understand the lengths they go through to produce credible and trustworthy news? We’ll explore this in a panel discussion.

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Webinar | Power in Art: Elevate Student Voice with Editorial Cartooning

Join the News Literacy Project for a free webinar, hosted in partnership with KQED, to learn how to support students as they analyze and create political cartoons to share their perspective about issues. You’ll also explore topics such as trust and credibility as they relate to opinion journalism.

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NewsLitCamp Philadelphia

Please join us on Friday, Dec. 2 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET for NewsLitCamp® Philadelphia, a day of immersive, in-person professional learning built exclusively for educators and focusing on key news literacy concepts.

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Public webinar: Productive conversations without confrontation

Trying to discuss current events with someone who has been manipulated by misinformation, propaganda, or even conspiracy theories can be maddening, deeply emotional, and seemingly futile. Before you react angrily or throw your hands up in frustration, take a step back.

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Define, identify and debunk election misinformation: Join our webinars

As we head toward Election Day – Tuesday, Nov. 8 – many of us are hearing messages like, “Get informed before you vote.” But how can we be sure we’re getting information from credible sources? How do we know if we’re being informed or misled? The News Literacy Project is hosting a series of three…

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EdWeb Webinar: Informed or influenced? Media and news literacy skills for election season and beyond

In this edWeb webinar, join News Literacy Project experts and news literacy educators to learn how you can strengthen your students’ media and news literacy skills and equip them for active, responsible civic life. Learn about best practices for teaching about bias and the primary purpose of various sources, and discover how you can help students identify news and information that is presented in a fair and accurate way.

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In-Person NewsLitCamp: Berks County

We’re excited to announce NewsLitCamp® Berks County, hosted in partnership with the Berks County Intermediate Unit’s Core Connections Conference 2022!

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