NLP News

On this page, you can search and sort a combination of updates about NLP, event listings and our frequent media mentions. Check back regularly!

Back to school Twitter chat

Join the News Literacy Project on Twitter on Thursday, Aug. 26, from 4-5 p.m. ET. Throughout the hour, we will ask eight to 10 questions related to the new school year.  Anderson, our staff and anyone else participating can answer using the #NLPChat hashtag.

Events

NewsLitCamp with The 19th*

NewsLitCamp is an immersive, free professional learning experience primarily for middle and high school educators.

Events

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,…

Events

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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.

Events

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

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, The Post and Courier, 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.…

Events

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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