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Introducing NLP’s May news literacy webinar series

We recently asked educators what they most wanted us to feature in upcoming professional development webinars. Using that feedback, the News Literacy Project is holding a series of four free webinars, addressing essential news literacy topics, every Thursday in May (May 7, 14, 21 and 28) at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT. We are allotting…

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COVID-19 in Context: News Coverage and News Literacy in Uncertain Times

Join the News Literacy Project and the University of Rhode Island’s Metcalf Institute for a four-part webinar series, COVID-19 in Context: News Coverage, News Literacy & Scientific Uncertainty. The series will explore one of the most urgent science communication challenges of our lives through the insights of journalists, news literacy education experts and scientists. Beginning…

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NLP webinar: What does it mean to be ‘news-literate’?

  Educators and parents: If school closures mean that you’re teaching students through distance learning or homeschooling, join NLP for a one-hour webinar on Tuesday, April 7, starting at 1 p.m ET / 10 a.m. PT. The ability to sort fact from fiction — to identify reliable sources of information and recognize misinformation — has…

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POSTPONED: Detroit educators: NewsLitCamp® with WXYZ-TV Channel 7 and the Detroit Free Press

This event has been postponed indefinitely due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Please check back later for information on a new date. Join the News Literacy Project, WXYZ-TV Channel 7, the Detroit Free Press and Detroit Public Schools Community District for a highly engaging, educator-centered NewsLitCamp featuring breakout sessions with local journalists. Registration details coming soon! NewsLitCamp is…

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POSTPONED: Chicago educators: NewsLitCamp® with Block Club Chicago, The Better Government Association, The Chicago Reporter and ProPublica Illinois

This event has been postponed indefinitely due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Please check back later for information on a new date. Join the News Literacy Project, Block Club Chicago, the Better Government Association, The Chicago Reporter,  ProPublica Illinois and Chicago Public Schools, for a highly engaging, teacher-centered NewsLitCamp featuring breakout sessions with local journalists. Register today…

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Illinois educators: NewsLitCamp® with the Rockford Register Star

Join the News Literacy Project, the Rockford Register Star and Rockford Public Schools (RPS) on Tuesday, Feb. 11, for a highly engaging, teacher-centered NewsLitCamp featuring breakout sessions with local journalists. This program is one in a national series of NewsLitCamps led by the News Literacy Project in collaboration with a diverse group of news organizations around the country. Register today at this link (it’s…

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Akron educators: NewsLitCamp® with the Akron Beacon Journal & Greater Akron Chamber

Join the News Literacy Project, the Akron Beacon Journal and the Six District Educational Compact on Thursday, Jan. 30, for a highly engaging, teacher-centered NewsLitCamp featuring breakout sessions with local journalists. Register today at this link (it’s FREE!) to reserve your seat: http://bit.ly/newslitcampAkron. Space is limited. Sign up today to reserve your seat! NewsLitCamp is a day-long professional development experience based on an “edcamp” style…

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NYC Educators: NewsLitCamp® with Bloomberg News

Join the News Literacy Project for a NewsLitCamp® in New York City! Join the News Literacy Project, the New York City Department of Education and Bloomberg News on Monday, Jan. 27, for a highly engaging, teacher-centered NewsLitCamp featuring breakout sessions with experienced journalists. This program is one in a national series of NewsLitCamps led by the News Literacy Project in collaboration…

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Columbia educators: NewsLitCamp® with South Carolina Educational Television and Public Radio

Join the News Literacy Project (NLP), South Carolina ETV and Public Radio, and Richland School District Two for a highly engaging (and free!) one-day NewsLitCamp, featuring breakout sessions with journalists. RSD2 educators can receive up to 7 renewal credits; other educators can apply for credit from their districts.  Register today at this link (it’s FREE!) to…

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CNN's Alisyn Camerota and Anderson Cooper hosted the News Literacy Project at its new offices in New York City.

CNN’s Camerota and Cooper talk journalism, news literacy with NLP

Anchors and executives at CNN welcomed supporters of the News Literacy Project to the network’s new headquarters in New York City’s Hudson Yards on Oct. 22 for a discussion about quality journalism and the importance of news literacy at a time when facts are competing for attention with overwhelming (and growing) amounts of “fake.” Alisyn…

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