Article stresses coronavirus misinformation danger

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In the article “Misinformation Is a Matter of Life and Death” published on Medium on April 9, NLP CEO and founder Alan C. Miller notes the true danger in misinformation about the coronavirus: “The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored a new reality that now permeates our lives: misinformation is a threat not just to the public life of our country, but to our public health as well.”

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Pink slime outlets pose as legitimate local news organizations, but they lack the ethical standards of trustworthy journalism. In a recent mLive article, Hannah Covington, NLP’s senior director of education content, weighed in on a pink slime newspaper circulating in Michigan and emphasized the need for news literacy skills to detect unreliable stories, especially ahead…

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New Jersey station highlights classroom using NLP resources

A recent NJ Spotlight News segment featured a middle school class at Princeton Montessori School in New Jersey, where News Literacy Project Ambassador Aish Sami uses free educator resources from NLP to teach a media literacy course. “My hope and dreams for the students when they walk out of the classroom is that they feel…

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Webinar: Introducing Camp Fact-Check

This free webinar for educators, presented by the News Literacy Project, explores virtual lessons and other resources that can be used to teach students fact-checking skills over the summer.

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