Column in Cleveland Plain Dealer touts NLP’s work
Ken Wood, a former journalist and director of communications for Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Ohio, writes about the importance of NLP’s work in the Cleveland Plain Dealer on Dec. 20. In Empower yourself to stop the spread of false information, he tells of learning about NLP after meeting Director of Communications Carol McCarthy at a conference last year and notes that the ability to sort fact from fiction is an “evident and urgent” need not limited by age.
“”So what is at stake here? Why is this important?
“A healthy democracy depends on a free press — warts and all — and whether people have the ability to determine whether information is credible,” Wood says.
He ends with a call to action for readers. “Let’s all get better at separating fact from fiction. There is a lot more at stake here than you might think.”