Education Week: Bezos’ gift to NLP supports quality journalism

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Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon and owner of The Washington Post, has donated $250,000 to the News Literacy Project to help further its mission and reach. By doing so, says Stephen Sawchuk, an associate editor of Education Week, Bezos is underscoring his support for reputable journalism.

“Media literacy has gained more attention in this era of cries of ‘fake news,’ as educators and researchers alike fret over students’ inability to distinguish between reputable and biased sources of news, and between fact and opinion,” Sawchuk wrote.

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