Essential media literacy resources list includes The Sift, other NLP offerings

Media Coverage

Liz Ramos, a history and social studies teacher at Alta Loma High School in Rancho Cucamonga, California, features NLP resources in her roundup of news and media literacy tools (PDF download) for Social Studies Review, published by the California Council for the Social Studies.

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We can’t rely on others to tell us what to trust

In the 11 years since I founded the News Literacy Project, I have learned time and again that it takes a lasting, comprehensive approach to overcome the scourge of misinformation. A recent incident involving the Poynter Institute starkly illustrates that point. On April 30, the respected journalism education nonprofit released a list, under the title…

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NLP journalist volunteer Paul Saltzman dissects news judgment

Paul Saltzman, the investigative news editor at the Chicago Sun-Times, has a simple answer when asked whether the public has a solid understanding of what “news judgment” means. “No,” said Saltzman, who has volunteered with the News Literacy Project since 2011 and is the host of the “What Is News?” lesson in NLP’s Checkology® virtual…

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