Howard Gardner and Dave Jones join the News Literacy Project’s advisory committee

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Howard Gardner, a prominent Harvard educator, and Dave Jones, a former senior editor at The New York Times, have joined the News Literacy Project’s advisory committee.

Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education and the author of over 20 books that have been translated into 27 languages. He is best known for his theory of multiple intelligences, a critique of the notion that there is a single human intelligence to be assessed by standard psychometric instruments. He has received honorary degrees from 22 colleges and universities.

Jones worked at The New York Times for 32 years, serving as a national correspondent, assistant national editor, national news editor, editor of the national editions and assistant managing editor. He previously was a Wall Street Journal reporter and is a member of the board of trustees at Pennsylvania State University.

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