In UCLA Magazine, Washington Post’s Matea Gold cites her work with NLP

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In an interview with UCLA Magazine (the alumni magazine of the University of California, Los Angeles), Matea Gold, editor of the political investigations team at The Washington Post, talks about her work with the News Literacy Project and our role in combating misinformation. Gold, a member of NLP’s National Leadership Council, is a longtime NLP volunteer and in 2016 was the first recipient of our John S. Carroll Journalist of the Year Award.

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Curriculum Connection: Facebook, satire and fact-checking

The Wall Street Journal reported last week that Facebook plans to exempt satire and opinion content from its fact-checking program. This would mean that posts that contain demonstrably false claims, but which the platform deems to be either satire or opinion, would not be referred to its network of third-party fact-checkers. Thus, Facebook would not…

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Bringing news literacy to a school, one freshman class at a time

Like many teens asked to research a topic, Catherine Griffin’s students typically would open a search engine, type a word or phrase, and simply use the source at the top of their results. But once Griffin guides them through the Checkology®virtual classroom, they start digging deeper, citing scholarly articles and database results in their research.…

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