Kathleen Parker calls for greater public support of NLP

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In her column, Washington Post opinion writer Kathleen Parker argues that the mainstream media was this year’s “biggest loser,” and that programs like the News Literacy Project are part of the solution. “The mainstream media need to work harder at presenting balanced reporting to rebuild trust,” she writes. “And education programs aimed at teaching students how to evaluate news, such as those created by the News Literacy Project, need greater public support and an accelerated timeline.”

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