National NewsLitCamp®: Misinformation


Thursday, January 27, 2022
9:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Join us on Jan. 27 for a very special NewsLitCamp® held as part of National News Literacy Week.

This unique, virtual event is designed to help students understand, recognize and avoid misinformation. Sessions will include insights from expert journalists and news professionals and the opportunity to connect and share directly with others in small, virtual breakout rooms. Learn from misinformation expert Jane Lytvynenko, founders of the student-led nonprofit organization Teens for Press Freedom, and other leaders in the field  about the different types of misinformation and how you can better prepare your students to navigate it.

What is NewsLitCamp?

NewsLitCamp is an immersive, free professional learning experience primarily for middle and high school educators. It features topical sessions (selected with input from participants) led by journalists and news literacy experts, designed to develop expertise in news literacy education, share specialized teaching resources and provide a behind-the-scenes view of the news reporting process.

What can I expect?

Educators who join NewsLitCamp: Misinformation will leave the day with new ideas, skills and resources to help students navigate today’s complex and challenging information landscape and demystify what distinguishes quality journalism from rumors, hoaxes and other types of misinformation.

Whether you’re a teacher, a librarian, or other educator looking to build upon your news literacy skills, we’d love for you to join. RSVP here:

Questions? Email us at [email protected].

This event is made possible with support from SmartNews.

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