National NewsLitCamp® with Report for America


Friday, October 27, 2023
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM EST

Join us on Oct. 27 for a National NewsLitCamp with Report for America, a virtual, immersive day of professional learning built exclusively for educators.

Friday, October. 27, 2023
9 A.M. – 6 P.M. EST

Ready to integrate news literacy topics into your classroom? Want to connect directly with journalists and learn more about how to help students navigate our increasingly complex information landscape?

Join us for this virtual, immersive day of professional learning built exclusively for educators, presented by the News Literacy Project in partnership with Report for America.

Registration is now open.

This NewsLitCamp® with Report for America is a free series of sessions led by journalists from Report for America as well as news literacy experts. It is designed to help educators address topics around news and media literacy in the classroom with confidence.

Topics will include:

  • What it means to be “news literate.”
  • Reporting on your own community: exploring ethics and objectivity in community journalism.
  • Bringing journalists to the classroom with Report for America.
  • Understanding news media bias.

In addition, a feature session at 1 p.m. ET will showcase our brand-new, on-demand NewsLitNation Professional Learning platform, which contains in-depth news and media literacy courses for educators. Join us to hear about this exciting benefit available exclusively for our NewsLitNation members and learn more about the accompanying News Literacy Educator Certificate!

The first session starts at 9 a.m. ET with additional sessions continuing throughout the day until 6 p.m ET. All session descriptions will be available on our Eventbrite online event page. 

Reserve your spot today!

The event is open to all educators. No matter where you are or what grade level or subject area you teach, if you’re an educator interested in news literacy, we’d love to see you there. There is no cost to attend.

Can’t make the whole day but really interested in a few sessions? That’s OK — you are still welcome to attend the sessions that fit your schedule. Reserve your spot today!

All sessions will be recorded and made available to everyone who registers.

Questions? Email us at [email protected].

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