News literacy resolutions for a new year

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Making New Year’s resolutions is easy; keeping them is not.

This year, you can adopt a meaningful resolution that is easy to keep long after we ring in another new year.

So join NLP in resolving to become more news-literate in 2020. Here’s how, in three simple steps.

And Happy New Year!
News Literacy Resolutions in 2020

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The Voting Rights Act remains relevant 55 years after passage

The sixth of August marks 55 years since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act into law. The legislation outlawed discriminatory voting practices adopted in many Southern states after the Civil War, including literacy tests and poll taxes. The Act’s goal was to make it impossible to thwart the aims of the 15th Amendment to…

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Public radio piece describes impacts of misinformation

This Northern Public Radio segment, Social Media Has Seen A Rise In Misinformation During COVID-19. How Can You Learn To Spot It?, with NLP’s Peter Adams makes important points about the impacts of misinformation. Anyone can experience the negative effects even if they do not share or believe the false content Peter says in the…

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